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Vassar College and New York Stage and Film Present Powerhouse Theater

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The Box Office on campus in the Powerhouse Theater will open June 7, 2018 (11am-6pm)

ANNOUCING OUR 2019 Season!

June 20 - July 28, 2019


the bandaged place

JUNE 27-JULY 7, 2019

By Harrison David Rivers
Directed by David Mendizábal

Lightning (or The Unbuttoning)

JULY 18-JULY 28, 2019

By Beth Henley
Directed by Mark Brokaw 


Annie Salem: An American Tale

JULY 5-7, 2019

Adapted from the novel by Mac Wellman
Book by Rachel Chavkin
Music by Heather Christian
Lyrics by Heather Christian and Rachel Chavkin

The Elementary Spacetime Show

JULY 12-14, 2019

Music and Lyrics by César Alvarez
Book by César Alvarez with Emily Orling
Directed by Sarah Benson


JULY 26-28, 2019

Conceived by Saheem Ali
Music and Lyrics by Michael Thurber
Book by Jocelyn Bioh
Additional lyrics by Mkhululi Z. Mabija
Directed by Saheem Ali


…and the horse you rode in on

JUNE 20-22, 2019

by Zach Helm
Directed by Kate Whoriskey

The Best We Could (a family tragedy)

JULY 25-27, 2019

By Emily Feldman
Directed by Daniel Aukin 


The Notebook
Based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks
Music and Lyrics by Ingrid Michaelson
Book by Bekah Brunstetter

The Excavation of Mary Anning
By Ian August
Directed by Sammi Cannold 

Tuvalu or, The Saddest Song
By Antoinette Nwandu
Directed by Danya Taymor

The Paper Dreams of Harry Chin
By Jessica Huang

Delusion by Proxy
By Brooke Adams
Directed by Ethan Silverman

Sanctuary City
By Martyna Majok

Additional projects and the readings schedule will be announced at a later date. 


Romeo and Juliet

JULY 12-14, 2019

By William Shakespeare
Adapted and Directed by Devin Kawaoka

The Winter’s Tale

JULY 19-21, 2019

By William Shakespeare
Adapted and Directed by Andrew Willis-Woodward

Keep Your Head Above Water so as Not to Sink: A Soundpainting Performance

JULY 4,11,18,25, 2019

Part of “Late Night at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center”

From One To Another: Rites of Passage for our Times

JULY 21-22, 2019

Created and Directed by Emily Mendelsohn and members of the Training Company

New Works Play Festival

JULY 27, 2019

Written and Directed by members of the Training Company