PS21 Presents the North American Premiere of Philippe Quesne’s “Farm Fatale”

North American Premiere: “Farm Fatale” by Philippe Quesne (France) September 2–3, 7 PM PS21 Residency and Performances August 30–September 5  BUY TICKETS HERE In this eco-futurist fable, birds have gone extinct, and five scarecrows find themselves out of work. Taking up the challenge of restoring life on earth — they archive,…

PS21 Presents “Magdalene: I am the utterance of my name” on July 10

Preview Premiere: “Magdalene: I am the utterance of my name” July 10 at 8 PM BUY TICKETS HERE Playwright/performer Sylvia Milo and composer/percussionist Nathan Davis are in residency at PS21 to develop Magdalene: I am the utterance of my name, a music-theater piece about the web of clashing myths, beliefs, symbols,…

Berkshire Opera Festival Opens 2022 Season with “Three Decembers”

The spirited and ambitious Berkshire Opera Festival opens its 2022 summer season with a compelling new production of Jake Heggie‘s intimate THREE DECEMBERS on July 21 and 23 at PS21 in Chatham, NY, conducted by Christopher James Ray and directed by Beth Greenberg. This contemporary American opera is based on Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally’s original script for Some Christmas Letters. It marks BOF’s 2nd Second Stage event, following Tom Cipullo’s…

PS21 Season Opens with U.S. Premiere of “Re:INCARNATION” from Nigeria

An ode to the richness of Nigerian culture—Re:INCARNATION celebrates the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth and Africa’s powers of reinvention in a show that draws on Afrobeats, Afro dances, and Black aesthetics. Re:INCARNATION launches PS21’s 2022 season of international contemporary dance, opera, theater, and music with performances on opening night June 3 and 4,…

“The Legend of the Waitress and the Robber” Comes to PS21 from South Korea

The Legend of the Waitress and the Robber Concrete Temple Theatre, Playfactory Mabangzen, and Yellowbomb (Seoul, S. Korea) In partnership with Korean Cultural Center NY, the groundbreaking creative collaboration between Concrete Temple Theatre, Seoul–based Playfactory Mabangzen, and Yellowbomb, will develop in residency and premiere at PS21. May 21, 6pmMay 22, 3pm “Imagine if…

PS21 Unveils 2022 Summer Season

PS21 announces season lineup, including expanded community programming for residents of Columbia County, U.S. company debuts, world and North American premieres, international artists, and performances of work developed in our growing artists’ residency program. More than 50 events, staged to conform to current safety protocols, in the theater, in our…

Berkshire Opera Festival Announces 2022 Season

“In the best of times, opera companies struggle for survival. In the worst of times,they perish. Which is why it seems miraculous that Berkshire Opera Festival is still with us. Their return to live performance has made it clear that BOF is going to be a major presence in the…

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