Tag Archives: Charles Berman

Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri The lights come up on the unmistakable digs of Sherlock Holmes’ London flat. A shabby chair, a horsehair chaise, a table with a carafe of claret and a game board set for a deadly game of chess set the scene for a deerstalking good show. Holmes (of course). Dr. John H. Watson, Inspector Lestrade and the voice of the great detective's long-suffering landlady, Mrs. Hudson (Paulina Johnson), are all here, with much of the action taking place at 221b Baker Street. Sherlock Holmes -- Knight’s...
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Reviewed by George Basler Judith Present’s War: What’s it For doesn’t deal with grand strategy, great battles or famous generals. Her characters are ordinary people caught up in the trauma of war that, while sometimes justified, is always ugly. “I want to stress what happens to people’s lives during these times,” said Present, a Hancock-area playwright who has conceived and written the production that is being presented this weekend at Roberson Museum and Science Center in Binghamton. The production’s format is a series of dramatic monologues covering the...
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