REVIEW: “The Full Monty” at the Mac-Haydn Theatre

by Jeannie Marlin Woods THE FULL MONTY, which opened August 18th at the Mac-Haydn Theatre ends with a big,show-stopping song and dance number called “Let It Go.” Warning: this is not the world of Elsaand FROZEN! Instead, we are in down-on-its-luck Buffalo, New York, maybe in the 1980s,where the local…

“The Full Monty” Returns to the Mac-Haydn Theatre

(August 12, 2022–Chatham, NY) Ten-time Tony nominated “The Full Monty” returns to the Mac-Haydn for three weeks this summer after its fan-favorite debut at the Chatham theatre in 2014. The highly-anticipated production runs August 18 – September 4. This grin and bare-it comedy tells the story of six average-looking, unemployed…

REVIEW: “The World Goes Round” at the Mac-Haydn Theatre

by Emily Edelman Currently playing at the Mac-Haydn Theatre in Chatham, New York, is the musical revue “The World Goes ‘Round: The Songs of Kander and Ebb.” More than just a greatest-hits collection, this revue showcases the obvious (a la songs from “Cabaret,” “Chicago” and “New York, New York”) while…

The Mac-Haydn Theatre Presents Kander & Ebb Revue “The World Goes ‘Round”

(September 3, 2021—Chatham, NY) The Mac-Haydn Theatre presents The World Goes ‘Round from September 10 through October 3, 2021. Instead of the usual two-week summer stock schedule, the theatre will rotate this debut mainstage show in a repertory schedule with Beehive: The ‘60s Musical. The two musicals will run simultaneously, in addition to…

REVIEW: “Pippin” at the Mac-Haydn Theatre

by Lisa Jarisch Full Disclosure: After almost 2 years without the pleasure and privilege of being able to enjoy live theatre, I was becoming rather desperate for another opening, another show—anything to be taken out of the Stygian gloom of lock-downs, shut-downs, & mask-ups. So desperate was I that I…

Mac-Haydn Theatre Opens 2021 Season with “Pippin”

(July 23, 2021–Chatham, NY) The Mac-Haydn Theatre kicks off its magical 2021 return season with the Stephen Schwartz musical, Pippin, opening July 29. There’s magic to do when a young man learns the true meaning of glory, love, and war in this iconic and unforgettable musical masterpiece. Presented for the first time ever…

Berkshire On Stage Critics Pick Their Favorites of the 2017 Season

The four critics who review for BerkshireOnStage.com – Gail M. Burns, Roseann Cane, Macey Levin, and Barbara Waldinger – have each listed their favorite regional theatre productions of the past calendar year. Because for the most part we all see and review different shows, there was no sense trying to…

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