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The latest news on live theatre in Rockland / Westchester from Broadway shows on tour to regional theatre.

CONCERTS IN THE PARK To Be Presented Free At Harbor Island Park In Mamaroneck
by A.A. Cristi - June 13, 2024


Enjoy live music at Harbor Island Park in Mamaroneck this summer with the Concerts in the Park series, presented by the Emelin Theatre, the Village of Mamaroneck Arts Council, and Parks & Recreation.

Rivertowns Playhouse to Present ACTING SHAKESPEARE INSIDE AMERICA'S WILDERNESS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 13, 2024


Join Rivertowns Playhouse this summer for an immersive Shakespeare experience in America's wilderness, with performances at Irvington Presbyterian Church and Sunset Stages in New Rochelle and Tarrytown. Learn more and see how to attend!

Penguin Rep Theatre to Present CENTENNIAL CASTING This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 13, 2024


Penguin Rep Theatre will present CENTENNIAL CASTING, a comedy by Gino DiIorio and Nancy Bleemer this summer. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Review: DESPERATE MEASURES at Armonk Players
by Bruce Apar - June 12, 2024


One of the several surprises I encountered as Desperate Measures got underway with a bang at North Castle Library’s Whippoorwill Theater in Armonk, N.Y. is that the dialogue is all rhyming couplets. If that brings to mind the prolific punslinger Wild Will Shakespeare, it should, because the premise of this Western-themed show is based on his play Measure for Measure. (The Armonk production is through June 15; armonkplayers.org). 

Review: WHAT KEEPS US GOING at The Schoolhouse Theater
by Bruce Apar - June 07, 2024


Tony winner Karen Ziemba (for 'Contact') leads a stellar cast directed cannily, as usual, by iconic theater maven Austin Pendleton

Review: THE BAKER'S WIFE Is Full of Flavor at Ridgefield Theater Barn
by Bruce Apar - June 06, 2024


This thoroughly enchanting production, replete with two strong leads and a 14-piece orchestra, triumphs in its simplicity of story brought alive with an easy-on-the-ears, tuneful Schwartz score

Arc Stages to Present ENTER HAMLET in July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 04, 2024


Arc Stages will present ENTER HAMLET, a new musical adaptation of Shakespeare's classic in July. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Previews: PROFESSOR SYCORAX Staged Reading at Axial Theatre in Pleasantville
by Bruce Apar - June 02, 2024


Axial Theatre’s SAFEHOUSE Playwrights Series Presents a Reading of Professor Sycorax by Award-winning Playwright, TV Writer and Librettist Cheryl L. Davis with Guest Moderator two-time Obie-winning playwright Susan Miller.

CompCord Ensemble to Play Howland Cultural Center in June
by Blair Ingenthron - May 26, 2024


On Saturday, June 23rd at 6pm, Composers Concordance will present its fifth annual concert event at the historic Howland Cultural Center, the first building in Beacon, New York to receive the distinction of being placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Spotlight: WHAT KEEPS US GOING at Schoolhouse Theater
by BWW Special Offer - May 24, 2024


World Premiere of What Keeps Us Going: A New Romantic Comedy at the Schoolhouse Theater!

Studio Theater In Exile to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE' By Doug Wright
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2024


Studio Theater in Exile will present I AM MY OWN WIFE by Doug Wright, directed by Mara Mills and starring Thomas Kramer. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Powerhouse Theater At Vassar College Unveils Lineup For 38th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 15, 2024


Discover the 38th Powerhouse Theater Season at Vassar College. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets.

Karen Ziemba to Star in Austin Pendleton-Helmed WHAT KEEPS US GOING at The Schoolhouse Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 15, 2024


The Schoolhouse Theater will debut Barbara Dana's comedy WHAT KEEPS US GOING, directed by Austin Pendleton and starring Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba. Learn how to purchase tickets.

MESSY WHITE GAYS to be Presented 38th Powerhouse Theater Season at Vassar College
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 15, 2024


Messy White Gays, a new play written by Drew Droege and directed by Mike Donahue, will receive a workshop and presentation as part of the 38th Powerhouse Theater Season at Vassar College. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets.

Hudson Classical Theater Company Announces 21st Summer Season
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2024


Hudson Classical Theater Company is bringing three exciting productions to Riverside Park this summer.

Review: THE SABBATH GIRL Lights Up Penguin Rep Theatre Through May 26
by Bruce Apar - May 09, 2024


The composing team of Gitter and Berg turn out some very serviceable tunes that drive both the story and the character arcs with a simple style that helps the passionate performers invest their characters with a lot of heart.

Review: GOD OF CARNAGE at Whippoorwill Hall Is an Audience Pleaser
by Bruce Apar - May 09, 2024


Each cast member excels in creating a strong, distinct persona that adds up to a sizzling ensemble.

The Inaugural Hudson Valley Theatre Festival Is Set For May 3-5
by A.A. Cristi - April 19, 2024


New Deal Creative Arts Center has announced the inaugural Hudson Valley Theatre Festival (HVTF) that will feature readings of twelve new works from playwrights throughout the country and beyond.

Axial Theatre's Safehouse Playwrights Series to Present Reading Of Youlim Nam's THE SUBWAY PLAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 19, 2024


Catch the reading of The Subway Play by Youlim Nam, presented by Axial Theatre’s Safehouse Playwrights Series. Set in Brooklyn, it follows three New Yorkers' chaotic journey home. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Katonah Classic Stage Presents GOD OF CARNAGE and the American Premiere of DR GLAS
by A.A. Cristi - April 15, 2024


Explore the latest theatrical offerings from Katonah Classic Stage, featuring the Tony-winning GOD OF CARNAGE and the American premiere of DR GLAS. Uncover the drama, passion, and intrigue on stage this season.

World Premiere of THE SABBATH GIRL Will Open Penguin Rep's 2024 Season
by Stephi Wild - April 15, 2024


Penguin Rep Theatre will present the world premiere of The Sabbath Girl, a new musical with book by Cary Gitter, lyrics by Neil Berg and Mr. Gitter, and music by Mr. Berg, beginning Friday, May 3, in Stony Point, New York.

Review: THE Manor Club Presents THE HEIRESS
by Pia Haas - April 13, 2024


What did our critic think of THE HEIRESS AT THE MANOR CLUB at The Manor Club?

MorDance Presents Spring Season Performances in Yonkers
by A.A. Cristi - April 08, 2024


Join MorDance for their Spring Season performances in Yonkers, featuring captivating ballets choreographed by Morgan McEwen. The season kicks off with the opening event for Yonkers Arts Weekend.

Iconic Rock Musical HAIR To Take The Stage For One Weekend Only In Harrison
by A.A. Cristi - April 02, 2024


Join the Harrison Players for a performance of the iconic rock musical HAIR, reflecting on timeless political and social struggles.

Cast Set for BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at White Plains Performing Arts Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 02, 2024


The White Plains Performing Arts Center has revealed the cast for their Mainstage production of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.


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