Tag Archives: Nicolas Coccaro

Reviewed by George Basler Pity poor Sidney Bruhl, the main character in Ira Levin's Deathtrap. After four straight flops, the once successful playwright has become a burnt-out case whose talent has long grown cold and stale. Alas, based on the Cider Mill Playhouse’s production, which opened this past weekend, the same can be said about Deathtrap itself. While the play may have seemed fresh and shocking when it opened on Broadway in 1978, it has aged badly and now seems as fresh as day-old bread. The five cast...
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Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri When a man takes a lover and has the audacity to try to sneak a night at home with her while wifey is supposed to be away, we already know things aren't going to go exactly as planned.  The wife, Jacqueline, played by Stephanie Naru, decides to stay home after all, but instead of changing his plans, the husband, Bernard, sticks to them, with laugh-out-loud complications. Such is the premise for Binghamton University's Don’t Dress for Dinner, directed by the talented Carol Hanscom,...
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