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…

REVIEW: “Sunset Boulevard” at the Mac-Haydn Theatre

by Lisa Jarisch For theatre goers “of a certain age”, the mention of Sunset Boulevard may very well conjure up images of beloved comedienne Carol Burnett’s loving homage to this classic 1950 Billy Wilder film. Burnett’s entrance as the faded Hollywood film star Norma Desmond slowly –at first—descending the staircase of her mansion to the…

Elizabeth Ward Land Stars in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Sunset Boulevard” at the Mac-Haydn Theatre

CHATHAM, NY— The Mac-Haydn Theatre presents Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, running June 20 through June 30. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award-winning, awe-inspiring masterwork comes to the Mac-Haydn stage to dazzle audiences. Based on the hit 1950 film, this stunning score brings the tragic Norma Desmond to life as she stages her comeback. With the help…

Mac-Haydn Theatre Holds Local Auditions for the Summer 2019 Season

The Mac-Haydn Theatre will hold auditions for the Summer ’19 season on Saturday, April 6th, 2019. Adults and youngsters are needed for shows throughout the summer. Location: Mary E. Dardess Chatham Elementary School 50 Woodbridge Ave. Chatham, NY 12037 ***take the road by the school sign to the MED (elementary school) building. Date and Time:…

Mac-Haydn Theatre Announces 2019 Season

Mac-Haydn Theatre 2019 Season Three shows – Curtains, Sunset Boulevard, and Ragtime – will be making their Mac-Haydn debuts, alongside four old favorites. May 23–June 2: Camelot June 6–June 16: Curtains June 20–30: Sunset Boulevard July 4–21: Grease July 25–August 4: Ragtime August 8–18: Little Shop of Horrors August 22–September 1: Oklahoma! Mac-Haydn Theatre 1925…

“Funny Girl” Up Next at the Mac-Haydn Theatre

CHATHAM, NY — The Mac-Haydn Theatre continues its 50th season celebration with the quintessential musical comedy “Funny Girl”, performing June 7 through June 17. The story of beloved comedienne Fanny Brice begins in New York’s Lower East Side, where the stage-struck teenager fumbles her way through burlesque and vaudeville, with dreams of making it big…