Visitation Safety Protocols 

Masks Optional:  Guests are welcome to wear a mask in the theatre or art galleries to protect themselves and others, but it is no longer required. 

 

Date: Saturday, June 22, 2024
Time: 8:00 pm

Elysium Furnace Works presents Jamaaladeen Tacuma / James Brandon Lewis: “On Your Shoulders”

Saturday, June 22, 2024 @ 8:00 pm / VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street / Purchase Advance Online Tickets at On Your Shoulders

This historic congregation of the legendary harmolodic bass pioneer from Ornette Coleman’s innovative electric ensemble Prime Time Tacuma with the DownBeat Magazine Rising Star on tenor saxophone Lewis is a multi-generational celebration honoring past trailblazers and offering, in Mr. Tacuma’s words, “a special thank you to all the mentors and elders in music sharing their knowledge and creativity with the next generation.”

Date: July 5, 6 and 7, 2024
Time: Performance Time and Tickets: westsidetheatrix.com

West Side Theatrix presents “Footloose – The Musical”

Friday, July 5, 2024 @ 7:00 pm, Saturday, July 6, 2024 @ 7:00 pm and Sunday, July 7, 2024 @ 1:00 pm / VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street / Tickets: $25 General Admission / Ticket Purchase Information: West Side Theatrix

 

 

 

Date: Sunday, July 21, 2024
Time: 2:00 pm

Willow Dance Center presents LIVE Choreography Showcase with BalletCollective

Sunday, July 21, 2024 @ 2:00 pm / VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street / Admission Information: Free Admission / Reservations Strongly Recommended – Click Reserve Your Seat to secure admission / Donations Welcome – Click HERE to make a donation. 

Live Choreography Showcase pulls back the veil on the creative process, allowing audience members to experience the intimate dialogue between choreographer and dancer as new works are brought to life, live on stage. Acclaimed choreographer, BalletCollective founder, and New York City Ballet dancer Troy Schumacher will create a short piece LIVE on two New York City Ballet dancers—set to a musical suggestion from event attendees. Willow Dance Center

Date: August 2, 3 and 4, 2024
Time: Performance Time and Tickets: westsidetheatrix.com

West Side Theatrix presents “Spring Awakening”

Friday, August 2, 2024 @ 7:00 pm, Saturday, August 3, 2024 @ 7:00 pm and Sunday, August 4, 2024 @ 1:00 pm / VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street / Tickets: $25 General Admission / Ticket Purchase Information: West Side Theatrix

 

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2024
Time: 8:00 pm

Elysium Furnace Works presents Peter Evans

Saturday, September 21, 2024 @ 8:00 pm / VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street / Purchase Advance Online Tickets at Peter Evans

Peter Evans — the fearsomely gifted trumpeter Evans astonishes with the sheer multiplicity of sounds and textures he is able to coax from his horn and the staggering inspiration that shapes his fathomless exploration in this rare Hudson Valley solo appearance.

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2024 - 10:00 am to 6:00 pm / Sunday, September 29, 2024 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Time: Free

Poughkeepsie Open Studios 2024

Saturday, September 28, 2024 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm & Sunday, September 29, 2024 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm / 9 and 12 Vassar Street / Visit Poughkeepsie Open Studios for more information

Date: Saturday, October 5, 2024
Time: 7:30 pm

Gene Dinapoli presents Danny Aiello’s “The Italian Chicks”

Saturday, October 5, 2024 @ 1:00 pm / VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street / Tickets: The Italian Chicks

The Italian Chicks takes you back to a time and place when life was simpler, and culture and traditions were respected and honored. This show is a blend of comedy, music, storytelling, and a little bit of dancing. You don’t have to be Italian to love this show, you just have to have a dysfunctional family. Who attends the shows? The entire family…From the Matriarch down to the 3rd cousin. “Don’t make the mistake of thinking this a “girls’ night out” – you just might meet your new husband there! They will make you remember things you paid your shrink to forget!”

Date: Saturday, October 12, 2024
Time: 8:00 pm

Elysium Furnace Works presents Yuko Otomo

Saturday, October 12, 2024 @ 8:00 pm / VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street / Purchase Advance Online Tickets at Yuko Otomo

In her first solo Hudson Valley appearance, the exceptional poet and writer Yuko Otomo brings her revelatory work steeped in humane soul and omniversal epiphany, accompanied by musicians TBA.

Date: Saturday, November 16, 2024
Time: 8:00 pm

Elysium Furnace Works presents AM / FM (Ava Mendoza / Gabby Fluke-Mogul)

Saturday, November 16, 2024 @ 8:00 pm / VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street / Purchase Advance Online Tickets at AM/FM

This power duo of guitarist Ava Mendoza and violinist Gabby Fluke-Mogul synthesize a heady brew of avant jazz, blues and noise, radically upending experimental music(s) past, present, and future.

Date: Saturday, December 7, 2024
Time: 8:00 pm

Elysium Furnace Works presents Harriet Tubman: the band (Brandon Ross / Melvin Gibbs / JT Lewis)

Saturday, December 7, 2024 @ 8:00 pm / VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street / Purchase Advance Online Tickets at Harriet Tubman: the band

Elysium Furnace Works out their monumental 2024 season with the fiery intensity of this long-running eclectic, electric collective comprised of the insanely talented, accomplished trio of guitarist Brandon Ross, bassist Melvin Gibbs and drummer JT Lewis.