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Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri The basic history for Peter Morgan’s Frost/Nixon is familiar to anyone who was around for the scandal that destroyed the presidency of one man and revived the foundering television career of another. But the play, which opens the Ti-Ahwaga Community Players’ 2014-15 season, also provides the juicy back story of how Richard Nixon granted post-Watergate/post-pardon interviews to British talk show host David Frost. In the process, it explores these serious questions, now blurred by the 24-hour news cycle: How can you distinguish news from...
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Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri The Ti-Ahwaga Community Players in Owego open their 2013-2014 season with a familiar three-act comedy, Harvey by Mary Chase. The title character, as most people know, is a rabbit, a very tall rabbit, that nobody else but Elwood P. Dowd can see. Well, maybe. We follow a few days in the lives of Elwood, a single man; his widowed sister, Veta Louise, and her pretty young daughter, Myrtle Mae. The ladies want Elwood committed to a mental institution, Chumley’s Rest, so that they can sell...
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Reviewed by George Basler One thing can be said about the Ti-Ahwaga Community Players: They don’t shy away from taking risks. Having turned in a very solid effort last fall in staging Arthur Miller’s classic Death of a Salesman, the company is now tackling Edward Albee’s challenging A Delicate Balance, play that is not for actors who are faint of heart. Despite winning the Pulitzer Prize, the 1966 play has never enjoyed the commercial success of Albee’s flamboyant Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. That’s not surprising since A Delicate...
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