REVIEW: “Boston Marriage” at The Theater Barn

by Roseann Cane The term “Boston Marriage” was likely derived from Henry James’s 1886 novel The Bostonians. In the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, the term was used to describe a household where two unmarried women lived together, independent of men. Whether all such relationships were romantic and/or sexual…

HRC Showcase Theatre Presents Reading of “How We Survived”

New Lebanon, NY—HRC Showcase Theatre, previously based in Hudson, New York, would like to welcome you to its 2nd staged reading of 2022 of original plays at its new location The Theater Barn in New Lebanon, New York.  HRC’s new home for four productions in 2022. This second reading like the…

Viciously Humorous and Witty Comedy “Boston Marriage” Opens at The Theater Barn

Boston Marriage by David Mamet is set in the early 1900’s during the gilded age in a Bostonian drawing room. This devastatingly funny comedy tells the story of Anna and Claire, two bantering, scheming “women of fashion” who have long lived together on the fringes of upper-class society. Anna has just become…

HRC Showcase Theatre Present “How We Survived”

NEW LEBANON, NY—On June 18, 2022, HRC Showcase Theatre will present a staged reading of How We Survived, by Pauline David-Sax.  Freyda, a widowed survivor of Nazi Germany, resists filing for survivor benefits on behalf of her late husband.  When her frustrated daughter takes matters into her own hands, she unearths…

The Theater Barn Announces their 38th Summer and Fall Seasons

New Lebanon, NY (MAY 10, 2022) — The Theater Barn is pleased to announce that their 38th season will open with the great American playwright and author, David Mamet. Boston Marriage is not a usual Mamet play with powerful ruthless male characters like in his 1992 film, Glengarry Glen Ross, or his play, American Buffalo, that…

HRC Showcase Theatre to Open 31st Season with “For The People”

NEW LEBANON, NY—On May 7, 2022, HRC Showcase Theatre, now based in New Lebanon, New York will launch its 31st season with a staged reading of For the People, by Carol Mullen. For the People is the fictional story of Pittsburgh city councilwoman Meg Cabot, the first openly lesbian elected official in Pennsylvania…

HRC Showcase Theatre Announces Full 2022 Season at The Theater Barn in New Lebanon

New Lebanon, NY—HRC Showcase Theatre, previously based in Hudson, New York, has resumed its staged readings of original plays at a new location.  In September, 2021, following a hiatus due to the pandemic, the company performed Jerry Slaff’s “Lies” at The Theater Barn in New Lebanon, New York.  That venue…

The Theater Barn Announces Regional Auditions for 38th Summer Season

The Theater Barn in New Lebanon, New York, announces regional auditions for our 38th summer season of professional theatre at the foot of the Berkshires. “Boston Marriage”By David MametJune 3-12 “Fiddlers Three”By Agatha ChristieJune 23 – July 3 “Murder Ballad”By Juliana Marsh & Julia JordanJuly 14-24 “Forever Plaid”By Stuart RossAugust…

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