Season includes 12-hour performance by Taylor Mac

Tickets go on sale on May 17 for the new season at Vassar’s Powerhouse Theater, which will run from June 24 to July 31.

Highlights include a musical workshop of Another Word for Beauty, with book by Academy Award nominee José Rivera; a reading series that includes The Portuguese Kid, a comedy by Oscar, Tony and Pulitzer winner John Patrick Shanley; “Inside Look” workshops with Fingersmith by Alexa Junge and Fury by Joanna Murray-Smith; and performances of Transfers by Lucy Thurber and The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe.

Taylor Mac (photo provided)
Taylor Mac (photo provided)

There will also be a 12-hour marathon performance on July 30 by Taylor Mac of material from A 24-Decade History of Popular Music; an adaptation by Santino Fontana of Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley’s The Roar of the Greasepaint, The Smell of the Crowd; a reading of Lorien Haynes’s Good Grief with John Slattery and Josh Radnor; and free performances of Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway and Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew.

Visit powerhouse.vassar.edu for dates and tickets.

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