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The Mac-Haydn Theatre

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Mac-Haydn Shows

We visit MacHaydn as often as possible. It is a 50 mile ride each way for us but is well worth the... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2016
John G
Saugerties, New York
Broadway In Chatham!

We've been coming to MacHaydn Theatre for several years now -- what a delight! Its small, local... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2016
Saratoga Springs, New York
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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...more
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1925 State Route 203, Chatham, NY 12037-2108
+1 518-392-9292
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

We visit MacHaydn as often as possible. It is a 50 mile ride each way for us but is well worth the trip. We saw "My Fair Lady" and once again enjoyed the old story. The talent is superb and very professional. We love the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank John G
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We've been coming to MacHaydn Theatre for several years now -- what a delight! Its small, local theater in an old barn(?) but it is so very charming and the talent they bring in is absolutely amazing. First show this season is "My Fair Lady"...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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SMJMeema, Public Relations Manager at The Mac-Haydn Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2016

Thanks so much for the good words! We're pleased that you enjoy our shows so much. The building, rather than an old barn, and as near as we can determine from what people have told us, actually built in the early 1900's for a printing...More

Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We live not far from NYC, but our favorite theater is Mac-Hayden. A small 300 seat, theater in the round. They put on Broadway quality shows that never disappoint! The staging, costumes, singing, acting levels for their latest, My Fair Lady, was wonderful. We celebrated...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

I usually see 2 or 3 shows at the Mac-Haydn theatre during the summer season. The Mac-Haydn is a summer stock theatre specializing in fun musicals from Broadway. The actors and actresses are mostly young people from all over the country who are pursuing professional...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

I have been going to NYC since my childhood and have seen countless Broadway show through the years. So I am pleased to have Mac-Hayden Theater within reach by car! I have had the delight of seeing many wonderful plays here with outstanding actors, dancers,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

We just saw The Producers at the Mac-Haydn. NO it is not Broadway but it is full of heart and a company that gives their performances every ounce of energy they have. What fun and what inventive use of the round venue. It was such...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

This season has been outstanding. My favorite show thus far was Hair Spray. Great summer stock venue.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

We've been here before and find the performances very well done and professional. Recently we saw West Side Story and it was very well executed by the entire cast. I was impressed with the manner in which the stage production was done given the small...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank 448bobc
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Saw West Side Story on Thursday midday. Maria is wonderful, the dancing is great, the whole production is entertaining. I didn't look at my watch once. The bathroom line for women was so long though that it seemed to hold up the whole process at...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

This is one of many professional summer stock theaters that we enjoy in the New England Area. It's a small facility which means we get to be close to the action. They offer a wide range of productions and we happened to see West Side...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Mary W
18 July 2015|
Response from SMJMeema | Property representative |
Hello, We are handicap accessible. There is a paved walk from the parking area driveway - it does go uphill but not for a long ways and not steeply - and there are spaces for wheelchairs in the seating which other people on... More
Mary W
18 July 2015|
Response from SMJMeema | Property representative |
Hello, You can be dropped off by a paved path going to the entrance, which would be about 12 yards, I estimate, then another 20 to 30 yards, through the lobby and to your seat, depending on where that is. There is a slight... More