Here’s a listing of several special events and activities offered at a discount to our AARP members in Vermont. Music, theatre, fitness, art and more…
AARP MENBERS DISCOUNT 20% off the
adult ticket price
Holiday Pops with VSO
José Daniel Flores-Caraballo leads the Orchestra and
Chorus in a festive program that ranges from an a
cappella version of “Jingle Bells” to the blockbuster
“Many Moods of Christmas.” We pay tribute to the
late great Robert De Cormier with three of his iconic
arrangements, and present the Vermont premiere of
a sweet ballad, “Little Tree” by Steve Murray. Never
fear, the audience has a role to play…. And of course
Holiday Pops can’t officially ring in the season
without “Sleigh Ride.” Join us for the celebration!
Friday, December 14, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Barre Opera House, Barre
Tickets: Barre Opera House at 802-476-8188 or
barreoperahouse.org (codeword: HOLIDAYPOPS)
Saturday, December 15, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Flynn Center, Burlington
Tickets: Flynn Regional Box Office at 802-536-
1757 or flynntix.org (codeword: HOLIDAYPOPS)
Sunday, December 16, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
Paramount Theatre, Rutland
Tickets: Paramount Theatre Box Office at 802-
775-0570 or paramountlive.org (codeword:
AARP MEMBERS 20% savings at
The Greater Burlington YMCA and AARP work
together to promote healthy communities. The
Y is extending an offer to all AARP members to
join the Y at a 20% discount. Enjoy use of 2 pools,
group exercise classes, cardio machines, weights,
discounts on personal training, and more. At the
Y, everyone is welcome and no matter your age,
income, background, or fitness level, the Y has
something to offer.
Call the Y at 802-862-9622
Burlington City Arts Classes
AARP MEMBER DISCOUNT 20%
Time to let your inner artist out? Whatever
your interest: photography, painting, ceramics,
printmaking, jewelry or design, BCA has lots of
great options all year round for any skill level.
Class sessions begin in January, April, July and
Go to www.burlingtoncityarts.org, find a class and register with the
promo code – 50Plus.*
Vermont Stage Company
AARP MEMBER & GUEST DISCOUNT
“The Doll’s House, Part 2” by Lucas Hnath
January 23- February 10, 2019
In the final scene of Ibsen’s 1879 groundbreaking
masterwork, Nora Helmer makes the shocking decision to
leave her husband and children and begin a life on her own.
This climactic event—when Nora slams the door on everything
in her life—instantly propelled world drama into the modern
age. In A Doll’s House, Part 2, there’s a knock on the door
many years later. Nora has returned. But why? And what will it
mean for those she left behind?
“The Roommate” by Jen Silverman
March 6-24, 2019
With a recent divorce and her son living across the country,
50-something Sharon posts a listing to fill the empty space
of her Iowa home. But she quickly learns that her new
roommate Robyn, a vegan from the Bronx, couldn’t be further
from the ladies in her book club. When Sharon begins to
uncover Robyn’s secrets, she taps into a deep-seated desire
to abandon her comfort zone and live a life of danger and
adventure. Soon Sharon discovers that turning over a new leaf
can have unintended consequences in this wicked comedy that
puts The Odd Couple and Breaking Bad in a blender.
“The Legend of Georgia McBride”
by Matthew Lopez
April 17- May 5, 2019
As luck would have it, Casey is fired from his gig as an Elvis
impersonator at a struggling dive bar on the same day his wife
announces they are going to have a baby. So when Miss Tracy
Mills is hired to create a drag show to replace his act, Casey
decides to trade in his jumpsuit for a dress and discovers he
has a whole lot to learn about show business—and himself. A
joyous and music-filled comedy about fi nding your true voice.
“The Bake Off”
conceived by Cristina Alicea
June 11-16, 2019
Take one play, break it in three parts, add three directors and
three casts, and–voilà!—you’ve got the 8th annual directing
“bake off ,” an engaging exploration of the “ingredients”
different directors use to create the same play. Each
performance is followed by a Q&A with the directors and
audience. More information on the chosen play to “bake off ”
will be announced in early spring 2019!
Subscriptions can be purchased by calling 802-862-1497 and mentioning “AARP”
or visiting www.vermontstage.org.
AARP MEMBER & GUEST DISCOUNT 15% Off
Wednesday, February 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Now in the sixth decade of his
professional life, Herbie Hancock
remains where he has always been: at
the forefront of culture, technology,
business and music. A legendary pianist
and composer, Hancock received an
Academy Award for his Round Midnight
score and 14 Grammy Awards, including
Album of The Year. In 2011 Hancock was
named a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador
by UNESCO Director-General Irina
Bokova, received a Kennedy Center
Honors Award in 2013 and a Grammy
Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2016.
Bassem Youseff: The Joke is Mightier
than the Sword
Friday, January 25 at 8 p.m.
Bassem Youssef, dubbed “the Jon Stewart
of the Arab World,” was the host of
popular TV show AlBernameg, the fi rst
of its kind political satire show in the
Middle East. It became the fi rst onlineto-
TV conversion in the Middle East and
the most watched show across the region,
with 30 million viewers every week, before
having to fl ee Egypt to avoid arrest.
The 2017 documentary about Youssef,
Tickling Giants, received near-universal
praise and was called “an ebullient ode to
freedom” by Variety. At the Flynn, Youssef brings his signature
biting political satire in standup format.
For tickets: AARP members should mention “AARP” at the
FlynnTix Regional Box Office at 153 Main Street or on the phone at
802-86-FLYNN. Also available online at www.flynntix.org using promo code (member18).*
AARP DISCOUNT – 20% OFF ADULT
Aaron Diehl, jazz piano
Friday, March 1, 7:30 p.m.
UVM Recital Hall
An elegant and refined jazz pianist, Aaron Diehl
is recognized for his meticulously thoughtout
performances, which are a leading force
in today’s generation of jazz contemporaries,
spearheading a distinct union of traditional and
Hermitage Piano Trio
Friday, March 23, 7:30 p.m.
Pre-concert talk at 6:30 p.m.
UVM Recital Hall
Descending from the great Russian musical
tradition, the Hermitage Piano Trio (Misha
Keylin, violin; Sergey Antonov, cello; Ilya
Kazantsev, piano) is distinguished by its
exuberant musicality, interpretative range, and
sumptuous sound. They will be performing
works by Alexander Alyabyev, Beethoven, and
Tickets: Flynn Center Box Offi ce at 802-863-5966 or www.
laneseries Code Word: LANE20.*