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Terrence McNally’s MASTER CLASS

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - February 25 @ 6:00 pm
Tri-Cities Opera Center, 315 Clinton St
Binghamton, NY 13905 United States
$40 - $55

Tri-Cities Opera Announces Terrence McNally’s MASTER CLASS  (Binghamton, NY) Tri-Cities Opera is presenting a company premiere, Terrence McNally’s Tony Award-winning play, MASTER CLASS, which will be performed in the Opera Center’s intimate Savoca Hibbitt Hall at 315 Clinton Street from February 23-25, 2018. MASTER CLASS marks the third production of TCO’s 69th season, and its first time collaboration with Theatre Street Productions. It will also commemorate the 40th anniversary of Maria Callas’ passing and the 95th year of her birth. MASTER CLASS is based on the series of master classes taught by the legendary diva Maria Callas at the Juilliard School in the 1970's, and won the 1996 Tony Award for Best Play. In the play, Callas berates her students as much as she encourages them and retreats into recollections about her own life and career, including her relationship with shipping tycoon, Aristotle Onassis. The play also features operatic excerpts from Bellini’s LA SONNAMBULA, Puccini’s TOSCA, and Verdi’s MACBETH. Former TCO Resident Artist Andrea Gregori will be reprising the role of Maria Callas, for which she has been praised as being "magical...a force to be reckoned with" (Broome Arts Mirror). Others in the cast include TCO Resident Artists Stacey Geyer as Sharon Graham, and Jordan Schreiner as Anthony Candolino. He previously appeared in Theatre Street’s 2015 production at the Endicott Performing Arts Center. Binghamton University student Lianne Aharony will portray Sophie DePalma and Musical Associate John Cockerill will appear as Emmanuel Weinstock. Former Binghamton Mayor Matt Ryan will play the Stagehand. Former Resident Artist Cynthia Clarey is making her TCO directorial debut and was one of the original Callas master class participants. Performances will be held on February 23rd and 24th, 2018 at 7:30pm and February 25th at 3:00pm. A free preview is scheduled for February 17th at 7:30pm, in Continue Reading

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11:00 am

Phelps Mansion Museum Tours

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Phelps Mansion Museum, 191 Court Street
Binghamton, NY 13901 United States
$5

The museum houses many paintings from many 19th century artists such as Edmund D. Lewis, M. Van Wyck and Harry Roseland. The museum itself is a work of art. Designed by Isaac G. Perry, the museum is open to the public for all to see one of the best examples of Victorian architecture.

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2:00 pm

The Liar

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Watters Theater, Fine Arts Building | Binghamton University, 4400 Vestal Pkwy E.
Vestal, NY 13850 United States
$10 - $18

This February, the Binghamton University Theatre Department proudly presents The Liar, adapted by David Ives from the 17th-century comedy by Pierre Corneille. Directed by professor Tom Kremer, this fresh adaptation is hilarious, mischievous, romantic and delightfully intricate. The extravagant liar 'Dorante' tells anything but the truth to win the hand of the alluring 'Clarice' — or is it 'Lucrece,' her shy friend that he's fallen for? Watch as mayhem unfolds as someone who can't tell the truth meets someone who can't tell a lie. What happens, one may ask? Only the audience knows! Laugh yourself silly watching this masterful mix up of falsehoods that bloom into truths.

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3:00 pm

University Wind Symphony Concert with Music inspired by “THE LORD OF THE RINGS”

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Anderson Center Osterhout Concert Theater, Binghamton University, 4400 Vestal Pkwy E.
Vestal, NY 13850 United States

The Binghamton University Wind Symphony, directed by Daniel Fabricius, will present “The Lord of the Rings” Concert at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24 in the Osterhout Concert Theater. This concert is a celebration of the 30th anniversary of “Symphony No. 1 (The Lord of the Rings)” by Johan de Meij which is inspired by the epic fantasy novel by J.R.R. Tolkien. This award-winning composition has been a popular addition to the wind band literature. The program will also include other “inspired” composers and compositions such as Richard Wagner’s “Liebestod” from Tristan and Isolde, Richard Rodgers’ “Victory at Sea” and John Williams’ “March of the Resistance” from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.   Tickets for the concert are $10, general admission; $7, for faculty, staff, alumni and seniors; and free for students and are available at the Anderson Center Box Office from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays, by calling 607-777-ARTS, online (anderson.binghamton.edu) or at the door.  For more information, call 607-777-2592, visit the Music Department website (music.binghamton.edu) or become a fan on Facebook. This event is sponsored by the Binghamton University Music Department.

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7:00 pm

Binghamton Community Orchestra Winter Concert, “Stage and Screen – Filmtastic!,” Conducted by Dr. Timothy Perry

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Binghamton East Middle School Auditorium, 167 E. Frederick St
Binghamton, NY 13904 United States
$10 - $12

Music Program: Howard Shore - Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Erich Wolfgang Korngold - Much Ado About Nothing, Op. 11 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Alleluia, from "Exsultate Jubilate," K. 165, and George Gershwin - Summertime, from "Porgy and Bess" * * * Featuring STMTA Competition Winner Cassandra Pinataro, Vocal Soloist * * * John Barry - Dances with Wolves Aaron Copland - Our Town Michael Giacchino, arr. Bulla - Ratatouille Hans Zimmer - Batman: The Dark Knight Rises Tickets available at the door: - Adults $12 - Seniors/students $10 - Children 12 and under free The Binghamton Community Orchestra would like to extend a big thank you our corporate sponsor, Weis Markets.

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8:00 pm

KNOW Theatre presents True West by Sam Shepard

February 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2018

Binghamton City Stage, 74 Carroll Street
Binghamton, NY 13901 United States
$15 - $20

A finalist for the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this American classic explores alternatives that might spring from the demented terrain of the California landscape. Sons of a desert-dwelling alcoholic and a suburban wanderer clash over a film script. Austin, the achiever, is working on a script he has sold to producer Saul Kimmer when Lee, a demented petty thief, drops in. He pitches his own idea for a movie to Kimmer, who then wants Austin to junk his bleak, modern love story and write Lee's trashy Western tale. "True West has arguably become Shepard's signature piece, the leanest, most pointed of his full-length works." - David Krasner, A Companion to Twentieth Century American Drama. "Shepard's ...masterwork It tells us a truth, as glimpsed by a 37-year-old genius." - New York Post "It's clear, funny, naturalistic. It's also opaque, terrifying, surrealistic. If that sounds contradictory, you're on to one aspect of Shepard's winning genius; the ability to make you think you're watching one thing while at the same time he's presenting another." - San Francisco Chronicle Shows are February 9, 10, 11 / 15*, 16, 17, 18 / 23, 24, 25 with February 15th being our Pay-What-You-Can Night at 8pm Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm Tickets are $20/adults, $18/seniors, $15/students  

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The Liar

February 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until March 1, 2018

Watters Theater, Fine Arts Building | Binghamton University, 4400 Vestal Pkwy E.
Vestal, NY 13850 United States
$10 - $18

This February, the Binghamton University Theatre Department proudly presents The Liar, adapted by David Ives from the 17th-century comedy by Pierre Corneille. Directed by professor Tom Kremer, this fresh adaptation is hilarious, mischievous, romantic and delightfully intricate. The extravagant liar 'Dorante' tells anything but the truth to win the hand of the alluring 'Clarice' — or is it 'Lucrece,' her shy friend that he's fallen for? Watch as mayhem unfolds as someone who can't tell the truth meets someone who can't tell a lie. What happens, one may ask? Only the audience knows! Laugh yourself silly watching this masterful mix up of falsehoods that bloom into truths.

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