proctors-theatre.JPGOffers edgier, more complex entertainment for adventurous theatergoers Definitely not your "mama's Broadway" Schenectady, N.Y. - "...let us go a very little beyond the last road - there's something to be found," said poet e.e. cummings. For Capital Region theatre lovers with a proclivity to explore new frontiers and experience entertainment just beyond the beaten track of Broadway, Proctors introduces BROADWAY WITHOUT BOUNDARIES (#altBWAY), a three-show transport to what promises not to be "your mama's Broadway." #altBWAY is a great package deal on Green Day's American Idiot, Afrobeat mega-show Fela!, the outrageously fun Priscilla -- and more. Each purchase of all three hits delivers a discounted ticket to Priscilla, American Idiot and Fela! during the 2012-2013 season at Proctors in 2013.  In addition to these hot new shows, adventurous theatre sophisticates also will receive priority #altBWAY access, a signature #altBWAY tee shirt and -- for a limited time - a complimentary ticket to wonderfully strange, audience engaging, a cappella adventure VocaPeople at Proctors, exclusive invites to special events, a coupon for Proctors Apostrophe Café for a buy one/get one free coffee -- and so much more! It's #altBWAY and it's trending now! BUY #altBWAY PACKAGE NOW The #altBWAY three-show package is available for purchase from Thursday, July 26 at 10am through February 7, the last performance of AMERICAN IDIOT. Purchaser must buy all three shows to get the discount. There is no opt-out available. Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT Feb 5 - 7, 2013 The Mainstage at Proctors Direct from Broadway, the smash-hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Based on Green Day's GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum album and featuring the hits "Boulevard of Broken Dreams," "21 Guns," "Wake Me Up When September Ends," "Holiday" and the blockbuster title track, AMERICAN IDIOT boldly takes the American musical where it's never gone before. The New York Times declares "thrilling, emotionally charged, and as moving as any Broadway musical I've seen this year!" Mature Content PRISCILLA Feb 12 - 17, 2013 The Mainstage at Proctors/ part of the Key Private Bank Broadway Series OUTRAGEOUSLY FUNNY! Broadway musical PRISCILLA tells the uplifting story of a trio of friends on a road trip of a lifetime, who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship in the middle of the Australian outback and end up finding more than they could ever have dreamed.             An international hit with more than 500 dazzling, 2011 Tony® Award-winning costumes, PRISCILLA is based on the film Priscilla Queen of the Dessert and features a hit parade of dance-floor favorites including "It's Raining Men," "Finally" and "I Will Survive."             The Hollywood Reporter calls PRISCILLA "funny and fabulous! Joyous entertainment with eye-popping visuals and unexpected heart!"  Mature Content. FELA! His story inspired a nation. His music inspired the world. Mar 8 - 9, 2013 The Mainstage at Proctors FELA! is the story of legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, whose soulful Afrobeat rhythms ignited the passions of a generation. Inspired by his mother, a civil rights champion, Kuti defied a corrupt and oppressive military government and devoted his life and music to the struggle for freedom and human dignity.             FELA! Is a triumphant tale of courage, passion and love, featuring Fela Kuti's captivating music and the visionary direction and choreography of Tony Award winner Bill T. Jones.  Mature Content. About VOCA PEOPLE For these friendly aliens from the planet Voca, somewhere behind the sun...all communication is through music and vocal expressions. They visit planet Earth and find a lot to sing about. Amazing vocal sounds: a cappella singing with the art of beat box creating an incredible range of sounds and instruments. It is an evening of total excitement, music of all times, comedy and audience participation. P.S. - Hash Tags The hash tag (#) before a word (e.g. #altBWAY) in a post enables Twitter users to tag that post for that word. In order to get tracked via a hash tag, users must opt-in and follow  Once following Hashtags, every time they post on Twitter and tag it with a hash mark such as #altBWAY, the message will show up as a real-time post on Ticket information for #altBWAY/Broadway Without Boundaries is available at Proctors Box Office (518) 346-6204, online at or #altBWAY at Proctors is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, celebrating 50 years of building strong, creative communities in New York State's 62 counties. For more information on #altBWAY, contact Richard Lovrich, Marketing Director, Capital Repertory Theatre & Proctors,, 518-461-7493


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