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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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Last Saturday, my family caught S.R.O. Productions III's charming production of the Elvis musical All Shook Up. It was a fun show with some really good performances, and it was a delightful example of true community theater, mixing old pros and up-and-comers. As a friend pointed out, it was nice to see younger folks playing younger folks and older folks playing older folks. What shows have you seen (or been rehearsing for) recently? Have you caught a concert, a reading or an exhibit? Please share with...
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Reviewed by Sarah Roche I attended S.R.O. Productions III's  April 9 opening night performance of "Assassins." It was my first time at the Firehouse Stage of the Goodwill Theatre  in Johnson City. The venue goes above and beyond to make patrons comfortable with a police officer assisting in parking and well-cushioned chairs. (more…)...
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Don't you just LOVE the start of the performance season? Don't you just HATE IT that you can't get to everything? I opted for "Jekyll & Hyde" by S.R.O. Productions III on the grounds that even an unfamiliar score would appeal to a 15-year-old as long as it had a well-known plot and an intriguing onstage combo of stabbings and strumpettes.  Well, he was blown away, and so was I. I wish I could be telling you to go see this wonderful production, but it only ran this...
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