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Political theatre takes center stage at First Congregational Church

When it comes to public theatre, there are many topics that are considered to be taboo. Topics like sex, religion and violence are often avoided onstage, but possibly the most taboo topics...


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Preview: Campus theatre this fall

For those new to Binghamton University — and maybe some returning — there is a need to explore everything the school offers outside of classes. Whether that includes clubs, sports events, concerts...


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BFA in musical theatre approved by Faculty Senate

When assistant professor Tommy Iafrate joined Binghamton University’s theatre faculty in fall 2015, he was brought in to lead the department’s effort toward creating a musical theatre Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)...


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Castle on the Hill' tells the stories of Binghamton State Hospital

“Castle on the Hill,” the last Mainstage play of the semester, addresses the history of mental health treatment through the lens of a chapter of the Binghamton area’s history. The Binghamton State...


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Hinman Production Company analyzes family dynamics in "It Shoulda Been You"

This weekend, the Hinman Production Company (HPC) will be staging performances of “It Shoulda Been You,” a musical about dysfunctional families and falling in love with someone from the wrong side of...


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Theatre dept stages musical revue on a shoestring

There’s a new musical coming up — but you might not get the plot. The Binghamton University theatre department is trying something new with “The World Goes ‘Round,” a musical revue of...


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Telling a new tale of Robin Hood with 'Marian'

The Hinman Production Company (HPC) will transport its audience to Nottingham, England this weekend as they perform “Marian, or the True Tale of Robin Hood.” The play is a modern retelling of...


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Theatre Department’s studio show to explore race, class and gender through comedy

Binghamton University is no stranger to smart people, but on Friday, the phrase will take on a whole new meaning. “Smart People,” a contemporary dramatic comedy, will premiere in Studio B/Gruber Theater...


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'The Liar' mixes lies and love in Watters Theater

Before you even know what the play is about, the title, “The Liar,” is enough to draw you in. That’s all the show’s director, theatre professor Thomas Kremer, needed. “Lying is pretty...


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Theatre department brings 'Jazz Nutcracker' back to the stage for second year

If you’re looking for an excuse to take a study break this weekend, “Jazz Nutcracker” might be the perfect escape. “Jazz Nutcracker” is the Binghamton University theatre department’s take on the classic...


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The buzz about 'Spelling Bee'

Take a trip out of Vestal and enter Putnam County this weekend at Hinman Production Company’s (HPC) production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Filled with upbeat musical numbers and...