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Live theater returns to the Upper Valley with Northern Stage’s Tiny Necessary Theater, a celebration and curation of four theater pieces that give us hope and inspiration towards a better tomorrow. The beautiful It’s Fine, I’m Fine by Stephanie Everett has been approved for live performance, making Northern Stage the first regional theater to reopen in America. It’s Fine, I’m Fine will run live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts October 7 – 25 and will stream online October 22 – November 29. 


FOR GRAFTON COUNTY RESIDENTS: On October 13, the state of Vermont implemented new travel restrictions on residents of Grafton County due to an increased number of COVID-19 cases in the area. Although essential travel is still permitted, the state is requesting that Grafton residents do not travel for leisure unless they have quarantined for two weeks. For more details, click here to visit the state website. For Grafton residents who have tickets to live performances of It’s Fine, I’m Fine this week and need to exchange for the streaming option, please contact the box office at or (802) 296-7000.

About It’s Fine, I’m Fine

A one-woman show written and performed by Stephanie Everett and nurtured at Northern Stage, It’s Fine, I’m Fine follows Steph as she comes to grips with a new normal after four career-ending concussions as a varsity soccer player at Dartmouth. Funny, heartbreaking, and human, It’s Fine, I’m Fine advocates for compassion in the face of all of our invisible struggles. This play was a fan favorite in 2018’s New Works Now and won the Best Festival Debut at New York’s United Solo Festival in 2019. 

Recommended for ages 12 and up for references to alcohol abuse, eating disorders, self-harm, suicide, sexuality, and drug use.

Click here to view the playbill.


If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts or exhibiting warning signs, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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Live Performance Schedule

How to Stream

  1. Secure your ticket: For members, you must contact the box office to receive a ticket link. For single ticket buyers, click here to purchase a ticket.
  2. Once your ticket has been secured, you will receive a confirmation in your email. The subject line should be “Northern Stage Order Confirmation” if you purchased single tickets or “Northern Stage Ensemble Membership Order Confirmation” if you are an Ensemble Member.
  3. In your confirmation email, scroll down to the Order Detail section and click the blue button that says “VIRTUAL Tiny Necessary Theater – IT’S FINE, I’M FINE – STREAM ON DEMAND 10/22-11/29.”
  4. When you click the button, a new page will open with your access code automatically filled in.  Select the “I agree to the terms of service” box, and then click “START WATCHING.”
  5. You can watch It’s Fine, I’m Fine anytime between now and 11:59 PM on November 29. Enjoy!
If you have any questions or experience any technical issues, please contact our box office at or (802) 296-7000.

Ticket Prices

Virtual Tickets: $15
In-Person Adult Tickets: $45
In-Person Student Tickets: $19. Valid for any performance for any child or full-time student. Student ID may be requested to verify student status. $19 Student Tickets are sponsored by the Helen Gurley Brown Foundation and Hypertherm Owner’s Philanthropic Endeavors (HOPE) Foundation.
Ensemble Member Tickets: With a tax-deductible donation of $150 per person, our new Ensemble Membership replaces our regular Northern Stage subscription and will provide one complimentary ticket to each of our professional productions through May 31, 2021. Your support through the Ensemble Membership will help us chart a path to success in the year ahead and truly makes a difference to our trajectory. Click here for more information.

Free It’s Fine, I’m Fine Events

Post-Show Artist Talkback
Friday, October 23, 9:00 PM

Enjoy a conversation with It’s Fine, I’m Fine playwright and performer Stephanie Everett. Find out how Stephanie took her play from an idea to New Works Now to Tiny Necessary Theater. To receive the link to this virtual event, please register by emailing We encourage you to watch the show before attending, but we hope all will join us for this conversation with the artists.

Spot On: It’s Fine, I’m Fine
Sunday, October 25, 4:00 PM

Join Stephanie Everett and a panelist of health experts to engage in an important dialogue about mental health and suicide prevention. To receive the link to this virtual event, please register by emailing


Creative Team

The Girl: Stephanie Everett

Director: Carol Dunne
Choreographer: Beatrice Capote
Line Producer/Production Stage Manager: Brian R. Sekinger
Film Designer/Editor: Alek Deva
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Reiser
Sound Design: Jane Shaw
Costume Designer: Celeste Jennings
Scenic Consultant: James Roeder
Assistant Director: Jelinda Metelus
Assistant Sound Designer: Will Maresco
Assistant Stage Manager: Narissa Agustin
Dialect Coach: Thom Miller

Season Underwriter
Tiny Necessary Theater Sponsor