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The Armonk Players performances are at the Whippoorwill Hall auditorium adjacent to The North Castle Public Library in Armonk, NY 10504 in Westchester County.
From Armonk Players "The Armonk Players is a community theatre group whose intention is to produce high quality theatre for the enjoyment and enrichment of its participants and the local population. To this end we stage each year two full productions, one of which is usually a musical. We also offer free to the public four Simply Theatre! play readings programs and we invite attendees to discuss the play with the director and actors afterwards over coffee and cake."
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Hudson Stage Company (HSC) is located at the Woodward Hall Theater at Pace University, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510 in Westchester County. Founded in 1999, Hudson Stage has become one of Westchester's premiere professional theatres. Dedicated to discovering, developing, and producing bold and unique plays, the company provides a haven for the pioneering writer, and an oasis for the theatergoer looking for challenging entertainment. Quality writing (both new and rediscovered) exploring diverse themes, and featuring the finest actors from theatre, film, and television provides an artistic outlet to vital to the community.
The company's residency on the Briarcliff Campus of Pace University provides a permanent home for the HSC productions and reading series. This offers a professional theatre experience for the university community, and places the company and its artistic offerings in the heart of Westchester county.
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Hand To Mouth Players is located in Montrose, NY 10548 in Westchester County. As a community theater group in Westchester NY, HTM's goal is to entertain & involve the community, while offering affordable quality family entertainment to the greater Westchester County & Lower Hudson Valley region. We're an amateur all-volunteer not-for-profit community theatre group. Since 1967 we have produced many plays each year, which include comedy, drama, one-acts plays, workshops, musicals, Broadway & original works.
The Red Monkey Theater Group is located at 22 Main Street #2 in Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522. Founded in 1999, the Red Monkey Theater Group (RMTG) is a non-profit performing arts company dedicated to enriching local communities through the cultivation, creation, and presentation of live theater.
Through innovative staging, original music, and the talent and dedication of accomplished actors, each production offers performers and audience members a chance to share in a live theatrical exploration of powerful themes and provocative questions. Press blue button for reviews, current and upcoming Productions, and the Red Monkey Theater Group website.
The Children's Theatre at the Westchester Broadway Theatre is located at One Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, NY 10523 in Westchester County. The Westchester Broadway Theatre is the longest running year-round professional theatre in the State of New York.
Note: Individual seats are sold for Children's Theatre. All tables are considered to be shared.
There is no food service for Children's Theatre productions.
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The Westchester Broadway Theatre is located at One Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, NY 10523 in Westchester County.
From Westchester Broadway Theatre "The Westchester Broadway Theatre (WBT) is the longest running year-round Equity theatre in the state of New York, with a 37-year history of nearly 200 main-stage productions and over 900 Monday/Tuesday special events and concerts. Our objective with this world-class venue is to always provide our audiences – which come from far and wide – with the highest production values and most memorable entertainment/dining experiences.
"WBT is the only theatre of its kind in Westchester, where Broadway performers, directors and designers gather to create this level of Musical Theatre. Each show is produced exclusively for WBT and is approached similarly to a Broadway production: casting Broadway performers at auditions in New York City and engaging the creative staff (Directors, Choreographers, Musical Directors, Set, Costume & Lighting Designers, etc.) On musical “dark nights,” WBT has presented over 950 Monday and Tuesday night special events and concerts, featuring top-tier talent such as Jackie Mason, Tom Jones, George Carlin, Paul Anka, Wayne Newton and Harry Belafonte. With the continued support of our tri-state area audiences, we pledge to continue to present the best in theatre and dining."
The Irvington Town Hall Theater is located at 85 Main Street, Irvington, New York 10533. The Irvington Town Hall Theater was built in 1902 in the Classic Revival Style. Designed by A. J. Manning and patterned after the Ford Theater in Washington, DC, the Theater is a multipurpose concert hall/music theater located on the entire third floor of Town Hall in downtown Irvington, New York. The 432-seat theater features an orchestra, mezzanine, balcony and six gold leafed boxes, a proscenium stage and thrust complete with five backstage dressing rooms. Theater patrons sit in intimate ambiance. Gleaming white columns and Ionic capitals set off the warm ivory interior. The walls are wainscoted in warm oak. Victorian chandeliers and sconces were copied from the originals, during the restoration to its original elegance in 1980. A plush red stage curtain and a forty-two foot high skylight complete the setting. Architecturally significant, the Theater is listed on the national Register of Historic Places.
With pleasing proportions and marvelous acoustics, the Theater has been touted as “one of the finest municipal halls in eastern New York State” by Alvah French, History of Westchester County, “A jewel of a theater on the Hudson” by Robert Sherman NYTimes and “Acoustically superb” by Lou Cevetillo Opera Critic, Gannett Newspapers.
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The Yorktown Theatre Company, KJK Productions, is a non-profit organization that serves as the major resident theatre program at the Music Hall at Tarrytown. The Yorktown Theatre Company has produced several successful productions which have brought major classic Broadway musicals (including: The Music Man, Phantom, The Sound of Music, Christmas Carol, West Side Story) and live children's theatre to Tarrytown and nearby areas.
The Emelin Theatre is located at 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck, NY 10543 in Westchester County.
From Emelin Theatre "The Emelin Theatre, located in Mamaroneck, New York, and founded in 1972, is the oldest continuously operating performing arts theater in Westchester County. Its mission is to bring the best in live performing arts to Westchester and other nearby communities and to promote a cultural life that entertains, educates, and invigorates. The Emelin, well-known for its high-quality and affordable programs, is one of the few performing arts venues in this region which offers a broad mix of entertainment appealing to all ages and tastes, produces its own theater performances, and attracts diverse audiences throughout Westchester County and beyond."
Benefits to the Community "The Emelin contributes to both the cultural life and the economy of its surrounding local municipalities. In addition to providing a culturally diverse array of live performance opportunities for adults, teens, and children, the Emelin provides the use of its facilities for various civic and community-related events. This past season the Emelin hosted 10 community events, including Library events, League of Women Voters meetings, Larchmont-Mamaroneck Cable TV awards, and the annual Martin Luther King awards ceremony, sponsored by The Mamaroneck-Larchmont Human Rights Commission. The Emelin brings in extra revenue to the communities in terms of jobs, event-related spending, and enhanced real estate values. Many theatergoers are taking advantage of the Emelin’s Preferred Merchants Program, which offers discounts at local restaurants and businesses as a benefit to all flex-pass subscribers to the Theatre."
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Blueberry Pond Theatre Ensemble is the only professional theatre company in Westchester County whose season consists solely of original work, and as such we fill a unique place in the community and indeed in the tri-state area. The company is developing cutting-edge, provocative works in an ensemble process involving actors, directors, and writers.
The Ensemble had its origin in the summer of 2001 at the Croton-on-Hudson estate of Blueberry Pond, the residence of Stephan Summa, a businessman, and Jean-Paul DeVellard, a writer, food critic and playwright. According to Mr. DeVellard, "We knew a group of very talented artists, and my idea was to bring them together as the nucleus of a theatrical ensemble along the lines of the original Actors Studio. We all knew playwrights, actors, directors, that it would take a cooperative effort to bring our dream of original and bold and indeed provocative theater to life. Our commitment is to creative cooperation and support for new and exciting visions which reflect the world in which we live."
The Children's Theatre Company of Peekskill is located at The Ford Theatre, 1031 Elm Street, Peekskill, NY in northern Westchester County.
From the Children's Theatre Company "Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to building character on stage by introducing children and youth to the incomparable magic of theatre, with a commitment to develop in each child a keen sense of citizenship alongside their artistic achievements. This Program made possible by the Peekskill/Cortlandt Baha’i community in association with the Children’s Theatre Company, NYC and Peekskill Parks and Recreation.
“Building Character Onstage”, the Company fosters the belief that, through the arts, young people can be agents of healing in the world. Committed to character and ethical development, CTC is rooted in the belief that through the incomparable magic of theater combined with a robust ethical education curriculum, children and youth can indeed become the voices of positive change.
"CTC promotes theater as a tool for active and analytical learning (rather than prescribed and passive), and is centered on a pedagogical and community development approach which emphasizes a culture of inclusivity and service through arts."
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Originally built as a 1025-seat movie palace by Publix Pictures, a subsidiary of Paramount Pictures, the Peekskill Paramount Theatre first opened its doors to the public on June 27, 1930.
The Inaugural program featured an overture by the Paramount Symphony Orchestra, an appearance by the village mayor, and “A Paramount All-Talking Picture”, The Big Pond, starring Maurice Chevalier and Claudette Colbert. Publix Theatres was recognized as a leader in the theatre building industry, and the Peekskill Paramount was constructed as a state-of-the-art facility for the times. The Paramount building is a designated Westchester County Landmark, declared eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.
The Paramount prospered for decades despite the Depression and World War II. However, it was the advent of shopping malls and television that brought on its demise as a movie theatre. Paramount sold the building in 1973. Eventually the building was acquired by the City of Peekskill in 1977 due to a tax default.
The Peekskill Paramount Center for the Performing Arts presented its first series of performances in the spring of 1982. Its mission was to bring cultural and educational programming to the northern Westchester and Putnam County area at affordable prices. Since 1982, what was a grass roots “Save the Paramount” campaign has grown to become a true center for the arts, with live performances, arts-in-education programs, films, and visual art exhibitions, serving over 50,000 people annually.
The Pound Ridge Theatre Company is located at Conant Hall, 255 Westchester Ave (Route 137), Pound Ridge Hamlet, NY 10576. Founded by Pound Ridge residents, our company has consistently brought quality drama, comedy, and musical offerings to the entire northern Westchester area. Our talented performers come from all over the region; they love to work in our unique space at Conant Hall. This intimate former church allows the audience to feel truly part of the show. All seating is at cabaret style tables. Doors open one hour prior to the performance. Conant Hall is air conditioned. Bring your own food and drink to enjoy with your friends before the show.
Past performances include:
2008 - 2009 A Delicate Balance - I Hate Hamlet 2007 - 2008 Wonder of the World · Dinner With Friends 2006 - 2007 Five Women Wearing the Same Dress · Burn This 2005 - 2006 Ordinary People · Sylvia 2004 - 2005 Proof · The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife 2003 - 2004 The Dinner Party · The Diary of Anne Frank
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For more than a quarter century, The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College has provided residents of Westchester County, Fairfield County, and nearby surrounding areas with diverse performing arts programs of the highest caliber. A vast array of stellar performances has graced its stages-from the established to the emerging, from the exquisite to the outrageous, from the traditional to the avant-garde. There are performing arts programs available for every interest and all enrich us by expanding the boundaries of our imaginations.
The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College has several theatres which offer the flexibility to present a diverse program of performing arts including: New York Philharmonic, Purchase Symphony Orchestra, Dance Theatre, Talk Cinema, Ballet, live Repertory Theatre, Theatre Arts & Film, Chamber Music and more.
The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College offers residencies for such renowned artists as Paul Taylor, Twyla Tharp, Bill Irwin, Penn and Teller, Phillip Glass, The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, The Dance Theatre of Harlem, Bill T. Jones and many more. Master Classes by many of The Center's artists, including Garrick Ohlsson, Pinchas Zuckerman, Edward Villella, The Tokyo String Quartet and Marilyn Horne.
The theatres at The Center are: The Concert Hall, The Pepsico Theatre, The Recital Hall, and The Abbott Kaplan Theatre and The Organ Room. This diversity of theatres ensures that each performance is performed in the best venue.
The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College offers world-class programming that is conveniently located, affordably priced, with ample parking! The Center also has an Arts-in-Education programs which reach over 15,000 school children each season.
The Bendheim Performing Arts Center Theatre School, at the JCC, is located at 999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583, Westchester County. The Theatre School offers instruction for aspiring young artists. Performance opportunities and musical theatre workshops are offered annually. Our professional staff helps you explore your thespian talents in our state-of-the-art theatre, the Bendheim Performing Arts Center.
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Performers of Westchester was established in 1982 by pianist Joel Rosen with the purpose of arranging performances of chamber music in homes rather than in concert halls. As a result we can listen to chamber music in an ambience intended by the composer. The performances are arranged by our artistic director, Andy Simionescu, with the musicians selected being professionally established, performing artists. The programs include the more frequently presented chamber music repertoire as well as modern, rarely presented, or unusual pieces.
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Westchester County Center is located at 198 Central Ave, White Plains, NY 10606 in Westchester County.
From Westchester County Center "For nearly 80 years the County Center has been Westchester’s premier setting for thousands of concerts, trade shows, sports events, meetings, seminars, theatrical presentations, conventions and civic and community events.
"The County Center was conceived by the Westchester Recreation Commission in 1924 as a multi-purpose indoor recreational facility to host community programs and income-producing commercial events to help sustain the Center financially.
"On the weekend of May 22, 1930, the Westchester County Center Grand opening gala was held, attracting thousands from all over Westchester to hear such notable musicians as the pianist Percy Grainger, Metropolitan Opera Company tenor Edward Johnson, organist Palmer Christian and more than 1,500 local choral group performers. In the ensuing years, generations of County Center audiences have been treated to performances by such greats as Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli, James Brown, Kenny Rogers, and John Sebastian, along with the Harlem Globetrotters and the Royal Hanneford Circus, one of the longest running events at the Center to date."
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White Plains Performing Arts Center, Westchester's regional theatre, is located at 11 City Place, White Plains, NY 10601 in Westchester County.
From White Plains Performing Arts Center "The White Plains Performing Arts Center is committed to building, engaging, inspiring and educating the culturally diverse audiences of White Plains, Westchester County and the Tri-State area through the presentation of classical and contemporary theatre, music and dance as well as the development and training of the next generation of theatrical artists, while providing a vital resource of dynamic and progressive programming that enriches the quality of life in our community."
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The word is "Theatergoers have reason to celebrate in White Plains. Although it’s always been just a short train ride to Broadway, they don’t even need to make that trip anymore to see excellent theater. It just might be the best theater deal in the Hudson Valley.” by White Plains Times.
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The Taconic Opera is located at 1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 in northern Westchester County.
From Taconic Opera "In the United States, opera is produced primarily through the import of singers as private contractors on a short term, single contract basis. Singers, under this system, often engage in agreements with agents, who set up hundreds of auditions that often result in few contracts. These singers travel from opera house to opera house, hoping to make enough money to survive during a year. It is difficult to maintain full time employment apart from the opera career because each opera requires an average of one month of resident rehearsals.
"In Europe (especially Germany), opera functions mostly with what are called "Fest" contracts. This system, engages singers at single opera houses with yearly renewable contracts. The singer lives in the city and sings all of the leading roles in that opera house (or at least the roles in their particular "fach" or voice type).
"Up to this point, only one opera company, Opera San Jose, has successfully created a full, year-round resident opera company in the United States. This company presently engages approximately ten full time residents that are paid a living wage year round, twice monthly, with benefits and even housing. Not only have they succeeded, but they have received worldwide recognition for doing so.
"Taconic Opera believes that resident opera is preferable to import opera.
"Certainly, changing the face of opera in the U.S. would be a long and arduous journey, but Taconic Opera is committed to supporting this kind of opera for its own residents in addition to promoting the creation and U.S. distribution of a template or formula for this kind of opera as well."
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The Bard Music Festival is located at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504 in Dutchess County.
From Bard Music Festival
History of the Festival "The Bard Music Festival was founded in 1990 to promote new ways of understanding and presenting the history of music to a contemporary audience. Each year, a single composer is chosen as the main subject. The biography of the composer, the influences and consequences of that composer's achievement, and all aspects of the musical culture surrounding the time and place of the composer's life are explored. Perhaps the most important dimensions of the festival are the ways in which it links music to the worlds of literature, painting, theater, philosophy, and politics and brings two kinds of audience together: those with a long history of interest in concert life and first-time listeners, who find the festival an ideal place to learn about and enjoy the riches of our musical past.
"The festival also seeks to bridge the worlds of performance and scholarship in new and exciting ways. As a result of this collaboration, each concert is curated and the concert format varies, so that different genres and instrumental groupings appear in a single program, breaking the mold of the standard vocal recital, piano recital, or quartet concert. Concerts are complemented by informative preconcert talks, panel discussions by renowned musicians and scholars, and special events. In addition, each season Princeton University Press publishes a book of essays, translations, and correspondence relating to the festival’s central figure.
"The Bard Music Festival weekends include orchestral concerts by the American Symphony Orchestra, chamber and choral music performances, panel discussions, and lectures by noted scholars."
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The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College is located in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504 in Dutchess County.
From Fisher Center "The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College is located in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, situated on the east bank of the Hudson River in the beautiful Hudson Valley, about 90 miles north of New York City and 220 miles southwest of Boston. It is surrounded by several beautiful Hudson Valley estates, including Montgomery Place, Clermont, Olana, Mills Mansion, the Vanderbilt Estate, and the Roosevelt Home and Museum, all of which are open to the public. Other nearby attractions include the Culinary Institute of America, Cary Arboretum, Innisfree Garden, country auctions, wineries, pick-your-own vegetable and fruit farms, nature sanctuaries, and historic river ports. Special events during Bard SummerScape and the Bard Music Festival include daily tours of the Hudson River houses and riverboat excursions.
"The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts offers an architecturally bold and dynamic environment for innovative artistic presentation in the Hudson Valley. Designed by Frank Gehry, the Fisher Center provides audiences with a world-class complex that inspires risk-taking performances and provocative programs in orchestral, chamber, and jazz music and theater, dance, and opera by American and international artists. The Center is also home to Bard College's Theater Program and Dance Program."
Spend a few days or weekend in beautiful Dutchess County. Enjoy hiking in Dutchess, or visiting the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, a true living museum of antique aviation located in Rhinebeck, New York. If you love antiques, be sure to go antiquing in Rhinebeck, or see historic sites in Hyde Park where you can visit the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Library and home of FDR, one of several National Historic Sites in the beautiful Hudson Valley.
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Bardavon is located at 35 Market Street, Poughkeepsie NY 12601, Dutchess County in the Hudson River Valley. Since its construction, the Bardavon has existed not only as a superb performing arts venue, but also as a cultural and educational mentor and advocate for the community's youth. On the day after its opening performance on February 1, 1869, the theatre was pressed into service to host a bazaar for the benefit of the local orphanage. By laying temporary flooring over the tops of seats in the orchestra section, the hall was transformed into an indoor fairground.
Today, out of an overall audience of 120,000, the Bardavon serves some 40,000 children and teens annually with two special school day performance series and a broad-based arts-in-education residency program both at the Bardavon, Poughkeepsie and Ulster Performing Arts Center, Kingston.
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Bardavon 1869 Opera House is located at 35 Market Street, Poughkeepsie NY 12601, Dutchess County in the Hudson River Valley. The Bardavon 1869 Opera House is a leading performance venue that presents touring artists of the highest quality in theater, dance, music, opera, and other performance genres. The Bardavon also strives to foster the development and presentation of new works. Each season the Bardavon's diverse offerings include Mainstage shows, Hudson Valley Philharmonic concerts, educational Daytime Performances, School Residencies as well as Community Service events. This variety ensures that the Bardavon is accessible to all who seek entertaining and inspiring live performances.
Since its construction in 1869 as the Collingwood Opera House, the Bardavon has taken a piece of each era in its long lifetime with it into the future. They have defined the Bardavon's distinctive position in the history of a community, a nation, an art form. Transformed from a 19th Century performance hall and gathering place into a movie palace in 1923, the theatre was retrieved from demolition in 1976 to become the leading performing arts and cinema venue of the Hudson Valley region that it is today. The stage has seen the great performers from all these eras: Mark Twain, Sarah Bernhardt, John Philip Sousa, the Barrymores, Martha Graham, Frank Sinatra, Milton Berle, Tommy Dorsey and more recently Dizzy Gillespie, Ballet Hispanico, Patti Smith, Pinchas Zukerman, Greg Allman, James Earl Jones, Harry Belafonte and many, many more.
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Eisenhower Hall Theatre is located at West Point, NY 10996-1593 in Orange County.
From Eisenhower Hall Theatre "The Eisenhower Hall Theatre at West Point is dedicated to bringing great performances to the United States Corps of Cadets and to its friends and neighbors throughout the Hudson Valley.
"Eisenhower Hall Theatre is the Hudson Valley's premiere performing arts center. It's a special showplace where stars appear regularly and where the excitement of Broadway plays and musicals are standard fare. Opera, dance, symphony orchestras, comedians, staged spectaculars, country and rock are all on the menu.
"Eisenhower Hall Theatre is situated on the West bank of the scenic Hudson River and is located on the historic grounds of the United States Military Academy at West Point. The theatre is one of America's largest (second only to New York's Radio City Music Hall)."
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The Chapel of Our Lady Restoration is located at 45 Market Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516 in Putnam County.
From Chapel of Our Lady Restoration "Its situation, opposite West Point, on a high rock overlooking the Hudson, and surrounded by majestic mountains, is extremely well chosen, and the traveler. . .cannot but be struck with its romantic beauty. By the New York Mirror, November 1934"
"The Chapel Restoration, Cold Spring, New York, was built in 1833, in the Greek Revival style. Abandoned in 1906, it was a charred, weather-ravaged ruin until its restoration in the 1970s. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
"In 1996, with funds from the estate of Hugh Holt, a balcony based on the original was built and a tracker action pipe organ custom-built by George Bozeman was installed. The chapel also has a Steinway Grand Piano, once owned by the Livingston family.
"The historic chapel, breathtaking in its simplicity, is the acoustical equal of the world’s great concert halls. Against the backdrop of the Hudson River and Highlands, its dramatic setting inspires a bond between artist and audience. The 1893 Steinway grand piano, once owned by the Livingston family who had a country house up river, graces the stage. In the choir loft is an equally distinguished pipe organ of the kind played in the 17th through the 19th centuries."
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The word is "The Sunday Music Series, April to November, features musicians of worldwide distinction. Concerts, primarily classical, with at least one each season of jazz or blues, country or bluegrass, are presented once a month at 4. Free of charge, contributions welcome. Series established in 2001."
The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is located at Boscobel on Route 9D in Garrison, NY 10524, just eight miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge in the Hudson River Valley.
The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival began in 1987 with a modest outdoor production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream performed under the stars in a meadow at Manitoga, in Garrison, New York. One year later, Boscobel Restoration, a Hudson River estate in Garrison, became the Festival’s new site. It offered a magnificent setting, ample parking, and an established reputation as a tourist attraction. Once in its new home and under a big tent, the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival grew dramatically.
The Festival is dedicated to producing the plays of Shakespeare with an economy of style that focuses its energy and resources on script, actors, and audience. We communicate the stories with energy, clarity and invention and distill rather than embellish the language and action. We challenge ourselves and our audiences to take a fresh look at what is essential in Shakespeare’s plays.
Reviews Ben Brantley, The New York Times "Far more than the starry productions in Central Park, Mr. O'Brien's vivacious interpretations make Shakespeare breathe in the present tense, but without hyperventilating." "Few stages have wings like those of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, where the theater is an open-sided tent perched on a riverside knoll." For a classic summer night of theater, the glorious grounds of Boscobel provide perfect set and setting. Pre-theater picnicking sets the mood as festival-goers choose their view of the Hudson Highlands. Press blue button for season schedules, plays, and more about the Shakespeare Festival.
Before the play begins, picnic on the spectacular grounds of Boscobel Restoration, or eat at one of many excellent restaurants in Cold Spring and Garrison; and then enjoy an enchanting Shakespearean performance. What a wonderful way to spend an evening!
Philipstown Depot Theatre is a community performing arts center for theatre, children’s' programs, poetry readings, chamber music, cabaret, film, and many other events which draw on the diverse talents and interests of this corner of the Hudson Valley. The theatre is located at Garrisons Landing, Garrison NY 10524, Putnam County in the Hudson River Valley.
PPA is proud of the remarkable variety of performances that have found a home at the Depot. This includes but is not limited to: plays new and old, musicals, poetry, Youth Theatre, Teen Open Mics, Silent Films, Music Tracks, and The Art Garden. PPA has been active and proactive in upgrading the interior of the Depot Theatre, in acquiring and installing high-quality equipment, in providing financial assistance to ensure the commitment of the Depot Theatre staff and volunteers and encouraging local participation at every level. Press blue button for theatre performance schedule and more about the Philipstown Depot Theatre.
Elmwood Playhouse, offering live theater performances, is located at 10 Park Street, Nyack, NY 10960 in Rockland County. "The 100+ year-old theater complex on Park Street in Nyack, NY consists of a 99-seat performing space, 2 rehearsal studios, function rooms, a large scenic shop and storage building for sets, lighting equipment, costumes and props."
From Elmwood Playhouse "Through all the phases of Elmwood’s history, we have been able to provide to our 99-seat audience a wealth of entertainment. We have staged over 300 main stage productions, including 70 musicals, 1 opera, and 4 original world-premiere shows. We run a performing arts class for children, stage workshops every month, and have a mentoring program for many production staff positions, We have had approximately 1,570 people onstage, 91 Directors of plays, 116 people as Producers, 215 people served on our Board of Directors, with 23 of them as President, and entertained more than 250,000 audience members in our history." by Mike Gnazzo, Elmwood historian
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Levity Live Comedy Club is located at Palisades Center Mall, 4210 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY, 10994 in Rockland County.
Levity Live is a brand new entertainment concept from L.A. based Levity Entertainment Group, which owns and operates comedy clubs nationwide. The restaurant at Levity Live was created in collaboration with award-winning New York City chef Joey Campanaro and features Mediterranean-inspired favorites such as Joey’s Famous Meatball Sliders, which recently took top prize at the New York Food and Wine Festival.
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The Rosendale Theatre is located at 408 Main Street, Rosendale, NY 12401 in Ulster County. The Rosendale Theatre Collective is dedicated to preserving the historic Rosendale Theatre and enhancing the cultural life and economic vitality of Rosendale and Ulster County through film, the performing arts, and educational programming.
Goals of the Rosendale Theatre include:
Film Presenting independent and mainstream films, including foreign, documentary, and local productions. Continue current interaction with the Woodstock Film Festival and expand that relationship.
Theatre Initially provide a space for independently produced theatrical productions and performance art, by renting the facility to local producers. In the future, evolve toward a local repertory production group.
Music Expand the ability of local musicians and concert producers to present unique and significant musical acts, from jazz, folk, and rock to classical, African, choral, and world music. Work toward producing some of these musical events in-house.
Dance Encourage local dance companies to use the facility to present contemporary productions in jazz, modern, classical, experimental and folk traditions.
Children Enhance film, music, dance and theatrical entertainment, and educational programming for youth.
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