REVIEW: “Fun Home” at the Ghent Playhouse

by Emily Edelman The musical “Fun Home,” now on stage at the Ghent Playhouse, is based on the graphic memoir of the same title by cartoonist Alison Bechdel and describes her youth growing up in a funeral home; coming out as a lesbian at college; and grappling as an adult…

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.…

Ghent Playhouse Seeking to Cast Raleigh in “Last Train to Nibroc”

Ghent Playhouse is looking for a male actor, 20-30 years old, for the role of Raleigh in production of Arlene Hutton’s LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC, scheduled for late spring. Set in 1940, it is a funny and touching portrait of the search for happiness. This simply staged romance tells the…

Open Auditions for “Last Train to Nibroc” at The Ghent Playhouse

Open Auditions for “Last Train to Nibroc” At The Ghent Playhouse February 24 and February 27, 2022 The Ghent Playhouse is pleased to announce auditions for “Last Train to Nibroc” by Arlene Hutton, directed by Sky Vogel.  This production was previously scheduled to be presented in the late Spring of…

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…

Ghent Playhouse Postpones “The Curious Savage” to Fall 2022

Due to the recent surge in COVID cases, and in accordance with our desire to keep everyone safe, The Ghent Playhouse has decided to postpone their winter production ofTHE CURIOUS SAVAGE. It will be presented in the Fall of 2022. For right now, no changes will be made to the remainder…

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…

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