Albany Pro Musica Announces Auditions for 2017-2018 Season

Troy, NY, 7/28/2017 –  Albany Pro Musica, the premiere choral ensemble of the Capital Region, will be hosting auditions for all voice types for their Masterworks and Concert choruses for the 2017-2018 season. This season the Concert Chorus will perform four subscription concerts of varying repertoire ranging from evocative works by the newly appointed Composer-In-Residence Ola Gjeilo,…

REVIEW: “Sweeney Todd” at the Mac-Haydn

by Macey Levin Stephen Sondheim, as the western world knows, is one of the musical theatre’s giant figures especially during the last half of the 20th century.  His works, even the weak ones, are celebrated as being innovative and challenging. Think of Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sunday in the Park with George, Into…

“Created Equal: Battling Oppression” at Temple Anshe Amunim

Created Equal: Battling Oppression – On Stage Monday, August 21, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at Temple Anshe Amunim It doesn’t require appreciation of recent events to prove that the promise of the Declaration of Independence has been broken by Americans—often, as history is awash with examples.  Created Equal is an evening of staged readings of four short plays…

REVIEW: “Taking Steps” at Barrington Stage

Mounting “Steps” by Barbara Waldinger Barrington Stage Company’s Artistic Director Julianne Boyd wanted something light to be sandwiched between the serious musicals Ragtime and Company, and settled on Taking Steps, a comedy by Sir Alan Ayckbourn, master of farce.  There was one problem:  the play is meant to be performed in the round, impossible on…

Berkshire Theatre Group Presents No Boundaries In Art Free Summer Reading Series

Pittsfield, MA– Berkshire Theatre Group is proud to present a free, summer reading series, No Boundaries in Art. Originally a web series featuring artists expressing various points of view and social commentary, the No Boundaries in Art series will continue on stage this summer. Beginning with The Listening Project (7/28), at The Unicorn Theatre, three other reading will follow in August: Dutch Masters (8/4) by Greg Keller, at The Unicorn Theatre; Pravda (8/18) by…