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Duncan Sheik (photo by Lexi Lambros)

Powerhouse Theater at Vassar workshops Duncan Sheik’s Noir

Songwriter Duncan Sheik is a hot property these days. His musical adaptation of American Psycho, Breton Easton Ellis’ controversial 1991 novel about a Wall Streeter who may be a real serial killer or…

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Watch Powerhouse Theater heavy-hitters prepare their plays for the Great White Way

Powerhouse Theater, a collaboration between Vassar College and New York Stage and Film, presents stageworks in various phases of development, from early “workshopping” to full-blown productions. This is your chance to see the…

Arm-of-the-Sea Theater co-founder Patrick Wadden preparing for this weekend’s Esopus Creek Puppet Suite in Saugerties

Esopus Creek Puppet Suite in Saugerties

I’m interested in finding the universal in the particular,” says Patrick Wadden, co-founder of Saugerties-based Arm-of-the-Sea Theater. “For many years, a lot of our shows were very symbolic, abstract kind of things; that’s…

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Film screening in Poughkeepsie benefits Half Moon Theatre

The Mid-Hudson Heritage Center will host a screening of the award-winning film “The Sublet” and short film “Jimmy’s Cafe” Saturday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. The event is a benefit for Poughkeepsie’s Half…

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The Only Way Home, Shadowland

In the same way that an artist’s preliminary drawing can bring us closer to the creative process than the finished painting it precedes, there’s a pleasing intimacy to a staged reading that one…

A Wall Street Odyssey: A Live Rock Opera will be presented at the BSP Lounge at 323 Wall Street in Uptown Kingston this Thursday, August 23 starting at 9 p.m.

Wall Street Odyssey: A Live Rock Opera this Thursday

Wall Street Odyssey: A Live Rock Opera – which premieres as a one-night performance at the Backstage Studio Productions (BSP) Lounge on Wall Street in Uptown Kingston this Thursday, August 23 – began…

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Sparks fly at Ten Chimneys in New Paltz

In the wilds of Wisconsin, in a tiny rural town called Genesee Depot, stands a National Historic Landmark that was once a Mecca for aspiring actors and playwrights. Ten Chimneys was the summer…

Mount Tremper Arts Festival founders and directors Mathew Pokoik and Aynsley Vandenbroucke. Photo by Dion Ogust

Mount Tremper Arts Festival begins

Imagine witnessing a mindbending performance or dance piece in the making, then hanging out with the artist and performers around the campfire under a sky brilliant with stars. The experimental, collaborative nature of…

Pictured (L-R): Cyhlee Villano, Emilee Villano, Story Laurie McIntosh, Adriana Pizzarelli and Landon Walton. McIntosh’s recently released rendition of the Hokey Pokey will be broadcast on WEOK to thousands of participants stretched along the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (Photo by Lauren Thomas)

Kids Almanac (June 7-13)

            Young Dog with a new trick: CD launch this Saturday at Rosendale Café this Saturday   I have been a huge fan of Dog on Fleas for…

Photo of Marley Alford and Eli Sorich in New Genesis Productions’ Macbeth by Ted Ojarorvsky.

Teen Macbeth at Byrdcliffe this weekend

It takes nerve for a novice to get up on a stage and act a part – especially in a play where the language isn’t exactly the contemporary idiom, as in the works…

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