SCHENECTADY

‘Rhythm of the Dance’ at Proctors lacks originality, spark

Saturday, March 29, 2014
There was a time, about 20 years ago, when an Irish step dance spectacle would easily fill theater seats. But judging the Proctors crowd on Thursday night, the thrill is gone.
 
ALBANY

Tonight's "Gypsy" at Capital Repertory Theater cancelled

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Tonight’s 7:30 p.m. performance of "Gypsy: A Musical Fable," at Capital Repertory Theatre has been cancelled due to performer illness.
 
 MOMIX returns to SPAC in July
SARATOGA SPRINGS

MOMIX returns to SPAC in July

Thursday, March 27, 2014


MOMIX, the multimedia troupe of dancer-illusionists led by choreographer Moses Pendleton, will return to Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Thursday, July 22.
 
Teacher says 'Elm Circle' deals with important issues

Teacher says 'Elm Circle' deals with important issues

Sunday, March 23, 2014
Susan Peter loves working with the Timothy Murphy Playhouse, but it wasn’t always easy getting on stage, let alone landing one of the leads.
 
SCHENECTADY

Review: SCP offers funny, poignant play on the human condition

Saturday, March 22, 2014
Review: “The Understudy” is about three theater folks and an unseen lighting/sound god, Laura. Roxanne (Cristine M. Loffredo) is stage managing a wacky play by Kafka, featuring a self-absorbed, B-list movie actor named Jake (Joel A. Bramer), who is understudying the star. Harry (Michael Schaefer) has been sent to understudy Jake, and it’s Roxanne’s job to familiarize him with the blocking.
 
SCHENECTADY

Review: Hilarious ‘Spelling Bee’ a must-see at SLOC

Saturday, March 22, 2014
Review: In “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” currently in a hilarious and touching production at Schenectady Light Opera Company, we meet some of today’s overachievers on one of the most stressful days of their young lives: the day they compete to see which of them will be representing their county at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.
 

StubHub becomes a partner to 'The Book of Mormon'

Saturday, March 22, 2014
The sheer gravitational pull of Broadway's "The Book of Mormon" has attracted a new huge fan — StubHub.

 

Despite slow start, ‘Gypsy’ succeeds

Thursday, March 20, 2014
“Gypsy,” currently in production at Capital Repertory Theatre, delves into the mother-daughter relationship and introduces us to one of the most intimidating mothers of all: Rose, the stage mother who would make all modern-day reality-show dance moms quake in their boots.
 
D-e-t-e-r-m-i-n-a-t-i-o-n pays off for teen director

D-e-t-e-r-m-i-n-a-t-i-o-n pays off for teen director

Thursday, March 20, 2014
When Grace McCarthy first proposed that she direct a full production for the Schenectady Light Opera Company, they turned her down. Of course, she was only 15 at the time. Just two years later, however, McCarthy, a Wynantskill resident and senior at the Emma Willard School in Troy, is getting the go-ahead.
 
SCHENECTADY

Irreverent and funny, ‘Book of Mormon’ worth all the hype

Saturday, March 15, 2014
Everything that you’ve heard about the musical “The Book of Mormon” is true.
 

'Urinetown' trying a tad too hard; Doyle, McHatton shine

Saturday, March 15, 2014
Sometimes a show comes along whose parts are greater than the sum, and — for my money — such is the case with “Urinetown.”
 
Callanan lands her dream acting role in ‘Gypsy’

Callanan lands her dream acting role in ‘Gypsy’

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Aging just a bit isn’t slowing down Mary Callanan. She’s busier and happier than ever.
 
‘Book of Mormon’ opens
SCHENECTADY

‘Book of Mormon’ opens

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
It’s opening night for “The Book of Mormon,” but Proctors won’t have the only packed house in Schenectady.
 
Durang wrote for stage from early age; to talk at UAlbany Monday

Durang wrote for stage from early age; to talk at UAlbany Monday

Saturday, March 8, 2014
As a young boy, Christopher Durang had no interest in short stories or novels. His passion was to write for the stage.
 
'Colored Girls' actress makes parts of story her own

'Colored Girls' actress makes parts of story her own

Thursday, March 6, 2014
When Shauntay Brandon walks out on stage these days, nerves are not a problem.
 
 

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