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Dorset Theatre Festival

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Charming theater with great acting

The Dorset Theater Festival is a very special place with warm barn wood lining the walls and an... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Dorset, Vermont
Great Community Theater with Broadway Actors

We just saw Skeleton Crew at the Dorset. Our concierge recommended it. The venue is perfectly... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
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We are dedicated to the development of new plays, new audiences, and new artists for the future of American theater. We produce theatre that matters.
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104 Cheney Rd, Dorset, VT 05251-9819
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

The Dorset Theater Festival is a very special place with warm barn wood lining the walls and an amazing group of actors and directors!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

We just saw Skeleton Crew at the Dorset. Our concierge recommended it. The venue is perfectly quaint and perfect for a Vermont vacation. The play was captivating and emotional and the actors were fantastic. Light snacks and drinks are available for purchase. You can sip...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

I just saw Cry It Out, a new play by Molly Smith Metzler, and it was a really fun evening in the theater. Dorset Theatre Festival, a professional summer company, consistently produces well-acted, well-directed plays with fine production values that rival any off-Broadway house in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Ryan K, Manager at Dorset Theatre Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Thank you so much for the kind review! We are thrilled you are enjoying your experience at the Dorset Theatre Festival, and we we appreciate your help getting the word out about our work. Hope to see you at the Dorset Playhouse again soon!

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Our first visit to this venue was just last week. The theatre was in a lovely location. THe play was quite good, very good value.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Ok folks, this is the funnest little summer theatre in the land. Intimate, with excellent staff and ensemble casts, we have been regulars for over a decade and have never been disappointed. This summer we saw, "American Buffalo" starring Treat Williams and it was raw,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

You don't have to go to the Berkshires to see excellent summer theatre. The Dorset Theatre Festival reliably produces wonderful plays in its very nice house. We just saw THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE and thoroughly enjoyed it. What a lot of fun.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Our first visit to this delightful venue in beautiful Dorset was simply great. As devoted Sherlockians, we couldn't resist traveling to Vermont for this season's premier of "Baskerville". The performance was entertaining and wonderful. Dorset is a stunning northern New England village, and its delightful...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Baskerville was a wild, slapstick farce. Three of the actors played various parts with a multitude of quick costume changes, accents, carriage & quirks. I am amazed they could keep it all straight. (My personal favorite was the baby.) There was much pantomime & histrionics....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I've seen two plays here in the past year, both superbly produced and acted. This place is a gem in the Green Mountains. Last night we say Tyne and Tim Daly in a ply written just for them by Theresa Rebeck. I'm amazed that this...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

This tiny theater has been getting better every year. This year we saw "Downstairs" with Tyne Daley and Tim Dailey, her brother. Serious drama superb acting, wonderful production. This festival is now attracting first class talent and is a wonderful way to get some summer...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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