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Review: Study of 2 marriages lacks passion
LATHAM

Review: Study of 2 marriages lacks passion

Sunday, April 12, 2015
Review: “People change and forget to tell one another.” Words have seldom proved more bracingly true than Lillian Hellman’s curt and pithy observation of marriage and relationships. And that quote is brought to life in a delicate play currently on stage at Curtain Call Theater.
 
Theater workshop to make home at Preservation Hall
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Theater workshop to make home at Preservation Hall

Sunday, April 12, 2015
It didn’t take long for Ari Edelson to decide that Saratoga Springs would be the perfect new home for the Orchard Project.
 
Meet the man behind the costumes at Cap Rep

Meet the man behind the costumes at Cap Rep

Sunday, April 12, 2015
Emmy award winning costume designer David Zyla designed the costumes for Cap Rep's “Hamlet,” his second time working with the Albany theater company.
 
ALBANY

Dance company honors its roots at The Egg

Saturday, April 11, 2015
A quintet of dancers from the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company appeared Friday night at The Egg in a program of older works, dating from the 1980s and '90s.
 

Keigwin dancers bring magic to stage

Friday, April 10, 2015
Choreographer Larry Keigwin speaks a language that everyone can understand. His works embrace authentic humanity, without the taint of pretensions, but with a tinge of humor.
 
Two couples face crisis in Curtain Call play

Two couples face crisis in Curtain Call play

Thursday, April 9, 2015
When Pam O’Connor read the script for “Dinner with Friends,” she didn’t have to think twice about getting involved in the show. “I had not seen a production or read the script, but when I did read it I loved it right from the start,” she said.
 
Students nominate Schenectady teacher for Tony Award
SCHENECTADY

Students nominate Schenectady teacher for Tony Award

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Bill Ziskin, a longtime teacher at Schenectady High School and director of the Blue Roses Theatre Company at the John Sayles School of Fine Arts, was surprised by a small group of supporters late Tuesday afternoon at Proctors’ Fenimore Hall with the news he had been nominated by former students and colleagues for a Tony Award in a new category, the Excellence in Theatre Education Award.
 
Saratoga Arts makeover will include new seating
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Arts makeover will include new seating

Sunday, April 5, 2015
Joel Reed, executive director of Saratoga Arts, is heading a facelift for the center's Dee Sarno Theater.
 
Actress says ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ has twists, turns

Actress says ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ has twists, turns

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
“Jekyll and Hyde” may be a classic work of American musical theater according to Laura Helm, but it’s also not your typical Broadway show.
 
Russell to share stories of iconic rock photos

Russell to share stories of iconic rock photos

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Ethan Russell knows the rock ’n’ roll sounds of the 1960s.
 
SCHENECTADY

Theater Review: With a ‘Will,’ it’s worth it to find a way to SCP

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Del Shores’ 1987 offering suffers from its length. Scissors, anyone? Then there are the stereotypes, the unsubtle humor (no wit or irony here), the shouting, and the push-me-pull-you tension between comedy and drama.
And yet.
 
TROY

Dance Review: From Dorvillier, a 4-square show

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Everyone knows that a point of view can change when looked at a different perspective. Choreographer DD Dorvillier underscored that truth in enticing ways in her triptych of sorts, “Extra Shapes.”
 
Neil and Jane Golub named co-chairs of SPAC's ballet gala
COLONIE

Neil and Jane Golub named co-chairs of SPAC's ballet gala

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Neil and Jane Golub, known for their philanthropic work throughout the Capital Region, will be honored as co-chairs of the Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s 2015 New York City Ballet Gala
 
Play about family is both funny and traumatic

Play about family is both funny and traumatic

Thursday, March 19, 2015
“Daddy’s Dyin’, Who’s Got the Will,” a regional theater hit and Hollywood movie with Jeff Bridges, is coming to Schenectady Civic Players for the next two weekends.
 
‘Chicago’ takes satirical look at corruption
ALBANY

‘Chicago’ takes satirical look at corruption

Thursday, March 19, 2015
“Chicago The Musical” hits Albany’s Palace Theatre for shows on Friday and Saturday
 
 

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