Deborah Young-Weiler Comes to Fort Salem Theater

SALEM, NY — Fort Salem Theater rolls its seven-foot Steinway Concert Grand piano centerstage on Sunday afternoon, June 4, when piano virtuoso Deborah Young-Weiler returns to the Fort for an afternoon of piano music designed to touch the souls of its audience. Mrs. Young-Weiler was born in the Tennessee mountains near the Kentucky border. She hadn’t…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Additional Events & Casting

  Williamstown, MA (May 22, 2017) – Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) has announced Make Someone Happy with Kelli O’Hara, a benefit concert supporting musical theatre development at WTF, for one night only, Monday, July 24 on the Main Stage. Established as one of Broadway’s contemporary leading ladies, Tony Award winner Kelli O’Hara…

Elysia Crampton Performs “Severo” Electronic Set in EMPAC Studio 1

TROY, NY — To kick off the summer season at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, electronic musician Elysia Crampton will perform on Friday, May 26, at 9PM. Russell E.L. Butler will support. A force within Latinx culture and the rising genderqueer electronic aesthetic (alongside Arca, Lotic, Rabit, etc.), Elysia Crampton has described her style as “severo,” a word suggestive of the…

REVIEW: “True West” at the Ghent Playhouse

by Macey Levin Sam Shepard is one of the country’s major playwrights having received nearly every award the American theatre and film industry has to offer.  His major works include True West, The Tooth of Crime , Curse of the Starving Class , Buried Child (1979 Pulitzer Prize), Fool for Love , and A Lie of the Mind.   True West, first performed in…