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SCHENECTADY

Review: SLOC offers enchanting evening in the South Pacific

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015
Review: Schenectady Light Opera Company offers a deeply moving and frequently hilarious production of the classic musical "South Pacific."
 
Leifer eager to sing in ‘South Pacific’

Leifer eager to sing in ‘South Pacific’

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015
Playing Emile de Becque in South Pacific requires at least two things: a strong bass voice and a face that suggests both wisdom and experience.
 
Thodos Dance to perform at Skidmore

Thodos Dance to perform at Skidmore

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015
More than 30 years ago, Melissa Thodos performed on the Skidmore College stage as a student. Now she’s bringing her own dance company to the college for a residency that will culminate in a performance on Saturday, with works by Thodos, company members and another Skidmore alumna.
 
ALBANY

Review: Sinopoli's imagination soars, with a little help from friends

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015
Review: Saturday night’s program at The Egg served as a prime example of choreographer Ellen Sinopoli’s fruitful partnerships.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady Civic Players present tale of loss with pathos, humor

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015
David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Rabbit Hole” is a series of scenes exploring a family’s reaction to this unthinkable event, culminating in two powerful moments.
 
Gershwin musical sports classic tunes

Gershwin musical sports classic tunes

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
With the music of George and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro, it’s hard not to like “Nice Work If You Can Get It.”
 
Civic Players offer family drama; Wilde classic at Proctors

Civic Players offer family drama; Wilde classic at Proctors

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Jennifer Van Iderstyne’s theater resumé is about to get a bit more diversified.
 

Patience required in funny, thought-provoking ‘Water’

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
Overheard at intermission: “I’m not sure where this is going.”
 
Lubovitch’s ‘Transparent Things’ to make SPAC debut

Lubovitch’s ‘Transparent Things’ to make SPAC debut

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
Lar Lubovitch, one of America’s most popular modern dance choreographers, will return with his dance company to Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, June 17. As part of the program, the company will present the SPAC debut of “Transparent Things.”
 

‘Boardwalk Empire’ actress Nisi Sturgis enjoys Cap Rep role

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015
For many actresses, walking up to the producers of their hit TV show and letting them know you’re pregnant might create a little anxiety. Nisi Sturgis, however, figured everything would be OK.
 
LATHAM

Review: Curtain Call finds humor, hope in battling depression

Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015
Review: How can a story of five people all trapped by depression and loss, mired in a mass of inertia and sorrow, be entertaining? Good question. Playwright Kim Rosenstock has crafted a humorous and human answer with her play “Tigers Be Still.”
 
Two plays explore facets of the human condition at Curtain Call, Cap Rep

Two plays explore facets of the human condition at Curtain Call, Cap Rep

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
"Tigers Be Still” is a great new play according to Christine Doidge, and it’s also unique.
 
‘Jersey Boys’ is a memorable, nostalgic evening
SCHENECTADY

‘Jersey Boys’ is a memorable, nostalgic evening

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015
“Oh, what a night!” Lyrics from the Four Seasons’ hit “December, 1963,” the song that opens “Jersey Boys” and serves as an encore that had Tuesday night’s full house on its feet. And it’s what you’ll be saying to your friends the next day at work.
 
Puppeteer Morgan Kelly to debut play
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Puppeteer Morgan Kelly to debut play

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

Morgan Kelly wants to open people’s minds about the power of puppets.
 
Musical chronicles rise of The Four Seasons
SCHENECTADY

Musical chronicles rise of The Four Seasons

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
When “Jersey Boys” comes to Proctors in Schenectady on Tuesday night for six days, Drew Seeley, a native of Toronto, will be playing the part of Bob Gaudio, who in 1960 joined forces with Frankie Valli, Nick Massi and Tommy DeVito to form The Four Seasons.
 
 

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