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…

Capital Repertory Theatre & Proctors Shift NEXT ACT! New Play Summit to Summer Dates, June 2–4

ALBANY, N.Y.—MAY 29, 2018—The annual Next Act! New Play Summit! has shifted from its traditional fall calendar slot, becoming a summer institution for Capital Repertory Theatre and Proctors. Next Act! New Play Summit 7 will land June 2-4, featuring readings of two full length plays—Judith Leora’s Showpony and Tira Palmquist’s The Way North. Additionally, the three-day gathering will feature the popular First 15 and New Voices events.  NEXT ACT! a…

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…

Thriller “Paris Time” Opens at Capital Rep

ALBANY, N.Y.—JAN. 12, 2018—As you read this, it’s six hours ahead in Paris. As you read this, it is nowin Paris. Steven Peterson’s Paris Time is happening as we speak—as a couple’s peace, a young woman’s life and a company’s fate are challenged by an anti-Semitic terrorist incident. Sometimes a broken windshield is a harbinger, but sometimes it’s…