15 Summer Theater Festivals, From Stratford to Williamstown

By Steven McElroy

4 Freedoms Festival

MANCHESTER AND ARLINGTON, VT., JULY 7-22 The new musical “Perfect Picture,” inspired by the life of Norman Rockwell and the creation of his “Four Freedoms” paintings, is the centerpiece of this new festival presented by the Mill...

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A Revolutionary Space


The Gristmill of East Arlington, Vermont was built in 1764 by Remember Baker, who was first cousins with Ethan Allen & Seth Warner. The three cousins formed “The Green Mountain Boys.” They were the leaders of the Revolutionary War in Vermont, and THE MILL served as a meeting place for them.

THE MILL is now a meeting place for both young and established creatives to collaborate and develop Revolutionary ideas in the Arts and Humanities!



Fostering collaborations with the purpose of developing revolutionary ideas in the arts and humanities. 

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Revolutionary ideas happened here. Artists who embodied our country's vision for hope and freedom connected here.

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