REVIEW: “Good People” at The Theater Barn

by Jeannie Marlin Woods GOOD PEOPLE is the final production of the 2021 season at The Theater Barn. Founded in 1984 by Joan and Abe Phelps, this summer’s season is being produced by their son, Allen Phelps, the new Producing Artistic Director. This drama is an excellent choice for the…

REVIEW: “Night and Day” at The Theater Barn

by Emily Edelman The Theater Barn’s first musical of its 2021 season, “Night and Day: Love Lost and Found Through the Eyes of Cole Porter,” was a regional premiere as well as a lovely thing to watch and listen to. It’s not really accurate to call the show a musical…

Cole Porter Revue “Night and Day” Opens at The Theater Barn

New Lebanon, NY (July 12, 2021) — The Theater Barn is pleased to announce their 37th Anniversary Season will continue with a new musical, Night and Day, Love Lost and Found Through the Eyes of Cole Porter running August 5th through August 15th. Featuring the music and lyrics of Cole…

REVIEW: “Fully Committed” at The Theater Barn

by Emily Edelman The Theater Barn in New Lebanon, New York, continues its 2021 season with the one-person play “Fully Committed” by Becky Mode. Over the course of 90 minutes, struggling actor Sam, played by Ryan Palmer, makes his way through his shift taking reservations for an upscale restaurant as…

REVIEW: “We The People” at The Theater Barn

by Barbara Waldinger The Theater Barn is back!  How wonderful to return to the theatre after a two-year absence!  In the interim, Joan and Abe Phelps named their son Allen the new Producing Artistic Director of the ‘Barn they founded thirty-eight years ago.  In a departure from the theatre’s usual…

The Theater Barn’s 37th Season Opens June 3 with “We The People”

New Lebanon, NY (May 1, 2021) — The Theater Barn is pleased to announce that their 37th Anniversary Season will open on Friday, June 3, 2021 at 8pm with “We the People” by Harrison Zeiberg.  This historical fiction brings us to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1784 as our founding fathers begin to…

REVIEW: “Pump Boys and Dinettes” at the Theater Barn

by Gail M. Burns Back in the early 1980’s a couple of musician friends dressed up in mechanics overalls, billed themselves as the Pump Boys, and performed songs they’d written for their characters. This promptly got them fired from their gig playing country tunes in a New York City cowboy…

REVIEW: “The Mousetrap” at The Theater Barn

by Gail M. Burns The original London production of The Mousetrap, which opened in 1952, is STILL running; and there are endless amateur stagings every year all around the world. But if you’ve managed never to see it, this production at The Theater Barn is your opportunity to enjoy a…

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