REVIEW: “Sympathetic Magic” at Bridge Street Theatre

by Jessica Hoffman Bridge Street Theater takes audiences to 1990s San Francisco with its production ofSympathetic Magic: a play about very smart people making very questionable decisions. Twoastrophysicists, a university chair, a sculptor, a choirmaster, an elderly anthropologist, herassistant, and a gay priest make up the cast of enigmatic characters…

Bridge Street Theatre Presents A Neglected Lanford Wilson Masterpiece

Bridge Street Theatre presentsA Late Masterpiece from Playwright Lanford WilsonSYMPATHETIC MAGICNovember 9 – 19, 2023 In early November, a virtually forgotten masterpiece of the American stage comes to vibrant life on the intimate stage of Catskill’s Bridge Street Theatre. A rare revival of Lanford Wilson’s spellbinding ensemble drama “Sympathetic Magic”…

Berkshire Theatre Critics Association Announces Nominees for 2023 “Berkie” Awards

1. Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play:  Nominees: A. Bella Merlin, The Contention, Shakespeare & Co. B. Jasminn Johnson, Blues for an Alabama Sky, Barrington Stage Company C. Sally McCarthy, Invitation to a March, Ghent Playhouse D. Marinell Madden-Crippen, Our Town, Sharon Playhouse E. Geneva Turner, The Lion in Winter, Bridge…

REVIEW: “The Glass Menagerie” at Bridge Street Theatre

by Macey Levin Every theatre-goer in America probably knows Tennessee Williams’ classic drama The Glass Menagerie.  The play is about hope, fear, frustration and, ultimately, the search for forgiveness.  Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill, New York, has mounted a memorable and lovely production of this seventy-nine-year old masterpiece. Director Steven…

Bridge Street Theatre Presents “The Glass Menagerie”

One of just a handful of undisputed classics of the American stage, Tennessee William’s haunting “The Glass Menagerie” arrives at Bridge Street Theatre’s intimate “Priscilla” Mainstage, located at 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill, NY, for a two-weekend run October 5 – 15, 2023. William’s poetically autobiographical memory play premiered…

Bridge Street Theatre Presents East Coast Premiere of “I am Barbie”

Looks like it’s Barbie’s world and all of us are just living in it! Piggybacking on the phenomenal success of Greta Gerwig’s blockbuster BARBIE film, Bridge Street Theatre is proud to present the East Coast premiere of Texas playwright Walton Beacham’s “I Am Barbie” from August 31st through September 10th…

Wigs and Stylist Needed for “I am Barbie” at Bridge Street Theatre

Catskill’s Bridge Street Theatre is searching for someone to do wigs and styling for its East Coast premiere of Walton Beacham’s I AM BARBIE. This is a paid position, with salary negotiable depending on experience and whether the applicant has previous access to wig stock. The show has a decidedly…

NYSCA Grant Brings NYC’s LayeRhythm to        Catskill

Thanks to a generous grant from the New York State Council on the Arts, LayeRhythm, a NYC-based non-profit organization dedicated to highlighting freestyle voices in the performing arts landscape, will travel to the Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill, NY, for a three-week dance residency, to include developmental work on new…

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