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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.
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.
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015
Sitting through “Motown: the Musical” is not unlike sitting with aging relative as they fumble through an old scrapbook.
Monday, Nov. 16, 2015
There is something about flamenco that sets it apart from every form of music and dance.
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015
Assigning words to movement is an inexact art, maybe even an impossible one. But for choreographer and former Merce Cunningham Dance Company performer Silas Riener, words intrigue.
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015
“Looking for Normal” is a very good play. It is a play that you will enjoy — you’ll laugh, you’ll scream, you’ll cry.
Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015
The Italian dance troupe Spellbound Contemporary Ballet won new fans in two memorable performances this weekend, at The Egg in Albany on Friday and at Kaatsbaan International Dance Center in Tivoli on Saturday.
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015
“The Book of Mormon” — stuffed with big ensemble numbers, like the charming “Hello”; the irreverent (a word that comes to mind frequently here) “Man Up”; “Spooky Mormon Hell Dream”; and “Joseph Smith American Moses” — unequaled in its humor and ribaldry.
Monday, Oct. 19, 2015
Conor McPherson play is receiving a stunning production at Curtain Call Theatre.
Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015
Immortality: by any means necessary.
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015
From the opening number, “I Hope I Get It” right on through to the gold top hats and tails, this cast excels.
Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015
“Grinder’s Stand” is fascinating theater, an experience that will send you back to the books for further study about explorer Meriwether Lewis.
Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015
Friends and family of the cast were evidently in the audience at Friday’s opening of “Legally Blonde: The Musical” because there was a lot of appreciative hooting and hollering after every number.
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015
A wacky story of a serial killer in London, 1909, one Monty Navarro (Kevin Massey), who bumps off the eight members of the D’Ysquith family standing in his way to becoming the ninth Earl of Highhurst.
Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015
Hip-hop, funk, jazz and contemporary dance thrive on tricks that thrill. It’s not often that these slinky styles seek to tell a tale — especially an evening-length one.