The perennial favorite kicks off the new season.
friDAY & saturDAY, July 6 & 7
8 pm $12
THE BABY DANCE
The New York City based Kiley Ensemble revives Jane Anderson’s provocative story of intersecting couples: the affluent Californians who have everything except a baby and the struggling Louisianans who agree to give them their soon-to-be-born fifth child. A sometimes funny, always probing exploration of class, motherhood, expectation and loss.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, JULY 13 & 14
8 PM $15
SUNDAY, JULY 15 1:30 MATINEE
MATING IN CAPTIVITY
MATING IN CAPTIVITY
Phantom veterans Cat Carr and director Pamela Rickard team up with San Francisco’s Lol Levy and local talent. An evening of theater and music based on Harold Pinter’s acclaimed one act play, The Lover. Titillation and hostility combine in a startling serio-comedy.
THURSDAY & FRIDAY, JULY 19 & 20
DURATION AND RESPOND
DURATION AND RESPONd - DANIELROSE PROJECTS
The culmination of a week-long project in and around the Mad River Valley, choreographer/performers Ross Daniel and Sarah Rose derive their innovative work from place-based movement and responsive sculpture. Join DanielRose Projects in a master class at the barn on July 22 too!
SATURDAY & TUESDAY, JULY 21 & 24
SUNDAY, JULY 22 Master CLass
The classic summer film gets the Phantom treatment in a stage show featuring alumni all-stars Ben Schneider, Henry Tenney and David Sinaiko. Sure to make a splash!
thursday, friday & saturday, august 2,3 & 4
8 pm $15
CATCHING A GLIMPSE
CATCHING A GLIMPSE - ISADORA SNAPP
A collaboration between choreographers Isadora Snapp and Bridget Wheeler that touches on memory, honesty and sexuality with additional dancing by Ally Baitz, Ashima Fillbach, and Noah Witke. Night Two opens with a site specific improvisation directed by Hannah Satterlee.
MONDAY & TUESDAY, August 6 & 7
LIFE AS PERFORMANCE
LIFE AS PERFORMANCE - noah witke
HONEY AND HER MOON - Camille Casemier & Anna MArtone
Returning to the Barn after a break-out performance last summer, Noah Witke weaves words, images and dance in an evolving piece at once intimate and profound. A meditation on growing as an artist, queerness, and the absurd.
He is joined by Camille Casemier and Anna Martone, working with live performance and projection in a collaboration investigating the relationship of the moon to its shadows.
wednesday & thursday, august 8 & 9
LOVE LIFE LOSS
LOVE LIFE LOSS
Eclectic music, poetry and politics featuring favorite Mad River personalities: vocalist Joy Paradissis, pianist/raconteur Robin Lehman and poet Noah Riskin. An evening of love, loss and social injustice.
CABARET STYLE: bring a beverage of your choice!
saturday, august 11 8pm $15
After a worldwide tour and hundreds of shows, Kevin O’Keefe comes back to the barn with a whimsical celebration of the imagination: a one-man circus in-a-suitcase. Everything from the tent to the tumblers spill out of Kevin’s bag, but the biggest stars come directly from the audience!
MONDAY, AUGUST 13
6:30 PM $15
FLANiGAN & O'REILLY
Straight from the New York City folk club scene, this rising duo performs percussive, poignant original music informed by their rural American and Scottish roots. The perfect soundtrack for an August evening in Vermont.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 14
Artist and spiritualist Olgivanna has just lost her husband, Frank Lloyd Wright. Grief stricken, she channels the renowned architect and the five colorful women who were closest to him in a tour de force meditation on relationship, independence and immortality. A one-woman show by Milwaukee choreographer/dancer Jenni Reinke.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 17 & 18
Bobby Stoddard, HOST
Come to listen come to tell! Bobby Stoddard, veteran of the national Moth tour, hosts. Tonight’s Theme: The moment I knew I didn’t know everything.
SUnday, August 19
In Nick Payne’s smash Broadway hit, physicist Marianne meets beekeeper Roland at a party. They go for a drink ... or perhaps they don’t. Marianne’s engaged ... or perhaps Roland is married. Or maybe they’re both single. Directed by Joanne Greenberg and starring Maren Langdon and Dominic Spillane.
THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 24 & 25
CLASSICAL, CELTIC & BLUEGRASS
miranda Henne, Taylor Shuck, Ellie Miller & Austin Scelzo
Boston-based cellist Miranda Henne and Kentucky-based musicians Taylor Shuck, banjo, and Ellie Miller, violin, perform traditional tunes, weaving together classical, celtic and bluegrass music. On Night Two, the group is joined by Austin Scelzo on violin.
thursday, august 30 & Sunday, september 2 8pm $15
MAGIC TOYBOX CAMP
Children's Day Camp
The Magic Toy Box - with Tracy Martin
CREATIVE ARTS • AGES 3-5
Open up a magic toy box and discover what’s inside! Zany characters, silly stories, and adventures to far-off places steer our journey through the elements of creative play. In this long-time favorite camp, children use theater, dance, and the power of their imaginations to create characters, simple props, and costumes, filling their own magic toy boxes with unforgettable experiences.
WHERE: Phantom Theater, Edgcomb Barn - Warren , Vt.
WHEN: JUL:Y 30-AUG. 3rd
$120 for the week (scholarships available)
sibling rate - $200 for both
first come first served
email to register