Tag Archives: Randy Kerr

Reviewed by George Basler The Golden Pond in On Golden Pond is a lovely vacation spot, filled with memories, that Norman and Ethel Thayer have called their summer home for nearly 50 years. And lovely is also the word that describes Ernest Thompson’s play, which has become a staple for community theaters across the country. It’s a tender, if modest, effort that deals with the themes of old age, reconciliation and the ability of  decent, if flawed, characters to muddle through the journey we call life. The play’s...
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Reviewed by George Basler indexheadaveq2 The characters in Avenue Q are puppets behaving badly. You could say they’re walking on the wild side of Sesame Street. And in the hands of a strong Ti-Ahwaga Community Players cast, the walk is well worth taking. The Owego-based community theater group is closing its strong season with an enjoyable and lively production of the Broadway hit musical. The show, which runs through this coming weekend, is a spoof of the beloved children’s television...
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Reviewed by George Basler When The Miracle Worker opened on Broadway in 1959, it was a smash hit and made immediate stars of Patty Duke as the young Helen Keller and Anne Bancroft as her teacher, Anne Sullivan. More than 50 years later, the play remains an emotional tour de force with great popular appeal. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out why. The true story of how Sullivan used the power of language and a “tough love” approach to unlock the mind of the...
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