Black Theatre Troupe of Upstate NY Teams Up with Siena College for Original Play About Albany Abolitionists

World Premiere of Yours for the Oppressed, an original play produced by the Black Theatre Troupe of Upstate New York and Siena College about Albany abolitionists Harriet and Stephen Myers.  Historic, site-specific performance at the Myers Residence in Albany   Who: Black Theatre Troupe of Upstate New York, Siena College Creative Arts Department, and the Underground Railroad History Project…

Illuminate Theatre Auditions for Performers of Color

lluminate Theatre produces new and original content highlighting the art and lives of black and brown theater creators. Our monthly cabaret allows artists and the community to gain consistent exposure to challenging, engaging theater. Over the past year and a half we have featured a number of themes covering everything from stereotypes to women’s rights.…

Tickets for “The Full Monty” at Capital Repertory & 11 New Shows at Proctors Go On Sale Today.

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—MAY 23, 2019—Today at 10 a.m. tickets go on sale for The Full Monty at Capital Repertory Theatre and 11 newly announced shows, including the Tony Award®-winning revival of Once on This Island, at Proctors.   At this year’s season announcement Bash, in March, subscribers cheered as cast members rocked The Full Monty’s classic closing number, “Let It…

Capital Repertory Theatre’s NEXT ACT! New Play Summit Arrives June 7–10

 Albany, N.Y.—May 21, 2019—The eighth annual NEXT ACT! New Play Summit, at Capital Repertory Theatre and Proctors, June 7–10, features readings of three full-length plays—Meridith Friedman’s The Luckiest People, Rachel Lynett’s Here Be Dragons and Deborah Yarchun’s The Calm Before. The developmental workshop will also include the popular First 15; a Synopsis Clinic led by Dramatist Guild Member Aoise Stratford; two events featuring Young Playwrights; and,…