REVIEW: “Shakespeare in Love” at Capital Rep

by Roseann Cane Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill, Producing Artistic Director of the Capital Repertory Theatre, has long been devoted to making the company currently known as theREP a vital contributor to the community in which it lives, to, as she has written, “…to keep our mission of community service strong!” From theREP’s educational programs to its regular…

“Shakespeare in Love” Concludes the 2018–2019 Season at Capital Repertory Theatre

ALBANY, N.Y.–MARCH 20, 2019—A young playwright sells his new script. Twice. To different buyers. He hasn’t written it yet. He has writer’s block. Capital Repertory Theatre closes its 2018-2019 season with the uproarious comedy Shakespeare in Love, April 5–May 12.  Directed by theREP’s Producing Artistic Director Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill, the show is a riot of mistaken identities,…

Schenectady Civic Players Presents “Broads Who Belt” with Benita Zahn

BROADS WHO BELT  with Benita Zahn, a Special  production at Schenectady Civic Players  BROADS WHO BELT, featuring  local  TV Channel 13’s Benita Zahn, will be presented Friday, December 15 at Schenectady Civic Players, 12 South Church Street Playhouse in Schenectady’s historic Stockade district.  Proceeds benefit Civic Players’ Centennial Campaign.. Also featured in the popular musical revue, originally…

Benita Zahn Returns to Fort Salem Cabaret

SALEM, NY — Benita Zahn, WNYT news anchor, returns to Fort Salem Theater on Sunday afternoon, May 7, at 2 PM, in a cabaret entitled BZ and the Girls: Women Who Sing. A part of the theater’s inaugural season eleven years ago, Ms. Zahn has returned at least once in each subsequent season, sometimes with…

Fort Salem Theater Announces 2017 Season

FORT SALEM THEATER SPRING AND SUMMER, 2017 APRIL 21-22   Li’l Abner. California Musical Theater Ensemble, featuring students from Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts. Directed by Tim Nelson. Special Student Rates. $20 adult/$10 High School Srs & younger. Reservations: 518.854.9200. 8PM 30        Shanara Gabrielle: Tilting at Windmills. Accomplished recording artist from regional theater and television (Conviction, Chicago…