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'Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery'

Fri., July 21, 7:30 p.m., Sat., July 22, 7:30 p.m., Sun., July 23, 2 p.m., Wed., July 26, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Thu., July 27, 7:30 p.m., Fri., July 28, 7:30 p.m. and Sat., July 29, 2 & 7:30 p.m. at 104 Cheney Rd

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    'Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery'

    'Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery'

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    Fri., July 21, 7:30 p.m., Sat., July 22, 7:30 p.m., Sun., July 23, 2 p.m., Wed., July 26, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Thu., July 27, 7:30 p.m., Fri., July 28, 7:30 p.m. and Sat., July 29, 2 & 7:30 p.m.

    Television audiences have seen Lucy Liu portray detective Sherlock Holmes’ trusted assistant Dr. Watson on the CBS program “Elementary.” Now, Vermont theater lovers can see Holmes himself undergo a gender-role reversal in Dorset Theatre Festival’s production of Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. Actress Liz Wisan stars as the private sleuth in this comic mystery in which a family curse threatens the future of the clan’s heir. Adding star power to a cast of five thespians — who portray more than 40 characters — is “House of Cards” actor Dave Quay in the role of Watson. Jen Wineman directs this fresh take on a classic character, keeping audience members on the edge of their seats. at Dorset Playhouse in Dorset. Manchester/Bennington (map). $18-52.

    'Tenderly'

    'Tenderly'

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    Tuesdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Saturdays, 2 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through July 30

    Many audience members relish an inside look at their favorite stars, seeking a glimpse of the men and women behind the celebrity façades. Consider films such as 2007’s La Vie en Rose, which tells the story of French chanteuse Édith Piaf, or the 1997 film Selena celebrating the eponymous Mexican American pop singer. Now, fans of singer-actress Rosemary Clooney can peek behind the curtain at the songbird famous for numbers such as “Come On-a My House” and “Mambo Italiano.” A Weston Playhouse OtherStages production of the new musical Tenderly stars Susan Haefner as Clooney and follows the entertainer from her Kentucky childhood to her Hollywood heyday and her struggles with addiction and depression. at Weston Rod & Gun Club in Weston. Brattleboro/Okemo Valley (map). $20-35.

    'Around the World in 80 Days'

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    Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through July 23

    Five actors portray more than 30 characters in this madcap adaptation of a novel by Jules Verne, presented by Lost Nation Theater. at Montpelier City Hall Auditorium in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). $10-36.

    'Oklahoma!'

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    Through July 23, 8 p.m. and Through July 30, 8 p.m.

    Songs such as "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'" delight fans of this spirited musical. at Skinner Barn Theater in Waitsfield. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). $25.

    'Murder for Two'

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    Through July 22, 8 p.m., Sat., July 22, 2 p.m., Through July 29, 8 p.m. and Sat., July 29, 2 p.m.

    A small-town cop tries to prove his sleuthing skills by solving a murder in this musical whodunit presented by Saint Michael's Playhouse. at McCarthy Arts Center, Saint Michael's College in Colchester. Chittenden County (map). $36-45.

    'Guys and Dolls'

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    Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., July 23, 2 p.m. Continues through July 22

    Popular ditties such as "A Bushel and a Peck" thread through this upbeat musical about petty gamblers, street-corner sermonizers and nightclub performers, staged by QNEK Productions. at Haskell Free Library & Opera House in Derby Line. Northeast Kingdom (map). $7-15.

    'A Brief History of Penguins & Promiscuity'

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    Fri., July 21, 8 p.m., Sat., July 22, 8 p.m. and Sun., July 23, 5 p.m.

    A question of paternity takes hilarious turns in a new comedy written by James McLindon. at Depot Theatre in Westport. Outside Vermont (map). $20-30.

    'Cabaret'

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    Through July 22, 7 p.m., Sat., July 22, 2 p.m. and Sun., July 23, 1 & 6 p.m.

    Flynn Youth Theater Company actors travel to Weimar-era Germany in this time-tested musical centered on a Berlin nightclub during Hitler's rise to power. at FlynnSpace in Burlington (map). $18-20.

    'Dogfight'

    'Dogfight'

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    Wednesdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 5

    Marine Eddie Birdlace learns the power of love and compassion in this musical set in 1963 and staged by the Stowe Theatre Guild. at Stowe Town Hall Theatre in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map). $14-20.

    'Lost in Yonkers'

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    Tuesdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Sat., July 22, 2 p.m., Sun., July 23, 3 p.m., Wed., July 26, 2 p.m. and Sat., July 29, 2 p.m. Continues through July 29

    Neil Simon's comedy, staged by the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, chronicles nine months in the lives of two boys left in the care of their grandmother and aunt. at Weston Playhouse in Weston. Brattleboro/Okemo Valley (map). $15-57.

    'Women Without Men'

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    Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 5

    An idealistic teacher takes a post at a Dublin boarding school for girls in this 1938 play by Hazel Ellis. at Unadilla Theatre in Marshfield. Barre/Montpelier (map). $10-20.

    National Theatre Live: 'Angels in America: Part One: Millenium Approaches'

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    Sat., July 22, 7 p.m. and Sun., Aug. 13, 4 p.m.

    New Yorkers grapple with life, death, love and sex in the midst of the AIDS crisis in a broadcast production of Tony Kushner's Tony Award-winning play. at Loew Auditorium, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College in Hanover. Outside Vermont (map). $23.
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