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Theatre Institute at Sage

The Cat in the Hat

by The Staff June 5, 2014

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  Beginning Friday, the Theatre Institute at Sage will present a new adaptation (originally produced by the National Theatre of Great Britain) of that beloved Dr. Seuss classic, The Cat in the Hat. All your favorite ...

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The Secret Garden

by The Staff December 5, 2013

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  Set in late-Victorian England, Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden is a tale of redemption and rejuvenation leavened by plain “common sense.” It’s a children’s story loved by adults, enduring in many formats: the original ...

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James and the Giant Peach

by The Staff May 30, 2013

  Roald Dahl’s beloved story of an unhappy boy’s escape into a surreal world of talking insects and giant fruit comes to the stage beginning this weekend owing to the fine efforts of the Theatre Institute ...

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Willy Wonka the Musical

by The Staff November 29, 2012

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  Your first question about this musical production of Roald Dahl’s beloved tale is probably, “Does it feature the lovely songs by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newly that were in the Gene Wilder-starring film, or the ...

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Art Beat

by Shawn Stone October 3, 2012

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  MOE WHO?  This seems as direct a way as any to spell out the correct pronunciation of MoHu, as in MoHu Fest, the 10-day-long, Capital Region-plus arts festival that begins tomorrow (Friday, Oct. 5) with ...

A Year With Frog and Toad

by The Staff May 30, 2012

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This thoroughly charming play—a kind of children’s theater appropriate for all ages—follows best friends Frog and Toad over the course of a year. Frog is a cheerful, perky fellow; Toad is a grumpy worrywart. Together ...

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The Belle of Amherst

by The Staff April 19, 2012

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If ever the one-person-show format was appropriate for its subject, it’s in William Luce’s The Belle of Amherst. Emily Dickinson spent her life in a kind of seclusion, and playwright Luce used the great 19th-century ...

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Much Ado About Nothing

by The Staff February 9, 2012

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Benedick and Beatrice love each other but don’t want to admit it. Claudio and Hero love each other but are tricked into an acrimonious parting. What will happen? As Much Ado About Nothing is Shakespearian ...

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Peter Pan

by The Staff December 1, 2011

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The holiday season tends to bring out the child in even the humbugiest curmudgeons, and this weekend, the reincarnated Theatre Institute at Sage doubles the youthful magic and mischief with a production of Peter Pan. Complete ...

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