Ancram Opera House Announces Summer Season

By any measure, 2018 was a watershed season for The Ancram Opera House.  We won its first-ever Berkshire Theatre Critics’ Award (for Tony Kushner’s HOMEBODY) and was christened “a center of contemporary performing arts” (Main Street Magazine) with a “sophisticated metropolitan sensibility” (John Isaacs, IMBY) that presents “the most unexpected and innovative summer theatre program…

Ancram Opera House Seeks Volunteer Singers for Concert of Original Songs About the Roe Jan Region

Ancram Opera House, the award-winning theatre in southern Columbia County, invites regional residents to join open rehearsals for a performance of original songs created by the songwriters of DRIVE-IN: AMERICAN FUGUE, a workshop conceived by Obie Award winning composer/performer Heather Christian, Ancram Opera House’s 2019 Spring Artist in Residence. The DRIVE-IN: AMERICAN FUGUE project started…

Third Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards Winners Announced

Williamstown Theatre Festival and Barrington Stage Company Take Top Honors At an SRO ceremony held at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association presented the Berkshire Theatre Awards on the evening of Monday, November 12, 2018. This was the third year the awards have been presented to honor and…

Ancram Opera House Seeks Storytellers for REAL PEOPLE REAL STORIES

Ancram Opera House is seeking storytellers for its popular REAL PEOPLE REAL STORIES event, which features local residents telling true stories from their own lives. The performance will be Saturday, Dec. 15th at 3pm.  Interested participants may call the Ancram Opera House pitch line at 518-250-9791 to leave a one-minute version of their story.  The theme for…