If you’re getting a little tired of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, there’s another entertaining campaign for president about to be played out on the stage at Albany Civic Theater.
“The Best Man,” Gore Vidal’s 1960 play about the presidential nominating process, opens Friday at ACT.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow, who wrote the 2004 biography "Alexander Hamilton" upon which Lin-Manuel Miranda based the Broadway sensation "Hamilton," will receive the 2016 Empire State Archives and History Award in Albany this November.
By Matthew G. Moross/For The Daily Gazette
August 9, 2016
Can a politically “blue” mom love a “red” child? Playwright Anthony Giardina explores this brilliantly in his play “The City of Conversation,” now receiving its regional premiere at Oldcastle Theater Company in Bennington, Vermont.
Thea Dimin and Kayla Petersen aren’t looking for a career on stage. They won’t require any makeup artists, curtain calls or adoring fans.
They do, however, want a career in the theater, and at this summer’s Broadway Camp at Proctors, they’re learning exactly how that could all come to pass.
For Amy Lane, a huge fan of Nora Ephron’s movies, the opportunity to be in one of her plays was a no-brainer. Lane will be one of five actresses making up the cast of “Love, Loss, and What I Wore,” opening Friday at Curtain Call Theatre in Latham.