Open Sky: Working: A Musical

from The Depot Theatre

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

RATED: PG

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 Center for the Arts

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. 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

Festival FAQs

Learn about what to bring to the Lawn @ LPCA, COVID-19 safety, ticketing policies and more! Click here for festival FAQs.

Wednesday 8/4/2021
7:00pm
In Advance: $15
Festival Pass: $200
...dedicated to presenting and fostering quality arts, which inspire, enrich, educate and entertain people of all ages.
Lake Placid Center for the Arts

The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is a year-round performing and visual Arts Facility.  Located in the Adirondack Park of Northern New York, the LPCA consistently presents arts of the highest caliber in music, dance and theatre performances, film exhibitions and visual arts presentations. 

In addition, the Arts Center provides special arts-in education programs, workshops and residencies for aspiring and renowned artists.

The Arts Center is the home of the Lake Placid School of Ballet, LPCA Children's Theatre, Community Theatre Players, as well as the Summer home of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta.

Upcoming Events
09/21/21 - 04:00pm

Online Class with Thom Williams

09/21/21 - 06:00pm

Online Class with Thom Williams

09/21/21 - 05:00pm to 07:00pm

Online Class with Cynthia Rosen

09/22/21 - 06:00pm

Online Class with Thom Williams

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