Broome Arts Mirror 2018-10-22T18:37:26+00:00

Broome Arts Mirror

BPO season opener is enchanting

Reviewed by Lee Shepherd It took Scheherazade 1001 nights to enchant her listeners, while the Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra accomplished the same feat in one evening at the opening concert of the 2018-19 season. Saturday (Sept. 29) at The Forum in Binghamton, Maestro Daniel Hege showcased the virtuosity of the [...]

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TCO’s Ashbaker accepts new Westminster position

Tri-Cities Opera soon will be seeing a leadership change. The company’s general and artistic director, Susan S. Ashbaker, is assuming expanded duties at Westminster Choir College at Ryder University in Princeton, N.J., and therefore is resigning from part of her TCO position. Ashbaker, who has been an adjunct professor [...]

Talented SPARE cast boosts 'Big Fish'

Reviewed by George Basler NOTE: The review, because of scheduling conflicts, is based on a final dress rehearsal Thursday night (July 12). SPARE Productions deserves thanks for agreeing to the arrangement. While some Broadway hits -- Oklahoma, for example -- are recognizable to almost everyone, other musicals are what [...]

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Top-notch cast entertains at CRT

Reviewed by Lee Shepherd Bengt Ahlfors' The Last Cigar, playing Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through July 29 at the Chenango River Theatre near Greene, is the perfect light summer theater fare -- funny, farcical and entertaining. Translated from the Swedish by Alan Goodson and making its North American premiere, [...]

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