REVIEW: “Good People” at The Theater Barn

by Jeannie Marlin Woods GOOD PEOPLE is the final production of the 2021 season at The Theater Barn. Founded in 1984 by Joan and Abe Phelps, this summer’s season is being produced by their son, Allen Phelps, the new Producing Artistic Director. This drama is an excellent choice for the…

Viciously Humorous and Relevant comedy “Good People” Opens at The Theater Barn

Good People by David Lindsay-Abaie, is set in the South Boston blue-collar neighborhood where the playwright himself grew up. We meet our protagonist, Margie Walsh, when she is let go from yet another job and faces eviction. She decides to appeal to an old summer flame who has become a wealthy…

HRC Showcase Theatre Presents Reading of “Lies” at The Theater Barn

Join HRC Showcase Theatre for the first reading of their new season:  the award-winning play LIES by Jerry Slaff, directed by Barbara Waldinger.  The play will be staged at The Theater Barn—654 Route 20, New Lebanon, NY—on Sunday September 26th at 2:00 pm, followed by a talkback with the actors,…

REVIEW: “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Revised)” at the Theater Barn

by Emily Edelman The Theater Barn’s current production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Revised)” — “Revised” refers to the fact that this is the 1999 revival version that includes additional songs — brings to life Charles Schulz’s classic characters with the help of a solid, youthful cast and…

The Theater Barn Presents ” Classic Family Fun for All, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown (Revised)”

 Classic Family Fun for All, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown (Revised), opens at The Theater Barn Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts gang explore life’s great questions as they play baseball, struggle with homework, sing songs, swoon over their crushes, and celebrate the joy of friendship. This revised classic (1999)…

REVIEW: “Night and Day” at The Theater Barn

by Emily Edelman The Theater Barn’s first musical of its 2021 season, “Night and Day: Love Lost and Found Through the Eyes of Cole Porter,” was a regional premiere as well as a lovely thing to watch and listen to. It’s not really accurate to call the show a musical…

Cole Porter Revue “Night and Day” Opens at The Theater Barn

New Lebanon, NY (July 12, 2021) — The Theater Barn is pleased to announce their 37th Anniversary Season will continue with a new musical, Night and Day, Love Lost and Found Through the Eyes of Cole Porter running August 5th through August 15th. Featuring the music and lyrics of Cole…

REVIEW: Agatha Christie’s “The Stranger” at The Theater Barn

by Emily Edelman The Theater Barn’s annual Agatha Christie play is something I always look forward to, and this year’s offering of an early work called “The Stranger” is especially interesting, as it allows one to see the beginnings of plot devices that define Christie’s later style. The play centers…

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