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Reviewed by George Basler Put simply, Thorton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth is a play you’ll either love or hate. Written in 1939, and first performed in 1942, the tragicomedy totally rejects naturalism (some would say logic) for abstraction, allegory and absurdity. In short, it’s one of the most bizarre, and polarizing, mainstream dramas ever produced on the American stage. The play was a hit when it first opened on Broadway and won the Pulitzer Prize for drama. But time has not been kind. The Skin of...
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Reviewed by George Basler "Nothing On,” one of the most hackneyed and labored farces in recent memory, is now on display in Owego. And the play’s ineptitude is matched by the cast’s own incompetence and buffoonery But don’t worry: That’s the way it’s supposed to be. Watching the aforementioned theatrical disaster unfold is the joy of Noises Off, a superlative farce by English playwright Michael Frayn that is now being given a solid, funny production by the Ti-Ahwaga Community Players. Noises Off, which was a hit on both sides...
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