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By George Basler Seamus Lucason had never been in Binghamton before last weekend. What drew him here was the opportunity to see one of his plays performed for the first time. The Irish playwright, whose works have been produced in both Ireland and America, made the five-hour drive from Boston to be at KNOW Theatre’s Playwrights and Artists Festival for the play’s debut. “What it means for me is the chance to see what works, and what doesn’t work,” he said. Lucason is one of six playwrights featured...
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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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By George Basler The six plays to be performed this weekend and next at KNOW Theatre in downtown Binghamton range from a love story set inside an informational technology office to an intense confrontation between a wife and her unfaithful husband. (more…)...
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