REVIEW: “Gertrude and Claudius” at Barrington Stage Company

by Barbara Waldinger Gertrude and Claudius, Barrington Stage Company’s newest offering by Mark St. Germain, based on John Updike’s 2000 novel by the same name, might well have been called simply Gertrude, for this is her story.  A prequel to Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the play traces thirty years in the life of Hamlet’s mother. The action…

Tickets on Sale Thursday for Disney’s “Frozen” at Proctors

The Spectacular New Musical Will Play an Exclusive Two-Week Tour Launch Engagement in Schenectady SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—MAY 28, 2019—From the producers of The Lion King, Disney’s  Frozen, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, will play an exclusive two-week tour-launch engagement at Proctors, Nov. 10–24. Individual tickets for Frozen will go on sale to the general public 10 a.m. Thursday, May 30.…

North American Tour Casting Announced for “A Bronx Tale”

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—SEPT. 5, 2018—Producers Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, Tribeca Productions and Evamere Entertainment are pleased to announce casting for the North American Tour of A BRONX TALE, the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert…

Broadway Smash “Frozen” To Launch North American Tour in Schenectady in Fall 2019

“Frozen like you’ve never seen it before. The hottest ticket in town!” The Today Show The Tony-Nominated Best Musical To Play Exclusive Engagement  at Proctors During the 2019-20 Season   Artistic and Anticipated Economic Boon for Upstate New York    Schenectady, NY (May 15, 2018) – Frozen, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, will launch a North American tour…

REVIEW: “Gaslight” at Barrington Stage Company

by Macey Levin “Gaslighting” refers to the attempt to surreptitiously drive someone to insanity.  This sinister act is at the core of Patrick Hamilton’s play Gaslight, now receiving a stellar production at Barrington Stage Company.  First produced in London in 1938 it was presented in the United States in 1941 under the title Angel Street…