It’s A Wonderful Life at The Center

by Kevin T McEneaney Yes, life, theater, and Christmas can be wonderful! The Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck is producing a stage version of Frank Capra’s 1946 classic film,…

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Kinky Boots Rocks the House in Rhinebeck

by Kevin T McEneaney The rollicking punk musical Kinky Boots (2012) by Cindy Lauper is a sold-out sensation at The Center for Performing Arts. Based on the 2005 British film…

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Samuel Beckett: Conor Lovett Towers at Hudson Hall

Samuel Beckett by Kevin T McEneaney The Beckett Trilogy (dramatic monologue excerpts from the novels Molloy, Malone Dies, and the Unnameable) performed by Irish actor Conor Lovett will convince you…

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Stephen Sondheim Tribute at Rhinebeck Center

Partriarcho, Crispel, Olson, Sheehy, Boice, Haines, Bradley, Warren, France by Kevin T McEneaney Last year the theater world lost Stephen Sondheim, one of the giants of musical theater. Sondheim was…

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Demons and Lovers at Hudson Hall

by Kevin T McEneaney There is a crisis in this country concerning the arts: most people want stories, drama, and poetry to be realistic, aligned with truthful portrayal of life.…

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Morning’s at Seven with Frank Arcaro

From left: Jeff Savage, Roger Netzer, Christine Olson, Daniel Basiletti, Jody Bayer by Kevin T McEneaney Some years ago, I saw Director Frank Arcaro’s production of Noël Coward’s 1930 play…

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Lend Me a Tenor Sings in Rhinebeck

Cast from left: Bongiorno, Borscheva, McCarthy, Carrothers, Remington, Caviglis, Truin, Hepburn by Kevin T McEneaney First performed in England’s West End, Lend Me a Tenor (1986) by Ken Ludwig underwent…

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Really Rosie Rumbles and Rocks at the Center

Curtain Bow by Kevin T McEneaney Really Rosie is a children’s musical with book and lyrics by Maurice Sendak, and music by Carol King, now playing in Rhinebeck at The…

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