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Theater openings just right for the season

Theater openings just right for the season

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015
'Roses in December,' 'Every Christmas Story' both set to open in Albany area.
 
Fine actors can't save weak script in radio play
SCHENECTADY

Fine actors can't save weak script in radio play

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015
Radio play on stage? Let’s be honest: You go to the theater (from the Greek for “a seeing place”) to watch things.
 
Showtime for students at Proctors
SCHENECTADY

Showtime for students at Proctors

Friday, Dec. 4, 2015

“The first bus has arrived,” an organizer at Proctors said Friday morning, about 40 minutes before a production of “The Nutcracker” was set to hit the stage.
 
TV’s Trailer Park Boys just looking to cash in

TV’s Trailer Park Boys just looking to cash in

Friday, Dec. 4, 2015
“Christmas is sleigh bells. Christmas is sharing ... Christmas is caring.” Naw, man. For Julian and Ricky, Christmas is boozing. Christmas is thievery. Christmas is prison.
 

Charming ‘Christmas Story’ at Cap Rep celebrates the good in humanity

Friday, Dec. 4, 2015
Swagger and sentiment elevate "A Christmas Story" at Capital Repertory Theatre.
 
SCP show, exhibit, a tribute to radio tradition

SCP show, exhibit, a tribute to radio tradition

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015
Those attending the holiday offering being staged at the Schenectady Civic Playhouse this month might also want to check out the exhibit in the theater’s greenroom.
 
Double humbug! Play within play has 2 Scrooges

Double humbug! Play within play has 2 Scrooges

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015
Two Scrooges in one play? That’s the kind of challenge Karen Christina Jones can’t wait to tackle.
 
Actress loves story of ‘Matilda The Musical’

Actress loves story of ‘Matilda The Musical’

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015
At 15 and with a wealth of experience already behind her in television and film, native Californian Cassie Silva left the West Coast and headed inland for Colorado. A few years later she kept on heading east all the way to New York.
 
Capital Region theaters put on family-friendly plays for holiday season

Capital Region theaters put on family-friendly plays for holiday season

Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015
Looking for that special holiday moment this year? Take the kids to the theater.
 
BH-BL grad stepping out in Schenectady theater
SCHENECTADY

BH-BL grad stepping out in Schenectady theater

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015
A 1989 graduate of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School, Amy M. Lane loves attending the theater, is excited to perform on stage whenever she can, and also looks forward to her occasional gig as a stage manager.
 
Loudonville high schooler in Cap Rep's 'Christmas Story'
ALBANY

Loudonville high schooler in Cap Rep's 'Christmas Story'

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015
“A Christmas Story: The Musical” is based on the 1983 film “A Christmas Story,” which was based on the short stories of Jean Shepherd from the 1960s
 
Cast, audience have a ball with ‘Charley’s Aunt’
LATHAM

Cast, audience have a ball with ‘Charley’s Aunt’

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015
From Carol Max’s typically amusing curtain speech to the final bows, Curtain Call's fast-paced production of "Charley's Aunt" will have you — to use an old-fashioned word — chortling.
 

Weare Company showcases magnetic dancers in informal setting

Friday, Nov. 20, 2015
Watching Kate Weare Company is like being lured into an orbit. Her dancers are magnets, drawn to each other in a way that they can hardly be separate for long.
 
Power of music shines through self-indulgent ‘Motown’

Power of music shines through self-indulgent ‘Motown’

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015
Sitting through “Motown: the Musical” is not unlike sitting with aging relative as they fumble through an old scrapbook.
 
Curtain Call play set in 1800s still relevant today

Curtain Call play set in 1800s still relevant today

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015
“Charley’s Aunt” is as relevant as when it was written in 1892, but the best way to enjoy Brandon Thomas’ classic farce is to keep it set in that time period.
 
 

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