Summer of Theatre Set At CNY Arts Center

FULTON, NY – CNY Arts Center’s Dessert Theatre Series returns for one night only on May 30 with 1940s Old Time Radio. The show will be set at a radio station and will feature pop songs of the decade focusing on wartime and post war songs, commercials and skits complete with live sound effects.

Tickets to this show are an affordable $15 per ticket and includes a decadent dessert.

The show will kick off a busy summer of theatre at CNY Arts Center, which includes Fulton Community Theatre’s production of Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite and the return of Shakespeare with Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Amy C. Price.

All summer productions will be held at CNY Arts Center in Fulton.

Fulton Community Theatre’s first onstage production of Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite will run for two weekends in June.

This production will feature three local directors including Marguerite Beebe and the directorial debut of Sara Sheffield and Sabrina Woodward.

Local theatre professionals Donald Crowe, Sara Sheffield, Adam Schmidtmann, Elizabeth Ladd, Julia Preston-Fulton, Christopher Metz and Marsha Preston will join forces to bring this classic comedy to life.

The show dates and times are: June 12, 13, 19, 20, at 7:30 p.m. and June 14, 21 at 2 p.m.

Auditions for Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing will be held at CNY Arts Center on June 24, 25, and 26 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Actors must come prepared to recite a short Shakespeare monologue (4 lines minimum).

Auditions are free and open to the public.

“We’re excited about our upcoming summer of dramatic productions at CNY Arts Center,” said Nancy Fox, director. “Fulton Community Theatre is celebrating its 25th anniversary season and sharing our stage for the first time. Amy C. Price is directing another Shakespeare play this year. We even have a large three-week theatre camp planned for kids as part of our annual Arty Camp program. We’re pleased and blessed that we’re in a position to share our facilities and collaborate with the community.”

Please visit our new website at for up-to-date information on all theatre offerings, including tickets, news and events.

You can also get information from the CNY Arts Center facebook page at or call (315) 598-2787.

CNY Arts Center is located at 11 River Glen Drive on the Fulton CCC Campus.