REVIEW: “Your Best One” at Capital Repertory Theatre

by Roseann Cane Of the many reasons I have a special fondness for Albany’s Capital Repertory Theatre, one is theRep’s commitment to promoting new plays by less-than-well-known playwrights. Through their Next Act! New Play Summit, playwrights submit their work blindly–that is, without their names on the script–to have their plays considered for selection by a…

Stephen Schwartz Headlines “A Night of Magic” Benefit

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—SEPT. 27, 2018—Stephen Schwartz, the Tony Award®-winning composer/lyricist of Wicked, Pippin, Godspell and other Broadway classics, headlines a Night of Magic, a gala for Capital Repertory Theatre and Proctors, 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15 at the Massry Center for the Arts at the College of Saint Rose. Schwartz will be joined by Broadway stars Michael McCorry Rose (Wicked, A Gentleman’s…

New Musical “Lempicka” Opens at Williamstown Theatre Festival

Williamstown, MA (July 23, 2018) – Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) announces the second Main Stage production of the 2018 season, the world premiere musical Lempicka, which opened Saturday, July 21st and runs through Wednesday, August 1st. Featuring Tony nominee Carmen Cusack and Eden Espinosa, this world premiere musical is directed by Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin, with book and lyrics by Carson Kreitzer and music by Matt Gould. Fleeing the Russian…

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,…