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Audio Preview: ‘Bang Bang You’re Dead’ at Rarely Done Productions

Audio Preview: ‘Bang Bang You’re Dead’ at Rarely Done Productions

Bang Bang You’re Dead Who Rarely Done Productions Where 441 E. Washington St., Syracuse When May 10 – 11 Tickets Free; Donations encouraged Audio Preview by Paige Cooperstein   Bang Bang You’re Dead is full of smart Central New York teens, dealing with social issues as well as acting challenges. Ryan Coots, a junior at Cicero-North Syracuse High School, plays the drums for the … Continue reading

A twisted kind of coming of age story

A twisted kind of coming of age story

Mr. Marmalade  Who Black Box Players Where 820 E. Genesee St. Syracuse When Through March 2 Tickets Free with reservation Review by Christina Riley There is 4-year old girl with an imaginary, drug addict, executive, boyfriend and a  5-year-old suicidal boy who must repeat preschool for petit larceny charges and multiple suicide attempts. These two disturbing characters are the focus for … Continue reading

‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore’ delivers the true meaning of tainted love

‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore’ delivers the true meaning of tainted love

‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore Who Syracuse University Drama Department Where The Storch Theatre, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse When Through Nov. 11 Tickets: $18 Review by Greg Cwik On an austere set of smoldering gray—angular, impending joists and shadowy arches with sliding opaque doors and a wiry-thin fascia looming above like inevitable finality—a gaunt man jaunts across stage … Continue reading

Audio Preview: ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore’ at Storch Theatre

Audio Preview: ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore’ at Storch Theatre

‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore Who Syracuse University Where Storch Theatre, 820 E. Genesee St, Syracuse When Nov. 2-11 Tickets $18 for adults; $16 for students and seniors Audio Preview by Paige Cooperstein   When Syracuse University Drama puts on ‘‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore,’ it’s like a Quentin Tarantino movie and a Lady Gaga concert, according to director Celia Madeoy. Cast … Continue reading

Talented cast, design patch together SU’s ‘Quilters’

Talented cast, design patch together SU’s ‘Quilters’

Quilters Who Syracuse University When Through April 7 Where Storch Theatre, 820 E. Genesee St, Syracuse Review by Lauren Smart  There are female ensemble musicals that work. And for me Quilters is not one of them.  This 1984 Tony-loser stitches together prairie stories with a clumsy approach to story and mostly boring songs reminiscent of Americana folk music. Ostensibly the musical … Continue reading