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Theatre Street Productions presents

MY FAIR LADY

at EPAC Theatre Street Productions and the Endicott Performing Arts Center will present Lerner and Loewe’s beloved musical, MY FAIR LADY, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of its Broadway premiere and the 100th anniversary of the Endicott Performing Arts Center’s Robert Eckert Theater. The musical has not been seen in Broome County since 2000. This production stars Andrea Gregori as Eliza Doolittle and Chris Nickerson as Henry Higgins. The cast also features James Michalec, Mickey Ray, Connor Gates, Judy McMahon, Jenn Riale,...
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Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri

Six women’s lives play out in a Louisiana beauty parlor in Steel Magnolias, a two-act play by Robert Harling that was made into a star-studded film in 1989. I've never seen the movie, but I found the stage version  engaging, as directed by Lorraine Tennant and Matt Gaska at the Endicott Performing Arts Center.

Over the course of nearly three years, at the end of the big hair decade of the...

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Reviewed by George Basler Hold on to your hats: a human tornado in the form of Mama Rose is anchoring an outstanding new production of Gypsy by the Endicott Performing Arts Center Repertory Company. Mama Rose is the centerpiece of the show, and Terri-Jo Ramia gives a blistering performance as the classic stage mother who plays out her own frustrated dreams of fame through the lives of her two children. The rest of the cast is equally good, from the leads to the supporting players to those filling smaller...
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spelling bee UPDATE: Additional performances have been scheduled for 8 p.m. Feb. 6 and 7. Seating is general admission. Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, words and music by William Finn and book by Rachel Sheinkin, pokes fun at the very solemn business of competitive spelling. The plot is a little thin to sustain the concept for as long as the show requires, but, at the same time, it gives each actor --spellers and adult facilitators...
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Reviewed by George Basler Fiddler on the Roof, being performed this weekend and next by the Endicott Performing Arts Center (EPAC) Repertory Company,  is a superb production of one of Broadway's greatest musicals. What makes the musical great, besides the obvious elements of  top-notch songs and writing, is its underlying theme. At its center, Fiddler is about the issue of tradition versus change as the main character of Tevye, a dairyman, and his family live though wrenching upheavals in a Jewish shtetl in 1905 Tsarist Russia. How important...
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