Ancram Opera House Awarded Two Major Grants

The Ancram Opera House (AOH), an award-winning non-profit performing arts organization in rural southern Columbia County, announced that it has received grants totaling $94,000 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the NY State Regional Economic Development Council (REDC). The grants will be used to purchase theatrical lighting, new audience seating,…

Winners Announced in Third Annual High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—MAY 11, 2019—Winners of the third annual High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors were announced Saturday at a ceremony at the venue featuring performers from all 30 participating schools. Hosted by Proctors Collaborative CEO Philip Morris and Albany-Times Union Senior Writer Steve Barnes, the evening was highlighted by production numbers as well as…

Fairgame Arts Grants Awarded to 59 Organizations in 19 Counties

 The Upstate Theater Coalition for a Fairgame supports regional arts and cultural organizations  SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—APRIL 30, 2019—The Upstate Theater Coalition for a Fairgame has awarded Fairgame Arts Grants to 59 non-profit arts and cultural organizations in the three New York state casino regions—Capital, Catskills and Southern Tier/Finger Lakes. In February, groups in 27 counties were…

Capital Repertory Theatre Congratulates Drama Desk Award Nominees

ALBANY, N.Y.—APRIL 26, 2019—Drama Desk Award nominations were announced Thursday in Manhattan. Capital Repertory Theatre congratulates three of its artistic partners on their nominations. Designers Adam Honoré and Jane Shaw and actor Patrick Vaill are in the running for Drama Desk Awards. Honoré lit The Royale at theREP, his measured tones offering the production what WAMC’s Bob…

2019 High School Musical Theatre Awards Nominees Announced at Proctors

Winners will travel to New York in June to participate in Jimmy Awards® SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—APRIL 24, 2019—Proctors and The Times Union announced nominees today for the 2019 High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors. Proctors CEO Philip Morris and Times Union Senior Features and Sunday editor Gary Hahn were joined by Proctors Creative Workforce Director Grace Janiszewski for…

Proctors, Waitress and NEWS10 ABC announce “Baked from The Heart: Waitress Pie Contest”

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—APRIL 16, 2019—Cranberry Crumble? Shoo Fly? Lemon Chess? Plain old all-American apple? What’s your favorite pie recipe? The Tony Award®-nominated musical Waitress is coming to Proctors June 11–16 and to celebrate Proctors, Waitress and NEWS10 ABC are announcing a “Baked from The Heart:Waitress Pie Contest.” Capital Region cooks of all kinds are invited to submit their own favorite pie…