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10th Anniversary Season

 

Mamet Play This Week 

 

The Liberty Free Theatre continues its Tenth Anniversary season with the second of its Beekman Pavilion Performance Reading Series on Thursday, July 24th, at 7:30 pm, with David Mamet's "Reunion," the story of a father and daughter trying to reconnect. Admission is free. 

The featured performers are Michael Frizalone and Courtney Roche. Audiences will remember Michael for his Liberty Free Theatre performances in "The Dumbwaiter," "Kinfolks and Mountain Music" and "Hughie." Courtney is making her theatrical debut.

The Beekman Pavilion is across the street from the Fat Lady Café on the Square in Kauneonga Lake. The audience is invited to enjoy complementary hors d'oevres and a cash bar at the Fat Lady Café after the performance. Call (845) 798-1527 or email libertyfree1@verizon.net for reservations and more information. 

David Mamet received the Pulitzer Prize in 1984 for his play "Glengarry Glen Ross." As playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and film director he has been a major voice in American letters for a generation. 

 

...Also In Kauneonga Lake

 

A series of three performance readings take place in July at the Beekman Pavilion across from the Fat Lady Café. A double bill of Chekov's "A Reluctant Tragic Hero," a comedy about the p double bill of Chekov's "A Reluctant Tragic Hero," a comedy about the perils of summer vacation, and Paul Austin's "The Hipster's Ballad of the Nazarene" will be performed Thursday, July 17. Edward Albee's groundbreaking comedy of family life, "The American Dream," will play on dates to be announced. All performances are at 7:30 P.M. Admission is free. The audience is invited to enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar at the Fat Lady Café after the performances.

...In Narrowsburg

"By the Time we Got to Woodstock" by Rilla Askew, and "Summer of the Perpetual Buzz," adapted from Joe Freda's novel "The Patience of Rivers," will celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the Woodstock Music Festival at the Tusten theatre in Narrowsburg, August14-17. 

 

...In Parksville

 

The theatre will continue its annual Evening of Poetry and Jazz with Barry Wallenstein and Steve Carlin at the Dead End Café in Parksville on Saturday, August 23. 

 

...In Highland Lake

 

"The Police," Slawomir Mrozek's farcical take on the conflict between authority and rebellion will play NACL September 4 -7. Written in 1958 by Polish playwright Slowomir Mrozek, "The Police" takes place in a mythical country where all opposition to the state has disappeared, and the last remaining political prisoner is to be released. Rather than face the prospect of retiring, the chief of police decides to create an enemy of the state by ordering one of his officers to commit political crimes. This production is directed by Paul Austin.

 

 

 

And plans are being readied for tours to Grahamsville and Fallsburg.

Call 845 798-1527 or email libertyfree1@verizon.net  for reservations and information. 

The theatre will continue its tradition of inviting the audience to gather for complimentary food and drink after the performances.

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