2019

The 2019 Season

Bridge Street Theatre announces its 2019 season: Five fascinating plays including two World Premieres, a Victorian comedy, an American classic and an astounding musical about The Shaggs. Season Subscriptions are now available.

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January 27, 2019

Charles Busch: Native New Yorker

Actor/playwright/cabaret entertainer, Tony nominee and two-time MAC Award winner Charles Busch appears in a musical entertainment that gets to the essence of this legendary theatrical figure. Through an eclectic songbook from the seventies and early eighties, Busch unfolds an outrageously comic yet also poignant tale of his early years striving to find a place for himself in show business. He will be joined by his longtime musical director Tom Judson. The performance will be followed by a reception with the performers.

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March 22-23, 2019

I LOVED LUCY

Charles Busch IS Lucille Ball in a Gala Benefit Concert Staging of I LOVED LUCY by Lee Tannen also starring Lee Tannen as … Himself and featuring Tom Judson. Directed by Carl Andress

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April 7, 2019

LIFE HAPPENS A New Cabaret by Flo Hayle

On Sunday afternoon April 7th, a Catskill institution returns to Bridge Street Theatre for yet another “farewell” performance. Flo Hayle’s previous cabaret shows for BST – “I Feel Some Songs Comin’ On”, “No Biz Like Show Biz”, and “Encores!” – have raised the roof and packed the house with their combination of old songs, new […]

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Monday Movie – King Kong

Monday night May 6th, join us for a FREE showing of KING KONG, the classic 1933 version starring Fay Wray, Bruce Cabot, and Robert Armstrong. On the big screen (as it was MEANT to be seen). No charge – just show up and enjoy! Doors open at 7:00, movie starts at 7:30.

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THE LETTERS: Reviews and Photos

Posting notices, reviews and production photos here for our world-premiere production of THE LETTERS by David Zellnik Production Photos “If you’re anywhere near Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill, NY, take yourself, take a friend, take a lover, and run to see THE LETTERS! A World Premiere by David Zellnik. Beautifully written, acted and directed. Now […]

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THE MOORS Reviews and Photos

Posting notices, reviews and production photos here for our production of  THE MOORS by Jen Silverman. The Critics “Enthralling! … What defines the word ‘Outrageous?’ I think it is Jen Silverman’s play THE MOORS, now on stage at Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill, NY … This is, simply put, a delightful experience with something for […]

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Aug 15 @ 7:30, Aug 17 @ 7:00, Aug 18 @ 3:00, Aug 23 @ 7:30, Aug 24 @ 3:00, Aug 25 @ 7:00

THRICE TO MINE

THRICE TO MINE. Performer/Playwright Roxanne Fay presents a new solo show based on the historical figure we know as Shakespeare’s Lady Macbeth.

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Aug 16 @ 7:30, Aug 17 @ 3:00, Aug 18 @ 7:00, Aug 22 @ 7:30, Aug 24 @ 7:00, Aug 25 @ 3:00

SHYLOCK

Steven Patterson stars in this solo show about Shakespeare’s controversial Jewish moneylender from THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, the history of anti-Semitism, and how the role of Shylock has been re-interpreted in wildly varying ways since its creation. In rotating rep with Roxanne Fay’s THRICE TO MINE as part of BST’s “… And Every Tale Condemns Me For a Villain”

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Monday Night Movies: KING LEAR

KING LEAR, a film by Grigori Kozintsev Monday, August 19 @ 7:00pm
In conjunction with our August 15-25 presentation of …AND EVERY TALE CONDEMNS ME FOR A VILLAIN (two Shakespearean solo shows in rotating rep), BST presents a free screening of Russian filmmaker Grigori Kozintsev’s epic 1971 film version of Shakespeare’s immortal tragedy KING LEAR.

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September 12-22

BETTER

A shooting. A séance. Fondue. Bridge Street presents the world premiere of a brand-new comedy – this one by Michelle Carter, whose HOW TO PRAY was a big audience favorite during our 2017 Season.

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THE SHAGGS Reviews and Responses

Official Reviews “Bridge Street Theatre took on a beautiful, challenging, full scale musical that is rarely done, and deftly achieved a production that is not to be missed.  It is refreshing to come in to the theater in anticipation of seeing work that is new and unfamiliar to even the most avid musical theater fan. […]

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September 28, 2019

THE WORK PROJECT

The Work Project created by Luis Macia. Work experiences expressed through visual art and oral histories. Show Opening and light reception to precede the performance. Tickets are free.

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September 29, 2019

Poetry to Protect the Planet

The Village of Catskill Climate Smart Committee invites you to attend Poetry to Protect the Planet, an event that explores environmental issues through verse at the Bridge Street Theater on Sunday, September 29 at 2:00 pm.  This event is free and all are encouraged to attend.

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October 17- 27

THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES

An American classic. When Timmy Cleary returns home from World War II, he finds himself in the middle of another war. His parents are mired in unresolved marital issues and each wants to enlist him as an ally in their battle against the other. A quietly devastating drama of family conflict – and love. Winner of the 1965 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and the Tony and New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for Best Play.

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RIVER OF DREAMS

RIVER OF DREAMS is a musical by Frank Cuthbert, based on the book by Hudson Talbott, that celebrates the Hudson River as a source of inspiration and a means of livelihood to all who have lived along its shores. It pays homage to the river that shares its author’s name in a gorgeously presented, fascinating account of the river’s history.

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November 22 - 24

PACKRAT by Concrete Temple Theatre

PACKRAT is a new multi-media puppetry play that contemplates humanity’s relationship with the natural world. Inspired by the classic survival and adventure novel, “Watership Down,” PACKRAT follows one peculiar rodent on his vivacious journey to discover the interconnectedness of life.  

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