WHITEFIELD, NH - February 27, 2023 - The Weathervane Theatre, a professional, award-winning, Equity theatre in Whitefield, NH will present 10 productions on its Mainstage between June 9 and October 14, 2023. Opening with Jersey Boys and closing with Primary, the other eight productions will be presented in Weathervane Theatre’s signature alternating repertory style.
The Tony-winning musical phenomenon that takes you behind the scenes — and behind the music — of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Plays June 9 - 18.
STONES IN HIS POCKETS
The hilarious and poignant story of an Irish Village turned upside down by the arrival of an American film crew. Jorge Donoso and Ethan Paulini play 15 characters in the Olivier Award-winner for Best Comedy! Plays in alternating repertory June 28 - July 22.
HONKY TONK LAUNDRY
Wash your cares away with this engaging jukebox musical starring Shinnerrie Jackson and Marisa Kirby full of country favorites from Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, Patsy Cline and more! Plays in alternating repertory July 3 - August 3.
From the legendary Steve Martin comes a surprising new comedy with an offbeat and absurdist look at the comic anxiety lurking just beneath the surface of modern marriage set against the backdrop of a once-in-a-lifetime meteor shower. Plays in alternating repertory July 14 - August 18.
Nominated for the 2022 Tony for Best Play, Dominique Morisseau's powerful and tense play focuses on a makeshift family of workers at the last exporting auto plant in the city navigate the possibility of foreclosure. Power dynamics shift and they are pushed to the limits of survival. Plays in alternating repertory July 27 - August 26.
DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
Two con men, an alluring woman, and the French elite collide in this sexy and irreverent Tony nominated musical farce based on the 1988 Michael Caine and Steve Martin film. Stars Robert H. Fowler. Plays in alternating repertory August 10 - August 31.
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Shakespeare returns to the Weathervane mainstage for the first time in decades with A Midsummer Night’s Dream! When magical, mischief-maker Puck gets ahold of a love potion, he sets in motion all the comical antics that arise from four young lovers’ adventure through the woods. Plays in alternating repertory August 22 - October 5.
The ultimate feel-good mega-hit musical about a daughter's dream … a mother’s secret … and an unforgettable trip down the aisle is packed with non-stop laughs, explosive dance numbers, and 22 ABBA hits. Plays in alternating repertory September 3 - October 7.
GUYS & DOLLS
Hailed as the perfect musical comedy with a legendary score, this Tony-winning favorite follows a colorful bunch of gamblers, gangsters, and showgirls in a wild game of chance and romance in Damon Runyon’s mythical New York City. Plays in alternating repertory September 20 - October 8.
Dwindling town residents in Northern New Hampshire are thrilled when a new family moves in, thus ensuring their famed "midnight primary" can continue. But where the primary is concerned, nothing is sure! A world premiere comedy by Kelly Strandemo, commissioned by Weathervane Theatre. Plays October 11 - 14.
Previously announced 2023 titles Sweet Charity, Trouble in Mind, In the Heights, and Kiss of the Spider Woman have been moved to 2024.
Subscriptions are now on sale at www.weathervanenh.org or by phone (603.837.9322). Jersey Boys is available to subscribers ONLY. Primary is not part of any subscription package but can be added on at a discount price. Group sales (groups of 10+), and 9:30 AM school matinees (fall productions) are now on sale. Please contact our box office at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 603.837.9322 for more information. Single Tickets will go on sale in May.
The Weathervane Theatre was founded in 1965 by Gibbs Murray and the late Tom Haas. For over half a century, it has presented high quality professional productions of plays and musicals. One of the few remaining alternating rep companies in the United States, the Weathervane is recognized as a historical institution nationwide, boasting among its alumni 2021 Tony nominee Elizabeth Stanley, Tally Sessions, four-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn and recent Tony Award Winner Ari’el Stachel.
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