Playwright Reading at Butterfield on Feb. 7

Michael Heintzman reads from his work

On Saturday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m., the Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library will host a reading by award-winning playwright, actor and author Michael Heintzman.

Michael Heintzman

Michael Heintzman

A short list of plays written by Heintzman includes Separating the Men From the Bull, Helen of Peekskill, Under the Hood and First Base. His work has been performed at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, the American Place Theatre in New York, the Jungle Theatre in Minneapolis and locally at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival’s In Process series.

Plays penned by Heintzman have been finalists four times at the Actors Theatre of Louisville’s national Ten-Minute Play Contest and the Heideman Award. In addition, Under the Hood was a semifinalist at the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference in 2008.

Heintzman will be reading from his original work and will be joined by two professional actors. The library notes that this work contains strong adult themes and is recommended for mature audiences only. Registration is requested. To register, visit and click on the calendar or call 845-265-3040.

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