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Address: 1925 State Route 203, Chatham, NY 12037-2108
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+1 518-392-9292
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00

All Musicals, All Summer! Acclaimed professional theatre, presenting...

All Musicals, All Summer! Acclaimed professional theatre, presenting classic and contemporary musicals in a charming, unique theatre-in-the-round setting since 1969. Talented professional performers, wonderful singing, dazzling dancing, lots of laughs = exciting fun for all ages in standard favorite and delightful new musicals. Youngsters and parents alike giggle and gasp at original musicals for ‘children of all ages’. The audience says: "Wonderful entertainment", "Fabulous job!", "Love your shows", "…truly outstanding…Kudos!". Mid May through mid September.

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Good shows in summer stock like theater done with professionals. Very enjoyable experience for a summer evening

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Karen F
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Good shows in summer stock like theater done with professionals. Very enjoyable experience for a summer evening

Thank Karen F
Barbara P, Public Relations Manager at The Mac-Haydn Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you - we're glad you enjoy the shows. Hope to see you this summer, there are some great shows coming up. More 

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

We have been going to Mac-Haydn productions for over forty years. Although some plays turn out better than others, it is never due to a lack of talent or enthusiasm on the part of the actors and crew. Three generations of our family have enjoyed the musicals since they started in a cow shed at the local fair grounds.

Thank M_Freedley
Chatham, New York
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

It's been a while since I've been to the Mac-Haydn, but it really needs to be refreshed. Stale. Dark. Bad sound. Sorry, just can't recommend this for the price of the tickets.

Thank allisonmarchese
Barbara P, Public Relations Manager at The Mac-Haydn Theatre, responded to this review

Hello, Allison, We are sorry that your Mac-Haydn experience was not up to your expectations. You mention that it's been a while since you've been to a show with us, so I can't speak to exactly what might have been issues when you attended. However, we are doing our best to present the newest shows available to us, and the... More 

South Hadley
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

The most important thing to know is that the productions are absolutely first rate. This is no standard community theatre and I always feel that the actors are just taking a vacation from their Broadway shows. They are top-notch! It's a theatre in the round, so there are no bad seats. The first time you visit you can't believe that... More 

Thank mazda6030
SMJMeema, Manager at The Mac-Haydn Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the good words! We are indeed not a standard community theatre, we are a professional musical theatre and in fact quite a few of our performers have been on Broadway and even more have gone from our stage to Broadway - including Nathan Lane! Hope to see you this summer, we have great shows lined... More 

Ghent, New York
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is one of my favorite things to do In the summer. Now I am also including my grandchildren on Sat. morning.

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Craryville, New York
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

My first time at The Mac-Haydn Theatre didn't disappoint. At first glace I noticed the theater was quite small and didn't know how the performers were going to fit on a such a small stage, but to my surprise it wasn't crammed at all. The theater was perfect and intimate enough where you felt like you were in the show,... More 

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Mac-Haydn always has great musicals. Sister Act was no disappointment. The actors/singers were excellent. No matter where you sit, you're right there next to the show. It is an older theatre so it might be a little difficult for those who are handicapped.

Thank Claudia12309
Chicopee, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Saw Sister Act today, great show, cast and performance. Have been here about 6 times now and have never been dissapointed . Small cozy theater in the round that puts on great shows. Already planning our next trip in a few weeks. Highly recommend.

Thank Raymond M
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

We attended our first production at the Mac-Haydn Theatre in Chatham, NY on a recent Sunday afternoon. The theater is a little small and offers seating in the round. There is not a bad seat in the house. The production we saw of Chicago filled the theater with energy. There is a concession stand and outside seating to enjoy a... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We went last summer and had a wonderful time! Just the thing on a Sunday afternoon. Quick drive up the Taconic near Albany. Polished performance with beautiful sets and costumes. Well worth the drive from CT!

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