Shakespeare in the Park -ingLot

The Rosendale Theatre is launching a new youth theatre program to be led by Broadway veteran Ryan Emmons. On Broadway, Ryan was the assistant director of Ghost the Musical, Matilda and Groundhog Day. He also traveled the country as the Resident director on the national tours of Matilda and Miss Saigon. Ryan is the artistic […]

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Once Upon a River

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Rent for $12 | 3-day rental period | Drama | 1h 32m

The Tobacconist

$12 | Der Trafikant (original title)
Drama/History/Romance | 1h 57m | German with English Subtitles
A Film by Nikolaus Leytner | Starring Bruno Ganz as Sigmund Freud

Based on the International Bestseller by Robert Seethaler

July 4th community reading of the Declaration of Independence!!

The Rosendale Theatre presents a recording of the annual community reading of the Declaration of Independence!! Twenty individual civic and business leaders, students, teachers, artists, representatives of all facets of our community- will take turns reading the document that changed the world. Please enjoy and SHARE!  

Rosendale Black Lives Matter Rally and March

It is time for our community to add our voices, BLACK LIVES MATTER!   We are coming together to join the global conversation on how to protect Black Lives.   We as a community will commit to being better, to being better neighbors, to being anti-racist, to fighting injustice, and to standing up for Black […]

Gun Violence Awareness Month Panel 6/20/20 7 PM

June is Gun Violence Awareness Month   Together We Must Aim for a Future Free From Gun Violence!   This free streaming event featured a message from Ulster County Executive Patrick Ryan, an interview with Congressman Antonio Delgado, and was followed by a panel of local activists who discussed what can be done to address […]

Parkland Rising

In support of Gun Violence Awareness Month, The Rosendale Theatre will be offering the streaming of the documentary Parkland Rising.     Parkland Rising follows the high school students and families who became fierce leaders of a national movement for gun reform following the shooting of 34 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High. This documentary goes […]

Science of Screen – An Online Discussion on Viruses: What They Are and How They Spread

Join us for An Online Discussion on Viruses: What They Are and How They Spread. A panel discussion with Dr. Maureen Morrow, Professor of Biology and Virology, SUNY New Paltz; Dr. David Esteban, Professor of Virology, Vassar College; and Jim Metzner, Journalist and Host of Pulse of the Planet, as discussion moderator. Rosendale Theatre Facebook […]

Erik The Reptile Guy

Take an ED-Venture with Erik Callender of Eriksreptileedventures! Great grade-school aged distance learning content, from the Hudson Valley to your home! Video from Friday, May 22nd, 2020 Turtles! Video from Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 Doing The Reptile Rumba from the Rainforest of Ranomafana In this one-hour program, viewers see first-hand Erik’s excitement for teaching and […]

Star Wars Day 2020 with Cinemaniacs!

Star Wars Day 2020
May the 4th Be With You!
4:00 PM
Virtually on ZOOM

Do you have anywhere to go? No? Then join the Rosendale Cinemaniacs, for a Star Wars Day Celebration! on May 4th at 4:00 PM. What is Cinemaniacs, you ask? Only the latest teen task force of the Rosendale Theatre, bringing you events and programs made by and for the youths! All teens are invited to join.
Teens will meet up via ZOOM to revisit some classic Star Wars moments, play trivia and discuss all things Star Wars. Costumes are optional, but there will be a costume contest with some Rosendale Theatre merchandise as a prize!

If you wish to join in the festivities, look at the ZOOM link! Do Star Wars, not socialization.
Teen organizers Django Accardi, Maitreya Motel, Orion Helffrich, Max Welden, and Zane VanWicklen will be hosting. Cinemaniacs Advisors and Moms, Carrie Wykoff, and Marcia Kline will be participating as chaperones.
This event will take place on ZOOM.

Meeting ID: 776 834 292,
Password: 7pvh1S.

Virtual Star Wars Day will take place on Monday, May 4th, at 4:00 PM. We hope to see you there!

The Booksellers

Rent for $9.99 | Documentary | 1h 39m

Fantastic Fungi: Earth Day with Fungi Day

Join us on April 21st to start the celebration of Earth Day with Fungi Day
Tuesday, April 21 | 1hr 20 min | Documentary
Rent $4.99 | But $14.99
CLICK HERE to watch the film

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Virtual Cinema for the Patrons of Rosendale Theatre

Magnolia Pictures is thrilled to team up with YOU to support the Rosendale Theatre. You can help them out while watching our new releases from the safety of your home. When you buy a ticket here on your theater’s unique webpage, at the link below, 50% of the net proceeds will go directly to the theater.

Thank you for your continued support of independent films and the theaters that are dedicated to presenting them on the big screen. We can’t wait for them to be back up and running. In the meantime, please stay safe and we hope you enjoy the movie.

If you love what you see, please share it with your friends!

By Magnolia Pictures



The Rosendale Theatre Special Screeenings are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

50th Anniversary – 1967 Groovy Movie Flashback in June

Three-Weeks in June: — Valley of the Dolls, Wednesday, June 14 — Music Fan Film Series Presents 2 films by director D.A. Pennebaker: Monterey Pop Tuesday, June 20 & Wednesday, June 21 — Bob Dylan: Dont Look Back, Tuesday, June 27

About Us

About the Rosendale Theatre Collective The Rosendale Theatre Collective is dedicated to preserving the historic Rosendale Theatre and enhancing the cultural life and economic vitality of Rosendale and Ulster County through film, the performing arts, and educational programming. As of August 19, 2010, The Rosendale Theatre Collective is now the owner of the Rosendale Theatre! […]

Need Proposals for Bathroom Renovation

We are looking for proposals for a bathroom renovation at the Rosendale Theatre. The work will include new fixtures, new sheetrock, taping, painting, wainscoting, some rewiring, new lighting and ceiling. Please contact to set up a time to assess the job. Or call 658-8989 and leave a message for Ann. RFP deadline March 30th 2017

Price Increase

Starting March 21st 2017 our ticket price will be:

$8 general admission
$6 member admission

Thank you for supporting the Rosendale Theatre!

Help The Rosendale Theatre win a $3,000 Mid Hudson Valley Hero Award!

It is easy! 1)    Go to 2)    Like the page 3)    Vote for The Rosendale Theatre 4)    Vote once a day until February 12th (please note that this is a 24 hour period so set your clocks) W really could use the funds to buy the letters for our new marquee as well as help […]

Social Media Ambassador Seminar

Thursday, February 6, 6:30- 8:30 pm or Saturday, February 8, 11:00 am -1:00 pm

JOIN US! We need YOU to help promote the Rosendale Theatre through social media in exchange for free training. The Rosendale Theatre is offering a free introductory training course on the basics of Facebook and Twitter offered by a local expert in social media, Doug Motel ( You will receive a lasting skill set that you will be able to utilize, not only for the theatre but, for your personal and professional projects as well. Plus, your name will be associated with the most remarkable community theater in the area. All you need is access to the Internet with a smart phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer. Seminars are held at Site Optimized, 446 Main St, Rosendale, NY 12472. CLICK ON THE TITLE TO SIGN UP!

Capital Campaign

The Rosendale Theatre is proud to present our renovation plans! Click on the above title to see more information!

Saturday Work Days are Working Out

Volunteers have been working hard to redesign the lobby of the Rosendale Theatre.  Donating their time and expertise on a few choice Saturday mornings made all the difference. Join Us.  Saturday dates are listed on our website in the SPECIAL EVENTS LINK.  There’s one coming up on November 12th!!!! Please contact Sam at if […]

Use ’em or lose em’!

After a year and a half of new ownership, we will be retiring the Cacchios’ red tickets as of Dec 31, 2011.  Please spread the word!


Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to the Rosendale Theatre. Special incentives are being offered for donors of all levels.


There are many opportunities to volunteer with the theater, and volunteers are always needed! This is an open Collective, always accepting and encouraging new members to join.

Host a Potluck

HOST A POTLUCK for the Rosendale Theatre Collective. Last year we raised $10,000 with potluck fundraisers, let’s do it again!