Mac-Haydn Introduces “Pay What You Can” Initiative

Mental Health Professionals Get Discount for “Next to Normal” (August 2, 2022–Chatham, NY) The Mac-Haydn Theatre will introduce a “Pay What You Can” performance initiative and Mental Health Professionals discount for the upcoming regional premiere production of “Next to Normal.” The two initiatives are implemented in the spirit of community…

Musical Correspondence “To Sondheim, With Love” Opens at the Mac-Haydn

(July 28, 2022–Chatham, NY) “To Sondheim, With Love,” a new musical correspondence featuring the work of the late Stephen Sondheim created by Mac-Haydn favorite Meredith Lustig, debuts at the Mac-Haydn Theatre next month. The production, running August 10, September 14 & 16, kicks off the theatre’s Limited Performances Series.  Everybody says “don’t…

“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: “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: “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…

%d bloggers like this: