Rhinebeck Theatre Society
By Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin, with music by Matthew Sklar
Directed by Rena Gavigan &
Assistant Directed by Lisa Delia
When the PTA from Edgewater, Indiana cancels the senior prom in order to block a lesbian student from bringing her date, four New York stars in search of a cause swoop in to save the day. A new musical comedy “so filled with happiness that you think your heart is about to burst” (Variety).
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Performances: July 7-23 (The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck)
Emilie: La Marquise Du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight
By Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Joe Eriole & Melissa Matthews
Tonight, 18th century scientific genius Emilie du Châtelet is among us seeking to answer the question that drove her in life: by which machine are we, and by which should we, be guided, the head or the heart? A “fast, funny, sexy rediscovery of one of history's most intriguing women, Emilie defends her life and loves; and ends up with both a formula and a legacy that permeates history” (Concord Theatricals).
Performances: April 28-May 6 (Oakwood Friends School)
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An original adaptation of this family holiday classic
Directed by Dot Luongo
This timeless coming of age story follows four sisters growing up during the Civil War as they discover the power of family and friendship, and the strength of their own spirits to give joy, heal hearts, and make their own mark on the world that lies ahead.
Auditions: October 14-16
Performances: December 8-23 (The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck)