REVIEW: “Yellow” at Troy Foundry Theatre

by Roseann Cane As you enter the Trojan Hotel, the bar and ballroom of which date from 1830, the immersion begins. The hotel, abandoned for decades, has been restored by members of the Troy Foundry Theatre and the cast and crew of Yellow, a world premiere devised work, a commission with Die-Cast, directed by Brenna Geffers, inspired…

REVIEW: “Proof” at Oldcastle Theatre Company

by Gail M. Burns David Auburn’s Proof burst on the national consciousness nearly twenty years ago – winning Tonys and a Pulitzer and being made into a big budget, star-studded film – so the initial flurry of professional and amateur productions across the country has run its course and the play is ripe for revisiting…

Oldcastle Presents Pulitzer Prize-Winning “Proof”

David Auburn’s “Proof” which combines mystery, surprise and old-fashioned storytelling in a compelling evening of theatre that won both the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize, opens Friday August 31st in the Oldcastle Theatre Company‘s intimate space on Main Street in Bennington.      “Proof” is a play of ideas. The play’s intricate…

REVIEW: “A Comedy of Tenors” at Oldcastle

by Gail M. Burns One of my happiest farcical memories is of seeing Ken Ludwig’s hilarious 1986 opus Lend Me a Tenor at Oldcastle way back when they were performing in the Everett Mansion on the campus of what is now Southern Vermont College. So I was thrilled that they would be the company to introduce…