REVIEW: “Waitress” at Proctors

by Roseann Cane   I remember the 2007 independent film, Waitress, well, and with a tinge of sadness. A charming and whimsical story of a young woman whose ingenious pie-making skills help guide her away from her abusive husband, I remember it so vividly because its writer, director, and co-star, Adrienne Shelly, was murdered in…

Two young local actresses cast as Lulu for “Waitress” at Proctors

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—MAY 31, 2019—The Tony Award®-nominated musical WAITRESS, at Proctors, June 11–16, has cast two young local actresses to take on the role of Lulu during its Schenectady engagement.   Genevieve Carmichael of Amsterdam, and Viviana DiMezza of Perth will alternate the role of Lulu, daughter of the production’s main character, Jenna, an expert pie baker…

Proctors and Capital Repertory Theatre Announce 2018–2019 Subscription Series

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—FEB. 12, 2018—It’s here! Monday evening, in a sweeping singalong presentation, Proctors and Capital Repertory Theatre announced the 2018–2019 Key Private Bank Broadway Series at Proctors and the 2018–2019 Season at Capital Repertory Theatre. Dates for Hamilton, which will play its premiere Capital Region engagement and anchor the 2018–2019 season—and is also featured in both subscription packages—were revealed, along with an impressive calendar…