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EPAC Kid's Theater Workshop presents,

Roald Dahl's 'Willy Wonka Jr.'

Playing at EPAC in Endicott, NY Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka Jr. is playing at The Robert Eckert Theater located in the Endicott Performing Arts Center at 102 Washington Avenue, with performances, Thursday, August 10th, through Sunday, August 13th. (more…)...
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The Endicott Performing Arts Center presents: Classic Fairy Tales

"Rumpelstiltskin Is My Name"

The EPAC Classic Fairy Tales Series will present "Rumpelstiltskin Is My Name", June 23rd through the 25th at The Robert Eckert Theater located at 102 Washington Avenue in the Endicott Performing Arts Center. Directed by Stacy Ernst, assisted by Pat Foti, this production commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Lyric Theater (now named the Robert Eckert Theater) in which EPAC is housed. This will be the 12th installment of the Classic Fairy Tale...
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Reviewed by Tony Villecco Writing a short story can be challenging; writing a research paper can be daunting. But to actually compose a full-scale musical must be something akin to sitting in the dentist's chair and waiting for the Novocain to kick in. Where to start? How to revise? Months of painstaking workmanship finally giving way to relief and, hopefully, a contented author. (more…)...
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Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri

Holy Week approaches on the Christian calendar, and with it comes the waving of palms, the washing of feet, penance, hot cross buns, the Cadbury bunny and (holy moly!) the 47-year-old rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar.

Directed by Patrick Foti, the Endicott Performing Arts Center's production goes as large-scale as a show can on the cozy stage...

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Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri

When Andrea Gregori wrote her bucket list, there was something she definitely wanted to cross off of it: the chance to play Eliza Doolittle in a fully staged production of Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady.

Now she can.

Gregori’s Theatre Street Productions has collaborated with the Endicott Performing Arts Center and its Executive Director, Patrick Foti, to bring the show to life. The group has been in...

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EPAC photo providedReviewed by Nancy Oliveri

The Endicott Performing Arts Center gave EPAC regular Dallas Elwood his directorial debut last night (Friday, April  1) with a production of John Steinbeck’s play Of Mice and Men (based on his novella). The three-act play, performed with one intermission and set in and around a Depression-era California ranch, was co-directed by Matt Gaska, another face familiar to local audiences.

Elwood is set to graduate in May from...

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Reviewed by George Basler Oklahoma! has a well-deserved reputation for changing the course of the American musical, and it remains a popular show to this day. But, while the musical was revolutionary in its time, some critics have tagged it as corny and simplistic by today’s standards. The Endicott Performing Arts Center production, which opened this past weekend (March 11-13), gives ammunition to both positions. The EPAC cast is spirited and does a good job presenting the classic Rodgers & Hammerstein songs. But their efforts can’t hide the...
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