Seeking Male Actor for “Shakesplaining”

Seeking 1 man for Shakesplaining, a new play by Jonathan Riven. Shakesplaining presents popular pieces from Shakespeare’s works which are then explained by William Shakespeare and Queen of England in modern terms. Character: *   Man 1: Demetrius, Macbeth (as “Cliff”) Performance Dates and Times *   August 1 and August 8: 7 PM at Congregation Beth…

A Tribute Saxophone Legend Nick Brignola at Music Haven

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—JULY 12, 2019—On a June Sunday in 1990, baritone saxophone legend Nick Brignola put his lips to the reed and kicked off the second date of the inaugural Music Haven Concert Series. Now, 30 years later, the Troy-bred jazz great will be feted by former bandmates and acolytes with A Tribute to Nick Brignola. Brignola…

Proctors Broadway Camp Students Perform “Les Miserables”

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—JULY 10, 2019—Proctors Collaborative has long been a pioneer in providing professional training in the technical aspects of theatre for local students—proving that what happens offstage is just as important as the action on the boards.   The annual culmination of these efforts flower with the School of the Performing Arts’ Broadway Camp, in…

Huntertones Bring the Funk to Music Haven

Brooklyn brass band heads upstate Huntertones 7 p.m. Thursday, July 25 Music Haven Central Park, Schenectady, NY Free to the public http://www.musichavenstage.org (Rain site—Proctors) SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—JULY 8, 2019—Brooklyn’s brassy Huntertones—making their Music Haven debut 7 p.m. Thursday, July 25—formed at Ohio State University in Columbus and hosted their first shows at a house on, you guessed it,…

Dan St. Germain Headlines Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show at Proctors

Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show Starring Dan St. Germain 8 p.m. Saturday, July 27 Underground at Proctors 432 State Street, Schenectady 518.346.6204 proctors.org $15 advance; $20 day of   SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—JULY 1, 2019—Dan St. Germain is a comedian, writer and actor who’s appeared on Conan, The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, This Week at the Comedy Cellar, Adam Ruins Everything, Crashing, This is…