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By Lory Martinez Anne Serling, author of As I Knew Him: My Dad, Rod Serling gave a talk-back this past Sunday (March 16) after Elizabeth Mozer’s  final staging of The Twilight Zone in Binghamton University's Watters Theatre.  The author discussed her childhood and some of the things that inspired her father's work. The play, based on two of Rod Serling’s teleplays, “The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street” and “Dust,” featured the same narration style he used in his successful sci-fi TV series. Here are a few...
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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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Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri As of this writing (Nov. 17), you still have several opportunities to see the amazing fall musical by the Binghamton University Theatre Department. Jonathan Larson's Rent, directed by Tom Kremer, is at once heartbreaking, funny and even more poignant, because it has been dedicated to Susan J. Peters, the department’s beloved professor and musical director, who died last month. (She retired in 2012 after 40 years at the university.) Set in New York City, Rent is an update of Puccini's opera La Boheme, and...
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