The Bald Soprano Sings at The Stissing Center

From left: Samantha King, Autumn Prezzano, Sarah Griffin, Noah Curtis, Cameron Decker, Paige Arent by Kevin T McEneaney This past Friday and Saturday night, Stissing High School at The Stissing…

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Dickens: “A Christmas Carol” as Musical Ensemble

from left: Harriet Luongo as Tiny Tim, Rik Lopes as Scrooge, Duane Joseph Olsen changing character  by Kevin T McEneaney While a novelist, Charles Dickens had an intense interest in…

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What the Zany…Dickens?

Matt Austin, Billy Dempster, Jody Bayer, Bob Lussier, Jenny Schuck, Gary Millar, Delaney Dempster (stage manager) by Kevin T McEneaney ‘Tis the Holiday Season; I went to this play: What…

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A Music Lesson at The Stissing Center

Ed Napier by Kevin T McEneaney What a jewel! Ed Napier’s The Music Lesson delivers astonishment that last ninety minutes! As writer and actor, Napier offers non-stop comic rant that…

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Once: An Innovative Experience

by Kevin T McEneaney Once, now playing at the Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, is a 2011 musical stage version of the 2007 film Once with music and lyrics…

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At the Center: History as Question Mark

by Kevin T. McEneaney Lou Trapani’s new play Oedipus Rx at the Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck raises more questions than one can comfortably answer. A modern version of…

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Pippin: When Men Grow Up

Amy Gustin Millin, as mother of Pippin by Kevin T. McEneaney The attempt to bring aspects of Berthold Brecht’s biting revolutionary drama to the commercial Broadway musical stage was, in…

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Center for Performing Arts: To Someone I Love

Cheyenne See by Kevin T. McEneaney The current pandemic has led to innovation in how theater and music is performed. People have been challenged to think in new ways, just…

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Is Your Heart Caroling?

by Kevin T. McEneaney The novella, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens published in 1843, created a popular sensation that people today still talk about. Written under financial duress, the…

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Songs for A New World

Cheyenne See by Kevin T. McEneaney If you are wondering what happened to the contemporary American musical, then you can find out by attending Songs for a New World at…

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