2016 Press Releases

The following are Proctors press releases from 2016. 

December 2016

One Night Only!: Adam Savage and Michael Stevens Bring Brain Candy to Proctors

Backlot Project presents: Rocky Horror Picture Show film screening party; conversation with Barry Bostwick

DISENCHANTED!: The hit musical Your favorite princesses are coming to town … and setting the record straight!

Schenectady loves Italy: Proctors and partners raise $17,255 for Italian earthquake relief

New restaurants, new flavors: Fifth Annual Wing Walk heats up downtown Schenectady on Oct. 1

Watch on the giant screen: Presenting the first ’16 Presidential Debate with prizes, themed drinks, more

Fashioned after the Tony Awards: Proctors and The Times Union join for Inaugural High School Musical Theatre Awards for the Capital Region in May ’17

The Midtown Men: Four stars from original Broadway cast of Jersey Boys to sing ’60s hits at Proctors

Universal story of struggle, triumph: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical will premiere at Proctors in April 2017

Kinky Boots returns: 2013 Tony Award winner announces 4 performances at Proctors

Outside Mullingar ends with kiss: Doubt and Moonstruck award winner’s romantic Irish comedy lands at theREP

Five Broadway shows on sale; Tickets as low as $20 available 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13

Seven new shows announced: Patti Labelle, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and the return of Neil deGrasse Tyson among highlights

August 2016
Longtime ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic guitarist Jim ‘Kimo’ West brings Hawaiian slack key stylings to Proctors

Neil deGrasse Tyson returns to Proctors: Brings The Cosmic Perspective to Schenectady

‘Smart, sardonic firecracker’: Observational comic Liz Miele headlines Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show at Proctors

Brilliant theatre, giant screen: National Theatre Live: Encore Series brings celebrated theatrical broadcasts to Proctors

Hamilton’s Andrew Chappelle presents: Lucky students will learn moves from the hottest show on Broadway, as well as essential audition techniques

He’s not dead yet: John Cleese live on Proctors stage for conversation after ‘Grail’ screening

Six plays presented: Winners of Capital Repertory Theatre Young Playwright Contest hit stage

Stockade Music Live! shines light: Three concerts showcase interconnected acts, cutting-edge work

July 2016
Riverdance returns to Schenectady: International Irish dance phenomenon hits Proctors for five performances

From gas jockey to funny man: Noré Davis drives north for Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show at Proctors

the Alt is coming: New arts and culture weekly will offer in-depth coverage and comprehensive community calendar

All Shook Up rocks: Entire Elvis production created by Broadway Camp students

Fresh off Conan appearance: Shane Torres headlines Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show at Proctors

June 2016
Spend Sundays with Proctors: Free summer family movies at Proctors offers affordable fun for all

Rhapsody & Rhythm: Lauded pianist Richard Glazier strikes up the band for The Gershwin Concert Experience at Proctors

Tickets to An American in Paris go on sale at Proctors 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 10

Nobodies of Comedy! See tomorrow’s stars today 8 p.m. Saturday, May 7, Proctors

A Night with Janis Joplin tickets on sale: Queen of 60s, 70s rock reigns again at Capital Repertory Theatre

Daniel Tiger Neighborhood live! Mister Rogers legacy lives on in vibrant musical adventure based on popular TV series

April 2016
Lisa Page Brooks headlines Gospel Jubilee: Community leader Wes Holloway recognized for advocacy of urban organizations, programs and projects


March 2016
Regional effort funded by grant: Legendary choreographer Twyla Tharp joins Pathways to Dance leaders to discuss new project

Wine, food, auctions and more: Eighth Annual Capital Region Wine Festival March 12 at Proctors

Last Comic Standing star-booked Adrienne Iapalucci headlines Pretty Much The Best Comedy Show

Proctors like you’ve never seen it: Photographer Ronda Anderson reveals over 30 years of change at classic Schenectady vaudeville hall

Realish Housewives of Clifton Park: Second City writers’ parody brings laughter and lunacy to Proctors

February 2016
Two shows to tech at Proctors: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical makes Broadway part of theREP subscription plan

Irish Comedy Tour brings the blarney; Crazed quartet will turn GE Theatre at Proctors into a Dublin pub

Reminiscing laid-back FM sound: Little River Band lands at Proctors with 40th anniversary tour

Annual tour of Proctors; Free, guided walking tour of honors founder F.F. Proctor’s birthday



January 2016
Joseph’s trials & triumphs: Webber and Rice’s ‘Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ to play 2 performances at Proctors