Tag Archives: Colin Henehan

Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri I was invited to attend a full dress rehearsal of the musical Company, which Half Light Theatre Co. will open tonight (May 2) for a three-show run at the Tri-Cities Opera Center, 315 Clinton St., Binghamton. The musical, with a book by George Furth and music by the incomparable Stephen Sondheim, explores the question of why people marry.  Well, for the COMPANY of course … the fellowship and security of knowing someone is always “there.”  Company first was produced in 1970; this production is directed...
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  By Nancy Oliveri As we found out last week with the positively huge, amazing cast of SRO's Les Mis, the greater Binghamton area has no shortage of people with talent. Thankfully, the relatively new Southern Tier Actors Read (S.T.A.R.) provides another outlet for actors to show their stuff, without having to quit their day jobs. If they are given a part in a show, they can spend more time perfecting their delivery, and less time trying to memorize lines. Cast of The Lion... 						
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Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years opened last night (March 22) in Binghamton, a production of Half Light Theatre, one of the more recent entries into the theater community here. The show is not exactly a musical and is not exactly a play, but is more like an opera. I would call it a Pop Opera, but without any instantly sing-able melodies. I didn’t leave with any one song buffering in my head, just a sense of the work as a...
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Reviewed by George Basler Dracula has taken his lumps over the years since being created as a Victorian novel by Bram Stoker in 1897. Old snaggleltooth has taken on holy water, crucifixes, garlic and stakes and still managed to keep on ticking. But Dracula: The Musical just might permanently kill him. (more…)...
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