Proctors announces premiere performances of “The Right Girl” this fall

SCHENECTADY — Proctors announced the world premiere of the entirely original new musical based on true stories, “The Right Girl,” from Oct. 13 through Wednesday, Nov. 10.  

Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Proctors will follow all CDC and New York State safety guidelines for these performances. Subscribers to the Proctors season and Capital Repertory Theatre will be given priority access to ticketing in advance of the general ticket on-sale date. Check the Proctors website at to subscribe and obtain additional information.

“One of the dreams of the Proctors Collaborative was that the mix of theatrical and musical facilities and capabilities would attract new and different opportunities within the world of the theater,” Phillip Morris, CEO, Proctors Collaborative said. “Howard Kagan and Tom Smedes are first-class producers who found just what they needed as they worked with us: a great building, a welcoming community and an audience based both at Proctors and at the Rep interested and anxious to support new work. We are excited to host this world premiere. We hope to do so well that we can leverage continuing new relationships with the industry’s major players.”

Join Eleanor Stark on her first day as Chief Creative Officer of the legendary film and television studio, Ambrosia Productions. As Eleanor rises to the top working side by side for years with the industry’s most respected men, we learn that one of them is real trouble. What role does she play in the story of Hollywood’s most fiercely guarded secret?

The cast of “The Right Girl” includes Alysha Umphress, Ramin Karimloo, Paige Faure, Adam Jacobs, J. Elaine Marcos, Steve Rosen and Syndee Winters.  Additional casting will be announced at a later date.

Featuring music by 12-time Academy Award nominee and Grammy, Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning songwriter Diane Warren, lyrics by Warren, Louisette Geiss and Howard Kagan, and a book by Ms. Geiss and Mr. Kagan, “The Right Girl” is directed and choreographed by five-time Tony award winner Susan Stroman. “The Right Girl” features set design by Mikiko Suzuki MacAdams, costume design by Emilio Sosa, lighting design by Jason Lyons, sound design by Kai Harada and orchestrations and arrangements by Santino Paladino and Assaf Gleizner.

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