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By Nancy Oliveri
A community-wide NEA Big Read program promoting reading and literacy is running throughout March and this weekend will include a compelling stage adaptation of the featured book.
SUNY Broome Professor Mary Donnelly has been the force behind bringing this program to our community. Said Donnelly, “The Big Read is a program from the National Endowment for the Arts and Arts Midwest, which sponsors programming in local communities to help everyone gather around a good book.”
Reviewed by Nancy OliveriIt’s not what you know; it’s who you know. This is what we tend to tell people who are trying to break into anything that will make them famous or successful, however they define it. And it’s one of the themes in Theresa Rebeck’s dialogue-rich two-act play, Seminar, about four young writers and their older, possibly wiser but definitely jaded, privately hired writing professor. Joanna Patchett plays Kate, a comparatively wealthy young woman who hosts a 10-week writing seminar...
Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri
Should you sit for over two hours to get to the end of a musical that tells the story of two people whose fate you already know?
Yes, you should.
In its first full-length musical, Theatron Productions is presenting Bonnie and Clyde at the Tri-Cities Opera Center in Binghamton. The two-act hybrid outlaw rock opera/swing band-era work shows clear influences of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benny Goodman and even Bon Jovi, which, for people with varied tastes in music, keeps things interesting.