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Funny, touching 'Becky's New Car' spotlights middle-age

Funny, touching 'Becky's New Car' spotlights middle-age

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
After years of teaching, actress Emer Geraghty finds being on stage a piece of cake.
 

Young playwrights’ works set for Cap Rep stage in August

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Five brand new plays, fresh from the minds of Capital Region high school students, will be mounted by Albany’s Capital Repertory Theatre during the 2015 summer season.
 
Review: Performances memorable in ACT's 'Iguana'
ALBANY

Review: Performances memorable in ACT's 'Iguana'

Sunday, May 3, 2015
Review: Albany Civic’s production of "The Night of the Iguana" successfully captures the author’s themes, offering a relatively compelling evening exploring Williams’ journey into the misery of loneliness.
 
Broadway hit 'Memphis' at Proctors for one night only

Broadway hit 'Memphis' at Proctors for one night only

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
“Memphis” tells the story of Huey Calhoun, a character loosely based on a real-life DJ named Dewey Phillips, one of the first white DJs to play black music on the radio. The Broadway show won the 2010 Tony for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Orchestration.
 
‘American in Paris,’ ‘Fun Home’ lead with 12 Tony noms
NEW YORK

‘American in Paris,’ ‘Fun Home’ lead with 12 Tony noms

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The musicals “An American in Paris” and “Fun Home” each received a leading 12 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday.
 
Belly dancers shimmy to help Schenectady Veterans Club
SCHENECTADY

Belly dancers shimmy to help Schenectady Veterans Club

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Alibaba Night, a family-friendly night of dance, is a fundraiser for the Schenectady Veterans Club, which will use the money to maintain its historic building.
 
Don't miss Cap Rep's stunning 'Hamlet'
ALBANY

Don't miss Cap Rep's stunning 'Hamlet'

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Full of shadows and revenge, rage and tragedy, 'Hamlet' is a beacon for those who love drama and the theater.
 
COOPERSTOWN

Glimmerglass Festival gets $300K boost

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
In its 40th year, the Glimmerglass Festival, a two-month summer opera and theater program in Cooperstown, is getting $300,000 from the state to help with a multiyear renovation project.
 
Home Made Theater comedy is a first-rate romp
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Home Made Theater comedy is a first-rate romp

Saturday, April 18, 2015
The 1939 comedy by Kaufman and Hart is being given a handsome production by the forces at Home Made Theater, with a 24-member cast under the sure direction of Dianne O’Neill Filer.
 
Boisterous ‘Beauty’ delights at Proctors
SCHENECTADY

Boisterous ‘Beauty’ delights at Proctors

Friday, April 17, 2015
In all the musical mayhem, the actors in ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast’ work their craft.
 
Cap Rep role ‘rekindling the fun’ for Rabine

Cap Rep role ‘rekindling the fun’ for Rabine

Thursday, April 16, 2015
As owner, producer and artistic director of the Lake George Dinner Theatre, Terry Rabine is passionate about his work. The work, however, is not always a lot of fun.
 
'Beast' retains its beauty

'Beast' retains its beauty

Thursday, April 16, 2015
When Disney decided to go Broadway more than two decades ago, Matt West was there, helping the film giant find its footing on the stage.
 
Home Made Theater brings back its first production

Home Made Theater brings back its first production

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Gary Maggio wasn’t convinced he was the right person to portray Sheridan Whiteside, the somewhat tempestuous and raucous central character in the 1939 classic comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, “The Man Who Came to Dinner.”
 
Wait wait... Paula Poundstone coming to Troy
TROY

Wait wait... Paula Poundstone coming to Troy

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Paula Poundstone will include the audience in her stand-up routine Saturday at the Troy Savings Bank Musical Hall.
 
Locally backed ‘An American in Paris’ opens to rave reviews

Locally backed ‘An American in Paris’ opens to rave reviews

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
"An American in Paris” seems destined for a long run on Broadway, and when producers do form their first national tour, don’t be surprised if the show kicks off in Schenectady.
 
 

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