The Great Gatsby Makes His Return to the Hudson Valley in a New Deal Production

By Joe Eriole "If it wasn't for the mist..." Austin Carrothers (Gatsby) and Jess Lyke (Daisy) in rehearsal for The Great Gatstby(Photo: Louisa Vilardi) In a script replete with references drawn from the best known work of one of America's greatest writers, Austin Carrothers extracts much from Gatsby's simple observation that our vision of the…

Howl Playwrights Launches ‘First Thursdays’ Series

Margie Castleman's Squirrel and Dwight E. Watson’s The Blacksmith’s Book are the first to launch the series Howl Playwrights is a theater group dedicated to nurturing and empowering the development of new works by emerging playwrights. The play development group meets once a week in Rhinebeck, NY. This group, facilitated and supervised by David Simpatico…

County Players Announces the Next CP2 Series Readers Theatre – the Drama “IN A WORD” March 7 & 8

CP2 Series Readers Theatre “In A Word" Written by Lauren Yee and Directed by Christine Crawfis WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY – County Players, one of the longest running community theatre companies in the area will present the final selection in the CP2 Series Readers Theatre for this season with a reading of the drama by Lauren…

‘The Most Dangerous Woman in America’ Comes to Catskill at Bridge Street Theater

Catskill’s adventurous Bridge Street Theatre celebrates Women’s History Month by hosting a touring production of Si Kahn‘s rousing “Mother Jones in Heaven”. Starring Vivian Nesbitt (“Breaking Bad”) accompanied by guitarist John Dillon (“Art of the Song” on NPR), this one-woman musical about the notorious labor organizer famed for her tireless efforts on behalf of the…