|The 2011 Open Eye Season
|The Cast discusses the show with students from the
Margaretville Central School
|Another Evening of Parlor Magic
|click photo to learn more
about Art Martello
|REFLECTIONS FROM THE INCOGNITO LOUNGE
a cross country theatrical travelogue
Francesca Mantani Arkus
|A cycling cross-country adventure detailing playwright Eloise Hanner’s journey from
stock-broker to cyclist! Performed by Mindy Pfeffer, actor/cyclist! Fun for all ages!
|This performance was funded in part by a grant from The New York State Council on the Arts' Decentralization Program,
administered in Delaware County by The Roxbury Arts Group.
|Past Productions 2011
|Heart and Soul Cinema Series
Click above for details or go to Cinema 2011
at 7:00 PM: Admission FREE; Seating is limited; reservations are strongly recommended: 845-586-1660 or email@example.com. Contributions to the theater's
Renovation Fund are appreciated:
|Pepacton was made possible in part with a grant from the Catskill Watershed
Corporation and by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a
|July 18 - 28, Thurs. - Sat. at 7:30; Sun. at 5:00.
A. R. Gurney’s “Ancestral Voices: A Family Story,” Directed by Patricia Van Tassel. .
This play set in the late 1930s and early 1940s tells parallel stories of a family and a city, both of which are in the
process of being marginalized by history. It celebrates the warmth and pull of an extended family and a self-
regarding cohesive community, even as that family or that community turns in on itself and ostracizes its rebels.
|Here, Eddie (Elizabeth Sherr) and his father Harvey (John Exter), Grandfather
(Albert Verdesca), mother Jane (Anne Saxon-Hersh), and Grandmother (Amie
Brockway) pose for a portrait outside the Buffalo, NY homestead.
"We were there in the first row and really loved the performance. We'll
be back soon and often."...Paulette Weiss
|Summer Youth Theater Workshop:
"PATHWAYS TO MUSICAL FIREWORKS!"
Saturday, July 9 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
& Sunday, July 10 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm
*A final presentation for the public will take place
at 4:00pmon Sunday, July 10.
Designed for ages 8 - 18 and beyond, the workshop will focus on the pre-assigned study of famous musical artists of the 1960s through current times and
their social responsibility: Jimmy Hendrix * Peter, Paul & Mary * Levon Helms-The Band* David Bowie * Billy Joel * Elton John * Bono * Adele * Jennifer
Hudson * Black Eyed Peas * NEYO & Will Smith
The workshop will explored music history plus instrumental, vocal, and theater arts, and will be led by Roxbury Central School's Instrumental music teacher
SONJA BEARD and Open Eye veteran teaching artist RICHARD GENARO.
"PATHWAYS TO MUSICAL FIREWORKS!" replicates a high-level Partnership recently completed at Margaretville Central School which focused on famous
modern visual artists, designed and led by Open Eye teaching artist Richard Genaro and classroom teacher Jen Wentland.
|A Midsummer Night's Dinner
Benefit for The Open Eye Theater's Renovation Fund
to replace the theater's deteriorating front porch, steps, and sidewalk
A gala of music and theatrics with cocktail reception and buffet dinner
on the dining patio at Summerfield's Restaurant, Main Street, Margaretville
Tuesday, August 23, 2011, 6:00 pm.
Guest of Honor: Assemblyman Clifford Crouch
Special Guests: President Abraham Lincoln and celebrated naturalist John Burroughs
Courtiers strolling with violins
Dancers and singers performing from Shakespeare's "The Tempest"
The Andes Gang with home grown country music
A short play from current production of "Summer Shortcuts"