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Laurie Kanyok and Martin Harvey
in the Powerhouse 2014 production of In Your Arms.
Photograph by Buck Lewis.

Thank you for helping to make the Powerhouse 2014 Season a success!  For information about the 2015 Powerhouse Season, please revisit this page in the spring of 2015.  In the meantime, stay tuned for more information regarding the NYC Reading Series at Barnard College.

NYSAF is proud to announce that at least 14 projects developed recently by NYSAF will have major NYC, regional, and international productions during the 2014/15 season, including:

Dry Land, PHT 2014
By Ruby Rae Spiegel
Directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt
Presented by Colt Coeur
HERE Arts Center, NYC
September 6 – 27, 2014

Bright Star, PHT 2013
By Steve Martin and Edie Brickell
Directed by Walter Bobbie
The Old Globe, San Diego
September 13 – November 2, 2014

Found, PHT 2013
Book by Hunter Bell and Lee Overtree
Music and original lyrics by Eli Bolin
Directed By Lee Overtree
Atlantic Theater Company, NYC
September 18 – November 9, 2014

While I Yet Live, PHT 2012
By Billy Porter
Directed By Sheryl Kaller
Primary Stages, NYC
September 23 – October 31, 2014

The Fortress of Solitude, PHT 2012
By Michael Friedman and Itamar Moses
Directed by Daniel Aukin
The Public Theater, NYC
September 30 – November 2, 2014

Murder Ballad, PHT 2012
Book and lyrics by Julia Jordan
Music and lyrics by Juliana Nash
Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, Miami
October 8 – November 2, 2014

The House That Will Not Stand, PHT 2012
By Marcus Gardley
Directed by Indhu Rubasingham
Tricycle Theatre, London, UK
October 9 – November 22, 2014

Kinship, PHT 2013
By Carey Perloff
Directed by Julien Collet-Vlaneck
Théâtre de Paris, France
October 21, 2013 – January 25, 2014

The Invisible Hand, PHT 2014
By Ayad Akhtar
Directed by Ken Rus Schmoll
New York Theatre Workshop, NYC
November 19, 2014 – January 4, 2015

Brooklynite, PHT 2013
By Michael Mayer and Peter Lerman
Directed by Michael Mayer
The Vineyard Theater, NYC
January – February 2015

Hamilton, PHT 2013
By Lin-Manuel Miranda
Directed by Thomas Kail
The Public Theater, NYC
January 20 – February 22, 2015

The Twenty-Seventh Man, PHT 2012
By Nathan Englander
Directed by Barry Edelstein
The Old Globe, San Diego
February 14 – March 15, 2015

Laugh, PHT 2014
By Beth Henley
Directed by David Schweizer
Studio Theatre, D.C.
March 11 – April 19, 2015

Murder Ballad, PHT 2012
Book and lyrics by Julia Jordan
Music and lyrics by Juliana Nash
Special Event- Studio Theatre, D.C.
April 15 – May 10, 2015

For a full production history, CLICK HERE.

The Powerhouse Theater is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts

The Powerhouse Theater receives funding from New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature


View the full production history of New York Stage and Film and Vassar’s Powerhouse program.

Since 1985, the Powerhouse Summer Theater Season, a collaboration between New York Stage and Film and Vassar, has produced remarkable works of theater and trained an entire generation of young artists through our apprentice training program.  For the past 30 seasons, we have made Poughkeepsie, NY a theater destination for thousands.

For more information, please visit the Powerhouse website:


Josh Radnor and Leslie Bibb in The Babylon Line

Kyra Sedgwick in The Danish Widow

Joe Morton in Turn Me Loose

Eloise Eonnet in SeaWife

Adesola Osakalumi and Oneika Phillips in In Your Arms

Frank Wood, Maddie Corman, Randy Graff, and Julie Halston in The Babylon Line

Paul Thureen in The Light Years

Michael Esper and Lindsay Mendez in American Pop

Evan Zes and Juliet Brett in Laugh

Sean Martin Hingston and Glenda Sol in In Your Arms

Powerhouse 2014 Season
Photographs by Buck Lewis

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