John Saunders Talks Theatre

March 12, 2018

Mac-Haydn Artistic Director John Saunders talks to Bob and Sally Sugarman about auditions, casting and putting it all together with no time at all at the Mac Haydn Theatre.

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Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Alvarado

February 18, 2018

Ryan Alvarado (Mac-Haydn, 2014) talks about auditions, escape rooms and starring one of the biggest cultural phenomenons in the history of musical theatre.

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50th Celebration Season Announced

January 15, 2018

We are delighted to announce our 50th Celebration Season! The lineup includes three brand new productions for the Mac-Haydn and some of musical theatre’s greatest shows.

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Ending 2017 on a high note!

December 31, 2017

We have received more than 10 Berkshire On Stage Critics Picks for our 2017 season including The Mac-Haydn Theatre as a whole in the “Favorite Thing That Doesn’t Fit Into Any Other Category” category!
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34 BroadwayWorld Nominations!

November 21, 2017

We are over the moon to share the news that we have been nominated for THIRTY-FOUR BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards. Voting is happening now and will continue until the end of the year (December 31, 2017).

Now for the list of Mac-Haydn Nominees….more …

Mac Takes Home Three Berkies!

November 7, 2017

We are excited to share that we won 3 “Berkies” or Berkshire Theatre Awards for the 2017 season! It was a wonderful evening of awards with our Berkshire community. Receieving 11 nominations we were honored to have our work recognized in a field of such outstanding artists.
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11 Nominations for “Berkies”

October 21, 2017

The Berkshire Theatre Critics Association has announced the nominations for the 2017 Berkshire Theatre Awards “The Berkies” and The Mac-Haydn Theatre has a total of 11 nominations!
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This is a perfect “Dolly”

September 17, 2017

Sometimes like the parade, the end of the season passes us by quickly and we miss the opportunity to share all the wonderful things that happen during our finals weeks. more …

Spellbinding and zany production: Spamalot Review

August 13, 2017

Originally posted on Berkshire On Stage
Monty Python’s Musical Gallop
by Barbara Waldinger
Review included in its entirety below.

To find the Holy Grail, it seems that the legendary King Arthur was required to produce a Broadway show; more …

“Funniest musical of the season!” A review of Spamalot

August 12, 2017

Originally posted on the Berkshire Bright Focus page.
Review by J. Peter Bergman included in its entirety below.

When the Lady of the Lake sings her duet with King Arthur you know, definitively, that you are in the atmosphere of a big Broadway show. more …