About Working: A Musical
Nominated for six Tony Awards, WORKING: A MUSICAL features vibrant portrayals of 26 real-life American workers including a schoolteacher, trucker, housewife, fireman, and millworker played by 6 actors. The show conveys how people's relationships to their work reveal key aspects of their humanity. The musical includes songs by Tony Award-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda, and favorite numbers by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, and James Taylor.
From the book by Studs Terkel
Adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso
with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg
Songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mary Rodgers and Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz, James Taylor
Orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire
About The Depot Theatre
The Depot Theatre is a non-profit, professional theatre located in a historic, functioning 1876 train station in Westport, N.Y., and is the only theatre in the Adirondacks that operates under an agreement with Actors' Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. Committed to promoting and providing exposure to the performing arts in the Adirondacks, the Depot Theatre invites all to "Take a journey without leaving the station." The Depot Theatre's 2021 Season is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Additional support is provided by the Essex County Arts Council.
About the Open Sky Arts Festival
August 2 – 15 | Lake Placid Horse Show Grounds
Open Sky is a brand new, multidisciplinary festival for arts lovers of every age. Explore two weeks of music, dance, film and theatre outdoors against a spectacular mountain backdrop. You’ll find something for everyone in your family under the open sky!
How to Get Tickets
Purchase festival passes and attend as many shows as you like between August 2nd and 15th (includes registration for free performances). Or, purchase individual tickets starting June 14.
Why Choose a Festival Pass?
At just $200 each, a festival pass gives you access to all 18 Open Sky performances at a discount of almost 50%! You’ll have the chance to see as many shows as you like, from modern bluegrass, to circus, to musical theatre and so much more. After a whole year without live performances, this is an amazing way to dive in – see your favorite artist, try something new and experience the magic as live art unfolds around us in the fresh mountain air.
Member Pre-Sale (Festival Passes only): June 1 – 6
General Public (Festival Passes only): June 7 – 13
General Public (Festival Passes or individual tickets/registrations): June 14 – August 1
We are evaluating the latest guidelines from New York State and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We will post the most up-to-date information here leading up to the festival to help you plan your trip to Open Sky.