AARP's caregiver resource center can help you navigate your role as a family caregiver. Try it today.

Dorset Theatre Festival

104 Cheney Road
Dorset, VT 05251

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."

Images provided by AmericanTowns.com, Ticketmaster
Please use "Flag This Place" to alert us about content that is inappropriate or needs immediate attention. Nothing you submit will be shared with other site visitors.
AARP Member Card

Join or Renew Today

JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR

  • Immediate access to your member benefits
  • Discounts on travel and everyday savings
  • Subscription to the award-winning AARP The Magazine
  • An ally on the issues that matter most to you in Dorset
  • Free membership for your spouse or partner
JOIN NOW