Showing posts with the label Westport summertime activity

Review: Depot Theatre’s “New York Water” is Dynamic

New York Water at the Depot Theatre, Westport What: Written by Sam Bobrick and published by Samuel French, Inc, New York Water is a dark comedy about two mid-level professionals who meet while living in New York City.  They make a rash decision to get married and move to the Midwest for a quieter life only to search greener pastures in Los Angeles and finally return to Manhattan. Where : The DepotTheatre , 6705 Main Street, Westport, New York 12993, 518-962-4449,  Ticket price: $29/adult, $27/senior/student, group discounts are available. When: Westport NY: August 7,8,9,10,14,15, at 8 pm and August 9,13,16 at 5 pm. Matt Mundy as Alfred and Juliane Godfrey as Linda in New York Water Cast/Crew: Director: Misti Wills Linda: Juliane Godfrey Alfred: Matt Mundy Stage Manager: Sarah Overturf Scenic Design: Bonnie Brewer Lighting Design: Margaret Swick Sound Design: Jim Carroll Technical Director: Kati Long (WESTPORT) In a world of speed dati


The Bikinis at Depot Theatre, Westport, NY What:  Created and Written by Ray Roderick and James Hindman, the musical “The Bikinis” joins together an all girl band from the 60s that are reunited over a vote to either save or sell the Sandy Shores Mobile Home (Beach Resort). Upbeat songs from the 60s through the 80s move the story from under the boardwalk through various events in the lives of the band members. Where : Depot Theatre, 6705 Main Street, Westport, New York 12993, 518-962-4449,  Ticket price:  $29/adult, $27/senior/student, group discounts are available.  When:   Westport NY: July 17,18,20,24,25 at 8 pm and July 19,23,26 at 5 pm. (WESTPORT) Rain or shine, a fun beach romp this year is at the Depot Theatre ’s production of “The Bikinis,” showing through July 26 th . This musical treat transports the audience to the sandy shore with over 25 songs performed by an all-girl 60s beach band reunited to perform at a Florida beach resort, 20 years after breaking up.

35th Anniversary Season at the Westport Depot Theatre

2013 DEPOT THEATRE 35th Anniversary Season Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays at 8 PM Saturdays at 3 PM ·  Thursdays, Sundays at 5 PM (unless otherwise noted)  June 28 - July 14 ROUTE 66 *World Premiere Musical* Book by Jerold Goldstein & William Squier Music by Fred Stark, Lyrics by William Squier ROUTE 66 is a new romantic musical comedy about  a charmingly neurotic big-city journalist and the  cowboy photographer with whom she teams up to  tell the captivating and quirky stories of the historic  old highway. In the process of discovering the beauty  of the small towns of America that follow ROUTE 66,  the two of them fall in love – not only with one  another, but with the good ol’ U.S.A. In the Depot’s  tradition of bringing new musicals that feel as  comfortable as your favorite sweater, ROUTE 66  features catchy story-songs and clever down-home  lyrics that move to the rhythm of America. • No show on Thursday, July 4 • Additional show on Friday, July 5 a

Taylor Haskins Quartet to Play at Lake Placid Center for the Arts

The Taylor Haskins Quartet will  at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts on Sunday, August 19th, 2012 at 7:30 pm. Joining Taylor for this event will be pianist Mark Shilansky, bassist Joshua Davis, and drummer Jeff Hirshfield. Taylor Haskins is being hailed as one of the most original new voices on the trumpet today. Downbeat Magazine has declared him one of the ’25 Trumpeters of the Future’, stating that Taylor displays “a probing, adroit lyricism and a gift for complex, imaginative composition.”   In 2005, Haskins won a Grammy award working with Dave Holland on the album, "Overtime," and stills plays lead trumpet with the group. 

Adirondack Music: Westport's Meadownmount School Concert Schedule

By Diane Chase If you don't have an opportunity to go to a Meadowmount School Summer Chamber Concert, check out their YouTube page . MeadowMount School was founded in 1944 by legendary violin teacher, Ivan Galamian and directed by Eric Larsen. This international school is for serious students of violin, viola, cello and piano. There is a seven-week summer program for solo and chamber music. Located in Lewis, NY near Westport. Enjoy! 2011 Concerts Dates: J uly 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 31 August 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 All concerts begin at 7:30 pm. Admission is $7.00/adults and $4.00/Students/Senior citizens (Meadowmount students/parents admitted free) © Diane Chase, author of Adirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks (Your Four-Season Guide to Over 300 A ctivities) available online or bookstores/museums July 2011. Diane is currently working on the second guidebook and app for four book series of Adirondack Family Activities.