One of the Hudson Valley's Oldest and Most Highly-esteemed Community Theatre Organizations


MEET THE CAST of Oliver!

Rick Lange
Paula Lucas
Paige Segrell
Norman Shatkin
Andy Weintraub

Rhinebeck Theatre Society depends upon the generosity of its members, sponsors and advertisers to support its productions. 

RTS is a non-profit 501-C3 organization. All contributions are fully tax-deductible. 

RTS' Mission
Our mission is to entertain, educate, and enrich the Hudson Valley community through the dramatic arts. This mission is accomplished by:
· Increasing local interest in the theater arts
· Providing a creative, safe, productive environment and opportunities for all
· Promoting the performing arts in the community
· Elevating the cultural aspect of Rhinebeck
· Drawing the community closer together with shared endeavors and enjoyment
Fred Fishberg
David Foster
Marlene Golia
​Jim Hammill


Fall in love again with a young boy searching for belonging in a harsh world of competing loyalties. This timeless musical, based on Dickens’ classic Oliver Twist, Lionel Bart’s “Oliver!” brings us the memorable characters of Oliver (played by Madeleine Carolan), The Artful Dodger (Maya Schubert), Fagin (Andy Crispell), Mr. Bumble (Russ Austin), and Nancy (Liz Thomas.)  

Leave the theater singing unforgettable musical numbers, including “Food, Glorious Food,” “Where Is Love?”, “Consider Yourself” and “Oom Pah Pah.”   

A Rhinebeck Theatre Society production directed by Dorothy Luongo, musical direction by Paul and JoAnne Schubert, and produced by Andy Crispell. Opens June 2 - 25, Friday & Saturday at 8:00, Sunday at 3:00 at the Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, NY 12572.  

Presented in connection with the Rhinebeck Reformed Church Food Pantry.

Joyce Hauserman
Kirstin Horn
Heidi Johnson
Michael Juzwak​
Welcome to the online home of the Rhinebeck Theatre Society.​ ​Founded in 1986, RTS offers opportunities for everyone in the Hudson Valley to participate in the excitement of live theatre, both on-stage and backstage.
Lara Acevedo
Russ Austin
Andy Crispell
​Molly Feibel


Ellen Honig, President                Robyn Smith, Vice President

Dorothy Luongo, Secretary​       Donna Letteri, Treasurer

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