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State of the Arts

Two members of the Burlington-based theater group Firefly Productions were among the thousands of unhappy would-be travelers grounded by the unexpected volcanic disruption in Iceland. Scheduled to premiere their new play Moment House in Budapest last week, in collaboration with the Scallabouche Theatre Company of Hungary, Firefly cofounder Keefe Healy and actor Dennis McSorley had to unpack their bags. Now, Healy notes in an email, the Burlington thespians plan to raise money to bring Scallabouche to Vermont this summer. Barring, of course, another outburst from Eyjafjallajökull. For more info or to find out how to help, email firefly@pshift.com or call 644-2544.

Speaking of getting off the ground, Burlington’s Off Center for the Dramatic Arts — a soon-to-be small performance and rehearsal space in the Old North End — is in the throes of fundraising. Actors Paul Schnabel and John D. Alexander and playwright Steve Goldberg set a “bare-bones” start-up goal of 15 grand for the nonprofit. For info, email theoffcenter@gmail.com, or just send nonbouncing checks to Off Center at 294 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, VT 05401. Unless, of course, you’d prefer to drop off one of their big-ticket needs: “a 30,000-BTU window-mounted AC unit and 70 padded, stackable chairs with arms.”

Finally, Burlington playwright James Lantz (The Bus, American Machine) wrote a screenplay for and plans to direct an indie film titled Hide Fox that he is calling an “economic parable.” Among an all-Vermont cast, Ruth Wallman will play the controversial philosopher and novelist Ayn Rand. Yep, the story mixes historical fact and fiction. Stay tuned for developments, and visit hidefoxthemovie.com.

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