Spiegeltent 2018

June 23 – August 18
Hosted by Mx. Justin Vivian Bond
The Spiegeltent, an internationally renowned destination of magic and mayhem, has surprises in store all summer long. Enchanted evenings await with unforgettable performances of cabaret and jazz, food and drink, and dancing under the sparkling lights of the historic tent of mirrors.

Meet your host

Please welcome back Tony Award nominee and international musician and artist Mx. Justin Vivian Bond as they return a fifth time to host Spiegeltent! Bond also performs two concerts, including their celebrated homage to Karen Carpenter.

“Caustic wit, witchy charisma… Justin Vivian Bond is one of New York’s essential performers” –Time Out New York


Fridays and Saturdays June 29 – August 18
Icons, mischief, glamour, and delight await you, with eight weekends of world-class talent performing in the intimate dazzle of the Spiegeltent. Highlights include American legends Chita Rivera, Nona Hendryx, and Melanie, returning favorites Susanne Bartsch, and The Hot Sardines, and the Spiegeltent debut of Martha Plimpton!

"A sizzling summer at the SummerScape Spiegeltent."

Poughkeepsie Journal
Special Events

Special Events

Celebrate the vibrancy of the Hudson Valley with an array of events for the whole family. From Summertime Swing and the local charm of stories on The Porch to homegrown talents taking the world by storm (The Big TakeoverWELCOME TO NIGHT VALE), there’s something for everyone. 
After Hours
Photo by Maria Baranova

After Hours

Fridays and Saturdays, June 29 – August 18 from 10:30 pm to 12:30 am
Dance away your weekend nights with top DJs, including returning favorites and fresh faces!


Thursdays July 5 – August 2
Jazz Through the Looking Glass:
The Hot Jazz Age

Presented with the Catskill Jazz Factory
and the New York Hot Jazz Festival

A five-concert journey through the Hot Jazz age, from its beginnings in New Orleans through its migration to Chicago, Harlem and beyond. Top artists of the genre's current revival explore the music that served as the backdrop to the grit and glamour of the prohibition age.
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