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: “Some People Hear Thunder” at Capital rep

by Barbara Waldinger SOME PEOPLE HEAR THUNDER, a musical set in the midst of the Armenian genocide, purports to be something else.  The director and star, Kevin McGuire, characterizes it as a “powerful musical love story,” and his co-star Joan Hess, agrees that it is a “triumphant human story” that is decidedly not about the…