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Dorset Theatre Festival

Dorset Theatre Festival
104 Cheney Road
802-867-2223

About Dorset:

The Dorset Theatre Festival has been a fixture in the Dorset and Manchester area for more than 30 years. Founded by the late Jill Charles, with John Nassivera, in the 1970's, the Festival now plays in a renovated historic barn at 104 Cheney Road, in Dorset. DTF has served as a launching pad for acclaimed plays and playwrights including Douglas Carter Beane's When Bees in Honey Drown and Advice from a Caterpillar, The Jazz Club by John Nassivera and the 1996 Pulitzer Prize finalist Old Wicked Songs by Jon Marans. The Dorset Theatre Festival received the Moss Hard Award for Outstanding Theatre in 1995 and 1997.

Carl Forsman, who also helms the New York City-based Keen Company, was named DTF's Artistic Director in December 2006. He is proud to bring to Vermont Keen Company's commitment to innovative design work, wonderful ensemble acting, and productions that speak to our shared humanity and need for connection. Carl is the recipient of a Drama Desk nomination as Best Director for Keen's 2001 production of The Voice of the Turtle, and his production of Sin (A Cardinal Deposed) for the New Group won an OBIE Award. Keen Company won a 2005 Drama Desk citation "for moving and enlightening audiences with plays that build upon our theatrical heritage."



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Upcoming Events at Dorset Theatre Festival

Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives - Preview

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives - Preview

Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives - Opening Night

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives - Opening Night

Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 at 6:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Friday, Jun 28, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Thursday, Jul 4, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Friday, Jul 5, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Saturday, Jul 6, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Private Lives

Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig - Preview

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig - Preview

Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig - Opening Night

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig - Opening Night

Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig

Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig

Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig

Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig

Sunday, Jul 21, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig

Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig

Friday, Jul 26, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Dig

Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Pre-Festival - Mrs. Christie

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Pre-Festival - Mrs. Christie

Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie - Opening Night

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie - Opening Night

Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Saturday, Aug 3, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Sunday, Aug 4, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Friday, Aug 9, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Saturday, Aug 10, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Sunday, Aug 11, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Mrs. Christie

Dorset Theatre Pre-Festival - Slow Food

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Pre-Festival - Slow Food

Dorset Theatre Festival - Slow Food - Opening Night

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Slow Food - Opening Night

Dorset Theatre Festival - Slow Food

Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Slow Food

Dorset Theatre Festival - Slow Food

Sunday, Aug 25, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Slow Food

Dorset Theatre Festival - Slow Food

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Slow Food

Dorset Theatre Festival - Slow Food

Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Slow Food

Dorset Theatre Festival - Slow Food

Friday, Aug 30, 2019 at 7:30pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Slow Food

Dorset Theatre Festival - Slow Food

Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 at 2:00pm
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Dorset Theatre Festival - Slow Food

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