Poughkeepsie, NY – Mario Cantone plays Canadian Female-Impersonator, Craig Russell, in a new play, Margaret and Craig. The play, written by David Solomon and directed by Sheryl Kaller, is running (as a staged reading) at New York Stage and Film and Vassar College's Powerhouse Theater this weekend.
Albany, NY – Tempered by Memory is a large scale sculpture created from World Trade Center steal, set to be unveiled in Saratoga Springs on 9/11/11. Sarah speaks with Elizabeth Dubben, Director of Exhibitions at The Arts Center in Saratoga Springs; Noah Savett, one of the sculptors and Pete Mienaltowski, one of the ironworkers who is donating his time in full to help build the sculpture.
Albany, NY – Rehabilitation Through The Arts is a volunteer organization which was founded in Sing Sing in 1996. It now operate in five medium, maximum, men's and women's New York State prisons. RTA focuses on theatre, dance, creative writing, voice, music, and visual arts as powerful tools for social and cognitive change that keeps prisoners from coming back after they're released.
Albany, NY – Opera Saratoga is celebrating its 50th anniversary and will pay homage to its history by producing Die Fledermaus, Cosi Fan Tutte and a 50th Anniversary Concert. Joe speaks with Curtis Tucker, Opera Saratoga's Artistic Director and conductor of this season's production of Die Fledermaus, and John Easterlin singing the role of Alfred in Die Fledermaus.