Entries by Katie Shepard

Cast Announced for Souvenir at Depot Theatre

Meet The Cast of SOUVENIR A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins By Stephen Temperley Directed by Kevin Cochran Sponsored by Emmet Carter Green Design July 28 – August 6 A funny and touching look at Florence Foster Jenkins, the New York Socialite who thought she could sing, but couldn’t – at all! […]

The Depot Theatre Kicks Off New Seats with Celebration!

Westport’s Depot Theatre will be hosting an open house on Sunday, July 2, 2017, from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm for the public get their first look at the theatre’s new capital improvements. These include a new wifi system; new lighting grid; new flooring and carpeting in the theatre; and brand new seats complete with […]

The Depot Theatre Young Actor Apprentice Program Offers a Well-Rounded Theatrical Experience in a Professional Setting

The Depot Theatre is pleased to announce their Young Actor Apprentice Program for aspiring artists from ages 11 to 15.  The program runs from June 27 to August 3 with rehearsal/workshops held Monday through Thursday from 4:00 to 6:00 pm with several additional Depot Special Event dates (all dates posted on the Depot website). Participants will learn about a wide range […]

2017 Single Tickets on Sale Now!

The Depot’s 39th Season ​kicks off with a hysterical​ new comedy (​featuring​ penguins​ AND promiscuity?!)​ followed by​ the true​ and touching​ story of​ infamous “singer” Florence Foster Jenkins​ who scales operatic heights (often off-key). The season​ reaches a harmonic and hilarious conclusion with an aspiring girl group’s​ musical tour (de force)​! We’re​ also pleased to […]

Phase Two of Theatre Upgrades Complete!

The transformation is underway! New flooring and carpeting installed! Up next, new SEATS! The Depot’s campaign to install new carpeting and seating is on schedule for the opening of the 2017 Season! It Takes A Village! Local heroes Kevin Boyle and Sean Kullman installed a new subfloor. Lee Kitchen, Carpet & Appliance Center laid beautiful new […]

The Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust Awards the Depot Theatre with Grant for Theatre Improvements

The Depot Theatre, a not-for-profit organization committed to providing professional theatrical arts in the Adirondacks, has received a grant for theatre improvements from the Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust. The Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust has awarded the Depot with a grant of $6,710 to replace the theatre’s aging lighting grid. “The new lighting grid will […]

All Aboard for 2017! Season Sneak Peek!

This past year was filled with excitement and triumphs onstage and off! Now we’re asking you to help ensure 2017 is even better! Our stage was graced by the top quality, professional artists you expect at the Depot – talented women sang, emoted, and triumphed in Shout!; incredible men made Murder for Two seem like […]