Haverstraw Youth Theatre Takes on Social Media and Sends Powerful Message in: “The Truth About Agnes”

BY GEORGE J. DACRE This is the age of Internet bullying and use of social media to embarrass people. The play “The Truth About Agnes,” written and directed by Samual Harps at Shades Repertory in Haverstraw, focuses on the trauma and disaster that bullying and embarrassing can involve. Agnes is brilliantly portrayed by Alexis Salem, […]

Shades Repertory Seeks $35,000 to Fund National Tour of Play About Drive for Voter Freedom in 1960s Mississippi

BY GEORGE J. DACRE With a deadline of April 19, the Haverstraw-based theatre group Shades Rep is going to the Internet with Kickstart and doing advertising in the Rockand County Times, educational journals and theater publications to raise the funds to present a national tour of “Freedom Summer,” written by Stony Point resident William Tucker. […]