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Dorset Theatre Festival

104 Cheney Rd, Dorset, VT 05251-9819
+1 802-867-2223
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Good community theatre

Our first visit to this venue was just last week. The theatre was in a lovely location. THe play... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Chicago, Illinois
Much ado about much ado

Ok folks, this is the funnest little summer theatre in the land. Intimate, with excellent staff and... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Dartmouth, Canada
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
104 Cheney Rd, Dorset, VT 05251-9819
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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.

Thank cyclst8
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

Thank darrengarnier
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.

Thank jacquelinerose5
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

Thank Gyrfalcn
Reviewed 16 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

Thank thiaoliphall
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

Thank FlaviaFlav
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

Thank retirededward
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The theater itself is like a barn in the old Judy Garland/Mickey Rooney movies but with padded seats, air conditioning, digital sound systems and other modern amenities. The performers are comprised of Equity actors with extensive resumes, and the choices of plays by Artistic Director...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Lovely little theatre hosting wonderful plays. Cosy atmosphere, comfortable seats and no matter where you sat the stage was in close proximity. The almond cookie was a hit at intermission...

Thank V B
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This delightful, affordable theater features first rate plays and casts. Cookies and beverages are available at intermission, giving you a chance to mingle with audience members.

Thank Devorah33851
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