“Oklahoma!” Closes Mac-Haydn 2019 Season

CHATHAM, NY—The Mac-Haydn Theatre concludes its 51st season with the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, Oklahoma!, running August 22 through September 1. The road to true love is anything but smooth in this musical that paved the way for American musical theatre. Set in the western territory on its way to becoming a state, Oklahoma! contains some of the most…

Children’s Theatre Production of “Martin & Meelo” Has World Premiere at the Mac-Haydn Theatre

Our amazing children’s theatre production of Martin & Meelo, makes its world premiere at the Mac-Haydn Theatre tomorrow! From the creator of last season’s hit Wendy’s Shadow, this zany new musical runs August 2-3, 9-10 & 16-17. All performances begin at 10:30am. Two unlikely friends from two unlikely worlds must face their fears for the greater good of human and monster…

The Mac-Haydn Theatre Presents “Little Shop of Horrors”

CHATHAM, NY—The Mac-Haydn Theatre presents Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s sci-fi hit Little Shop of Horrors, running August 8 through 18. Get ready for this beloved and out-of-this-world comedy. Down on Skid Row we meet the meek and loveable Seymour Krelborn, where he discovers a carnivorous plant that needs more than just plant food to grow; it…

REVIEW: “Ragtime” at the Mac-Haydn Theatre

by Lisa Jarisch As a former librarian, I  am almost always wont to pronounce “the book was better” or “read the book” when presented with a film or stage adaptation of a printed or published work. And like thousands of readers, I devoured E.L. Doctrow’s best seller of 1975 and extolled its virtues to anyone…

Jane of the Jungle Opens at Mac-Haydn Children’s Theatre

Spend the Heatwave with Jane at the Mac-Haydn Theatre.  It’s going to be a hot few days. Lucky for you our Jungle has A/C! We continue our wildly popular Children’s Theatre season today with Jane of the Jungle, running July 19-20 and July 26-27. All performances are at 10:30am so bring the kids along and take a break from the…

REVIEW: “Grease” at the Mac-Haydn Theatre

by Lisa Jarisch Since its arrival on Broadway in 1972, Grease has been the Word in more than 3300 Broadway performances, had 27 productions worldwide, made its way to the big screen as a feature film, been revived on Broadway twice, and has greased and graced the boards of high school stages around the country…