REVIEW: “Kiss Me, Kate” at the Mac-Haydn

by Macey Levin [EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to a combination of a recent illness and the extreme heat on the date he attended, Mr. Levin was only able to see the first act. His many years in the theatre and familiarity with this classic work enable him to write knowledgeably about…

“Kiss Me, Kate” Comes in Hot at the Mac-Haydn Theatre

(July 14, 2022–Chatham, NY) The Cole Porter classic “Kiss Me, Kate” comes in hot as it makes its grand return to the Mac-Haydn Theatre for the first time in a decade. The sophisticated, romantic and delightfully hilarious Broadway classic that earned the very first Tony award for Best Musical, “Kiss Me,…

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…

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…

The Theater Barn Announces 2021 Season

The Theater Barn is excited to announce our 2021 season of music, murder and comical mayhem. We have also added an award winning staged reading of a provocative historical fiction with our nation’s forefathers in Constitutional Hall. Please stay tuned for changes in ticketing options as we reduce seating due…

The Theater Barn Announces 2020 Season

New Lebanon, NY (January 18, 2020) — The Theater Barn is pleased to announce that their 37th Anniversary Season will open on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 8pm with playwright and comedic genius Alan Aychbourn’s Tony Award® winning comedy Living Together.  This hysterical show is the first part of his trilogy called The Norman Conquests, which earned…

REVIEW: “Anything Goes” at the Sharon Playhouse

by Macey Levin Cole Porter’s music has been part of the American Song Book since 1915 beginning with a little-known show Hands Up.  His breakthrough came in 1929 with Fifty Milllion Frenchmen but his place in the American Musical Theatre was guaranteed with Anything Goes in 1934 which brought stardom…

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