by Gail M. Burns For this, their second full season as owners and artistic directors of the Ancram Opera House, Jeff Mousseau and Paul Ricciardi have an exciting schedule planned, bringing some cutting-edge artists to the small rural community in southeastern corner of Columbia County. The season already launched in June with another installment of…
“Now is the dramatic moment of fate, Watson, when you hear a step upon the stair of someone walking into your life, and you know not whether for good or ill. What does Dr. Mortimer, man of science, ask of Sherlock Holmes, specialist in crime? Come in!” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Is the Baskerville…
Tonight, an extraordinary documentary that was three years in the making comes to PBS Great Performances. Watch at 9 pm and you will be privvy to some incredible behind-the-scenes and performance footage of this much discussed and award-winning musical.
Kristin Wold, Peter Andersen, Jonathan Croy, Gwendolyn Schwinkle, and others use performance, movement, and discussion to delve into Shakespeare’s Henry VI, parts 1, 2 and 3 using excerpts that examine themes of gender, violence, religion, power, and politics.
When Presidential candidates turn a hard heart towards people fleeing persecution, we see history repeating itself. Sotto Voce recounts just one incident of many in which the US turned away Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany, sending many innocents to their death.
Police, pirates, pols, peers and pretty young things all come together is this delightful and melodic farce about things not being as they appear in 1800’s England.
It’s not easy finding someone new when your husband passes away, and even worse when your family tries to help. This new play is going to be fun.