Blithe Spirit

Nov. 17, 18 & 19
7:30 pm

Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for Students & Seniors.
Please call for Group Rates. For advance reservations visit or call 518-758-1648. 

Copake Grange
Empire Road
Copake, NY 12516

Blithe Spirit is a comedic thriller by Noël Coward, is set in the home of socialite and novelist Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric medium and clairvoyant Madame Arcati to his house to conduct a séance séance , hoping to gather material for his next book. Charles’ scheme backfires when they inadvertently attracts the ghost of his deceased wife Elvira. Only Charles can see or hear Elvira, his new wife Ruth does not believe that she exists. The ghostly Elvira makes continued & increasingly desperate efforts to disrupt Charles’s current marriage.  Elvira’s plot backfires in a quite unexpected way, leading Charles & Madame Arcati to try again & again to return Elvira to her ”eternal rest”. To find out what happens you have to come and see Blithe Spirit for yourself.

Blithe Spirit features John Leinung as Charles Condomine, Linda Storms as his wife Ruth Condomine, Constance Lopez as his deceased wife Elvira, Deborah Lombardi as the spiritual medium Madame Arcati, Mark Leinung as Dr. George Bradman, Diane Boice-Yorck as Mrs. Violet Bradman, and Karissa Payson as Edith, the Condomine’s speedy maid.

The cozy & comfortable Theater at the Copake Grange provides an intimate performance space that brings you the audience into this absorbing comedic thriller.

These performances are supported with funds from Hudson River Bank & Trust FoundationStewart’s ShopsBank of Greene County Charitable FoundationRheinstrom Hill Community FoundationGreylock Federal Credit UnionKey Bank Foundation, and the Ackerman Foundation. This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) with the support of Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered in Columbia County by the Columbia County Council on the Arts (dba. CREATE Council for the Arts).


Nov 17 2023


7:30 pm
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