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Reviewed by George Basler For the past several years, Daniel Kermidas has been working to turn his grandmother’s stories of growing up in Endicott into a musical, Golden Days. A year ago, an unfinished version of the show had a workshop production at the Endicott Performing Arts Center (BAMirror coverage). After some revisions, Kermidas brought Golden Days back to EPAC this past weekend for a full-scale production featuring a cast of 41 and an 11-piece orchestra, conducted by Kermidas. The musical will certainly please nostalgia buffs. Kermidas...
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Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri Director Scott Fisher knew he had “an embarrassment of riches” in the talent available for SRO Productions III's presentation of the musical Les Miserables, mounted to celebrate the company's 30th year. If you have seen any staged or film version of Les Mis, as it’s fondly called, it would be  best to leave your preconceptions at the door.  This is definitely different, but no less compelling or memorable, even without revolving set pieces. Can you say “phenomenal”? Fisher opted to use every inch of usable space in the...
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