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Arts Happenings in Bradford County

Keeping you up to date with the latest Bradford County Regional Arts Council offerings and other ART Happenings in the region. Visit our Website (more…)...
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National Theatre Live

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Reviewed by George Basler The Glass Menagerie is a play bathed in melancholy and misconception. As one of the main characters tells the audience in the first scene, “I give you truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion.” But “the pleasant disguise” is left in pieces by the end of the heartbreaking play that is generally considered the first major work of the playwright Tennessee Williams. The play’s greatness is on full display in the Ti-Ahwaga Community Players’ production, which opened this past weekend (Oct. 6-8) and will run...
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By George Basler Tim Gleason has always had a love for the work of playwright Tennessee Williams. “I call him the American Shakespeare for his phenomenal use of language,” said Gleason, artistic director of Binghamton’s KNOW Theatre, which recently marked its 20th anniversary of producing edgy, provocative and offbeat works. Now Gleason’s “love” for Williams is paying off with some national recognition for the Binghamton company. KNOW Theatre has received an invitation to perform at the Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, to be held Sept. 25-28 in Provincetown,...
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Reviewed by Lee Shepherd What a courageous undertaking by director Brandt Reiter and the 10-member cast at the Know Theatre this month – a production of Tennessee Williams’ Vieux Carre, which opened Friday (June 14). Started by Williams as a youth of 27 and only finished and produced on Broadway 40 years later, after he’d joined the first tier of noted American playwrights, Vieux Carre is not known to be his best play. In fact, it closed after only five performances. "Is it a good play?" asked New York...
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Reviewed by Nicholas Linnehan One of the greatest plays ever written, A Streetcar Named Desire, was presented recently by the theater department at Binghamton University. Among the pitfalls in doing such a great piece is that little room is left for error. Unfortunately, the students at BU, despite their great effort, fell short and failed to deliver the necessary performances required by this intense play. (more…)...
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