Binghamton University Theatre Department to present ‘A Man of No Importance’

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — The Binghamton University Theatre Department will open its fall musical, A Man of No Importance, at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in Watters Theater in the Fine Arts Building, on campus. Additional performances of A Man of No Importance will be at 8 p.m. 16, 22, 23; a matinee performance will be at 2 p.m. Nov. 24.

From the creators of Ragtime and Anastasia, A Man of No Importance, boasts soul-filling music from the streets of Dublin. Bus driver Alfie Byrne and his troupe of amateur actors color their lives with art at their modest community theater, but the church abruptly shuts down their upcoming production of Salome. Meanwhile, Alfie is suffering from the bigotry and social pressures toward conformity of 1960s Ireland. But with the help of Oscar Wilde, he ultimately finds his voice in his search for companionship and acceptance. This inspiring story and catchy score of playlist-worthy songs will stick with you well beyond the theater. The show is directed by Tommy Iafrate, choreographed by David Wynen and music directed by Robyn Womersley.

Tickets are on sale now at the Anderson Center Box Office. Call 607-777-2787 or visit bit.ly/bingu-tix to purchase tickets and learn more about the production.