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The Ti-Ahwaga Community Players Presents:

The Skin of Our Teeth

March 3-5, 10-12, 17-19 Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 pm Sundays - 2:00 pm The Skin of Our Teeth is a Pulitzer Prize winning comedy, which masterfully combines farce, burlesque, and satire to engage the audience. Skin of our Teeth is an amazing master piece in which Thornton Wilder departs from his studied use of nostalgia and sentiment as in Our Town and breaks from the conventional elements of the traditional theater experience of his era. Read more

Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri

Six women’s lives play out in a Louisiana beauty parlor in Steel Magnolias, a two-act play by Robert Harling that was made into a star-studded film in 1989. I've never seen the movie, but I found the stage version  engaging, as directed by Lorraine Tennant and Matt Gaska at the Endicott Performing Arts Center.

Over the course of nearly three years, at the end of the big hair decade of the...

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Reviewed by George Basler Arthur Miller’s The Crucible is a classic play that deals with the ideas of personal honor and mass hysteria. It is also considered a classic of American drama and, as such, is a much studied work. The downside of this distinction is that the word “classic” comes with its own baggage, making a play seem a daunting experience that is worthwhile, but not particularly inviting. But don’t let those feelings keep you away from The Ti-Ahwaga Community Players production, which opened this past weekend...
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Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri Let me be clear: I love The Twilight Zone. But I think a part of creator Rod Serling’s genius is that his one-act plays, written specifically for television, play best on the small screen. These plays work well on television because the settings themselves are contained, usually an office or a living room, a restaurant, the surface of another planet or a residential neighborhood. The Binghamton University Department of Theatre, as part of their 2013-2014 season, is presenting two “theatricalized” Twilight Zone scripts, based on the...
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