REVIEW: “The Full Monty” at Capital Repertory Theatre

by Roseann Cane Psssst…sister…you wanna have a good time? Get yerself a ticket to The Full Monty, now playing at the Capital Repertory Theatre! I’d never seen this musical before, and I must admit that my expectations were not that great. I enjoyed the original English film version, which came out in 1997. Since the…

“The Full Monty” Comes to Capital Rep

ALBANY, N.Y.—JUNE 18, 2019—The full monty. It implies nudity, full frontal male nudity. And you’ll get a glimpse of that in the comic musical The Full Monty, but the show is about more than that. It’s about a group of men baring their souls, admitting fragility and finding strength through the desperate, delightful act of…

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,…

REVIEW: “She Loves Me” at Capital Rep

by Roseann Cane When was the last time you left a theater feeling exuberant, even beguiled? For me, it was about 24 hours ago, right after Capital Repertory Theatre’s opening night of She Loves Me. I’m still smiling. She Loves Me originally opened on Broadway in 1963 with a star-studded cast that included Barbara Cook,…