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The Valley Players has been promoting cultural activities in the Mad River Valley for over forty years, including production of plays and musicals, education in theatrical arts, and concerts and comedy shows. We value your participation in supporting our productions and events, and are committed to creating theater virtually, and this summer, outdoors. Even with the challenges of 2020, we will continue to serve residents and visitors with new shows and events.

Become a Financially Supporting Member

Want to be a star for a night?  Get your act together for the Mad River Valley’s 33rd annual variety show: Cabin Fever Follies.  Singing, dancing, juggling, storytelling, magic, mime, wherever your talent lies, most acts are encouraged. Acts should be brief and self-contained. Attend auditions live by clicking HERE on March 3, or submit a short video to valleyplayers@madriver.com. The show will be performed one night only, Saturday, March 20 at 7 pm, live on Zoom and YouTube.
Contact Director, Doug Bergstein (496-6651 or dougbergstein@gmail.com)
for more information. 

Theater in Your Home

Join the Valley Players for Theater in Your Home, a series of theatrical presentations that you can enjoy from the safety and comfort of your laptop! Each month through the winter season, watch live staged readings of classic plays performed LIVE over the meeting platform Zoom. 

Shows are free to watch, although donations are gratefully accepted. Our average ticket price for a live performance is $12.

JOIN US FEBRUARY 25-27 for

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

A Live Staged Reading directed by Ruth Ann Pattee of the Edwardian era classic commentary on class and morality.
February 25-27, 2021 at 7 pm; Join the webinar starting at 6:45-ish

There will be a Talk Back session with the cast on Saturday, Feb. 27, after the show.

Click HERE on the nights of the show to view!

CAST:

Jack Worthing - Wes Olds
Algernon Montcrief - Josh Huffman
Gwendolen Fairfax - Emma Walker
Cecily Cardew - Jillian Holland
Lady Bracknell - Andra Krushenick Kisler
Miss Prism - Robbie Harold
Rev. Chasuble - Clarke Jordan
Lane - Jay Carpenter
Merriman - Brent Adams

NOW PLAYING on the Valley Players YouTube Channel:

 A Life Altering Event  by Jeanne Beckwith, directed by Doug Bergstein

Technical Design by Ruth Ann Pattee

A contemporary mystery by a local Vermont playwright.

Click HERE to learn more about other plays by Jeanne Beckwith!

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, directed by Ruth Ann Pattee

The classic tale of the reformation of a miserly businessman.

Unicorn from the Stars by David John Preece, directed by Susan Loynd

Featuring Aimee Clement and Doug Bergstein in a fictionalized story about the poet/writer Sylvia Plath during her time living in England, and her friendship with one of her neighbors. Winner of the 2020 Valley Players Playwright Award.

Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw, directed by Ruth Ann Pattee

Best known to contemporary audiences as the non-musical version of My Fair Lady, the play tells the story of a Cockney flower girl transformed into a refined lady by an unconventional professor of phonetics.

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