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By Lory Martinez Gabriela Mrvova’s directorial debut this past weekend of Eleemosynary by Lee Blessing transported Binghamton University audiences across the years with the story of three generations of Westbrook women, whose brilliant minds bring them both happiness and misfortune. The play showcased the talents of Stephanie Naru as Dorothea, the eccentric matriarch of the Westbrook clan; Amanda M. Jones as Artemis, her runaway daughter, and Adriana Caminero as Echo, the youngest and most adept speller the world has ever seen. The story follows the relationship among the...
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Reviewed by Lory Martinez The Binghamton University Theatre Department's final 2013 studio plays, presented this past weekend (May 10-12), ended the semester in a brilliantly lighthearted way. Christopher Durang’s For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls, directed by Gabriela Mrvov, and Sam Wolfson’s Boy Meets Girl: A Young Love Story, directed by Arshia Panicker, were perfectly matched pieces. I attended the closing night of both productions. For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls, a parody of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie, is the story of Amanda, a mother trying to get her son to...
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