Hubbard Hall Honors WAMC’s Joe Donahue with the 2019 Making Art and Community Happen Award at Spring Gala Fundraiser

On Saturday, May 18, 2019, Hubbard Hall celebrated its 41st year as a regional arts leader, serving Washington County and the Capital Region with the best in arts education programming and in developing, producing and presenting world-class art and artists year-round.    At the same time, Hubbard Hall honored Joe Donahue for his work in making art and…

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,…

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…