Schenectady Light Opera Company Announce Auditions for “The Glorious Ones”

Schenectady Light Opera Company is pleased to announce auditions for The Glorious Ones Book & Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens Music by Steven Flaherty Based on the Novel by Francine Prose Director: Brian Clemente Musical Director: Robert Soricelli Producers: Michael Camelo and Amy Clark Stage Manager: JJ Paul Audition Dates: Tuesday,…

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Plans 2021 Season

WESTON PLAYHOUSE CELEBRATION SERIES UNDER THE TENT AT WALKER FARM Concerts, lectures, and more! JUNE 25 – JUNE 27 TICKETS ON-SALE SOON! AN ILIAD July 14-August 7 By Lisa Peterson and Denis O’HareBased on Homer’s The Iliad, translated by Robert Fagles The eternal, enchanting power of storytelling comes to life in…

Proctors and Capital Repertory Theatre Announce 2018–2019 Subscription Series

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—FEB. 12, 2018—It’s here! Monday evening, in a sweeping singalong presentation, Proctors and Capital Repertory Theatre announced the 2018–2019 Key Private Bank Broadway Series at Proctors and the 2018–2019 Season at Capital Repertory Theatre. Dates for Hamilton, which will play its premiere Capital Region engagement and anchor the 2018–2019 season—and is also featured in both subscription packages—were revealed,…

REVIEW: “Lucky Stiff” at The Theater Barn

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, August 2005 What a delightful little gem of a musical! Lucky Stiff, currently being given a luminous production at the Theater Barn, was the first musical from the Tony award-winning team of Lynn Ahrens (book and lyrics) and Stephen Flaherty (music) who went on to fame…

REVIEW: “Ragtime” at the Weston Playhouse

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, August 2003 As soon as I saw Ragtime announced on the Weston 2003 schedule, I knew it would be wonderful. Weston does just about everything well, but especially big musicals. I have fond memories of the productions of Most Happy Fella and Candide that I saw there, and so I booked…

REVIEW: “Once On This Island” at the Weston Playhouse

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, June 1999 “Once on this Island” is probably the perfect family musical. It is brief (85 minutes), uplifting, and tuneful. And Weston Playhouse is giving it a nifty production that is simultaneously simple and full of surprises. Since its off-Broadway debut in 1990 “Once on…

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