The Farming Plays Project is an ongoing, ensemble-based new work created in collaboration with hundreds of local public school students and members of the farming community in Washington and Rensselaer counties.
Family fun comes to the Ghent Playhouse with “Once Upon a Mattress” which opens on Friday, January 20, 2017 and runs through Sunday, February 5 with performances Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m.
Carl Sprague has been a puppeteer since childhood and will be presenting “Jack and the Beanstalk”, a show perfect for all ages. He has inherited a collection of 60 antique Czech marionettes each about eight inches tall that were assembled by his great-grandfather, Julius Hybler, who then purchased heads and hand-made costumes.
The countdown to Christmas begins, and performances are popping up all over the place.
Two Christmas choices. At the Ghent Playouse, you can replicate the British panto tradition while further upstate, at Hubbard Hall in Cambridge, NY they celebrate the tastes, sights, and sounds of a Traditional French Christmas.
In Bennington Vermont they are planning for Oldcastle Theatre’s third annual Holiday Variety Show, a nostalgic and fun excursion to a tuneful time of great songs, and humorous radio comedy which will be presented Saturday December 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. The show has become a community tradition; a family friendly mix of music, comedy,…
Set in a radio studio on a snowy Christmas Eve in 1946 where five radio personalities retell the story of George Bailey, who goes on an “other-worldly” journey with “angel, second class” Clarence at his side. The play is presented with live sound effects and rapid character changes along with radio jingles, and popular holiday and Christmas songs reminiscent of the time.