Tag Archives: Rick Mertens

Reviewed by George Basler The musical 1776 originally opened on Broadway in the midst of the Vietnam War and the hippie era exemplified by Hair, which was running just down the block. The timing meant the show got labeled as a square peg in the round hole of a turbulent era. But while other artifacts of the era -- such as love beads, Nehru jackets and even Hair itself -- now seem comically dated, 1776 retains its freshness and relevancy. S.R.O Productions III’s crisp, well-acted production, which opened Jan....
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Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri N. Richard Nash’s The Rainmaker is a favorite of KNOW Theatre’s artistic director and co-founder, Tim Gleason, who directed the company's current production. This Rainmaker opened, ironically, on a very rainy Friday night (April 11) to a nearly full house at Binghamton's old Carroll Street fire station, now occupied by KNOW, its permanent resident. (more…)...
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Did spring break mean a break in your arts appreciation this past week and weekend, or were you out and about, enjoying music, theater, gallery shows, readings, etc.? Please share your reflections....
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