Citizen playwrights, lend us your stories! This season, the HVSF Community Bake-Off centers around the theme of Hudson Valley Harvest. Come see the work of your neighbors read by professional actors from the HVSF company!

PLEASE NOTE: At this time, both performances are fully reserved. On Sunday, November 24 an in-person wait-list will start one hour before each performance. Each person present may request up to 2 tickets. If reserved tickets are not picked up 15 minutes before showtime, they will be released to the wait-list.

Check back as more tickets may be released.

GHOST STORIES
by Lila Nawrocki
Beacon, NY

What kinds of tales do ghosts tell around the campfire? Why, those of the living, of course! When a newly dead ghost joins the group, spooky hilarity ensues.

AUNT TESSA’S PEAR TREE
by Eileen Burns
Peekskill, NY

A beautiful, poignant story about memory loss and how a perfect pear can bring pure and simple joy.

LAST HAYRIDE
by Steve Chizmadia
Peekskill, NY

A brother and sister debate whether to sell the farm that’s been in the family for years.

WHY?
A One Woman Play
by Ellen O’Neill
Salt Point, NY

When a woman visits the home she grew up in, she’s flooded with painful and mysterious questions about her childhood.

NEW HARVEST
by Julie Smith
Croton-on-Hudson, NY

A moving and funny tale of a mother and her mother, and the difficulties of raising a child.

THE WOMAN’S LAND ARMY
by Stephanie Buckley
Park Ridge, NJ

During World War II, the Women’s Land Army placed women with farms that needed workers while the men were at war. As three young women take up their assignments, they are forced to reckon with the painful new reality of their lives.

MAGGIE’S FARM
by Jennifer Persechino
New Hartford, CT

The story of an unlikely friendship between a scarecrow and a crow.


Director Raz Golden
Stage Management Caitlyn Halvorsen
Bake-Off Associate Producer and Literary Manager Christine Scarfuto