Were the arts part of your week?

What did you do in the arts this past week? As a loyal “stage mom,” I saw all four performances of My Fair Lady at Union-Endicott High School (and enjoyed every one of them!). How about you? Did you see The Crucible at BU (see review that follows), or catch Natalie Merchant in concert? How about the Paul Taylor Dance Company, Cats, Beauty and the Beast or the Madrigal Choir? Please share your experiences here.

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‘Crucible’ passes trial at BU

Reviewed by Sarah Kuras

Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible came to life this past weekend at Binghamton University. The Watters Theater was packed for opening night (March 9) as the audience was transported back to Salem Village in 1692. As the eerie lights came on, women danced and sang in the woods near a fiery cauldron. This mystical scene set the stage for the rest of the play. Motives and characters were questioned as the townspeople became caught up in the Salem witch trials. With plot twists and turns and hidden motivations, one was never sure of a character’s true intentions. Read the rest of this entry »