NEXT UP: “OUR TOWN” & Shakespeare’s Birthday Revels



Directed by Ed Bablin
May 1st – 10th, 2015
The Classic Theater Guild Inc. presents the Classic Stage play “Our Town”. This three-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder, tells the story of the fictional American small town of Grover’s Corners between the years of 1901 and 1913. We are pulled into a world where we witness first hand the everyday lives of its citizens as the main character, the Stage Manager, addresses the audience, brings in guests lecturers, fields questions from the audience, and fills in playing some of the roles. The play is performed without a set and the actors mime their actions without the use of props. Come join The Classic Theater Guild Inc. for this truly classic piece.
Friday, May 1, 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 2, 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 3, 2:00 pm
Friday, May 8, 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 9, 2:00 pm
Saturday, May 9, 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 10, 2:00 pm



APRIL 26, 2015 2pm – 4pm

At CTG Gallery, 137 State St, Schenectady

William Shakespeare was born 451 years ago, on or about April 23, 1564, and was baptized on the 26th. Join us to celebrate his life and times with Elizabethan readings, songs, open-mic, refreshments and other festivities.

To participate in the open-mic, simply show up with a poem, monologue, scene, or musical piece from Shakespeare or his contemporaries. If you know in advance what you’d like to perform, please let us know the title and approximate length of your piece by email at .com”>, and we can pre-schedule your performance!

Other activities will include tea and scones with Elizabethan-era refreshments, madrigal sing-along, and family games & crafts such as making Elizabethan ruffs.

Period costume is optional!

Admission (including refreshments): $5 individual, or $8 for a family

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Times Union “Best local play (2012)
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