REVIEW: C-R Productions Presents “Kiss Me, Kate”

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, February 2006 Last August, as a special treat, I took my then-sixteen-year-old son Brandon to New York to see Monty Python’s Spamalot. At intermission I turned to him and, indicating the 1,519 or so members of the unwashed masses with whom I was forced to share…

REVIEW: “Annie” at the Cohoes Music Hall

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, December 2005 Exactly thirty years ago this month I was stage managing a workshop production of a musical based on Harold Gray’s legendary comic strip, Little Orphan Annie. It was a fun little show, and the author/director taught me a lot about Gray and the strip’s…

REVIEW: “A Chorus Line” at the Cohoes Music Hall

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, September 2005 After closing their 2004-2005 season with a blockbuster musical directed and choreographed by Tralen Doler, and so it seemed a sensible thing to open the 2005-2006 season with the same. I predict that this one will be as big a hit as the…

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