The Drowsy Chaperone – County Players

Review By Teresa Gasparini County Players closes out its 61st season with The Drowsy Chaperone Musical theater takes its share of jabs - “No one just bursts out into song like that!” Fans would agree that it is “unrealistic,” but they know that to be the point. All theater is an escape no matter how closely it…

Marjorie Prime – Phoenicia Playhouse

Review By Joe Eriole In promoting its production of Jordan Harrison’s Marjorie Prime, the Phoenicia Playhouse asks the following question: “If you could purchase a ‘copy’ of a recently deceased loved one, would you?” The show is described as “a chilling drama about the unreliability of memory and the mystery of immortality in the age of…

Newsies – Up in One Productions

Review By Caitlin Connelly EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!!! “Newsies stop the world!” is a signature statement of this exuberant musical, and for the next two weekends, they’re doing just that at The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck. The cast and crew of Up in One’s Newsies give a foot stomping performance at…