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Hangar Theatre

801 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-9501
+1 607-273-2787
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Third Annual Empire Burlesque Festival -- delightful

If burlesque does not offend or is too low-brow for readers' tastes ... this is an amazing... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2018
rh24
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Ithaca, New York
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My 3 girlfriends and I spent one evening of our delightful Finger Lakes vacation watching "A Funny... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2017
Reiselust1947
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State College
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Hangar Theatre is Ithaca's premier professional regional theatre, presenting award-winning plays and musicals, live theatre for children, experimental theatre, new play readings, cabarets, special events, art exhibits, and more. Located in a renovated airplane hangar on the site of Ithaca's first airport, esteemed Broadway stars frequently headline Hangar productions. Coming Up Next: "Hangar Hits the Runway" Dec 8 at 3pm, a fashion show and shopping event with Jane Morgan's Little House. Proceeds support the creation of costumes for Hangar productions. "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Dec 13-15 Theatre Incognita presents this acerbic, hilarious and shattering journey into the battlefields of marriage and academia. "The Burns Sisters Holiday Concert" Dec 21 at 8pm, hear original songs and seasonal selections from cultures around the world. These local singer-songwriters have toured with Arlo Guthrie, creating their own blend of folk, rock, and blues. Bring donations for the food bank and be entered to win prizes.
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801 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-9501
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

If burlesque does not offend or is too low-brow for readers' tastes ... this is an amazing festival It is such a celebration of all types of female bodies (even by the one male artiste yesterday) and the primal instinct for seduction. I was blown...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

My 3 girlfriends and I spent one evening of our delightful Finger Lakes vacation watching "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" at the Hangar Theatre. I had seen the musical twice before and never liked it much. I actually just went...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Foremost I am really appreciate that the Hangar has a longer season now than it did. Next, I am doubly appreciative that there is the opportunity to view world class theatre like Aaron Goldman's "Wrestling Jerusalem". Not only was the play brilliant but the Hangar...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We enjoyed seeing "Third" at the theater and were impressed with the quality of the production. The pre-show talk was informative and gave insight into the "big questions" posed in the play. The facility was well maintained, and the price was fair. Although we were...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

We have never been disappointed with any of the productions we have seen at this regional summer theatre in Ithaca, New York. The venue, a renovated seaplane hanger, the setting in a quiet NY State college town, and the quality actors - many brought here...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2016

We were visiting friends in Clayton, NY and my wife's former, boss, who's daughter is in the performing arts was appearing at the Hangar during our visit. So, we gathered everyone up and traveled over two hours to this venue. Interesting construction. "In the Heights"...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2016

The Hangar Theatre name comes from an earlier use of the property as the hangar for Ithaca's first airport. You'll find historic photos in the lobby and you'll be delighted at the excellent reuse of the facility. I'm guessing that the facility seats 150 to...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

We went to a matinee to see the first show of the season and were thoroughly delighted. The theater is a made-over airport hanger and it is lovely! The staff was welcoming and refreshments were available in the lobby. The theater did not appear to...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Really enjoyed the production of "I loved, I lost, I made spaghetti." The theater is fairly small, but all seats have good line of sight. Prices are very reasonable and amenities available. The Wednesday 2 PM show in the summer is a real plus for...More

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

We've had season tickets to the Hangar for many years. The summer main stage productions are always top-notch, and are often a mix of local and imported talent. One benefit of being a season ticket holder is that we can exchange tickets for other performance...More

Thank Andy W
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