Mainstage

It's A Wonderful Life

It's A Wonderful Life

December 5 - 21
Adapted from Frank Capra‘s film.  On Christmas Eve, George Bailey, a small town man who forgoes his big dreams to help others is given the chance to see what his community would be like had he never been born.  An Up In One Production, directed by Diana di Grandi.

David Temple: Sambas in a Season of Joy

David Temple: Sambas in a Season of Joy

December 27 & 28
Guitarist and composer David Temple presents a concert combining music both familiar and new, and both rhythmic and contemplative.

The Women

The Women

Jan 2-4
The Women is an acerbic commentary on the pampered lives and power struggles of various wealthy Manhattan socialites and up-and-comers and the gossip that propels and damages their relationships. This staged reading is directed by Lisa Lynds.

Sunday in the Park with George

Sunday in the Park with George

Jan 9-25
This acclaimed Sondheim musical, follows the life of artist Georges Seurat working on his latest impressionist masterpiece "Sunday Afternoon on the Isle of La Grande Jatte." Directed by Andy Weintraub with musical direction by Paul & JoAnne Shubert for CENTERstage Productions.

Sing for Their Supper

Sing for Their Supper

Jan 30 - Feb. 1
To benefit the Red Hook and Rhinebeck food pantries, Sing for Their Supper will bring together members of local church choirs, along with instrumentalists, under the direction of St. Christopher's choir master, Richard Totman.

The Who's Tommy

The Who's Tommy

Feb. 6 - 22
The Castaway Players Theatre Company is proud to present the classic rock opera, The Who’s Tommy.  Presented as a powerful, exhilarating, psychedelic rock concert experience that you’ll never forget.  Produced and directed by Sean Matthew Whiteford.

La Cage Aux Folles

La Cage Aux Folles

February 27 - March 22
This acclaimed Broadway musical features the bawdy humor of Harvey Fierstein and the melodic genius of Jerry Herman.  La Cage is an outrageously funny and touching story of family values, love, diversity and acceptance.  Produced by Diana di Grandi for Up In One Productions.

Solas an Lae Illume

Solas an Lae Illume

March 27 - 29
Hudson Valley’s celebrated American Irish dance Company Solas An Lae, returns to the CENTER with a new theater dance performance that explores the nature of light and the role light plays in the spiritual, creative, and emotional aspects of our lives.

Othello

Othello

April 10 - 26
William Shakespeare’s disturbing play of envy, jealousy, and murder in a modern interpretation focusing on a centuries’ old (and as yet unresolved) social problem: the acceptance of people of color in a white society.

Shakespeare on Broadway

Shakespeare on Broadway

April 11 & 18
A revue from musicals that have been adapted from the works of William Shakespeare.

Speaking Shakespeare

Speaking Shakespeare

April 26
Ending the Shakespeare Festival, Lou Trapani invites friends of The CENTER and fans of William Shakespeare to join him on the Globe Stage to read aloud their favorite scenes or monologues from the works of the Bard.

Dark Echoes

Dark Echoes

May 1 - 3
Dark Echoes is a psychological mystery thriller fraught with danger, deception, treachery and intrigue.    

Hudson Valley Playwrights

Hudson Valley Playwrights

May 8 - 10
The CENTER for Performing Arts presents Hudson Valley Playwrights’ First Annual Short Play Festival.  A reception and discussion follows.

The Producers

The Producers

May 15 - June 7
Adapted from the Mel Brooks 1968 film of the same name, The Producers took Broadway by storm and won a record breaking 12 Tony Awards.  A CENTERstage production directed by Lou Trapani.