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Andover resident Bob Behr is a retired English teacher and non-profit fundraiser. He has written about theater, food and local culture for community newspapers in Philadelphia and Vermont.

Woody Sez - beautifully crafted blend of song and story

Woody Sez – beautifully crafted blend of song and story

By Bob Behr ©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie, Weston Theater Company’s final offering of the 2022 season, is a beautifully crafted blend of song, storytelling, and musicianship. At Weston’s Walker Farm this week, the happy crowd was toe-tapping, clapping, and singing along to the songs of Woody […]

Weston's nostalgic 'Steel Magnolias:' a slow start, a rousing finish

Weston’s nostalgic ‘Steel Magnolias:’ a slow start, a rousing finish

By Bob Behr ©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC As if a time capsule had plopped down on Weston’s Village Green — suddenly, it’s the 1980s in Louisiana and we’re in a small-town beauty salon, complete with a wallphone, boombox, Mr. Coffee, helmet hairdryers, and lots and lots of hairspray. Contemporary audiences might need to work hard […]

'Hair:' A new Age of Aquarius dawns at Weston Theater

‘Hair:’ A new Age of Aquarius dawns at Weston Theater

By Bob Behr ©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC For the first time in many months, the Weston Theater Company has opened the doors of the historic playhouse overlooking the village green. It’s a new beginning for the lovely old playhouse, and the iconic ’60s musical Hair is a perfect choice to celebrate the occasion. Hair is […]