Auditions for the 13th Annual One Act Festival will be held on Tuesday, February 9 and Wednesday, February 10   at 7:00 pm at the Playhouse.

This year’s plays include “The Monkey’s Paw” by W.W. Jacobs, directed by Dom Degnon. The cast will include a middle aged female, two middle aged males,  20’s something male  and a male or female in their 30’s.

Director Richard Grip will direct “Electric Roses” by David Howard. This show requires one female and two males in the 20-35 age range.

“Visitors from Forrest Hills” by Neil Simeon will be directed by Jeremy Lupowitz.  He will cast a middle age male and female and one male and one female in their twenties.

“In the Footsteps of Doves”  by Robert Anderson, directed by Peter Van Haverbeke.

The One Acts will be presented April 1 and 2 at 7:30pm and April 3 at 2pm.

For additional information, contact our business office at 802-867-5770 between 9 and 1 Monday-Friday or email

We’re Trying Something New!  

Mornings final

A staged reading of  “Morning’s at Seven” by Paul Osborn will be presented for one night, February 12 at 7:30 pm.  There is no charge for this event but donations will be accepted.

The story focuses on four aging sisters living in a small Midwestern town in 1938, and it deals with ramifications within the family when two of them begin to question their lives and decide to make some changes before it’s too late.

Playing the four sisters in this production are Suzi Dorgeloh, Elizabeth Karet, Martha Jo Perkins and Rebecca Nawrath. Rounding out the cast of characters also includes Shelia Childs, Tina Cutler, Bob Fry, Drew Hill, Errol Hill and Jim Young. Directed by Tom Ferguson.



Coming Next



Play It Again, Sam is about a film critic depressed over his wife’s abandonment, who places himself in a film fantasy life where he is coached by his hero, Humphrey Bogart. Performances are March 4-6 and 11-13, 2016




1ACT festival Each year, the Dorset Players offers its members an opportunity to try their hand at directing or acting without committing themselves to a “big” production.

This year’s plays include:“The Monkey’s Paw” by W.W. Jacobs, directed by Dom Degnon;“Electric Roses” by David Howard directed by Richard Grip; “Visitors from Forrest Hills” by Neil Simeon directed by Jeremy Lupowitz; and “In the Footsteps of Doves”  by Robert Anderson, directed by Peter Van Haverbeke.

Performances are April 1-3, 2016



    A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.  Performances May 20-22, 27-29, 2016