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Puppeteer Morgan Kelly to debut play
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Puppeteer Morgan Kelly to debut play

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

Morgan Kelly wants to open people’s minds about the power of puppets.
 
Musical chronicles rise of The Four Seasons
SCHENECTADY

Musical chronicles rise of The Four Seasons

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
When “Jersey Boys” comes to Proctors in Schenectady on Tuesday night for six days, Drew Seeley, a native of Toronto, will be playing the part of Bob Gaudio, who in 1960 joined forces with Frankie Valli, Nick Massi and Tommy DeVito to form The Four Seasons.
 
Arts winter/spring preview: Theater

Arts winter/spring preview: Theater

Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015
Productions that should stand out in the coming theater season.
 
Arts winter/spring preview: Dance

Arts winter/spring preview: Dance

Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015
A look ahead to highlights of the coming season in dance.
 
Best of 2014/Dance: Fans saw bright spots, farewells

Best of 2014/Dance: Fans saw bright spots, farewells

Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014
This year will be remembered as the year the Bolshoi Ballet captured the hearts and minds of Capital Region dance lovers.
 

Best of 2014/Theater: Drama, comedy, musicals will linger

Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014
Once again, this area can be thankful for many remarkable theatrical productions that graced Capital Region stages in 2014.
 
You don't have to be a kid to love 'Elf: the Musical'
SCHENECTADY

You don't have to be a kid to love 'Elf: the Musical'

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
The colorful shenanigans of “Elf: the Musical,” are now tearing it up at Proctors.
 
ALBANY

Albany Berkshire Ballet's flawed ‘Nutcracker’ still entertains

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014
Saturday’s matinee of the Albany Berkshire Ballet’s staging of the Christmas classic "The Nutcracker" at the Egg was not up to its usual par.
 
Musical ‘Elf’ at Proctors will be homecoming for choreographer

Musical ‘Elf’ at Proctors will be homecoming for choreographer

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
While his work has been praised in major cities such as New York, Washington and Chicago, Connor Gallagher thinks next week’s production of “Elf” at Proctors in Schenectady will be one of the high points of his brief but busy career as a professional choreographer.
 
Melodies of Christmas producer enjoys intricacy of setting the stage

Melodies of Christmas producer enjoys intricacy of setting the stage

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
Thousands of people have watched the annual Melodies of Christmas extravaganza on television and even that many more have actually attended the four-day show, which opens today at Proctors Theatre.
 
Dad, son act together in 'Jungle Book'
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Dad, son act together in 'Jungle Book'

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
Matthew Crowley may be putting his acting career on hold, but another member of the family, his 10-year-old son Ethan, is making his debut.
 
SCHENECTADY

‘Game’s Afoot’ not up to Schenectady Civic Players' effort

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014
“The Game’s Afoot” — winner of the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America and currently in production by the Schenectady Civic Players— is new to me, but I won’t be seeing it again.
 
Still a 'Wonderful Life'

Still a 'Wonderful Life'

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
For actors playing George Bailey in any stage adaptation of Frank Capra’s classic Christmas movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” there’s an obvious issue that must be addressed. How do you deal with the iconic specter of Jimmy Stewart?
 
Dancers work seasonal magic in ‘Nutcracker’

Dancers work seasonal magic in ‘Nutcracker’

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
The Christmas party season has arrived with area productions of 'The Nutcracker'
 
ALBANY

Capital Rep's ‘Secret Garden’ solid, but long

Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014
Cap Rep production of "The Secret Garden" has stellar cast, strong singing.
 
 

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