REVIEW: “Time Stands Still” at Shakespeare & Company

by Barbara Waldinger “I live off the suffering of strangers.  I build a career on the sorrows of people I don’t know and will never see again. . . I’m such a fraud.” These concerns are expressed by international photojournalist Sarah Goodman in a revealing moment as she recuperates from…

REVIEW: “Better” at Bridge Street Theatre

by DL Simmons The set-up is inspired (literally): In 2010, a respected Alabama biology professor shot and killed three of her colleagues in cold blood. Defeated after a long and humiliating tenure review, the wife and mother of four opened fire in a faculty meeting with a gun her family…

Schenectady Civic Players Announces Six Mainstage Productions for its 92nd Season

Schenectady Civic Players, the area’s oldest, longest running, continually operating community theater, announces six main-stage productions for its upcoming 92nd season, opening October 11 with A DOLL’S HOUSE, PART 2 at its 12 South Church Street playhouse in Schenectady’s historic Stockade district. A DOLL’S HOUSE. PART 2, by Lucas Hnath…

HRC Showcase Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season

HRC Showcase Theatre is pleased to announce the five original plays that will be presented as staged readings during the upcoming 29th anniversary season. These plays were carefully selected by a panel of five well-qualified judges from over 200 submissions. All five readings, directed by HRC Showcase Theatre’s Artistic Director,…

REVIEW: “Nunsense” at the Sharon Playhouse

by Macey Levin   Dan Goggin’s Nunsense is a theatre institution.  After debuting in 1985 and becoming the second longest running off-Broadway show (The Fantasticks being first) it has produced six sequels, the last Nunset Boulevard in 2009, and three spin-offs.  A swarm of actresses including Edie Adams, Kaye Ballard,…

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