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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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  By George Basler Tim Gleason still remembers what the weather was like on KNOW Theatre’s first night. “We opened in the Centenary United Methodist Church in mid-August. It was a great time to do a show in a church loft with no air conditioning,” he said, with a laugh. But the first production, Tennessee Williams’ Night of the Iguana, was successful enough that the company kept going. And this weekend KNOW Theatre will reach a milestone by celebrating its 20th anniversary with the opening of Murray Schisgal’s comedy,...
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