Taconic Stage Company

Carl Ritchie, Producing Artistic Director

Our 2016 Season is over - thanks for helping to make it a success! 

LOMBARD.  Fri & Sat August 26th & 27th at 7 and Sun August 28th at 3. We are thrilled once again to have another terrific one woman show starring   Susan Fullerton .   This time she will take on the legendary film star, Carole Lombard - salty language and all - written by Michael B. Druxman, directed by TSC Artistic Director, Carl Ritchie.  "  It is a warm, funny story of a woman -- the highest paid film actress of her day -- who was a "fighter," both in her career and personal life. " STRONG LANGUAGE - NOT suitable for children.

Venue: St John in the Wilderness

261 Route 344,  Copake Falls, NY

Carl Ritchie's The Real (Desperate) Housewives of Columbia County Musical WAS A SUCCESS ! Yes! Again! Really!  At Mac-Haydn. After successful runs at the West Bank in NYC, on Copake Lake and at Mac-Hadyn just two years ago! By popular demand! "Country Life's A Bitch!"   Four shows at Mac-Hadyn in Chatham. August 1st & 15th at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM. (From the team who brought you last summer's smash - I Know I Came in Here for Something...) Diedre Bollinger, Meg Dooley, Amy Fiebke & Cathy Lee Visscher with accompaniment by Joe Rose.

Please email us if you'd like to be added to our email mailing list:

Send email to  TaconicStage@aol.com  

Donations can be made by mail (address below) or online (coming soon) by clicking the link above. TSC is a registered 501(C) 3 non-profit and your greatly appreciated donation is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Taconic Stage Company is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to enrich, educate and entertain our community in Columbia County by providing professional quality musical and non-musical theatre and concert productions as well as encouraging and nurturing local talent and providing low-cost or free access to the arts for students, the elderly and the physically or mentally handicapped.

Taconic Stage Company, 

240 Island Drive, 

Craryville, NY 12521


Check back for updates as soon as we finish hibernating... Our final 2016 show was Lombard.

"There is only one reason to see "Lombard": the beautiful actress, Susan Fullerton... It's a pleasure to watch her...lots of charm, honesty, switches of mood and tempo..."  
Marion Hunter, The Columbia Paper

"Fullerton (twig slim and Hollywood blonde) played the queen of screwball comedy with a light touch. Fullerton is quite glamorous and very comfortable holding an audience all on her own. She seemed to have fun doing it, too."

Marsden Epworth, Millerton News

 NOTE: Some of the pictured productions were performed at CTC where our Artistic Director, Carl Ritchie, was either producer, director, writer or performer. The most recent are from productions of the Taconic Stage Company. All photos by Carl Ritchie except for the three he is in - with Chase Crosley - in Driving Miss Daisy - and Susan Fullerton - in Private Lives. Those were by Bob Sacks. Also, the photo of Leda Hodgson in A Lady of Letters is by Christopher Baines. Photos of Private Lives by Daniel Region. "Housewives" photo by Mike Molinski, Photographics Solution. Liz Richardson "spotlight" photo by Marvin Moore.

For "Lombard" tickets click here or call 800-838-3006

(You can also just show up at the church - there's always a spare pew! Tickets are $20. Seniors and Students - "pay what you can". Show runs just over 90 minutes with intermission. Please NOTE: There was some confusion with online calendars - our SUNDAY matinees are both at 3 PM, our Friday and Saturday Aug 26 & 27 shows at 7 PM.)

Click HERE for Berkshire on Stage Article about the show

For our beautiful venue, St John in the Wilderness, in Copake Falls, click here (Designed by Richard Upjohn in the Gothic Revival style.)