Proctors 2015-2016 season

carey elwes 2015

You'd like another chance to see Cary Elwes talk about making The Princess Bride? As you wish.

Proctors announced a bunch of new shows Monday for the next year -- some 60 in all. (We had to admit we didn't count.) And tickets are now on sale for them.

Here are a few that caught our eye on the first scan through the schedule...

Quoted blurbage via Proctors.

October 3: The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes
"In this highly-anticipated event, fans of The Princess Bride will join the heroic Westley (actor Cary Elwes) in a behind-the-scenes look at life on and off the set of the classic film. After a screening of the iconic film, Elwes will engage in a moderated discussion on classic scenes, revealing never before shared secrets and tales of inconceivable antics!" (A similar event in Saratoga Springs last fall sold out.)

November 6: Solid Soul featuring Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne
"Grammy Award-winning legend Mavis Staples teams up with multi-platinum recording artist Joan Osborne on the highly anticipated national tour, 'Solid Soul.'"

January 29-31: PostSecret: The Show
"With original music, recorded voices, projected images, and video, PostSecret: The Show becomes an immersive experience as three actors guide the audience through a crowd-sourced narrative of the stories behind some of the most sexual, sad, funny and controversial - many of which have never been seen before." (Of course, this is based on the famous web project.)

February 11: Soledad O'Brien Presents Black in America
"Black in America 2015 gathers academics and experts, students, and community members of all races and politics to discuss their personal stories of how policing impacts their lives. The award-winning journalist and philanthropist presents a detailed examination of the facts behind community policing, racial profiling, controversial crime reduction tactics, and arrest quotas. And, we see the shocking videos that show how a war between civil rights and crime reduction is unfurling on America's streets."

February 27: Scott Freiman - Deconstructing the Beatles
Freiman's presentations about The Beatles are always popular -- there are two scheduled for this date: Say The Word: Deconstructing Rubber Soul and A Trip Through Strawberry Fields

Earlier on AOA:
+ Mythbusters at Proctors
+ Proctors Broadway series 2015-2016

photo: Miranda Penn Turin

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

What's All Over Albany?

All Over Albany is for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. In other words, it's for you. It's kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who can help you find out what's up. Oh, and our friends call us AOA.

Search

Recently on All Over Albany

Albany is set to build the link between Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail and the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail -- here's the plan

The city of Albany is planning to start construction next year on the much-anticipated link between the Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail and the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail.... (more)

AOA Thanksgiving charity drawing 2018: What are you thankful for this year?

In our (almost) annual tradition, we'd like to know: What are you thankful for this year? Please share in the comments -- it could be... (more)

Stuck on Albany

These Albany-themed stickers by local artist Cara Hanley are delightful and they're available via Etsy for $8. Blurbage: Set of 4 Albany stickers made from... (more)

Harry Rosenfeld: Battling Editor

Former Times Union editor Harry Rosenfeld has a new memoir coming out: Battling Editor: The Albany Years. Blurbage: In 1978, Harry Rosenfeld left the Washington... (more)

Breaking out, on screen

From Amy Biancolli's review of the new Escape at Dannemora series on Showtime, about the 2015 prison break: "The result is fascinating, nuanced and smart,... (more)

Recent Comments

Very nice redesigns. I hope that area becomes more of a neighborhood rather than what it currently is - still an expressway that happens to have hotels and apartments along it. I'd love to see wide sidewalks and protected bike lanes from Crossgates all the way to Manning.

AOA Thanksgiving charity drawing 2018: What are you thankful for this year?

...has 6 comments, most recently from Jeff D

Library Expedition 36ers

...has 3 comments, most recently from Jack Owens

The skating rink on the ESP opens for the season at the end of this month

...has 2 comments, most recently from Jeff D

Approval to convert two prominent downtown buildings, a warm response to increased density, and more exciting tales of the Albany Planning Board

...has 1 comment, most recently from Ian Benjamin

Stuck on Albany

...has 2 comments, most recently from Ian Benjamin