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Past Events

Last update: 2015-01-24


Date(s) Event Time
24-25 (Sat-Sun)
Standing Room Only Teens presents
RENT - School Edition

Set in the East Village of New York City, RENT SCHOOL EDITION is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, it has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.

For more information email

Place: CHAC, 12 Vassar St.,Poughkeepsie, NY

Link: http://srotheatercompany.com/index.html
Sat: 2 & 8pm
Sun: 2 & 7pm
26 (Mon)
Cocoon Theatre presents
The Typographers Dream by Adam Bock

This is the inaugural production of Soiree in the Parlor, Cocoon Theatre's low-cost curated performances by local visual & performing artists with a focus on experimental artistic forms and new & original works. These will be held the last Monday of every month.

Place: The parlor at CHAC, 9 Vassar St.,Poughkeepsie, NY
Tickets: $10 (snow date 2/2/15)
For more information call 845-452-7870, click on the link or the flier.
Link: http://cocoontheatre.org/index.htm
31 (Sat)
The D'amby Project is pleased to present
the 3rd Annual Hearts on Fire Performance!

This culminating event promises to be a beautiful celebration of the hard work that the students at The D'amby Project have accomplished. There will also be performances by the D'amby company!

Tickets can be purchased at the door, or put on reserve by email.
For more information click on the link

Place: CHAC, 12 Vassar St.,Poughkeepsie, NY

Link: http://thedambyproject.com/home/
7 pm


Date(s) Event Time
13-15 (Fri-Sun)
Cocoon Theatre presents
The Illustrated Man

An original adaptation of six short stories by Ray Bradbury by our Production Program featuring students 12-16. This is a restaging of the 2014 production designed for the Cunneen-Hackett Theater.

Place: CHAC, 12 Vassar St.,Poughkeepsie, NY
Tickets: $15
To reserve tickets, call 845-452-7870
Link: http://cocoontheatre.org/index.htm
Fri&Sat: 7pm
Sun: 3pm
21-22 (Sat-Sun)
Standing Room Only presents
Annie jr

Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie the world-wide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical is now adapted for young performers in Annie JR. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written including "Tomorrow".

For more information email.

Place: CHAC, 12 Vassar St.,Poughkeepsie, NY

Link: http://srotheatercompany.com/index.html
23 (Mon)
Cocoon Theatre presents
The second in a series of Soirées in the Parlor

Landscapes Without Sleep, an exploration of original poems by Lynn Behrendt and Penelope Levine in sound, music, image and movement. Movement is performed by Marguerite and Andrés San Millan. Collages by Lynn Behrendt. Music by Lynn Behrendt and Penelope Levine. Curated by Penelope Levine.

You are invited to bring a post-performance potluck dish.

Place: CHAC, 12 Vassar St.,Poughkeepsie, NY
Tickets: $10
For more information call 845-452-7870
Link: http://cocoontheatre.org/
7 pm
27 (Fri)
Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center presents
an "Evening of Music and Merriment"

In honor of Ms. Feigenheimer's (Executive Director) retirement, this event will feature live rock, folk and pop music, as well as dance, AND some surprises. Following the Theater presentation, a Dessert and Bubbly reception will be held in the Parlors. The fete is also a fundraiser for ongoing theater projects at Cunneen-Hackett.

Place: CHAC, 12&9 Vassar St.,Poughkeepsie, NY
Suggested donation: $20.
Call 845-486-4571 for more information. For the press release, click on the link.
Link: http://cunneen-hackett.org/fliers/Press_Release.pdf

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9 & 12 Vassar Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3022
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