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 […]