David Foster
Marlene Golia
​Jim Hammill
​Joyce Hauserman



​​Next Stops Woodstock and Rhinebeck

Explosive Confrontation Between Science and Politics Explores the Individual’s Ability to Change the Course of World Events

It’s hard to imagine that a play in which three dead people discuss atomic physics could be electrifying and intensely emotional. Yet this riveting drama, full of crackle and vitality, delivers a literary and theatrical punch that stays with you long after the curtain has fallen.
On the surface, Copenhagen turns around a mysterious 1941 meeting between the esteemed Danish physicist Niels Bohr and his former pupil, the German scientist Werner Heisenberg. Old friends who had revolutionized atomic science during the 1920s, they are now on opposite sides of a world war. But the science, it turns out, is merely a metaphor for a wrenching probe into deeply human quandaries and contradictions. 

 Byrdcliffe Theatre, Woodstock: Performances Fri., Aug. 18 & Sat., Aug. 19 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, Aug. 20 at 2 pm at 380 Upper Bydrcliffe Road. Tickets are $26 ($24 for students and seniors). Call the box office at 1-800-838-3006 ext. 1 or www.copenhagenwoodstock.brownpapertickets.com.

Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck: Performances Fri. Sept. 22 and Sat. Sept. 23 at 8 pm and Sunday Sept. 24 at 3 pm at 661 Route 308. Call the box office at (845) 876-3080 or visit www.centerforperformingarts.org.


Ellen Honig
Kirstin Horn
Heidi Johnson
Michael Juzwak​
Rick Lange
Paula Lucas
Norman Shatkin
​Robyn Smith
Andy Weintraub
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
​Molly Feibel
​Fred Fishberg


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Paige Segrell, Secretary​       Donna Letteri, Treasurer

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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

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