(Cambridge, NY April 3, 2017) Hubbard Hall and Battenkill Books invites you to a pre-show conversation and preview at Battenkill Books on Saturday, April 8 at 11am to discuss the upcoming production of
The Glass Menagerie which opens on Hubbard Hall’s mainstage on April 22. Joined by members of the cast and the creative team, David Snider, Executive and Artistic Director for Hubbard Hall and Connie Brooks, Proprietress of Battenkill Books, will lead a discussion about the play, the works of Tennessee Williams, and the fascinating use of memory in both plays and literature. Director and cast will also discuss the process of creating this production so far and give a sneak peek into what audiences might expect from this exciting production. This event is free and all are invited to join!
Starring Cambridge’s own Christine Decker and directed by Roger Danforth, recent Artistic Director of the Drama League of New York, this American classic tells the tale of Tom, his sister Laura, mother Amanda, and the Gentleman Caller. A meditation on how the past can haunt our present, this American classic made playwright Tennessee Williams famous and is perhaps his most personal work – giving us a window into his love for his real life sister Rose. Filled with laughter, love, and longing, The Glass Menagerie is a great play about family, forgiveness and our desire to let go of the past.
This classic Broadway hit comes to Hubbard Hall for the first time on Saturday, April 22 and runs through Sunday, May 7; Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 2:00pm and 7:30pm, and Sundays at 2:00pm. Tickets are $25 General Admission/$10 Student. All tickets are available online at hubbardhall.org or by calling our box office at 518-677-2495 Wednesday through Friday 10am to 4pm; performance tickets are also available at-the-door if the show is not sold out. If you cannot attend but would like to continue to support the work of the Hall, please donate or sign up for the e-newsletter at hubbardhall.org, or like and follow us on Facebook.
Since 1878 has developed, produced, and presented theater, music, dance and the visual arts. From 19th century vaudeville and traveling troupes performing Shakespeare to today’s newest developing artists, the Hall has long been a home for theater, opera, dance and music and in recent years has developed into a world-class development center for new work. Since 1977, Hubbard Hall’s current 501c3 has engaged hundreds of artists and students and thousands upon thousands of audience members in acclaimed productions ranging from world premiere musicals to the great works of Chekhov, Shaw, Miller, and Shakespeare, amongst many others. As a training ground for both young and seasoned artists, Hubbard Hall continues to develop a new generation of artists and audiences while providing opportunities for artists and audiences to take new risks and grow beyond their comfort zone. Recognized as an arts institution in the state of New York, Hubbard Hall is a national model for community-based arts organizations.
A part of the community for 25 years (under a few different names), Battenkill Books is a local, independent bookstore selling general interest, new books in the Battenkill Valley. The store offers a broad range of books from current bestsellers to the classics, and from history and romance to gardening and cooking, and more. We have a large selection of books on local history and the surrounding area. Battenkill Books also carries maps, gifts, cards, and an eclectic selection of magazines.