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Review: Glitches aside, ‘Phantom’ shines
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Review: Glitches aside, ‘Phantom’ shines

Sunday, June 1, 2014
Despite hefty ticket prices, the Andrew Lloyd Webber blockbuster "The Phantom of the Opera" has become repeated must-see musical entertainment for many, and with repeated visits come comparisons.
 
Mammoth chandelier a star of ‘Phantom’ tour
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Mammoth chandelier a star of ‘Phantom’ tour

Friday, May 30, 2014
Regular Proctors patrons will see it, and “Phantom” fans will understand. As they look for their seats in the 88-year-old Schenectady landmark they can’t help but look up and notice that something is different about the ceiling.
 

‘Four Play’ is man’s answer to ‘Menopause The Musical’

Thursday, May 29, 2014
For Rick Wilson and his wife, Nancy, going to the theater often meant nothing more than a fun night out. Then, Rick got inspired.
 
New Schenectady set to welcome new ‘Phantom’
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New Schenectady set to welcome new ‘Phantom’

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Tonight, a new Phantom debuts in a new Schenectady.
 

Arts Summer Preview/Dance: Bolshoi at SPAC

Sunday, May 25, 2014
Some best bets for summer dance in our region, plus a full calendar of events.
 

Arts Summer Preview/Theater: From tent to playhouse to barn

Sunday, May 25, 2014
Some theaterical productions that stand out on the summer schedule.
 
Co-star of hit musical works to hone talent between performances

Co-star of hit musical works to hone talent between performances

Saturday, May 24, 2014
For Julia Udine, a big believer in hard work, playing the female lead in a national touring production of an iconic Broadway musical is a lot like being a world-class athlete.
 
Actress to portray wife of wandering playwright William Shakespeare

Actress to portray wife of wandering playwright William Shakespeare

Thursday, May 22, 2014
We know very little about the life William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway shared in 16th century England, but according to Kristin Wold we know enough to create a rather interesting fictional tale.
 
Singer to star in Sondheim revue at Mac-Haydn

Singer to star in Sondheim revue at Mac-Haydn

Thursday, May 22, 2014
For much of her musical theater career, Monica Wemitt says she had things backwards. “I used to think I was a singer who could act, but I guess I’m actually an actor who can sing,” said Wemitt, a key performer in four of the eight productions scheduled for the Mac-Haydn Theatre in Chatham this summer.
 
SCHENECTADY

Proctors adds new shows to lineup

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
“Elf: The Broadway Musical,” the musical stage version of the popular Will Ferrell film from 2003, is coming to Proctors for eight shows on Dec. 23 to 28, taking a break only on Christmas Day. Cirque Eloize will return for six days in August, while plenty of musical and dance acts also make up the complete 2014-2015 season announced Wednesday.
 

Strong cast propels ‘Young Frankenstein’

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
The production currently running at Schenectady Light Opera Company more than does justice to Mel Brooks' movie comedy "Young Frankenstein."
 
ALBANY

Review: New Paul Taylor work a disappointment

Sunday, May 11, 2014
Review: Paul Taylor is America’s greatest living choreographer; and his ensemble is singularly devoted to his vision. However, at Saturday’s night appearance at The Egg, a bit of Taylor’s luster was tarnished, mainly by his newest dance “American Dreamer.”
 

‘The God Game’ at Capital Repertory a stunning work

Friday, May 9, 2014
It’s always a pleasure to see a new play performed; it’s even more of a pleasure to see a very good new play performed.
 
Playwright says her characters are not political stereotypes

Playwright says her characters are not political stereotypes

Thursday, May 8, 2014
Suzanne Bradbeer says that theatergoers shouldn’t be too worried about the way she leans politically. In her latest play, “The God Game,” it may seem that she’s picking on Republicans but she says that’s not the case.
 
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'Flashdance' evokes nostalgia, and that’s enough

Thursday, May 8, 2014
The ’80s cult movies “Flashdance” is making the rounds as a musical, currently playing on Proctors’ stage.
 
 

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