Category: Arts & Entertainment

The Theater Barn Presents David Mamet’s Boston Marriage

The Theater Barn, in New Lebanon, presents the David Mamet play, Boston Marriage, from June 3rd to June 12th.

Anna and Claire are two bantering, scheming “women of fashion” who have long lived together on the fringes of upper-class society. Anna has just become the mistress of a wealthy man, from whom she has received an enormous emerald and an income to match. Claire, meanwhile, is infatuated with a respectable young lady and wants to enlist the jealous Anna’s help for an assignation. As the two women exchange barbs and take turns taunting Anna’s hapless Scottish parlor maid, Claire’s young inamorata suddenly appears, setting off a crisis that puts both the valuable emerald and the women’s futures at risk. To this wickedly funny comedy, Mamet brings his trademark tart dialogue and impeccable plotting, spiced with Wildean wit.

DATE/TIME: Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 12, 2022
Thursdays and Fridays at 8pm
Saturdays at 4pm and 8pm
Sundays at 2pm
Thursday, June 9 at 2pm

TICKET PRICES: $32 – $35
Regular Tickets $35
Senior Citizens / Veterans / Sunday Matinée $32

LOCATION: The Theater Barn
654 Columbia Pike (US Rt 20)
New Lebanon, NY 12125

Box Office – 518-794-8989

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Re:INCARNATION by Qudus Onikeku and the QDance Company (Nigeria): U.S. Premiere at PS21

PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, presents the US Premier of Re:INCARNATION by Qudus Onikeku and the QDance Company (Nigeria), at PS21, June 3 & 4.

An ode to the richness of Nigerian culture—Re:INCARNATION celebrates the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth and Africa’s powers of reinvention in a show that draws on Afrobeats, Afro dances, and Black aesthetics.

Re:INCARNATION launches PS21’s 2022 season of international contemporary dance, opera, theater, and music with performances on opening night June 3 and 4, and a week-long residency dedicated to the community (May 30June 6). 

The QDance Company’s Re:INCARNATION is a 2021 dance, music, fashion, and visual art creation that showcases the depth of ancient Yoruba philosophy, mixed with the current Nigerian youth culture and its pure and uncompromising joy. Ten young dancers and two musicians perform the cycle of life with explosive energy, marked by the urban chaos of the Nigerian mega-city, Lagos. Re:INCARNATION pays homage to the wealth and profusion of Nigerian music, its Afro-beat roots being currently revisited by dancehall, hip-hop, and electro. This musical genre, introduced and popularized by Fela Kuti, was born of an explosive cocktail of jazz, soul, funk, and traditional African music. In this mix of urban cultures, a reincarnation of the personal trajectories of each of the dancers comes to the fore with their references and memories.

DATE/TIME: Friday, June 3 & Saturday, June 4, 2022 / 7pm

TICKETS: $10 – $40
$40 general, $35 for PS21 members (ticketing fees waived), $10 Students, Youth, and Educators
Available Online

LOCATION: PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Route 66
Chatham, NY 12037


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Window On Hudson Presents Multidisciplinary Artist Dan Taulapapa McMullin

Window On Hudson is honored to inaugurate its newly renovated indoor exhibition space with multidisciplinary artist Dan Taulapapa McMullin. Images and writings from Taulapapa McMullin’s book “The Healer’s Wound: A Queer Thierstory of Polynesia” will be on view from June 2 – July 4, 2022.

An Artist’s Reception will be held on Sunday, June 5th from 1-4pm as part of RECESS Pride: A Queer Artists Salon presented by The Hudson Eye, in partnership with OutHudson Pride Festival. Dan Taulapapa McMullin will be signing books and reading from “The Healer’s Wound” at 1:30pm at Window On Hudson. The salon and celebrations continue throughout the afternoon at neighboring establishments.

“The Healer’s Wound” is an artist’s book collaged by poet Dan Taulapapa McMullin based on their historical research in the queer cultures of their homeland Samoa and other Pacific Island countries. The queer peoples of Polynesia formed societies of healers and traveling artists but these societies were suppressed during colonialism by America and Europe. The book, through recovered images and texts,
narrates the journeys of these indigenous queer cultures and how they came to continue to thrive today. The exhibition includes large scale prints on canvas and works on paper.

Visit for more details about THE and RECESS or RSVP at

About Window On Hudson

Window On Hudson offers storefront window exhibition space for artists of Hudson and the Hudson Valley. Window On Hudson is committed to providing a platform for established and developing artists to display their work, of all mediums, while also offering professional development opportunities for emerging artists. Window On Hudson exhibits a new artist on a monthly basis.

Window On Hudson is two large storefront windows located at 43 South Third Street, Hudson NY 12534. The windows are prominently visible 24/7 to all citizens and visitors of the City of Hudson traveling south on NY-9G. To see more of the artist’s work which hangs inside, please make an appointment with the Artistic Director,

Info & Image From Window On Hudson

DATES/TIMES: On view from June 2 – July 4, 2022

LOCATION: Window On Hudson
43 South Third St., 
Hudson NY 12534


Artists interested in submitting their work may do so by emailing or visiting the website.

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Ghent Playhouse Presents Last Train to Nibroc

The Ghent Playhouse presents, ‘Last Train to Nibroc’, running weekends from May 20 through June 5, 2022.

In the winter of 1940, two young people are forced to sit next to one another on a crowded train headed east, only to discover a mutual attraction that will change their lives forever.  A poignant and captivating gem of a play, reminiscent of Thornton Wilder.  

Written by Arlene Hutton 
Directed by Sky Vogel 

All attendees must be fully vaccinated and show proof of vaccination and wear a mask at all time inside the theater. 

DATES/TIMES: May 20-22, 27-29, June 3-5, 2022
Friday & Saturday performances – 7:30pm
Sunday matinee performances – 2pm

TICKETS: $12 – $28
General $28.00
Members of The Ghent Playhouse $23.00
Student $12.00

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LOCATIONThe Ghent Playhouse
6 Town Hall Place
Ghent, NY



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Roeliff Jansen Library Gala Returns, Jun 25

The Roeliff Jansen Library Annual Gala returns to an in-person event on June 25th! After COVID forced the library to cancel the annual gala two years in a row. This year, they are thrilled to announce that they will be having a “live” gala again. 

The gala is the library’s largest fundraising event. This year’s gala will be at an exciting new venue: the Lodge at Catamount Mountain Resort and will feature tasty new food options, in addition to the usual wine selections plus beer from the Roe Jan Brewing Company. The Bash Bish Bluegrass Band will provide toe-tapping entertainment. There will also be both silent and live auctions.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, June 25th, 2022 / 5 – 7pm

COST: Tickets are $125 each

LOCATION: Catamount Mountain Lodge
78 Catamount Rd
Hillsdale, NY 12529


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