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Friday, April 17, 2015
In all the musical mayhem, the actors in ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast’ work their craft.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Review: Jazz and classical Indian dance are an odd couple. Yet that didn’t stop the directors of Ragamala Dance from collaborating with jazz alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa. Their mysterious fusions of forms unfolded on Saturday night at the Egg.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The Canadian ensemble Les Violons du Roy played music from the 1700s Tuesday at t the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.:
Monday, March 9, 2015
There is something hysterically thrilling about Steven Temperley’s play “Souvenir: A Fantasia on the life of Florence Foster Jenkins.”
Sunday, March 8, 2015
Review: Two works had their official Nacre Dance premieres on Saturday night at the Spa Little Theatre, but that was about the only thing these two had in common.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Though 350 years old, "Tartuffe" is as fresh a commentary on religious hypocrisy as any Jon Stewart monologue.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
This production of a theater warhorse is handsomely mounted and produced with loving care.
Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015
Take a gifted funny man like Aaron Holbritter. Put him in charge of three actors without a shred of self-consciousness (or dignity?) — Jonathan Hefter, Ashley L. Evenson and Evan Jones. Toss them a hodgepodge script of hit-and-miss humor and — voila! — you have the silliness now on stage in Saratoga.
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015
Hearty applause to Albany Civic Theater with their choice to stage Neil Simon’s seldom seen comedy-drama, “Proposals.”