What: September Illuminate Troy Where: Troy Kitchen, 77 Congress Street, Troy NY When: 7:30 PM September 19th Rehearsal:6:30-8:30 @ the Albany Public Library, 161 Washington Ave Submission deadline: September 12th To submit: Send an email with the subject September Illuminate to contact.melizbeth@yahoo.com. Include your age, full name, head shot or picture and a brief bio. Include the monologue that you…

REVIEW: Capitol Steps “Orange is the New Barack”

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REVIEW:”Nunsense” at the Theater Barn

by Gail M. Burns As a theatre critic I am required to roll my eyes when a Nunsense show (there are nearly ten of them) is mentioned. The first iteration, currently playing at The Theater Barn, is 32 years old, and its age is beginning to show. But I still secretly relish the opportunities these…