“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: “Next to Normal” at the Mac-Haydn Theatre

by Barbara Waldinger Bravo to the Mac-Haydn Theatre for daring to produce Next to Normal as part of their busy summer season schedule!  Imagine a musical about mental health alongside a lineup including A Chorus Line, Urinetown, Kiss Me Kate, The Full Monty, Xanadu and Forever Plaid.  Undaunted, Artistic Director/Director…

“Next to Normal” Makes Its Mac-Haydn Debut

(July 25, 2022–Chatham, NY) The Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical “Next to Normal” will make its Mac-Haydn debut from August 4-14 – a regional premiere production. The show promises to be an artistic highlight of the 2022 Mac-Haydn season, and is unlike anything audiences have ever seen on the Chatham…

REVIEW: “Urinetown” at the Mac-Haydn Theatre

by Lisa Jarisch Satire? Farce? Social Commentary? Political humor? Ecological & Environmental Propaganda ? Black comedy? Don’t bother trying to slot the Mac-Haydn‘s first-ever production of Urinetown into its “proper place” in musical theatre; it doesn’t have one. What it does have is a place as a show that checks…

“Urinetown” Makes Its Mac-Haydn Debut July 7-17

(June 29, 2022–Chatham, NY) “Urinetown” makes its debut at the Mac-Haydn Theatre, running July 7-17. Planned for the Mac-Haydn’s 2020 season (but postponed due to COVID), the production is two years in the making. Inspired by the works of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, Urinetown is hilariously funny, remarkably irreverent…

“A Chorus Line” Opens Mac-Haydn 2022 Season

(June 16, 2022–Chatham, NY) The Mac-Haydn Theatre presents A CHORUS LINE from June 23 through July 3, 2022, kicking off their 53rd season in Chatham. The history-making sensation, winner of 9 Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize for drama, A CHORUS LINE explores the realities of life as a professional theater dancer…

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…

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