New shows coming to Proctors

20 events added to 2018-19 lineup
"Menopause The Musical" is coming to Proctors in October.
"Menopause The Musical" is coming to Proctors in October.

Proctors announced 20 new shows on Friday, including “Menopause The Musical,” “Friends! The Musical Parody,” and “Rock of Ages.” 

Special events include a performance by The Naked Magicians, One Funny Mother and Tap Dogs. The dance company Diavolo, which includes Schenectady native Ezra Masse-Mahar, will be making an appearance on the Proctors stage in January.

Family-oriented highlights from the schedule include “The Phantom Tollbooth,” a National Geographic Live series, and Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure.

Tickets for all performances are available at the Box Office at Proctors, 432 State St., Schenectady; by phone at 518-346-6204; and online at

Here’s a glance at the schedule:

Broadway Camp: AIDA
7 p.m. Friday and 2 & 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3-4, $10
Students from the School of the Performing Arts at Proctors perform a timeless love story, with music by Elton John.

The Passport Series — Music Haven at Proctors
Sona Jorbateh
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, $25, GE Theatre  

Capital Records Live!
7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, $25, GE Theatre 
Four regional artists will present The Music of 1969 live

Menopause The Musical®
Tuesday-Sunday, Oct. 16–21, $40-$45, GE Theatre  

Friends! The Musical Parody
1:30 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27-28, $38.50, GE Theatre 

The Naked Magicians
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, $40-$75, GE Theatre 

Cirque Eìloize Hotel
8 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2-3, $20-$50,  

National Geographic Live Series
Steve Winter — On The Trail Of Big Cats: Tigers, Cougars and Snow Leopards
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, $20–$40

One Funny Mother
7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 28–29, $40, GE Theatre 
The Passport Series — Music Haven at Proctors

Edmar Castaneda Trio
7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, $25, GE Theatre 

The Phantom Tollbooth
7 p.m. Jan. 9, $20-$40  

Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live! Presented by Nationwide
7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, $20-$40
There will be footage of Hana’s adventures, as well as animals live on stage.

One Man Star Wars Trilogy with Charles Ross
1:30 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, $30, GE Theatre 

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, $25-$125

National Geographic Live Series
Terry Virts—View from Above
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, $20-$40

Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure
7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, $20-$75

The Passport Series — Music Haven at Proctors
Banda Magda
7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, $25, GE Theatre 

National Geographic Live Series
Brian Skerry — Ocean Soul
7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, $20-$40

Tap Dogs
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, $20-$70,

The Passport Series — Music Haven at Proctors
7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, $25, GE Theatre 

Rock of Ages
8 p.m. Friday and 2 & 8 p.m. Saturday, April 19­-20, $25-$75

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