On-The-Go! Tour

Professional theatre for young audiences where we bring the shows to you.
In partnership with the Greater Capital Region Teacher Center.

A full-scale, portable, professional theatre production that:

  • can be performed in any space
  • eliminates bus costs, travel time and logistical concerns
  • maximizes the effectiveness of arts in education dollars
  • provides schools with unlimited attendance
  • includes a post-show talkback with the actors


Pure Poe: Three Tales of the Macabre
by Edgar Allan Poe
Adapted by Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill
Directed by Margaret E. Hall

Tour Dates: October 11 – November 5, 2022
Cost: $1200

One of Capital Rep’s most beloved touring shows, Pure Poe, is back! A production of lost loves, mad murders and a prosperous prince attempting to defy death and doom, Edgar Allan Poe’s characters come to life and are told by the Master Storyteller himself. When the ghost of Edgar Allan Poe returns, he decides the time is ripe to recite his famous poem, The Raven, and much- loved stories The Tell-Tale Heart and Masque of the Red Death. Wynn Harmon reprises his role as the famed poet in this tour that is sure to spook as well as delight.

Harriet Tells It Like It Is
by Karen Jones Meadows
Directed by Margaret E. Hall

Tour Dates: February 27 – March 25, 2023
Cost: $1200

Travel back in time and journey North on the Underground Railroad with Harriet Tubman in this special adaptation. Harriet shares her story of bravery, struggle, and triumph as she fights for her freedom and the freedom of countless other African slaves. Her account comes to life with live drum accompaniment. This narrative truly demonstrates the power one individual has to affect and change the lives of so many.

Your Stage, Your Schedule

On-The-Go! Booking Information

  • ON-THE-GO! COST: Each production varies. Financial aid available, you can also contact local BOCES for funding opportunities!
  • RESERVATIONS: To schedule a presentation, contact Shai Davenport at 518.382.3884 ext. 197.
  • PAYMENT: A school purchase order or BOCES paperwork is required within one month of making any reservation. Final payment is due for all events by one month prior to performance date.
  • RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes which includes a post-show talkback.


Financial Assistance

Scholarships are available! Click Here to complete our Scholarship Application

Please check with BOCES for funding opportunities.
Some orders may be subject to a 10% deposit at time of the request.

In the event of school cancellation, a notification to the Education Programs Manager is required as early as possible (prior to 6 a.m.) for us to notify the actors who may be traveling. We will make every effort to reschedule your performance within the tour schedule. theREP also reserves the right to cancel a performance in the event of severe weather and dangerous travel conditions. The decision to cancel will be made as early as possible and will be communicated to the schools by the Education Programs Manager.

For more information, reservations, workshops, backstage tours, and other special requests, please contact Shai Davenport at 518.382.3884 ext. 197 or email us at onthego@capitalrep.org

Actors pictured: 

Banner Photo L – R:
Josh Redfield
Shayne David Cameris
Sara States 
Joel Ashur 

Our On-The-Go! School Tour is sponsored by:

Proctors and Capital Repertory Theatre Education Programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.