Theater

Traditional Christmas ballet gets jazzy

This past weekend, audiences were swinging through the land of sweets and walking in two-steps as the Watters Theater in the Anderson Center was transformed into a winter wonderland for “Jazz Nutcracker.”...


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HPC journeys 'Into the Woods' this weekend

Chances are we’re all familiar with the stories of “Cinderella,” “Jack and the Beanstalk,” “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Rapunzel.” These fairy tales have been told and retold for ages, ingraining themselves...


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'Guys and Dolls' rocks the boat at Watters Theater

Binghamton University’s theatre department will take you back in time with “Guys and Dolls,” the fall musical of the 2018-19 Mainstage season premiering this Friday. The production is directed by Anne Brady,...


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Dickinson Community Players to perform first show of the semester

Intrigued by thriller dramas and suspense, Dickinson Community Players (DCP) are performing “And Then There Were None” for their first play of the semester. Based on Agatha Christie’s 1939 eponymous novel, this...


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Theatre department debuts 'Revolutionary' women

Binghamton University’s theatre department begins its 2018-19 Mainstage season with “The Revolutionists,” a historical comedy written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by Tom Kremer, a professor of theatre. The story is based...


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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...