Best of Greene County Award 2024

On March 22, 2024, Bridge Street Theatre was for the sixth time honored as the Best Theatre/Performance Space. The awards ceremony was held at the Wire Event Center in Coxsackie. The Greene County Economic Development Corporation continued its title sponsorship for this year’s award ceremony. Customers voted for their favorite Greene County Businesses in over […]

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WGXC Live Radio at BST

Live Radio Broadcasts from Bridge Street Theatre The Third Week Every Month Come out and join the fun. This MONTH 10 to 12 pm Monday January 15 The Mosquito The Mosquito is live in Catskill! Join Nancy Giles, Carmen Borgia and out of town guests for a late evening break to get your week started. […]

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End of Year Fundraiser

How much would $10 in 1830 buy today? $334.43. Please consider giving some of your hard-earned 2023 money to Bridge Street Theatre before the end of 2023 to possibly get a small tax deduction. We would certainly appreciate your support to the cultural life of Catskill. If you didn’t get our recent mailing,  CLICK HERE […]

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Berkshire Theatre Critics Award

For the second year in a row, Catskill’s Bridge Street Theatre has shared the award for “Outstanding Production of a Play” at the annual Berkshire Theatre Critics Association (BTCA) “Berkie” Awards. BST was honored for its production of Hannah Moscovitch’s “East of Berlin”, tying for the award with Shakespeare & Company’s production of August Wilson’s […]

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Sympathetic Magic Feature in The Mountain Eagle

The Mountain Eagle November 10, 2023 BETTER THAN HEARSAY  “Sympathetic Magic”  By Michael Ryan CATSKILL –   The cast of Sympathetic Magic There is a slender but exceptionally strong thread between the former Lexington Conservatory Theater and Bridge Street Theater in Catskill where “Sympathetic Magic” is being  staged.  Performances are slated for November 9-12  and […]

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Sympathetic Magic Feature in The Berkshire Eagle

Take 5: Bridge Street Theatre’s mission is to bring forgotten ‘masterpieces to life.’ John Sowle believes ‘Sympathetic Magic’ is a perfect candidate. Jeffrey Borak Link to original article. “Sympathetic Magic” plays weekends through Nov. 19 at Bridge Street Theater in Catskill, N.Y. CATSKILL, N.Y. – Bridge Street Theatre’s John Sowle readily acknowledges he had no […]

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Sympathetic Magic Feature in The Saratogian

Bridge Street Theatre offers a neglected play by Lanford Wilson By Bob Goepfert PUBLISHED: November 9, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. | UPDATED: November 9, 2023 at 11:01 a.m. Link to original article. CATSKILL, N.Y. — Bridge Street Theatre, a professional theater company in Catskill, uses the term “forgotten masterpiece” to describe their production of Lanford […]

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Barbie Feature in the Albany Times Union

Bridge Street Theatre’s ‘I Am Barbie’ not of the same mold as film Joseph Dalton Aug. 27, 2023 Get tickets here Link to Online Article Offering a fresh and adult take on Barbie — the doll, the woman, the legend — Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill is proudly “piggybacking” on the blockbuster success of Greta […]

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Glass Menagerie Performance Cancellation

NOTE: The final Saturday and Sunday performances of THE GLASS MENAGERIE have been cancelled due to a COVID outbreak amoung the cast and crew. If you have purchased tickets for one of these performances, you will receive an email with instructions for redemption.

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Business Subscriber Benefit Plan

JOIN THE BST SUBSCRIBER BENEFIT PLAN Dear Business Owner: We would like to invite you to participate in the 2023 Bridge Street Theatre Subscriber Benefit Plan. Bridge Street Theatre’s 2023 Season Subscription Pass will be available starting in early February for $125 each and include admission to our five regular season shows as well as […]

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Announcing Local Auditions for our 2023 Season

2023 Season Casting Bridge Street Theatre will be holding auditions for its 2023 Season on Sunday afternoon February 12 and Monday evening February 13. For auditions actors should prepare a brief monologue (under three minutes) from a contemporary play. Compensation for Equity actors is under a Special Appearance contract, currently $300/week, and for non-Equity actors […]

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A Feature Article about Our 2022 Season

Catskill’s “Little Theatre That Can” Celebrates Survival In Its 2022 Season “To tell you the truth, I’m amazed we’re both still ambulatory at this point,” groans Steven Patterson, one of the co-founders of Bridge Street Theatre. Patterson and his partner John Sowle, who converted a once-derelict factory building in the Village of Catskill into an […]

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Requesting Submissions for our Spring Productions

Bridge Street Theatre is casting its two spring productions. Samuel D. Hunter’s CLARKSTON JAKE – male, early to mid-twenties CHRIS – male, early to mid-twenties TRISHA – Chris’s mother, early forties Rehearsals begin at the theatre in Catskill on April 12, 2022 Previews Thursday April 28 Opens Friday April 29 8 Performances, April 28 – […]

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Announcing Auditions for Clarkston

Searching for AEA and non-AEA actors for the following rolls:
JAKE – early to mid-twenties, male, openly gay. Small, thin, nearly delicate.
CHRIS – early to mid-twenties, male, gay but not out. Tall, broad, but not movie-star attractive by any means.
TRISHA – Chris’s mother, early forties, female. Working as a waitress at the local Denny’s.

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Yin Yue Dance Company

YYDC (Yin Yue Dance Company) is honored to be a part of Work and Process’ Launchpad at Bridge Street Theater. The residency gives ample time for Artistic Director, Yin Yue, to dive deeply into FoCo Technique  (FolkContemporary) development, enhancement, and research with dancers from New York City and LA. In correlation with training and investigation, […]

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2022 Winter Dance Residencies

January 3-11 TRIBE Black Hole 360° January 12-20 Gabe Stone Shayer January 24 – Feb 1 Gaby Cook and Nathan Bugh Jazz as Movement In Person Lindy Hop Event: Saturday, January 29, 7 pm CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS And more to come. Check back soon for details. TRIBE BLACK HOLE 360° merges art languages to […]

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Lindy Hop Interactive

On January 29, please join Jazz as Movement for a discussion with the artists and showing of in process work crafted over their 10-day residency at the Bridge Street Theatre. Following the performance, the audience is invited to stage to learn the basics of Lindy Hop taught by the featured artists. Event is Free! Doors open […]

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Our Very Late Fall Fundraiser

Here’s the letter we just sent out, which you may have received. We’d appreciate any 2021 tax-deductible donation to help us bring 2021 to a secure close and get us ready for amazing things in 2022. CLICK HERE TO CONTRIBUTE or send a check to us at Bridge Street Theatre 44 W. Bridge Street Catskill, […]

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Long Day’s Journey Times Union Article

Bridge Street Theatre opts for the full ‘Journey’ Eugene O’Neill’s intense family drama gets three-hour treatment Joseph Dalton Nov. 2, 2021 Christopher Joel Onken as Edmund, Roxanne Fay as Mary, Taylor Congdon as Cathleen, Christopher Patrick Mullen as Jamie, Steven Patterson as Tyrone in Bridge Theatre’s “Long Day Journey into Night.”  (Photo: Lisa Wood) COVID […]

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Charles Turner

Charles Turner presents a one-night only concert version of the project they’ve all been working on at Catwalk Institute, the very first airing of material from “Melanin; or, The In-Crowd”, an exciting new musical theatre piece in its nascent stages.

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Bridge Street 2021 Winter Dance Residencies

Hudson Valley’s Bridge Street Theatre launches dance residency program in memory of Anh-Tuyet “AT” Nguyen Our Winter residencies have all completed. Visit our YouTube channel HERE for the videos. Next up are our Spring Dance Residencies. CLICK HERE for details. 2021 Winder Dance Residencies Featured Projects BABYLIFT by Anh Vo Jabu Graybeal work in process […]

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John interviewed on EVERYTHING THEATER

John Sowle is interviewed by Benita Zahn and Ellen Cribbs on their podcast EVERYTHING THEATER! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN “Talk about Everything Theater! John Sowle, co-founder of Bridge Street Theatre, literally does everything theater! John shares stories from his fascinating life with us and chats about his thoughts on theater in the pandemic.”

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Viral Update as of April 1

To our Patrons and Friends John and Steven here, mostly hanging out at home and heading into the theatre every couple of days to pick up the mail to make sure everything’s OK there. It’s been sad and eerie to have our little gem of a theatre space sitting idle and empty, and we can’t […]

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Position Available – Full Time Operations Manager at Bridge Street Theatre

Bridge Street Theatre Operations Manager Bridge Street Theatre (BST) is a not-for-profit tax-exempt corporation whose mission is to provide an intimate and affordable venue for the production of new, newly-developed, and unjustly neglected works of theatre, as well as imaginative and adventurous re-interpretations of classic texts. This space at 44 W. Bridge Street in Catskill, […]

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Business Advertising Opportunity

Business Advertising Opportunity Catskill’s Bridge Street Theatre, two-time winner of “Best Theatre & Performance Space” at the annual Best of Greene County Awards, is about to embark on its seventh year of production. We’re calling our 2020 Season “American Roots” – five magnificent plays exploring the American experience and all the things that connect us […]

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THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES – Reviews and Audience Responses

Official Reviews “Simply fascinating to watch … Hasn’t aged a bit in the 54 years since it first was seen in New York … Having seen the original on Broadway and cherishing much of what I could recall, I was hoping for a passing good show here, but Hayle and her actors have given me […]

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Fall for 50 Fundraiser

Announcing our Fall Fundraising Campaign, “Fall for 50.” If we have your mailing address keep an eye on your mail for our fundraising letter. We really need your support to keep us in the black and help us get ready for a fabulous 2020 season. We’re hoping to raise $50,000 this year to meet that goal. Please give whatever you can. Read below for details.

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Announcing Auditions for THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES

Seeking local AEA and non-union talent for: THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES by Frank D. Gilroy Theatre: Bridge Street Theatre, 44 W. Bridge Street, Catskill, NY 12414 (bridgest.org) Director: Flo Hayle First rehearsal: October 1, 2019. Rehearsals Tuesdays through Sundays. Opening/Closing: October 17-27, 2019.  Thursdays-Saturdays @ 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00pm An open call will be held […]

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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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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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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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