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A Night of Neo-Benshi at Hudson Hall

A Night of Neo-Benshi at Hudson Hall

Poet-Performers Revive the Lost Art on July 30
At “Flow Chart Cabaret Cinema,” hosted by Hudson Hall on July 30, poet-performers revive the art of neo-benshi.


“The Crossword Play” Makes Its World Premiere at Ellenville's Shadowland Stages

The intriguing new comedy will open on June 24.


PS21's 2022 Summer Season

PS21’s internationally focused summer 2022 programming packs a punch with 50 events spanning dance, music, theater, opera, workshops, and content for young people.


Shadowland Stage's 2022 Season

Tom Hanks' "Safe Home" Premieres in Ellenville
Among Shadowland Stage's 2022 lineup, running June 3–October 23, is the world premiere of "Safe Home," a play cowritten by Tom Hanks.


Summer 2022 Theater Productions

A round-up of stand-out theater productions being staged throughout the Hudson Valley and the Berkshires this summer.


New York Stage & Film's 2022 Summer Season

Presenting more than 25 public performances in Poughkeepsie
New York Stage and Film announces their summer season featuring emerging and established playwrights at Marist and Vassar colleges between July 9 and August 7.


Mexican Marimba Punks Rock the Falcon

Son Rompe Pera, who fuse cumbia styles with garage rock, will perform in Marlboro.


“The Love Play” Live on Stage in Tivoli

The production is a collection of 10 vignettes by local playwrights.


Remembering Kevin Archambault (1977-2022)

The Quintuple Threat and Artistic Director for the Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck Leaves Behind an Artful Legacy
Kandy Harris remembers her late friend, actor and director Kevin Archambault, who worked for years at the Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebck.


Holding Space for Grace: "The Tempest" at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival

A Q&A with HVSF Veteran Ryan Quinn
A Q&A with longtime Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival actor Ryan Quinn about the upcoming production of "The Tempest."


Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice Returns to Parish Field

Back to the Garden, Errr, Town Park
In 2009, Phoenicia made history and put the small mountain town of 300 on the international music map with the first outdoor opera festival.


A Star of The Moth Stage Comes to the Phoenicia Playhouse

Internationally bestselling author, teacher, and storyteller Matthew Dicks will lead a two-day storytelling workshop and performance at the Phoenicia Playhouse
Matthew Dicks knows how to tell a good story. The internationally bestselling author and elementary school teacher is a favorite of The Moth stage who has earned accolades as a 53-time Moth StorySLAM champion and 7-time Moth GrandSLAM champion. This August 20-21, Dicks will be heading to the Phoenicia Playhouse for a two-day storytelling workshop and Moth-style live performance featuring his own stories alongside those of local voices.


A Festival Within A Festival: Bard Summerscape & Bard Music Festival

Nadia Boulanger is the thematic figurehead of Bard College’s 31st annual Bard Music Festival and “festival within a festival,” SummerScape, which will take place between July 8 and August 15.


Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival's Last Year at Boscobel

2021 is bittersweet for Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, which celebrates a return to al fresco theater post-COVID during what will be its last season at Boscobel in Garrison.


Theater Round-Up

Theater makes its triumphant return to the region, though still with precautions in place; most of the theater productions in the Hudson Valley and the Berkshires are being staged outdoors this year.



Arm-Of-The-Sea Gets the Green Light for Tidewater Center on the Saugerties Waterfront
The new Tidewater Center will consist of a 99- seat theater and outdoor performance space; a studio for resident artists; a waterworks play area; a kayak launch; and an environmental science lab.



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Daily Dutch: Exploring Dutch Life through the Records @ Matthewis Persen House Museum

Daily Dutch: Exploring Dutch Life through the Records

Thursdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through July 2 — Daily Dutch examines aspects of Dutch life in Wiltwyck in the 1660s....
"Mary Frank: The Observing Heart" @ Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art

"Mary Frank: The Observing Heart"

Feb. 5-July 17 — Retrospective of the six-decade career of the acclaimed artist and activist....

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