The Hangar Theatre Company has been producing plays and musicals since 1975. From broadway classics to new works, the Hangar Theatre Company creates work that enriches, enlightens, educates and entertains the Finger Lakes Region.

Oh la la…our 2021 Outdoor Mainstage season will take place under the stars!
Our 47th season will include five live, in-person productions that will be performed at our outdoor, socially distanced performance space located on the Hangar grounds, behind the theatre and across from the dog park. We are working with nationally recognized scenic designer Steve TenEyck, and a COVID safety task force composed of local health professionals to welcome audiences into a space that is comfortable and safe. We are constantly adapting to changing circumstances and will continue to do so with the support of our incredible community!
Seating is limited! Subscribers save 20% AND are guaranteed seats.


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The last row of our venue will feature umbrella-covered, high top tables!
A $250 table seats up to four patrons.
Purchase for a show for just $250, or save $125 with a Table Subscription!
For just $1,125 you and up to three guests will enjoy all five Mainstage shows at a deluxe Hangar table!
To purchase, call 607.273.ARTS(2787).

The REALNESS: another break beat play
June 17-26
By Idris Goodwin
A regional premiere!

In 1996, T.O. graduates from his high school in the suburbs and jumps into the vibrant culture of his true passion, hip-hop. Enter Prima, a dazzling MC with Lauryn Hill vibes, who takes his breath away. T.O. poses as a music journalist to get close to her, but when his story catches up to him, he must decide, in the words of his idol Biggie, is it “all a dream”? The Realness tackles history and class collision in a humorous and real way, with unique rhythm and beats. LEARN MORE

July 1-17
Book by Enda Walsh. Music and Lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová

Travel to the streets of Dublin for one fateful week in the life of a young busker who has all but given up on music. After meeting a young Czech woman, he becomes entwined in her story and discovers the inspiration he needs to create and dream again. With a cast that doubles as the orchestra, and hits like the Oscar-winning song “Falling-Slowly”, this uplifting and unexpected tale will have audiences wanting to see it more than Once. Arrive early for a pre-show jam! LEARN MORE

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
July 22 – August 7
Book by Hugh Wheeler. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

The macabre tale of a wronged barber in 19th-century London who returns from exile with his blade, and a vengeance. He opens up a barbershop, conveniently located above a carnivorous meat-pie shop, and finds a memorable way to enact revenge. This award-winning musical tackles societal issues of power and class with dark humor and wit, and features one of the most stunning scores ever written for the stage. LEARN MORE

Queens Girl In The World
August 12-21
By Caleen Sinnette Jennings

The Motown-infused story of Jacqueline Marie Butler, a Black teenager coming of age in the 1960s. Her joys, challenges, and heartbreak play out against the backdrop of the civil rights movement as she journeys from her familiar Queens neighborhood to a progressive, predominantly-Jewish private school in Greenwich Village. This funny, heartfelt, and entirely relatable show was performed virtually in the Hangar’s 2020 Virtual Season. Written as a solo show, the lead will portray over a dozen characters! LEARN MORE

An Odyssey
August 26-September 4
A community-created theatrical spectacular!
Co-production with The Cherry Arts.

An epic new piece of theatre created by our town, for our town. An Odyssey will celebrate the skills and talents of Ithaca’s diverse communities, working alongside professional theatre artists, to create a fresh and unexpected adaptation of Homer’s unforgettable tale. With music, magic, and adventure for all ages, it will reflect the myriad journeys we have all been taking, and must continue to take, during this extraordinary time in our lives. LEARN MORE

Subscriptions are available now, and tickets to individual shows will be available in May. Save big and reserve your seats now! Purchase a summer 2021 subscription HERE.

The Hangar also hopes to produce its full roster of summer programming live and in-person in the summer of 2021. This will include the Hangar Lab Company, an outdoor KIDDSTUFF season, The Wedge, and Next Generation School of Theatre classes.

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