Ghent Playhouse Announces 2021-2022 Season

[GHENT, NY] – The Ghent Playhouse proudly announces its reopening program. Kicking off the new 2021-22 season of live theater is the outrageous Panto “Rapunzel: The Tale of a Quaran-teen.” The comedy “The Curious Savage” brings in the new year, and is followed by “Fun Home,” the winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical. Closing out the season is…

REVIEW: “Fully Committed” at The Theater Barn

by Emily Edelman The Theater Barn in New Lebanon, New York, continues its 2021 season with the one-person play “Fully Committed” by Becky Mode. Over the course of 90 minutes, struggling actor Sam, played by Ryan Palmer, makes his way through his shift taking reservations for an upscale restaurant as…

Theater Barn Season Continues with “Fully Committed”

New Lebanon, NY (June 21, 2021) — The Theater Barn is pleased to announce the official opening of its 37th Season. Following the successful early June one-weekend run of a staged reading of the new play “We the People” by Harrison Zeiberg, the ‘Barn opens “Fully Committed” by Becky Mode, directed…

REVIEW: “We The People” at The Theater Barn

by Barbara Waldinger The Theater Barn is back!  How wonderful to return to the theatre after a two-year absence!  In the interim, Joan and Abe Phelps named their son Allen the new Producing Artistic Director of the ‘Barn they founded thirty-eight years ago.  In a departure from the theatre’s usual…

Ghent Playhouse Announces 2019-2020 Season

GHENT PLAYHOUSE 2019-2020 SEASON CEMETERY CLUB BY IVAN MENCHELL DIRECTOR JOHN TRAINOR 10/4-20/2019 THE PANTO WRITTEN BY THE LOONS DIRECTOR CATHY LEE-VISSCHER 11/29-12/15/2019 THE CHALK GARDEN BY ENID BAGNOLD DIRECTOR CATHY LEE-VISSCHER 1/31-2/16/2020 FUN HOME BY LISA KRON CO-DIRECTORS MICHAEL McDERMOTT AND MICHAEL C. MENSCHING MUSICICAL DIRECTOR JOANNE MENSCHING 3/27-4/12/2020 LAST TRAIN…

REVIEW: “Witness for the Prosecution” at The Theater Barn

by Gail M. Burns It breaks my heart to have to inform you that The Theater Barn has mounted  a ponderous and shabby production of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution. Contrary to popular opinion, critics do not salivate at the prospect of writing negative reviews. We want every production…

REVIEW: “The Mousetrap” at The Theater Barn

by Gail M. Burns The original London production of The Mousetrap, which opened in 1952, is STILL running; and there are endless amateur stagings every year all around the world. But if you’ve managed never to see it, this production at The Theater Barn is your opportunity to enjoy a…

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