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Coming back: Broadway at Binghamton sets 2021-22 season

Live theater fans, rejoice! This fall, Broadway at Binghamton will resume bringing touring musicals to the Broome County Forum in Binghamton. On the schedule, announced today (April 13): Escape to Margaritaville, Oct. 19-20, featuring both original songs and Jimmy Buffett classics An Officer and a Gentleman, Feb. 23-24, 2022, [...]

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Arts venues inch back to live shows

By George BaslerIn March 2020, the Endicott Performing Arts Center closed its theater doors and went dark because of COVID-19. For more than a year, the center has depended on an online platform, EPAC Digital, to stay active creatively.But this will change at 8 p.m. May 13, when the [...]

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Middle School actors go virtual, too

Vestal Middle School will present The Show Must Go Online! at 7 p.m. Saturday (March 27) on Zoom. Join Zoom Meeting https://vestal-k12-ny-us.zoom.us/j/97766686122 / Meeting ID 977 6668 6122). Produced by VMS Musical Director Elaine Laramee, this free virtual musical features performances by middle school students, along with special appearances [...]

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Coping with COVID: High schools pivot to maintain spring performance tradition

EDITOR’s NOTE: Late last year, Broome Arts Mirror writer George Basler reported on how local arts organizations had been “Coping with COVID.” His series continues today with a look at how local high schools are trying to maintain their annual spring performance tradition. (A special thank-you to Rich Ives, [...]

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BCAC announces 2021 UCF grant recipients

The Broome County Arts Council (BCAC) has awarded $286,500 in 2021 United Cultural Fund (UCF) grants this year to 15 local arts organizations and community non-profits. General Operating Support (GOS) grants, designed to help sustain the general operations of major Broome County arts organizations, w ere awarded to the [...]

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Johnson City approves Goodwill Theatre’s tent plan

By George Basler Johnson City's planning board has given the green light to the Goodwill Theatre Inc.’s plan to erect a tent for live outdoor performances this spring and summer. At its Feb. 23 meeting, the board unanimously approved both a special use permit and a site plan for [...]

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Zoning approval sought for Goodwill tent plan

By George Basler A plan by the Goodwill Theatre to erect a tent at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage for live productions beginning in the spring is now under consideration by Johnson City officials. The theater is working with the village on a site plan, and JC's planning board [...]

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Local officials await details on Cuomo’s arts plan

By George Basler Local arts leaders are pleased that Gov. Andrew Cuomo made boosting the arts a prominent part of his State of the State address. But the details of Cuomo’s initiative, dubbed the New York Arts Renewal, still must be fleshed out, they noted. Without these details, they [...]

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Coping with COVID update: Three groups schedule holiday shows

EDITOR’s NOTE: Recently, Broome Arts Mirror writer George Basler reported on how local arts organizations have been “Coping with COVID.” As groups formulate or revise plans, BAMirror will publish updates like the following article. By George Basler Three performing arts organizations are continuing holiday traditions even as they remain [...]

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Coping with COVID: BU, SUNY Broome performers stay active during pandemic

EDITOR's NOTE: In these distressing times, we need the arts more than ever, but the pandemic has wreaked havoc with performance and exhibition schedules. Over the past few weeks, BAMirror writer George Basler has been reporting on how local arts organizations are "Coping with COVID."  By George Basler SUNY [...]

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Coping with COVID: SRO, Savoyards and BCO survive with pluck and hope

EDITOR's NOTE: In these distressing times, we need the arts more than ever, but the pandemic has wreaked havoc with performance and exhibition schedules. Over the past few weeks, BAMirror writer George Basler has been reporting on how local arts organizations are "Coping with COVID."  By George Basler Summer [...]

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Coping with COVID: TCO takes innovative approach

EDITOR's NOTE: In these distressing times, we need the arts more than ever, but the pandemic has wreaked havoc with performance and exhibition schedules. Over the past few weeks, BAMirror writer George Basler has been reporting on how local arts organizations are "Coping with COVID."  By George Basler Tri-Cities [...]

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Coping with COVID: Madrigal Choir and Downtown Singers work to keep going

EDITOR's NOTE: In these distressing times, we need the arts more than ever, but the pandemic has wreaked havoc with performance and exhibition schedules. Over the next few weeks, BAMirror writer George Basler will be reporting on how local arts organizations are "Coping with COVID."  By George Basler The [...]

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Coping with COVID: EPAC, Goodwill regroup and forge ahead

EDITOR's NOTE: In these distressing times, we need the arts more than ever, but the pandemic has wreaked havoc with performance and exhibition schedules. Over the next few weeks, BAMirror writer George Basler will be reporting on how local arts organizations are "Coping with COVID."  By George Basler EPAC [...]

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