Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from June until Harvest Festival, enjoy watching actors perform historic plays based on 19th Century history of New York State. Experience the museum’s Historic Village with added drama, as it become a natural stage with Otsego lake and natural landscape as the backdrop.
The Templeton Players present short plays, called Vignettes, that reference historic events, people and folklore at various sites throughout the village.

Join in! You are welcome to join the Templeton Players and also help develop new material. Learn more about how to join.

The founder of the Dramatic Interpretation program and The Templeton Players is Danielle Henrici, Director of Education for the museums. Behind the scenes, Andie Alban is the Manager of Performing Arts Programs, Mike Henrici is the Historic Clothing Maker, Patti VanTassel is the Creative Director, and Axel Estable, Manager of Interpretation, is the dramaturge.