CARS HOMES JOBS
 
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.
 
SCHENECTADY

'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.
 

‘All My Sons’ at Albany Civic a worthwhile production

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
When I experience a production of “All My Sons” I find the play expertly crafted, satisfying and memorable, and still relevant — 65 years after its premiere.
 
SCHENECTADY

Review: ‘Room Service’ gets classic treatment by Players

Sunday, May 4, 2014
The Schenectady Civic Players' production of "Room Service" owes its success largely to director Chris Foster, who cast the 14 parts with a keen eye and has elicited sharp-edged performances from each actor, no matter the size of the role.
 
Lead "Flashdance" role gives actor chance to shape character
SCHENECTADY

Lead "Flashdance" role gives actor chance to shape character

Saturday, May 3, 2014
"Flashdance-The Musical" will stop at Proctors Tuesday and Wednesday as part of a national tour
 
Classic farce, Miller play opening on area stages

Classic farce, Miller play opening on area stages

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Allen Boretz and John Murray didn’t write “Room Service” with the Marx Brothers in mind, so the play still does work as a screwball comedy even without Groucho, Chico and Harpo.
 
NYC Ballet principal to dance as Philadephia Orchestra plays

NYC Ballet principal to dance as Philadephia Orchestra plays

Thursday, May 1, 2014
New York City Ballet’s Ashley Bouder and Sebastian Villarini-Velez will perform the pas de deux from Tchaikovsky’s classic “Swan Lake” as part of The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Aug. 22 program at Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
 
'A Gentleman's Guide' leads Tony nominations
NEW YORK

'A Gentleman's Guide' leads Tony nominations

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
The musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” a musical romp in which a poor man comically eliminates the eight heirs ahead of him for a title, has nabbed a leading 10 Tony Award nominations.
 
TROY

Review: Le Roy's performance more lecture than dance

Sunday, April 27, 2014
Review: Xavier Le Roy's “Product of Circumstances” was billed as dance performance. But what one got from Le Roy was more akin to a Ph.D. presentation as well as a honest baring of his outlier’s questioning soul.
 
Giffy’s Grill gets it right, inspires return
CLIFTON PARK

Giffy’s Grill gets it right, inspires return

Sunday, April 27, 2014
Giffy’s Bar-B-Q is now Giffy’s All-American Grill, and it’s still a casual, family-friendly place for good, inexpensive food.
 

Park Playhouse to hold some shows at Palace

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Park Playhouse is moving indoors. Don’t worry. There will still be free outdoor theater in Albany’s Washington Park this summer, but in a move aimed at reducing administrative costs, Park Playhouse and Albany’s Palace Theatre have agreed to share services.
 
 

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