Saturday, July 7: The audience follows the performers around Opus 40 during the “Scottish play,’’ and the scenes take on different auras as they move through different parts of Harvey Fite’s sculpture.
Friday-Sunday, June 29-July 1: Lumberyard’s Under Construction Summer Festival begins with Urban Bush Women musical at Helsinki Hudson
Bard SummerScape runs from June 29-August 19: Peter Smith and Erin Markey, who play Peter and Wendy respectively, are both trans performers, which should add an interesting metaphorical dimension to this beloved tale of magically extended prepubescence.
Saturday, June 30: Gal Gadot is just about perfect in the title role, and Chris Pine as Steve Trevor holds up his end of the romantic angle with persuasively raffish charm.
Most of The Seagull was shot at Arrow Park in Monroe. The lodge perched above the lake there, an Italianate villa with Arts and Crafts Movement touches, was built in 1909. Nowadays, more than half of the surrounding 600 undeveloped acres have become part of the permanently protected Sterling Forest preserve.
June 22–July 29: Who knew, back in the summer of 2013, that the new musical (then known as The Hamilton Mixtapes) that upstart hip-hop composer Lin-Manuel Miranda was workshopping on the Vassar College campus would soon become Broadway’s biggest hit, with ticket prices spiraling into the stratosphere? Powerhouse Theater has a track record as a stage-monster incubator too impressive to discount lightly.
Sunday, June 24: The Rosendale Theatre presents a National Theatre Live performance of Yerma, Simon Stone’s radical reworking of García Lorca’s masterpiece about a young woman driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child.
You’ll get extra kicks out of Incredibles 2 if you lived through those days, if you waited on line for hours for the GM Futurama ride at the 1964/65 New York World’s Fair or grew up watching The Jetsons or had to learn New Math. It’s not a movie just for kids.
Friday-Sunday, June 29-July 1: See the world-premiere performance of Scat! the latest work by Bessie, Capezio, Doris Duke and Dance Magazine award-winning choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, founder of the renowned contemporary dance troupe Urban Bush Women.
Saturday, June 23: Granik is best-known as the director and co-writer of Winter’s Bone, Jennifer Lawrence’s breakout film, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. In Leave No Trace, Thomasin McKenzie plays Tom, a teenager whose war vet father, Will (Ben Foster), is so rattled by post-traumatic stress that the only way he can cope is to live off the grid.