WHITEFIELD, NH - May 18, 2020 - Producing Artistic Director Ethan Paulini and the Weathervane Theatre, a professional, award-winning, equity theatre in Whitefield, NH is proud to announce The Weathervane Goes ‘Round. Presented with Whitefield Public Library, this special virtual concert benefiting Weathervane Theatre will feature some of Weathervane’s most notable alumni including Elizabeth Stanley of Broadway’s J agged Little Pill .
“I have so many wonderful memories there,” said Stanley. “I think it’s an incredible opportunity to work in rep and to do things as creatively as possible. I’m always inspired by how we managed to pull off those really big shows with just a handful of people and I love the spirit of
community involvement that seems to be a long standing tradition at the Weathervane.”
Other Weathervaners joining Stanley for this one-night event are Broadway’s Charlie Alterman (Next to Normal, Pippin ), Kevin Smith Kirkwood (Kinky Boots ), Kimberly Marable (Hadestown ),
Alaina Mills (B eautiful - 1st Nat’l), Tally Sessions (Company, Anastasia), and Clyde Voce (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Color Purple). The event will be hosted by Weathervane
Theatre Producing Artistic Director Ethan Paulini.
“Grateful, humble, starstruck,” said Paulini. “The legacy of the Weathervane is undeniable andthese generous artists coming together in this moment is a treat for not only our audiences, patrons and community, but for all of us working hard to keep moving forward during theseburdensome times. We continue to build on the vast Weathervane family and events like this are not only entertaining, but necessary.” Also scheduled to perform are members of Weathervane’s 2019 Intern Program also known as the Patchwork Players (Patrick Agonito, Julia Bogdanoff, Theo Brown, Noah Casner, Nicholas Cooper, Drew Elhamalawy, Lily Lord, Connor McNinch, Mia Mooko, Brooke Solan, Vanessa Vacanti, and Michelle Zink-Muñoz). Founded in 1991 to immerse early career artists in practical theatre arts training, the Weathervane Intern Program has become one of the most competitive in the country.
The Weathervane Goes ‘Round plays Wednesday, June 3rd at 7 PM on Weathervane Theatre’s YouTube Channel and is presented by community partner Whitefield Public Library with sponsorship by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. While the virtual concert is free, donations to Weathervane Theatre are encouraged. Single tickets for season 55 to be on sale soon. Donations can be made through Weathervane’s website or by mail.
To learn more visit www.weathervanetheatre.org. Inquiries can be made to the Weathervane Box Office by phone
(603.837.9322) or by email ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). Season 55 is sponsored by Bank of New Hampshire, Anthony & Elisabeth Colacino, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Little Village Toy & Book Shop, and Presby Transportation Group.
The Weathervane Theatre was founded in 1965 by Gibbs Murray and the late Tom Haas and is under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Ethan Paulini. 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 Elizabeth Stanley, Tally Sessions , four-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn and recent Tony Award Winner Ari’el Stachel. Weathervane can be found on Facebook at /weathervanetheatre and all other social media platforms @weathervanenh