Tag Archives: Ava Crump

Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri When a man takeSIRENS_Logos his wife on a cruise to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary and deliberately jumps overboard, you know something’s not quite right. In Deborah Zoe Lauffer's frothy comedy Sirens, as produced by the Cider Mill Playhouse in Endicott, we learn what happens when one half of a couple tries to force the other half to feel something that he or she just doesn't feel any more. Sam Abrams, energetically played by Dean Robinson, has lost...
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[caption id="attachment_2897" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Ava Crump and Buzz Roddy (photo by Stephen Appel)"]Ava Crump and Buzz Roddy (photo by Stephen Appel)[/caption] The Neil Simon farce Last of the Red Hot Lovers opened this past week at the Cider Mill Playhouse in Endicott. The production, directed by Penny Powell, features Buzz Roddy, Dori May Ganisin, Marjorie Donovick and Ava Crump. George Bernard Shaw is quoted as saying that the French do not really care what they do as long as they...
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Reviewed by Nicholas Linnehan I was looking forward to the Cider Mill Playhouse's production of The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee, and I was engaged in the atmosphere of the Endicott theater as soon as I arrived. last Saturday (June 4). After a great, high-energy opening number, the cast members proved that they are good actors; unfortunately, they are mostly not good singers. I'm not a musical fanatic by any means and am therefore pretty forgiving, but some of the performers definitely struggled with the music. Often times they...
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