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The Roundtable
9:45 am
Thu June 28, 2012

"The Fortress of Solitude" at Powerhouse

The first Martel Musical of New York York Stage and Film and Vassar College's Powerhouse Theatre's 28th Season is The Fortress of Solitude - the play is based on Jonathan Lethem's best-selling novel of the same name.  The show is conceived of and directed by Daniel Aukin, with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman and book by Itamar Moses. We speak with this creative trio of theatre super-men about developing the show.

The Roundtable
9:35 am
Thu June 28, 2012

"Abigail/1702" playwright, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College present Powerhouse's production of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's play, Abigail/1702, directed by David Esbjornson and starring Chloë Sevigny, Patrick Heusinger, Laila Robins, Paxton Whitehead, and Millbrook, NY 4th grader Lucas Pfeifer. The show runs through July 8. 

 

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Wed June 27, 2012

Hello 12, Hello 13, Hello Berkshire Theatre Group's Production of "A Chorus Line"

The Berkshire Theatre Group presents the Pulitzer Prize winning musical, A Chorus Line this summer at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA. The show will have previews July 2–6, open July 7, and run through July 21.

The Roundtable
11:13 am
Wed June 27, 2012

Curiosity Forum in Cambridge, NY - The Greenhorns

A community of more than 5000 young farmers and activists, the Greenhorns are committed to producing and advocating for food grown with vision and respect for the earth. They are the subject of a film and new book, which will be presented as part of the Curiosity Forum in Cambridge, NY on Friday night. We learn more from Deb Foster and Luke Deikis.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Maceo Parker

Funk and jazz sax legend, Maceo Parker, is performing at the 35th Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival at SPAC on Saturday, June 30th. Here we speak with him about his start with James Brown, and more!

Music -Mother Popcorn

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Thu June 21, 2012

An Evening of Adirondack Music with Doug Irving and Friends at The Linda

Doug Irving joins us to talk about his music and the event "An Evening of Adirondack Music with Doug Irving and Friends at The Linda" at The Linda this Friday.

The Roundtable
11:15 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Stephanie Blythe: "We'll Meet Again: The Songs of Kate Smith" at The Mahaiwe

Kobie Van Rensburg

Stephanie Blythe's commanding mezzo-soprano has captivated audiences at the world's greatest opera houses. Following her critically-acclaimed appearance at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York, Ms. Blythe brings to The Mahaiwe, for one show only, her personal tribute to the songs made famous by Kate Smith, the popular music icon whose stirring voice helped the country through the Depression and World War II. She is accompanied by Craig Terry on piano and the show is presented by Berkshire Cabaret.

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Thu June 14, 2012

Barrington Stage Company - "Fiddler on the Roof"

Fiddler on the Roof runs on the BSC Mainstage in Pittsfield, MA through July 14th. Director/Choreographer Gary John La Rosa; Music Director Darren R. Cohen; and actors Brad Oscar, Joanna Glushak, Rebecca Kuznick, Stephanie Lynn Mason, Dawn Rother, and Colin Israel join us at The Linda for a preview of the production.

The Roundtable
11:34 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Dean Jones - Dog on Fleas - "Invisible Friends"

Joe speaks with children's musician, Dean Jones, about his new Dog on Fleas album, Invisible Friends.

The band is playing at the Rosendale Cafe on June 9th and at the Clearwater Festival on June 16th and 17th.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Spencertown Academy Arts Center Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Mary Anne Lee, Executive Director and Lydia Kukoff, board member and co-chair of Hidden Gardens, join us to talk about all of the excellent events coming up at the Spencertown Academy Arts Center.

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