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Reviewed by George Basler Photo journalist Sarah Goodwin (Amoreena Wade) has returned to her Brooklyn apartment with physical injuries and emotional scars from covering her latest war overseas. James Dodd (Eric Michael Patten), her writer boyfriend, is nursing her back to health while suffering from his own sense of burnout and guilt for leaving her alone in a war zone. Their interaction forms the basis for Time Stands Still, Donald Margulies’ provocative and compelling play that is receiving an excellent production at the KNOW Theatre in Binghamton. Wade and...
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Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri Although you can't still see the full range of works featured in the 11th annual Playwrights and Artists Festival, you still have an opportunity to see how some of the participating playwrights were inspired by intriguing pieces of art to create short, compelling plays. Final performances are tonight and Sunday at the Know Theatre in Binghamton. But this is the most important part: Go for the plays, but stay for the panel discussions at the end. You will be able to say what you think,...
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Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri N. Richard Nash’s The Rainmaker is a favorite of KNOW Theatre’s artistic director and co-founder, Tim Gleason, who directed the company's current production. This Rainmaker opened, ironically, on a very rainy Friday night (April 11) to a nearly full house at Binghamton's old Carroll Street fire station, now occupied by KNOW, its permanent resident. (more…)...
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Reviewed by George Basler A lot of things from the 1960s haven’t aged well: love beads, Nehru jackets and bell-bottom trousers, to name a few. And, based on a production that opened last weekend at Binghamton’s KNOW Theatre, Murray Schisgal’s Luv can be added to the list. A smash hit when it opened on Broadway in 1964, the comedy was blessed with the serendipitous cast of Alan Arkin, Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson. Directed by Mike Nichols, it ran for 901 performances and carted off several Tony awards. But...
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