The Country House
opens January 20th

A brood of famous and longing-to-be-famous creative artists have gathered at their summer home during the Williamstown Theatre Festival. When the weekend takes an unexpected turn, everyone is forced to improvise, inciting a series of simmering jealousies, romantic outbursts, and passionate soul-searching. Both witty and compelling, The Country House provides a piercing look at a family of performers coming to terms with the roles they play in each other's lives.

The Village Theatre Guild presents The Country House by Donald Margulies. The production opens Friday January 20. James A. Terrill-Liesz is directing the production and Renata Allelujka is the show's producer. The cast features Susan Carr, Ellen Hill, Geoffrey Maher, Doug Orlyk, Guy Sullivan, and Tina Vorreyer.

The Country House runs from January 20 until February 11. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 PM. Sunday matinees are at 3 PM. There are also 3 PM matinees on Saturday January 28 and Saturday February 4. Tickets are $18 each. Tickets may be reserved by calling (630) 469-8230 or e-mailing

Village Theatre Guild Founder Accepts Award

Glen Ellyn, IL -- Sue Keenan, who helped found Glen Ellyn's Village Theatre Guild 52 years ago, receives the AACT's Spotlight Award from Richard Gannon, Board Member of the American Association of Community Theatre. In his presentation at VTG's annual award dinner on June 15, 2015, Gannon reviewed Keenan's notable credits: Seven terms as a board member. Producer of seven shows. Director of 22 productions. Actor in 25 shows. Without slowing down, Keenan directed "Good People" this season and will be producing another show next season.

The American Association of Community Theatre supports over 7,000 theaters nationwide and 1 million volunteers. In honoring Keenan, Gannon said, "Is there anyone here tonight who doubts that we are in the presence of someone who is truly one in a million?"


Village Theatre Guild is the Mystery Photo
in the June 2011 Edition of the Glancer Magazine