Telling Stories At An Intimate Country Theater


A rural performance hall, they call it — which sums it up very nicely, I’d say. The Ancram Opera House started life as Ancram Grange #955 in 1927, a place to address the social, educational, economic and, likely, political concerns of farmers cultivating crops and cows and families in these rolling hills.

Now this building, a Colonial clapboard imaginatively topped by a Mansard roof, draws people to the arts: music, plays, cabarets and stories.

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