Local Murder Mystery Comes to Hubbard Hall

by Gail M. Burns In 1812 Russell Colvin, a farm worker who all agreed was “feeble-minded,” disappeared from the Boorn family farm in East Manchester, Vermont, where he, his wife, and their many children lived with her family. Seven years later two of his brothers-in-law, Stephen and Jesse Boorn, were accused of murdering Colvin, and sentenced…

Going Dark Productions Presents “The Pillowman”

Going Dark Productions is proud to present The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh. A writer in a totalitarian state is questioned by the police about his involvement in a series of child murders that bear an eerie similarity to his stories. When his brother is also brought in for questioning, the writer is forced to answer…

REVIEW: “American Buffalo” at Dorset

by Roseann Cane In 1975, 27-year-old up-and-coming Chicago writer David Mamet submitted American Buffalo to Chicago’s Goodman Theater. The play would make its way to Broadway, where it would win the New York Drama Critics Circle award for Best American Play of the 1976-77 season, and establish Mamet as a distinctive and important contemporary playwright.…

Albany Civic Theater Auditions for “Dead Man’s Cell Phone”

Albany Civic Theater holds auditions for Dead Man’s Cell Phone By Sarah Ruhl Directed by Katie Weinberg Albany Civic Theater 235 Second Ave., Albany, NY Auditions Monday, September 11 & Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Sign-In 7pm The audition will consist of cold readings from the script. Performances November 3-19, 2017, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 3pm Rehearsals…

Classic Theater Guild Announces Auditions for “Witness for the Prosecution”

Classic Theater Guild is proud to announce auditions for its production of Agatha Christie’s classic courtroom thriller, Witness for the Prosecution. Auditions: Wednesday, August 16 and Thursday, August 17 and Wednesday, August 23 and Thursday, August 24 at 7 pm Audition Location: Congregation Beth Israel 2195 Eastern Parkway, Schenectady Please be prepared to deliver a monologue…