With the summer in full swing, local stages are heating up with community-theater options, from those music-filled Austrian hills to a backstage murder-mystery musical comedy to a Skid Row flower shop.
Six days a week, Michael Siberry and Linda Balgord board a Metro-North train at the Bronxville station and, before long, they’re at a lakeside Italian villa in 1921. It’s quite a commute for the Broadway veterans who only discovered they were Bronxville neighbors at the first rehearsal for their new… Read More →
Part of the fun of having professional theaters in the Lower Hudson Valley — aside from the proximity, price and the parking — is watching their productions move to Manhattan and telling your hip New York friends you saw it here first. There are plenty of opportunities to do just… Read More →
The Hand-to-Mouth Players announce auditions for their 20th Annual Playwright/Directors Workshop of original one-act plays tonight at 7:30 p.m.. Roles for men and women of all ages teens and older, are available. Performances are Sept 23-25 and will be adjudicated by a representative from the Theatre Association of New York State (TANYS…. Read More →
Nyack composer-lyricist Neil Berg is an acolyte of the Great White Way whose “100 Years of Broadway” revue spreads the word — from Niagara Falls to Amarillo and in between — about the wonders of musical theater. For two weeks this month, Berg and his theatrical road warriors can put… Read More →
Three words are guiding Jeremy Quinn as he plans the 2011-12 season at The White Plains Performing Arts Center. “Family, family, family,” he says, adding: “We want to do well-known, family friendly, recognizable award-winning titles.” In other words, not what was done last season. WPPAC endured a rocky spring, canceling… Read More →
“Spring Awakening,” the Duncan Sheik musical that catapulted the careers of Jonathan Groff and Lea Michele (who went on to a little thing called “Glee”), was the first Broadway credit for White Plains native Jennifer Damiano. In a couple of weeks, White Plains Performing Arts Center and Harrison Summer Theater… Read More →