REVIEW: “The True” at Capital Repertory Theatre

by Roseann Cane Erastus Corning 2nd (1909-1983), the 72nd mayor of the city of Albany, served a remarkably long term, from 1942 to 1983, earning himself the handle “Mayor for Life.” Scion of a prominent Albany family, Corning was the product of a classic political machine, where a political party–in…

Capital Repertory Theatre Presents “The True”

ALBANY, NY (March 21) – The True, an intimate portrait of the bounds of love, loyalty and female power in the male-dominated world of 1977 patronage politics, will open on Tuesday April 5, 2022, at Capital Repertory Theatre (251 North Pearl Street) with previews starting on Friday, April 1 and running through…

RAISE A GLASS TO TheREP AT “THE IRISH AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY” 

ALBANY (Nov. 4) – Featuring the razor-sharp wit and bitter irony of writer Frank McCourt (Angela’s Ashes), The Irish… And How They Got That Way offers audiences a musical chronicle of the Irish and their journey to and within America. A buoyant score, complete with fresh arrangements of over thirty songs ranging from…

REVIEW: “The Irish…And How They Got That Way” at Capital Rep

by Roseann Cane   As you enter the theater you’re immediately drawn to the warmth of Brian Prather’s meticulously designed Irish pub, right where Capital Repertory Theatre’s stage used to be. You’re invited to order a pint and stand at the bar (or sit at one of the tables) where…

REVIEW: “Shakespeare in Love” at Capital Rep

by Roseann Cane Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill, Producing Artistic Director of the Capital Repertory Theatre, has long been devoted to making the company currently known as theREP a vital contributor to the community in which it lives, to, as she has written, “…to keep our mission of community service strong!” From theREP’s…

REVIEW: “He Who Gets Slapped” at Hubbard Hall

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, May, 2004 Hubbard Hall has once again brought an exciting, thought provoking world premiere musical to Washington County and given it a goreous and professional production. While not yet perfect, this musical version of Leonid Andreyev’s 1915 melodramatic tragedy He Who Gets Slapped is well worth seeing…

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