Auburn Public Theater News

APT Offering 4 Summer Youth Camps

Ed Vivenzio, Finger Lakes Daily News, GENEVA, NY – As the number of days remaining in the school year begins to dwindle, kids may be wondering what they’ll be spending their Summer doing. Auburn Public Theater will be offering four Summer Youth Camp Programs for...
Celebrating Harriet Tubman’s 200th birthday in Auburn, N.Y.

Celebrating Harriet Tubman’s 200th birthday in Auburn, N.Y.

Andrea Sachs, Washington Post, WASHINGTON, DC – On a numbingly cold day in Upstate New York, Judith Bryant was eating a bowl of potato, parsnip and turnip soup at a cafe in downtown Auburn. In between spoonfuls, she talked about the town’s most famous resident,...
Auburn musician’s record release show boasts big lineup

Auburn musician’s record release show boasts big lineup

The Citizen staff, AUBURN – Auburn musician Jim Van Arsdale will celebrate the release of a new album with a live show this weekend, and he won’t be alone. Van Arsdale and an expanded band, The Healers, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at Auburn...

Film Making Class Returns to Auburn Public Theater

Ed Vivenzio, Finger Lakes Daily News, Geneva – Lights, camera, action. Auburn Public Theater’s film production program is returning to give 14-18 year olds a chance to make a movie from start to finish. Program Director Carey Eidel describes the class: Click...
An Auburn Christmas memory with Patricia Neal

An Auburn Christmas memory with Patricia Neal

Joel Vig Special to The Citizen, AUBURN – Like so many adventures in show business, it all began with a phone call. It was early August 2009. My dear friend Joanne O’Connor is speaking a mile a minute: “You’ve got to call Patricia … see...
Downtown Auburn business owners talk surviving COVID-19

Downtown Auburn business owners talk surviving COVID-19

David Wilcox, AUBURN – Perseverance, community, determination and perspective are crucial to sustaining a business during COVID-19 and beyond, four downtown Auburn business owners said Wednesday. Those four words were their responses to a question by moderator...