Curtain Call Theatre Presents “Over the River and Through the Woods”

Latham, NY — Curtain Call Theatre is presenting Over the River and Through the Woods by Joe DiPietro, directed by Steve Fletcher. Nick is a young bachelor living in New Jersey who religiously spends every Sunday having dinner with his Italian Grandparents. When he breaks the news that his employer…

O’Neill’s Epic “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” Comes to Catskill November 11-21

It’s the Mount Everest of American drama. Arguably the greatest play written by a native dramatist in the 20th Century. And this towering masterpiece of world theater is coming to Catskill’s Bridge Street Theatre (that just won the “Best of Greene County” award for the third time) for eight performances only,…

Schenectady Civic Players Opens 94th Season with Steven Dietz’ “This Random World”

The first main stage play of Schenectady Civic Players’ 94th season, “This Random World” by Steven Dietz and directed by Cristine M. Loffredo, opens Friday, November 12, and plays through Sunday, November 21 at its 12 south church street playhouse in Schenectady’s historic stockade district. “This Random World”, one of…

Albany Civic Theater Presents “ART”

This translation of the provocative French play explores what happens among three friends when one of them buys a large, very expensive piece of art: a canvas completely covered in white paint with a few white lines. Serge is very proud of his latest transaction. Marc responds with shock and…

Confetti Stage Presents Confetti Fest XVII Festival of One Act Plays

Confetti Stage is proud to present the seventeenth iteration of its entirely locally written and produced one act plays, Confetti Fest XVII! Confetti Fest XVII features… “Grace Notes” by Ingrid Madelayne, directed by Peter Kantor, music direction by Robin Leary.In the early days of the 2020 Quarantine, a lonely woman…

REVIEW: “The Mountaintop” at the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

by Jeannie Marlin Woods The setting for THE MOUNTAINTOP is extremely specific: Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel, in Memphis, Tennessee. The date, April 3, 1968, is full of significance. It is the day before the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would be assassinated on the balcony of the…

Review of “The Chairs” at Shakespeare & Company

by Macey Levin An isolated lighthouse sets the scene for  Eugene Ionesco’s The Chairs at Shakespeare & Company’s Tina Packer Playhouse in Lenox, Massachusetts.  James Warwick has directed a quirky and provocative production of one of the classics of The Theatre of  the Absurd. The plays of Jean Genet, Samuel…

REVIEW: “The Chairs” at Shakespeare & Company

by Barbara Waldinger Shakespeare & Company’s production of The Chairs has shaved off Ionesco’s sharp edges, anything unpleasant or uncomfortable, focusing instead on the relationship between an Old Man (Malcolm Ingram) and Old Woman (Barbara Sims) who have been married for seventy-five years.   The Old Woman begs her husband…

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