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Mamma Mia!

by The Staff May 15, 2015


  A really good jukebox musical has to accomplish two things. One, it has to have enough of a plot to distract you from the fact that it’s a jukebox musical. Two, it must pack the ...


Swedish Chamber Orchestra

by The Staff April 18, 2013


  Wednesday at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, the orchestra is from Sweden, but the music is all from Germany. The Swedish Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Thomas Dausgaard, will close this season’s ...

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Bigger,Better, Faster, Harder

by Shawn Stone December 21, 2011


If you don’t like big action movies, then the suggestion that Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol is the most enjoyable edition of the 15-year-old Tom Cruise franchise isn’t going to mean much. But if you do, M:I—G.P. ...

Lost in Translation from the Swedish

by Ann Morrow December 21, 2011


The Swedish version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo had the great good fortune of a lead actress who was unanimously considered to be the perfect counterpart to the ferocious anti-heroine of Stieg Larsson’s ...

Mamma Mia!

by The Staff June 29, 2011


There are a number of reasons why Mamma Mia!—which opens this Tuesday (July 5) at Proctors—works so well. The plot has the sturdy romantic-comedy mechanics of an old Broadway show; the characters are outsized and ...