The Philipstown Depot Theatre welcomes the Fourth Annual Aery Theatre Company Ariane One-Act Festival April 4, 5 and 6. Four original one-act plays by award-winning local playwrights will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday. Included are:
- The Shrine (written and directed by Michael Edan) — with Anne Connolly and Meg Sewell
- Paradise Enow (written and directed by Albi Gorn) — with Laura Brackley and Stavros Adamides
- Sleeping Dogs (written by Patrick J. Lennon; directed by Richard E. Knipe, Jr.) — with Ali Bernhardt and Paul Russo
- Home Care (written by Phoebe Farber; directed by Kate Redway) — with Vicki Kulkin, Kate Redway, Melissa Schaffer and Bonnie Cushing
The Festival is dedicated to the memory of Aery Theatre member Ariane Orenstein, who lost her long battle with cancer in 2011 at age 51. Her life on and off the stage is a model to all those lucky enough to have known her.