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Reviewed by George Basler Nobody ever accused Edward Albee of playing it safe. And that’s certainly not the case with The Goat or, Who is Sylvia, which opened this past weekend (June 9-11) at KNOW Theatre in downtown Binghamton. The play won the Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play, and it was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. A fine KNOW Theatre cast, well directed by James B. Nicola, makes it a compelling evening of theater. But the subject matter is about...
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KNOW Theatre Presents Controversial Edward Albee Play

The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia?

KNOW Theatre is proud to present the winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Play, The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? by Edward Albee.  Performances will be at Binghamton City Stage, 74 Carroll Street, June 9th through the 25th, with Pay-What-You-Can night being Thursday, June 15th at 8pm.   Friday and Saturday performances are at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for Seniors, and $15 for Students. About the Play This tale of...
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Reviewed by Lory Martinez This past weekend (April 24-26) audiences piled into Watters Theater at Binghamton University for Tartuffe, the classic French farce by Molière. The production, translated by Richard Wilbur and directed by Tom Kremer, is full of surprises, laughs and well-acted satire. As a student of French literature at BU, I am well-acquainted with Moliere’s work. His comedies have always been well-praised in France and abroad for their ability to be translated and performed before modern audiences with the same end result: uproarious laughter.  I was...
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Reviewed by Lory Martinez Last weekend (March 6-8), audiences piled into Binghamton University’s Watters Theater for the opening of Anne Brady’s production of Aaron Posner’s Stupid F##king Bird, loosely based on the Anton Chekov play The Seagull. The show, which addresses the nature of theater in a changing world, leaves one with a feeling of having seen something both incredibly absurd and thought-provoking. One of the best things about going to the theater is seeing a character we can relate to or seeing a scenario in which we can cast...
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Reviewed by Lory Martinez Binghamton University’s production of the Tony Award-winning musical A Chorus Line, which focuses on the emotional journey of auditioning for the Broadway stage, premiered this past weekend to a full house at the Watters Theatre. The show, much beloved for decades, featured some BU’s top musical talent. To begin, one must consider that performing an award-winning musical is a huge undertaking. There are, undoubtedly, very high expectations from audience members who love the show and will laugh ,cry and even sing along at just...
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vieuxReviewed by Nancy Oliveri You probably already know that Tim Gleason is raising funds to take his Know Theatre ensemble to Cape Cod to present Vieux Carre at the International Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival. But before they go at the end of this month, the cast and crew will present the play "in the round" at its Carroll Street venue for one more weekend: this Friday and Saturday (Sept. 19-20). You will never have a better chance...
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Reviewed by Lory Martinez For its final main stage production of the spring semester, the Binghamton University Theatre Department is presenting Howard Brenton’s Anne Boleyn, directed by Anne Brady. The historical ode to the controversial Boleyn girl’s rise and fall highlights the talents of Danielle Nigro as Anne Boleyn and Rob Tendy as King Henry VIII. The events of the play take place in two time periods: at the court of King Henry VIII during his divorce proceedings from Catherine of Aragon and at the court of King James...
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