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Northern Stage

Northern Stage Announces Jason Smoller as New Managing Director
Northern Stage names new leader
Matthew Libby’s ‘Sisters’ explores the connections between humans and technology
Northern Stage Names Jason Smoller as Next Managing Director
The Lowe Down: Vermont theater 2022: Staging a spectacular comeback
Vermont Theater Companies Try to Regain Footing After Pandemic Challenges
Northern Stage BOLD Associate Artistic Director Directs Steel Magnolias at Weston Playhouse
Scott administration begins awarding capital investment grants to nonprofits and businesses
This Month in Theatre History
Northern Stage Welcomes New Leadership Staff and Board Members for 25th Season
Upper Valley performing arts venues seeing more of the outdoors this summer
In a Pandemic First, 3 American Theaters Will Do Indoor Shows

Northern Stage Purchases Workforce Housing at 160 Gates Street
Upper Valley Arts Community Reflects on 2019’s Most Meaningful Moments
Developer’s Parking Plan for Proposed Building in Hartford Strays from Rule
A Broadway Career Leads to the Family Feel of Upper Valley Theater
Why A Tiny Vermont Town Could Be A Model For Impactful Real Estate Investing
Irene Green To Replace Eric Bunge As Northern Stage’s New Managing Director
Northern Stage elevates a new leader
Interview with Northern Stage photographer Kata Sasvari
Worth Knowing: Photo exhibit at Northern Stage
Irene Green Named Managing Director at Northern Stage
Carol Dunne Takes to the Stage, Capping An Eventful Year
Leadership Award Recipients Announced; Carol Dunne and Northern Stage recipients
Northern Stage’s Eric Bunge To Step Down
Eric Bunge to Step Down as Managing Director of Northern Stage
Northern Stage’s Managing Director Eric Bunge To Step Down
Northern Stage Welcomes New BOLD Associate Artistic Director Jess Chayes and BOLD Gurley Brown Fellow Virginia Ogden as 2018-19 Season is Launched
Typewriter Takes Its Leave, Northern Stage Moves In Building the Barrette
Northern Stage Artistic Director Receives $250K Grant
Northern Stage Producing Artistic Director Carol Dunne Awarded Helen Gurley Brown Genius Grant
$250,000 Grant Awarded to Northern Stage’s Carol Dunne
Northern Stage Producing Artistic Director Receives Genius Grant

BOLD Theater Women’s Leadership Circle

The Helen Gurley Brown Foundation Grants Permission for Women in Theatre to Take ‘BOLD’ Risks

Additional Theater to be Selected for BOLD Theater Women’s Leadership Circle – Broadway World
Sarah Rasmussen Named Artistic Director of McCarter Theatre – American Theatre
Working Theater Names Tamilla Woodard Co-Artistic Director – American Theatre
The Ensemble Theatre Hosts Annual Heart of the Theatre Celebration
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition Announces Collaboration Awards
Northern Stage Welcomes New BOLD Associate Artistic Director And BOLD Gurley Brown Fellow
Feature: Northern Stage Announces Winners of $1.25 Million Grant to Support Women in Theater
Initiative to Help Women in Theater Names Grant Recipients
Know a Theatre: Northern Stage of White River Junction, Vt.
Northern Stage Launches BOLD Women’s Leadership Circle
Alliance Theatre, director Susan V. Booth, win $250k grant
WP Theater Announced as Winner of Bold Theater Women’s Leadership Circle Grant; Adds Tamilla Woodard & Rachel Karpf to Their Team
Jungle Theater receives ‘transformative’ grant
Northern Stage Announces $1.25 Million National Theater Partnership
Northern Stage Announces First Cohort of the BOLD Theater Women’s Leadership Circle
Minneapolis’ Jungle Theater wins up to $1 million from estate of Cosmopolitan editor
Carol Dunne: Finding a Voice for Women in Theater
$1.25 Million Grant Led by Northern Stage’s Carol Dunne
Northern Stage to Charter New $1.25 Million Program
Carol Dunne paves way for parity in theater with new grant
Highlights: Northern Stage Leader to Start Mentoring Program for Woman in Theater


Northern Stage teaching Upper Valley students Shakespeare as part of their BridgeUP program
‘Urinetown’ at Northern Stage: Pee Free or Die

Vermont Arts News: Northern Stage’s Summer Musical Theater Intensive Returns
Northern Stage Expands BridgeUP: Theater In The Schools To 23 Area Schools

 Tiny Necessary Theater

Theater Review: ‘It’s Fine, I’m Fine,” Northern Stage – Seven Days
It’s Fine, I’m Fine’ Brings Live Theater Back to Stage – The Herald

Northern Stage brings Tiny Necessary Theater to live audiences – Theatre Projects
Theater Review: Theater returns with poignant one-woman show – Times Argus
Theater Review: ‘Dutch Masters’ a poignant primer on systemic racism – Rutland Herald
Northern Stage’s ‘Dutch Masters’: Creating hybrid theater to bring timely drama online – Times Argus
It’s Fine, I’m Fine’: Taking a broken sports career to the stage – Rutland Herald
Tiny Necessary Theater at Northern Stage – Artful
Actors and directors relieved to return to live performances at Upper Valley theaters – Valley News
Northern Stage’s Tiny Necessary Theater: Vermont to produce nation’s first indoor Equity theater – Rutland Herald

2020-21 Season

VBM recognizes Vermont’s Rising Stars Class of 2020 – Vermont Business Magazine
Northern Stage Becomes First LORT Theater in the Country to be Approved for Live Programming During Pandemic – Press Release at Broadway World
The Show Goes On: Three New England Theaters Offer Live, In-Person Shows – Barron’s
The Pandemic Presents an Uncertain Future for Vermont’s Performing Arts – Seven Days
In a Pandemic First, 3 American Theaters Will Do Indoor Shows – New York Times
Northern Stage: Live Theater, Again – Artful
Equity Signs Off On Indoor Productions in Connecticut, Vermont, and New Jersey – Broadway World
Northern Stage: Despite COVID, still ‘changing lives, one story at a time’ – Times Argus
Using small stories to build big new worlds -Hopkins Center for the Arts 
Plays Exploring Human Drive and Human Touch Win Neukom Institute 2020 Honors – Neukom Institute for Computational Science at Dartmouth College
Zoom Sessions: Northern Stage Presents ‘Play Date’ – Seven Days
Local Girl Has Vocal Lead In Animated Film ‘Tulip’
Coronavirus Craters Creative Community in Upper Valley – Valley News

2019-20 Season


Playwright and Costume Designer Sees Her Work Progress
Podcast: Major Prelude, Minor Mishaps Dives into Citrus
‘This Play is Fire’: ‘Citrus’ Lives the Black Woman’s Experience
Theater Preview: “Citrus” — World Premiere of a Choreopoem
Northern Stage Premiers Choreopoem CITRUS With First All Black Female Cast And Creative Team
Photo Flash: Northern Stage Premiers Choreopoem CITRUS With First All Black Female Cast And Creative Team
Moments of Truth | Theater review: Citrus, Northern Stage
‘Citrus’ by Celeste Jennings ’18 Debuts at Northern Stage
‘Citrus’ Brings Acclaim for Playwright Celeste Jennings ’18

King Lear

Northern Stage Mounts KING LEAR Featuring a Powerhouse Cast
Anticipating Lear
Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear’: A Story of Power and Love for Today?
Highlights: Actor Jamie Horton Takes On One of Shakespeare’s Great Roles
Dartmouth Professor and Students Take On King Lear at Northern Stage
Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear’ Can Be Downright Exciting
Royal Treatment: ‘King Lear,’ Northern Stage
‘King Lear’ a Complex, Majestic Triumph

The Sound of Music

Northern Stage Presents Fresh Take On The Sound of Music
‘The Sound of Music’: Northern Stage Underscores the Deeper Story
Highlights: ‘Sound of Music’ Opens at Northern Stage
Junction: Favorite Things
‘Sound of Music’ Plays Sweetly at Northern Stage
‘Sound of Music’ Is What the World Needs Now
The Sound of Music: See It Again


Brenda Withers’ ‘Jordan’: Can Social Media Be More Dangerous Than Gossip?
Theater Review: Social Media Destroys All But the Comedy
Northern Stage Looks At The Bleak Side of The Internet
Technology Packs a Sucker Punch
Virtual Unreality: Northern Stage Review

A Doll’s House, Part 2

‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’: Has Nora really found her freedom?
Theater Review: ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’ at Northern Stage

Only Yesterday Off-Broadway

Critics’ Pick Review: Lennon and McCartney Wait Out a Storm in ‘Only Yesterday’
Upper Valley Theaters Stage Plays Bound for New York
WATCH: Sneak Peek at Only Yesterday, About One Night in the Life of Paul McCartney and John Lennon
Lennon and McCartney Reunite in ONLY YESTERDAY Off-Broadway
59E59 Announces Upcoming Summer Season

From the Archives


Theater students turn to new formats for productions
Using Music and The Arts to Engage Community
Northern Stage: What It’s Doing For Women and Kids
Beyond The Bright Lights: Exciting Things Are Happening at Northern Stage
Vermont’s Northern Stage Turns Kids into Arts Enthusiasts
Student Spotlight: Stephanie Everett ’19 performs with passion
Northern Stage Educational Program Growth Sparks Purchase Of Building In Downtown White River Junction
Northern Stage Announces Boot Camp
Student Spotlight on actor, singer and designer Jaclyn Pageau ’18
A group of professional actors based in White River Junction are bringing the Bard of Avon to six area schools
Northern Stage theater group’s program aims to get young performers acquainted with the works of William Shakespeare
Our Kids, and Northern Stage: Growing Shakespeare
Actors in Vermont prove kids and Shakespeare go hand in hand
Students Step Into Shakespeare Roles As Part Of Northern Stage Theater Program
Student Spotlight: Claire Feuille ’18 reimagines Shakespeare
Northern Stage extends program to eight schools
Northern Stage Expands BridgeUP: Theater In The Schools To 8 Area Schools, Serving Nearly 300 Students
Our Kids, and Northern Stage: Growing Shakespeare
Fall 2017 MLDP Students Reflect on Leading A Cohesive Team at Northern Stage