CARS HOMES JOBS
 
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.
 
Barlow says size fits him for ‘Of Mice and Men’ role
CAMBRIDGE

Barlow says size fits him for ‘Of Mice and Men’ role

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Hubbard Hall is performing “Of Mice and Men” based on the 1937 novel by John Steinbeck.
 
Barlow's size right for ‘Of Mice and Men’ role

Barlow's size right for ‘Of Mice and Men’ role

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Hubbard Hall' production of Steinbeck's “Of Mice and Men” opens Friday night and runs through May 18.
 

'Wicked' composer, others fight sheet music piracy

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
By now, some young musical theater fans have received an email from Stephen Schwartz asking them to stop illegally downloading sheet music from any of his shows. Or anyone's show, for that matter.
 
Review: HMT gives terrific performance of ’62 French farce
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Review: HMT gives terrific performance of ’62 French farce

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Review: Home Made Theater’s production of Marc Camoletti’s 1962 French farce “Boeing Boeing” is the success that it is thanks to terrific ensemble acting, technical excellence from the design team and inspired direction from Michael McDermott and Michael Mensching.
 
Sinopoli, physicist collaborate to illustrate concepts in dance
ALBANY

Sinopoli, physicist collaborate to illustrate concepts in dance

Saturday, April 19, 2014
A physics professor might seem an unlikely partner for a dancer, but University at Albany physics professor Keith Earle and The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company pair up nicely.
 
For role in musical, actress Vynnytsky  learns to cheer

For role in musical, actress Vynnytsky learns to cheer

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Nadia Vynnytsky is clearly a triple threat when it comes to musical theater. But she was never a cheerleader in high school, and playing one on the stage isn’t easy.
 
Leading man-type Casey ready to play comedy role

Leading man-type Casey ready to play comedy role

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Nick Casey may have the physical assets to play a romantic lead, but he likes to think he’s a versatile enough actor to handle any kind of role.
 
 

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