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Yingling, Wemitt stand out in Mac-Haydn’s ‘Millie’

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Pair shine in production of “Thoroughly Modern Millie.”
 
Acting class led Sutton to Civic Theater role

Acting class led Sutton to Civic Theater role

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Galway native and long-time attorney John Sutton is playing Inspector Rough in Patrick Hamilton’s 1938 play “Angel Street,” opening Friday at Albany Civic Theater and running through Sept. 13.
 
'Black Comedy' a rollicking good time
BENNINGTON, Vt.

'Black Comedy' a rollicking good time

Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015
Peter Shaffer’s long one-act “Black Comedy” is pure, unadulterated fun, and for the 80 minutes you’re in your seat, you will thoroughly enjoy both the clever script and the ensemble work of Oldcastle’s fine cast.
 
Amanda Quaid shines in amusing ‘Engagements’
PITTSFIELD, Mass.

Amanda Quaid shines in amusing ‘Engagements’

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015
Playwright Lucy Teitler’s new play “Engagements” explores themes of connection in an insightful and often amusing manner
 
Poe namesake a fixture at Oldcastle Theatre

Poe namesake a fixture at Oldcastle Theatre

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
Gary Allan Poe, starring in "Black Comedy" at Oldcastle Theatre in Bennington, Vermont, was involved in the formation of the company more than 40 years ago.
 

Choreography fails to serve ‘Midsummer Night's Dream’ story

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015
Mother Nature was on the side of the Ajkun Ballet Theatre on Friday night. But the choreography put a damper on Shakespeare's classic 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' outside The Egg.
 
SCHROON LAKE

Seagle Colony hits perfection in sold out ‘Les Miz’

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015
'Les Miserables' at Seagle featured uniformly excellent singing from the huge cast, a singular use of the small stage, exceptional lighting choices and picture perfect period costumes.
 
Off-Broadway hit coming to Riggi theater in Saratoga
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Off-Broadway hit coming to Riggi theater in Saratoga

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015
In Jerry Sterner’s “Other People’s Money,” an off-Broadway hit from 1989, is being produced by Saratoga Springs-based Creative Place International, a not-for-profit professional theater company, and playing in the Riggi Theater at the National Museum of Dance through Sunday.
 
Actor loves giving Shakespeare the (Complete) works
LAKE GEORGE

Actor loves giving Shakespeare the (Complete) works

Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015
A New York City-based professional actor Jarel Davidow couldn't pass up the opportunity to spend another summer in Lake George, this year performing in “The Complete Works of Williams Shakespeare (Abridged)” at the Holiday Inn Resort.
 
Musical tells why 1897 ‘Dracula’ failed to draw blood

Musical tells why 1897 ‘Dracula’ failed to draw blood

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015
Before Scottish author Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” was published as a book, he presented it as a play at the Lyceum Theater in London in 1897.
 
Production highlights life of pioneering black actor

Production highlights life of pioneering black actor

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015
When John Douglas Thompson throws around names like Jack Johnson, Paul Robeson and Louis Armstrong, you can’t help but think that one day his name, and that of Ira Aldridge, will be included in that group.
 
Arnold a hero in outdoor ‘Drums Along Mohawk’
MOHAWK

Arnold a hero in outdoor ‘Drums Along Mohawk’

Thursday, July 30, 2015
The story of Gil and Lana Martin, a young couple heading west in the Mohawk Valley to start a new life at the time of the American Revolution, is based on actual history that took place in upstate New York during that time. A 1939 movie with Henry Fonda and Claudette Colbert popularized the story, which is set in central New York near what is today Herkimer.
 
Songs fit the story at Theater Barn's 'John & Jen'
NEW LEBANON

Songs fit the story at Theater Barn's 'John & Jen'

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Andrew Lippa’s “John & Jen” is the kind of musical production that all kinds of theater fans will enjoy, says Trey Compton, who is directing the 1995 off-Broadway hit at The Theater Barn in New Lebanon.
 
GLENS FALLS

‘Spun’ is one for theatergoers to care about

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Place: the cluttered garage of a falling-down house in a disintegrating city in the Rust Belt.
 
Four new works, eight incredible dancers in ‘Intensio’ at  Pillow
BECKET, Mass.

Four new works, eight incredible dancers in ‘Intensio’ at Pillow

Thursday, July 23, 2015
American Ballet Theatre’s crackerjack Daniil Simkin joined talents with Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal’s Celine Cassone in a project on stage this week at the Pillow.
 
 

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