Dorset Theatre Festival’s mission is to create bold, innovative, and authentic theatre that engages a diverse, multi-generational community, and economically broad region: enlightening, entertaining, and inspiring our audience through the celebration of great plays. We produce theatre that matters.
WATCH THE VIDEO TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE EXCITING 42ND SEASON FROM DORSET THEATRE FESTIVAL’S ARTISTIC LEADERSHIP.
Join Artistic Director Dina Janis and Producing Director Will Rucker in the Playhouse basement as they talk about upcoming World-Premieres, star casting, and the hit shows of tomorrow!
New Play Development
Dorset Theatre Festival has become a national incubator of new work, and a theater well known for bringing World and Regional Premieres to audiences in Southern Vermont and the Berkshires.
See it in Dorset.
Three new works in process in one-night-only, star-studded staged readings.
Tuesday, July 2
|Jade King Carroll (Dorset’s Skeleton Crew 2018)
Tuesday, July 23
Three Girls Never Learnt
The Way Home
Matthew Paul Olmos
Tuesday, August 6
A Stage of Twilight
Sarah T. Schwab
A diverse group of mid-career female actresses and theatre artists expanding their artistry through writing. The purpose is to meet the whole female theatre artist where she is as a writer, providing resources and support as she works to either discover her own voice or works toward completing a writing project.
Don’t miss Mrs. Christie in the 2019 Main Stage Season, written by WAW Co-Founder Heidi Armbruster.