Festival continues with two events
The community festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of the filming of Hello, Dolly! in Philipstown and at West Point continues on Aug. 8 and 11.
On Wednesday, actors from the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival will present a reading of Thornton Wilder’s comedy, The Matchmaker, which inspired the musical, at 7:30 p.m. at the Philipstown Depot Theatre. Tickets are $20 at hvshakespeare.org.
On Saturday at 7:30 p.m., the West Point Band will perform a free concert, Hello Dolly! at 50, at Trophy Point, where some scenes were filmed.