Entries by Kim Rielly

Depot Theatre awarded grant from NYSCA; support increased 

Westport, N.Y. — The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) has increased its commitment to the Depot Theatre with a grant of $15,000 per year for each of the next two years. The multi-year general-operating support grant is the largest NYSCA award to the Depot in eight years. NYSCA grants are awarded in […]

Depot Theatre Announces Fan Favorites for 40th Season

Three hits from the past 39 years are set to headline the Depot Theatre’s 40th Anniversary Season! The main stage season, which includes a tribute to a legendary country singer, a fast-paced whodunit, and a sassy musical celebration of a jazz great, was selected by the Depot’s Producing Director, Kevin Cochran, whose choices were inspired […]

Depot Theatre takes Boquet River Theatre Festival under its wing

Westport, N.Y. — The Depot Theatre Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that it will be featuring the Boquet River Theatre Festival (BRTF) children’s theatre as their signature education and outreach program beginning in 2018. Created in 1993, the BRTF is an organization that was designed to provide young people with theatrical training and […]

Depot Theatre receives several grants to enhance artist housing

Westport, N.Y. — The Depot Theatre, a not-for-profit organization committed to providing professional theatrical arts in the Adirondacks, has recently been awarded three grants to help prepare artist housing for year-round use.   In recent weeks, the Depot received a $2,000 grant from the Cloudsplitter Foundation, a $2,000 grant from J.M. McDonald Foundation, Inc., and […]

Depot Theatre Announces 2015 Management Team

Westport, N.Y. – The Depot Theatre in Westport, N.Y., is pleased to announce its new management team. Erin Harrington accepted the role of the Depot’s new Business Manager in March, and has hit the ground running ever since. Erin is a graduate of SUNY Potsdam with a dual degree in theatre and English, with a […]

Broadway Veteran to direct Westport Central School Play

Westport, N.Y. – The show will go on for this spring’s Westport Central School Drama Club production of  “Our Miss Brooks”. With the director of the play unexpectedly unavailable, the status of the production was left in question with opening night looming.   “I was speaking with members of Westport’s Depot Theatre board of trustees, who […]

Depot Theatre Celebrates a Successful Season and Looks to the Future

Westport, N.Y. – The Board of Trustees of the Depot Theatre is pleased to announce that the organization’s 36th season was an unquestionable success, ending the fiscal year in the black for the first time in four years thanks to high attendance and generous contributions from donors and volunteers.  “It might come as a surprise […]


Limited engagement features only 8 performances! Westport, N.Y. – The Depot Theatre 2014 season concludes with a limited engagement of PETE ‘N’ KEELY which runs from August 22-31. In this upbeat musical, the Depot turns back the clock to 1968 and transforms itself into a NBC studio where America’s favorite singing duo Pete ‘n’ Keely reunites in […]

Depot Theatre’s Shakespeare-in-the-Park Program Celebrates Its 12th Season with 12th Night

Westport, New York – The Depot Theatre’s Shakespeare-in-the-Park is celebrating its 12th season appropriately with William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. This rollicking and poignant comedy involves mistaken identity, unrequited love, a humorous rivalry between generations, capped off with a perfect comic ending consisting of many marriages that leaves you with a longing for the good ‘ole days. […]