REVIEW: “Ethel Waters: His Eye is on the Sparrow” at Capital Rep

by Roseann Cane I don’t think it’s possible to watch Jannie Jones on stage without being utterly beguiled. The actress kicked off Capital Repertory Theatre’s inaugural season, starring in Ethel Waters: His Eye is on the Sparrow. Written by Larry Parr in 2005, the play is a musical biography of…

Capital Repertory Theatre Restarts Subscription Campaign for its New Albany Home

Subscriptions to theREP’s 5-show season – now on sale – start at $153  ALBANY – Capital Repertory Theatre’s long hiatus is coming to a close with the recently announced production this summer of “Ethel Waters: His Eye is on the Sparrow” and today’s announcement of the shows on theREP’s upcoming season…

“Ethel Waters: His Eye is on the Sparrow” Opens New Capital Repertory Theatre Venue

Jannie Jones returns to theREP to take on the title role she created in a 2005 world premiere   ALBANY – Unloved. Abandoned. Sassy. Defiant and Talented, Ethel Waters broke through the Jim Crow ceiling of recording studios, radio, musical theater and movies to become an inspirational legend.    ETHEL WATERS: HIS EYE…

theREP Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Next Act!

Albany, NY – May 28, 2021 – Capital Repertory Theatre (theREP) announces virtual line-up for the Tenth Anniversary of the theatre’s annual showcase of new works in NEXT ACT! Join us – virtually – June 7-11, 2021, for the first of two weeks of content to celebrate the tenth annual…

Capital Rep Announces April Play Reading Series

April 14-29, 2021 “Tales for child within, without and in-between!” Four provocative, funny, thoughtful and inspiring stories for the stage, read by some of Capital Rep’s favorite actors!  These 4 wildly different plays have something for everyone … Drama (Third Grade), a Classic Comedy (Alice in Wonderland!), A Sneak Peek of a brand-new…

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…

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