The roots of the Lake Country Players began in a small school in the Village of Burdett, located high on a hill overlooking the southern tip of Seneca Lake, the largest of the Finger Lakes of New York, when members of the Burdett PTA performed "The Man Who Came To Dinner" in 1966 to raise funds for the school children.
In the 1970's, with the closing of the school, the group evolved into the Burdett Community Players and became incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in 1977.
Another name change occurred in 1986, when the group became The Lake Country Players to demonstrate the organization's ever widening membership.
The Lake Country Players is organized under New York State law as a not-for-profit corporation, operating with a Board of Directors, elected annually.
the Lake Country Players performs one musical each fall, and carries on
various performing arts related activities throughout the course of the
To support youth
oriented activities in Schuyler County through the medium of dramatic productions,
often supporting performing arts related youth activities financially.
For A Good Cause: The Lake Country Players frequently loans sets, costumes, props and the expertise of its members to school and community arts groups.