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Depot Theatre

Performing Arts
The Depot Theatre in the Westport NY Delaware and Hudson Station – Kim Rielly

Live professional theatre persenting fully stage productions during the summer and early fall. Performances take place in the original freight room of a restored 1876 Delaware and Hudson train station. Fully restored lobby and ticket office, with daily AMTRAK service to New York and Montreal.

Capacity And Seating Type (Stadium, Folding Chair, Balcony)

Seats 136 in air-conditioned theatre. Lobby capacity is 50, and includes receptions and art gallery, as well as year-round playreadings. Theatre seating is raked with comfortable, reclining theatre chairs. Lobby seating includes original waiting room wooden benches as well as temporary seating when necessary.

The Depot Theatre offers 65-75 professional performances of up to nine different productions June through October including plays, musicals, and one-night cabarets. Year-round gallery activities include receptions and display of local and regional art. A play reading series is offered on select Sunday nights from October through May.

Don't Miss This When Visiting

Don't miss any of the professional productions, including World Premiere Musicals plus Opening Night in-lobby receptions, 1st Thursday talk-backs, and an annual cocktail-party-Gala. Visit with all of your summer friends before the show. Meet the theatre's cats, Cole & Porter, who may make an appearance on-stage during a show (or possibly the Depot's newest mascot, James Squirrel Jones)! Find out what happens when the train comes by during a performance - something you will only experience at the Depot Theatre! And of course, the incredible view of Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains of Vermont.

Identify And Describe The Management Organization

The Depot Theatre, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit professional theatre company with a volunteer board of directors. The day-to-day management is provided by an executive team of Artistic Director and Managing Director who oversee their respective areas of production and management. Productions are produced by professional theatre practitioners and artists (Actors' Equity Association and Society of Directors & Choreographers).

Suggested Further Reading

Depot Theatre Website, Westport NY Amtrak Station, Depot Theatre Facebook Page, Depot Theatre Gala Facebook Page