See “Last Train to Nibroc” at the Ghent Playhouse

[GHENT, NY] – The Ghent Playhouse presents “Last Train to Nibroc,” a funny and touching portrait of the search for happiness. Written by Arlene Hutton, nominated for Best Play in 2000 by the New York Drama League and directed by Sky Vogel, “Last Train to Nibroc” runs May 20-June 5.…

See the Tony Award-Winning Musical “Fun Home” at Ghent Playhouse

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 25-April 10 [GHENT, NY] – The Ghent Playhouse presents the Capital District Community Theatre premiere of musical “Fun Home.” Winner of five 2015 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, it is based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir. “Fun Home” runs March 25-April 10. Tickets are…

REVIEW: Panto 2021 “Rapunzel: Tale of a Quaran-Teen”

by Gail M. Burns The PantoLoons are back! The Ghent Playhouse has reopened its doors post-pandemic with its signature family-friendly laugh-fest, based on the British holiday tradition of the Panto. What is a Panto? Well, it is a British theatrical tradition for the holiday season. Basically you take a familiar…

Ghent Playhouse Presents the Family-Friendly Panto “Rapunzel: The Tale of A Quaran-teen”

November 26-December 12 [GHENT, NY] – After being shuttered for more than 11 months, The Ghent Playhouse is delighted to kick off its 2021-2022 season with a new take on the annual Panto production. “Rapunzel: The Tale of a Quaran-teen” is a zany twist of the classic story, written, acted, produced…

Auditions for “The Curious Savage” at the Ghent Playhouse

The Curious Savage By John Patrick Directed by Cathy Lee-Visscher MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29 at 7:00 p.m. AND TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.  At The Ghent Playhouse 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent, NY 12075  PLAY SYNOPSIS:  Ethel Savage, an eccentric widow, has been left $10 million dollars by her late husband. Her…

The Annual Panto Returns to the Ghent Playhouse

The Panto Loons present Rapunzel: The Tale of a Quaran-Teen Written and Directed by Cathy Lee-Visscher November 26-28, December 3-5, December 10-12, 2021 at the Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent, NY 12076 The outrageous “Loons” are finally back with their annual Panto. Now in their 21st Season, the Panto…

Ghent Playhouse Announces 2021-2022 Season

[GHENT, NY] – The Ghent Playhouse proudly announces its reopening program. Kicking off the new 2021-22 season of live theater is the outrageous Panto “Rapunzel: The Tale of a Quaran-teen.” The comedy “The Curious Savage” brings in the new year, and is followed by “Fun Home,” the winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical. Closing out the season is…

REVIEW: “The Chalk Garden” at the Ghent Playhouse

by Fred Baumgarten Every generation, it seems, must have its “Chalk Garden.” Major revivals pop up every decade or so like crocuses sprouting in spring. And then there’s the popularity the 1955 Enid Bagnold play enjoys in regional theater, perhaps owing to its meaty dialogue and eccentric characters. Is it…

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