New musical premiering at Hubbard Hall

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CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. >> Fresh from a workshop presentation at Hubbard Hall's 2015 Winter Carnival of New Work, the arts and education venue is presenting the world premiere of "Wayward Home," a new musical with performers and writers Maizy Broderick Scarpa and Clara Strauch and performer Abigail Wahl, beginning 8 p.m. Friday.

Consulting directors are David Andrew Snider and John Hadden.

Performances through Nov. 29 are 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. and Sundays.

The show will also tour to local schools and retirement communities throughout the month of November.

Roundhouse Bakery Café will be hosting an opening night dinner event at 6 p.m. which will feature gougères (a cheese-flavored pastry puff filled with a savory); a maple-and-herb pork roast with caramelized apples and onions; and a pumpkin ginger mousse. Reservations for the dinner are required in advance and may be purchased through the box office.

Inspired by Noah's Ark, the Johnstown Flood of 1889 and tales of the American West, "Wayward Home" is a musical folktale about a family's quest for home. The performers sing, play all their own instruments and portray multiple characters.

Hubbard Hall Center for Arts and Education is in a renovated 1878 rural opera house at 25 E. Main St. and an adjacent former freight yard complex on Washington Street,

Complete ticket information is available by phone at (518) 677-2495 or online at hubbardhall.org

Box office hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, Tickets also will be available at the door.


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