Two worlds collide in the Lincoln Center Theater production of this “breathtaking and exquisite” musical. Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. More…
The School for Lies
May 4-6 & 9-13
Schenectady Civic Playhouse
It’s 1666 and the brightest, wittiest salon in Paris is that of Celimene, a beautiful young widow so known for her satiric tongue she been sued for it. Surrounded by shallow suitors, off of whom she lives without surrendering to them, Celimene has managed to evade love since her beloved husband died. Until today, when Frank appears. More…
May 4-6 & 10-13
SLOC Musical Theater
When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won’t be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but, in doing so, blows her cover. More…
The Addy – On July 18, 1969, Sen. Ted Kennedy drove his car off of a bridge on Massachusetts’ Chappaquiddick Island. Tragically, the accident resulted in the death of passenger Mary Jo Kopechne, a 28-year-old campaign strategist working for Kennedy, while an investigation into the event forever altered Kennedy’s political legacy.
GE Theatre – Director Derek Cianfrance will spend the afternoon mingling with guests at a VIP mixer and speaking about his experience filming The Place Beyond the Pines in Schenectady. Includes raffles for signed movie memorabilia. A public screening of the 2012 film will follow at 3pm.
GE Theatre – Presented by the Royal Opera:The warrior Macbeth fights on the side of the King of Scotland – but when a coven of witches prophesy that he shall become king himself, a ruthless ambition drives Macbeth and his wife to horrific acts.
Synthesizing – Opening Reception – The Makeup Curio is transforming their studio walls to create a space for local artists. Stop in to view work in a variety of mediums from Capital Region artists. Artwork on display through June 3. Light refreshments served. Free.
Knit Night – Open knitting/crochet/spinning night for all fiber enthusiasts! Bring your project, bring a friend. Have a question or need a little guidance? Assistance is available from an experienced knitting, crochet, and spinning instructor.
Celebrate National Fitness Month and help Schenectady County kick off Schenectady County Moves a Million, a campaign to help residents become more physically active. Free music, yoga, fitness activities & more.
A timely discussion about how connecting arts and culture along the Erie Canal can become an essential driver of sustainable communities. Check-in begins at 12pm; discussion from 1-3pm with a reception to follow at Mohawk Harbor. RSVP to [email protected]v.
Good News Awards Luncheon – Honoring businesses, organizations and individuals in Schenectady County due to exceptional growth, a new or renovated building, celebration of a significant anniversary, demonstrating extraordinary community support, launching a unique product or service in the past year, or just being a true success story.
1 Rush Street
Looking for something to complement your evening out in Downtown Schenectady? Rivers Casino & Resort, located at nearby Mohawk Harbor, offers a regular schedule of events and promotions.
Join us in celebrating a Decade of Discovery with an evening of fine food, networking and a silent auction! Featuring Al Santor and friends; interactive experiences including the science behind brewing with George dePiro, chief brewing officer with Druthers Brewing Company; food stations; and desserts by Mazzone Catering. Tickets
Robin Oliveira, book author of My Name is Mary Sutter, will visit to discuss her new book entitled Winter Sisters, set in Albany, NY. Copies of Winter Sisters will be offered at a 20% discount at the The Open Door Bookstore until April 26. Call the store at 518-346-2719 to place an order.