REVIEW: “The Band’s Visit” at Proctors

by Roseann Cane Transcendent.    If you prefer a big, splashy musical with acrobatic choreography and catchy, hummable tunes, The Band’s Visit may not meet your expectations. It far exceeded mine. I’d been curious to see this multiple Tony-Award-winning show because of the praise it’s garnered. I’d imagined a sweet, clever storyline. What I got…

REVIEW: “Fall Springs” at Barrington Stage

by Barbara Waldinger   A musical about fracking?  Is it doomed to share the fate suffered by entertainments on such unlikely subjects as Anne Frank or Anna Karenina, the Musicals:  obscurity and a critical chorus of “What could they have been thinking?” Decidedly not! Fall Springs by Niko Tsakalakos (music and lyrics) and Peter Sinn…

Barrington Stage Presents World Premiere of “Fall Springs”

(Pittsfield, MA) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is proud to present the world premiere musical Fall Springs. Previews begin August 9, with an official Opening Night on August 14, with performances through August 31 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street).  …

“The Lightning Thief” The Percy Jackson Musical” Comes to Proctors

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—FEB. 6, 2019—Proctors is thrilled to announce that THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, an “electrifying” (Newsday) musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, will play Schenectady, 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22; and 2 & 8 p.m. Saturday Feb. 23. Tickets, $20–$50, are available at the Box Office at Proctors, 432 State Street,…

“The Legend of Georgia McBride” Takes Center Stage  at Dorset Theatre Festival

DORSET, VT: Dorset Theatre Festival continues its 40th Anniversary Season with the Regional Premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez. The Legend of Georgia McBride, under the direction of Stephen Brackett (Buyer & Cellar National Tour, Ultimate Beauty Bible at Page 73), runs for 16 performances between August 3 – 19, 2017. All performances take place at the Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney…