Gershwin Tribute with Mason Warrington

The first show of the 2016-17 Music Hall Concert Series takes center stage at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with the Mason Warrington Orchestra’s “A Gershwin Tribute.” The Music Hall Concert Series is sponsored by Bates Troy Quality Dry Cleaning. Tickets for the concert are $20 for…

Oct4

Kicking off new season with BIG laughs

Goodwill Theatre will launch its ninth season at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage on Saturday, October 8 at 7pm. The 2016-2017 season will feature concerts, cabarets, children’s theatre, and the return of the popular “Ladies of Laughter” standup comedy events. The October 8 performance will feature Kelly MacFarland, winner of the 2016 Ladies of Laughter…

Oct4

Ashley Depew returns to the GWT staff!

Recently, our Box Office Manager, Sara Kistner, relocated to Tennessee. We are sorry to see Sara go. This week, we welcomed Ashley Depew back to GWT in the new position of Marketing Manager & Volunteer Coordinator. Ashley worked at GWT from 2008-2012 as the Box Office Manager and Volunteer Coordinator. We are so happy to see her return and…

Jul21

Naima Kradjian’s Cabaret Canceled

Due to the unforeseen illness of Naima’s pianist, we must cancel the cabaret, Listen to My Heart, scheduled at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 7 PM. Ticket purchasers will be given a gift certificate for a future show, as well as some Jazz Jam passes and drink tokens. Or,…

Jun16

Jazz Jam Clip!

Here’s a clip from our Jazz Jam last night (Monday, June 6, 2016). Jazz Jams run from 7-9 PM. Admission is $10 and musicians prepared to jam enter free!  Our host each evening is Mike Carbone. Here’s a list of our Jazz Jams for the rest of this season: June 20 July 11 July 25

Jun7

Too Marvelous!

Too Marvelous for Words: A Celebration of the Nat “King” Cole Trio” is a fun and swingin’ journey into the early days of Nat King Cole.  Before his big hits such as “The Christmas Song” and “Mona Lisa” that many remember being performed standing in front of the orchestra, Nat was recording and playing (from the…

Mar29

Firehouse Receives New AED!

Recently, the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage received an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) from the John Mack Foundation. The AED has been installed in the hallway from the bar area into the lounge leading to the restrooms. In addition, several staff members were trained on the device. John Mack was a 17-year old junior at Binghamton High School…

Jan7

2014-15 Volunteer Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2015 Goodwill Theatre Volunteer Award winners! Awards were presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting that was held at Nirchi’s on the Avenue on October 29, 2015. Billy Boysick Volunteer Award in memory of our loyal volunteer, Billy Boysick   The criteria is: 1.Exhibits an “WELCOME TO OUR VENUE” attitude that is friendly and welcoming to…

Dec18

2015 Community Advocate of the Year Award

Goodwill Theatre was awarded the 2015 Community Advocate of the Year by the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce at the Annual Thanksgiving Community Luncheon that was held at the McKinley in Endicott on November 17, 2015. Over 550 people were in attendance. The Community Advocate of the Year is awarded to an organization that has…

Dec18

Ladies of Laughter Return!

Everyone needs a good laugh every now and then, especially with the seasons changing and the temperature dropping. The outdoors can get depressing but with the right dose of laughter anyone can fight off the negative effects of cold weather! Did you know that frequent whole hearted laughter helps the body fight off harmful diseases? …

Oct29

XPresso Love: Autumn in NY

Vocalist Ayana Del Valle and Pianist/Vocalist Laurence Elder blend their finely-honed talents & showmanship, creating a revitalizing new brew of music! While in the process of recording their “series of demos,” they appear on the music scene performing a variety of tunes, mainly but not limited to jazz, pop, and blues genres. Whether they’re performing…

Oct14

Think PINKalicious!

Based on the children’s book, Pinkalicious is a musical that is fun for all ages and teaches us that you really can have too much of a good thing.  Pinkalicious can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns…

Oct14

Sharon McNight as Sophie Tucker

The Sophie Tucker Farewell Tour is a one woman show performed by Sharon McNight. Mcnight is also a Tony Nominee, Theatre World Award Winner, and recipient of countless awards, including MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabaret artists). Sharon McNight pays tribute to the late Sophie Tucker with a bold and brassy style performance. Sophie Tucker was…

Sep30

Binghamton Classic Films Returns to the Firehouse!

The Schorr Family Firehouse Stage is hosting the movie Rachel and the Stranger and Binghamton Classic Films is providing the movie. The club Binghamton Classic Films and The Schorr Family Firehouse Stage collaborated and decided a classic film would make a fun addition to the season at the Firehouse. Rachel and the Stranger will be…

Sep30

Congratulations 2015 Raffle Winners

The drawing for our 2015 $10,000 Raffle was held on Wed., September 16, 2015 at the 2015-16 Season Announcement Party at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage, 48 Willow Street, Johnson City!  Congratulations to our 2015 Raffle Award Winners: FIRST PLACE ($10,000)     Janet Beal SECOND PLACE ($400)     Franklin Jones THIRD PLACE ($300)     Carolyn Mancini…

Sep18

GWT Winning $10K Ticket To Be Pulled on 9/16

The winning 2015 $10,000 Raffle ticket will be pulled on Wednesday, September 16 at 6:30 PM at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage!  We have a limited amount of tickets left to sell. Don’t miss your chance to win $10,000 and support Goodwill Theatre Inc. and the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage! Tickets are $100 each and only…

Sep11

O’Connell to Record Live Album at Firehouse

Sterling, VA—Binghamton native Mike O’Connell, 33, will return to the Binghamton area for a concert at the Goodwill Theatre in Johnson City, 46-48 Willow Street, on Monday, August 17. O’Connell, a graduate of Binghamton High School and Binghamton University, is a jazz musician now living in Sterling, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C. O’Connell will…

Aug6

June 28 Covelli Concert Dedicated to Rosemarie Henkle

Rosemarie Henkle was an integral part of the Goodwill Theatre project and the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage. Rosemarie set up the Firehouse Box Office system and for the majority of shows in the seven seasons of Firehouse programming, patrons saw her smiling face as she handed them their WILL CALL tickets. Rosemarie trained the staff…

Jun26

Covelli & Friends Postponed to June

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the John Covelli & Friends concert, Supersonic Strings, originally scheduled for Sunday, May 31 at 2 PM has been postponed to Sunday, June 28 at 2 PM.  The June date will feature John Covelli on piano and special guests, the Dave Eggar Quartet. Supersonic Strings features the Schumann Piano Quintet. Don’t…

May20

Did you miss the fun with Comedian Lynn Trefzger?

Comedy Ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger played at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage on Saturday, February 21, 2015.  A good time was had by all!  Following please see a clip with good sport and audience member Nick Giammarino. Don’t miss our next comedy event, DuffleBag Theatre’s MACBETH…A Comedy, on Friday, March 20 at 7 PM.  Tickets are…

Mar3

Mason Warrington Swings In!

Mason Warrington Orchestra HEATS UP the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage  Beat the winter blues with the Mason Warrington Orchestra! As part of the “Just 4 Fun!” Series, The Goodwill Theatre will present a Sunday afternoon of swing and big band music performed by the Mason Warrington Orchestra on Sunday, February 22, at 2 p.m. at…

Feb20

Beat the Winter Blues with some Comedy!

Lynn Trefzger brings her crew of characters to the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage Have you ever had a childhood hobby that got out of hand? That explains Lynn Trefzger’s start as a ventriloquist/comedienne. For over 30 years, Lynn has given life to a trunk full of comical characters and will be bringing that trunk to…

Feb20

Rhapsody in Black Rescheduled

Rhapsody in Black, originally scheduled for Friday, February 13, 2015 has been rescheduled to Friday, February 27, 2015.  This will allow Mr. Gantt to perform at at least one local high school in addition to his public performance at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage that evening.  Tickets to the public performance are $20 for adults…

Jan27

Scott Helmer Concert Canceled

The Scott Helmer Concert, scheduled for Friday, February 6, 2015 at 7 PM at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage has been canceled. If you have tickets for the event, please contact the Box Office at (607) 772-2404, ext. 301 for a credit or refund. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Jan19

Young Lions of Jazz

Recently, the Goodwill Theatre hosted a sold-out one-night only reunion of eight internationally acclaimed jazz musicians who once called the Southern Tier home.  On Saturday, December 27, Dena DeRose, Tony Kadleck, Kris Jensen, Tom Dempsey, Sherrie Maricle, John Hollenbeck, and Steve Davis were joined by Tony Marino at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage for the…

Dec19

Celebrate Sinatra’s Birthday on December 12!

Celebrate the “Chairman of the Board” on his 99th birthday with Echoes of Sinatra on Friday, December 12 at 7:00 PM, at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage. Steve Kazlauskas, accomplished singer and recognized authority on Frank Sinatra, will perform a musical tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes as a part of the Goodwill Theatre’s 2014-2015 Songbook…

Dec10

Join Us at the JC Holiday Parade!

Join us tonight, Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 7 PM, for the 40th Annual Holiday Parade Sponsored by the Johnson City Business and Professional Women. Downtown Johnson City. The parade starts at the corner of Main Street and Lester Avenue and ends at Main Street and Arch Street. The Goodwill Theatre/Schorr Family Firehouse Stage employees will…

Dec4

Scared Skinny at the Firehouse!

The Goodwill Theatre will present “Scared Skinny – A One (hundred pound lighter) Woman Show” by Mary Dimino on Friday, November 21 at 7:00 PM, at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage. The Goodwill Theatre’s 2014-2015 Let’s Talk About It series is sponsored by Sentry Alarms. In Scared Skinny, stand-up comedian Mary Dimino paints a picture…

Nov21

Visit GWT’s Tree at Home for the Holidays!

Whether you are ready or not, the holiday season is upon us!  Why not start the celebration with a trip to Roberson Museum & Science Center’s Home for the Holidays exhibit?  And while you are there, check out Goodwill Theatre‘s tree that was artistically decorated by Barb Nurse and Joe Roma. Roberson Museum and Science…

Nov21

Shotgun Wedding Visits the Firehouse!

Like sippin’ a moonshine martini at the end of a long hard day, New York City-based Shotgun Wedding blends urban sophistication with homegrown intoxication.  Experience THE New York City country band on Saturday, November 15 at 7 PM at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage. This performance is part of the Music Hall Concert Series sponsored…

Nov12

Sheila the Great Postponed

Our performances of ArtsPower’s Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great are postponed to Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 11 AM & 2 PM, due to an actor emergency.  There will be NO shows on Saturday, November 8, 2014. If you have purchased tickets to the November 8 shows, you may use those tickets for the…

Nov7

Patriotic Radio Show Visits the Firehouse!

Step into the past for an afternoon with a Patriotic Radio Show performed by Southern Tier Actors Read (S.T.A.R.) at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage  on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 2 PM.  This unique performance is sponsored by IBM. The Patriotic Radio Show is set during World War II.  During the war, radio programs…

Nov5

Sheila the Great returns to the Firehouse!

As part of our Story Time Theatre Series, The Goodwill Theatre will present Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great for two shows on Saturday, November 22 at 11:00 AM and at 2:00 PM, at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage. This event was previously scheduled for November 8, 2014.  The Goodwill Theatre’s 2014-2015 Story Time Theatre Series,…

Nov5

Check us out on Pinterest!

The Schorr Family Firehouse Stage has a Pinterest site!  Visit us at:  http://www.pinterest.com/schorrfamilyfir/. Currently, we have some posts for Story Time Theatre (Sheila the Great is coming soon) and Radio Show posts. It’s a fun way to stay connected with Goodwill Theatre, Inc. and the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage!

Nov5

Why The Little Flower?

Don’t miss The Little Flower  with Tony Lo Bianco!  The Little Flower  takes place at Binghamton High School’s Helen Foley Theater on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7 PM.  Tickets are only $15 Adult; $10 Sr/St/Ch.  This one-man show portrays Fiorello (Little Flower) H. La Guardia during his final day as 3-term NYC mayor. LaGuardia was…

Oct20

Tony Lo Bianco in The Little Flower at the Helen Foley Theater

The Goodwill Theatre presents The Little Flower featuring Tony Lo Bianco.  A one-man show set in the City Hall office of Fiorello La Guardia, during his final day as three-term mayor of New York City. The Little Flower performance will be at the Helen Foley Theater at Binghamton High School on Tuesday, October 21 at…

Oct15

The Music of Tom Waits on October 18 at 7 PM

Syracuse native turned NYC cabaret star, Marissa Mulder, joined by NPR’s Piano Jazz host Jon Weber, will showcase the music of legendary artist Tom Waits on Saturday, October 18 at 7 PM at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage.  Tom…In His Words is the first performance in the 2014-2015 Songbook Series at the Schorr Family Firehouse…

Oct15

Ladies of Laughter Return on Oct. 17!

As part of the Big Apple Comedy Club Series, The Goodwill Theatre presents the Ladies of Laughter on Friday, October 17 at 7p.m. at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage. The Big Apple Comedy Club Series is sponsored by Bates Troy and underwritten by The Schorr Family. Ladies of Laughter provides funny women the opportunity to…

Oct15

ArtsPower’s Musical Harry the Dirty Dog

Written by Gene Zion and with distinctive illustrations by Margaret Bloy Graham, Harry the Dirty Dog  has captivated young people since 1956 with the misadventures of its lovable — if somewhat dingy — canine hero.   Acclaimed producer ArtsPower National Touring Theatre is bringing this classic book to the stage.  Harry the Dirty Dog  brings smiles…

Oct3

The Spirit-The Music of Johnny Cash

Back by popular demand!  After two sold out shows in 2011, Harold Ford and his band return to the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage with A Tribute to Johnny Cash. Ford, Laura Lucy and the Red Hot Band will perform on Friday, October 10 at 7:00 PM for the first Music Hall Concert at the Schorr Family…

Oct3

Covelli & Friends – Brahms to Broadway

Covelli and Friends will present “From Brahms to Broadway” on Sunday, October 5 at 2:00 PM for the first Classical Piano Plus! Series Concert at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage.  This series consists of three concerts featuring Maestro John Covelli at the piano and is sponsored by NBT Bank and GDI Integrated Facility Services. Always offering…

Oct3

Needed: Candy!

Goodwill Theatre, Inc. will represent the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in the Johnson City Holiday Parade on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 7 PM.  Since we need to pass out candy at this event, we have begun collecting candy at our administrative office on the second floor of 67 Broad Street in Johnson City, NY. Please…

Oct3

Jazz Returns to the Schorr Stage!

The Goodwill Theatre celebrates the opening weekend of the 2014-2015 season with a concert by the Music Unlimited Little Big Band as they salute Maynard Ferguson and Thelonious Monk, on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 2 PM.  The Jazz Concert Series at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage is sponsored by NYSEG. Al Hamme’s Music Unlimited…

Sep22

Eddie Brill Appears at the Firehouse on September 27!

The Goodwill Theatre celebrates the opening weekend of the 2014-2015 season with comedian Eddie Brill on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 7 PM.  Eddie Brill guarantees patrons a hot time in the Firehouse! Eddie Brill is known for his stand-up comedy in the US and abroad.  He worked on “The Late Show with David Letterman”…

Sep22

Angry Bunny’s NYC Adventure

As you may know, Angry Bunny is our GWT office mascot.  Last week, Angry Bunny accompanied Naima Kradjian & Christine Springer to the League of Historic American Theatres (LHAT) Annual Conference in New York City.  Following, please find a journal of Angry Bunny’s adventures in the Big City.  Naima and Chris enjoyed the conference as…

Jul28

Limited Space Available for Summer Performance Workshop

Limited space is still available for Goodwill Theatre and Jan DeAngelo & Co. Productions Summer Performance Workshop – Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage. The Summer Performance Workshop is for children aged 7 -17 and runs Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-9 PM at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage,…

Jun27

Our Volunteers are the BEST!

Last night (Thursday, June 26, 2014) we sponsored the Goodwill Theatre Grateful Gathering at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage. As part of the celebration of a successful 2013/14 Season, we honored our volunteers. Although all volunteers were honored, four specific awards were distributed. Join us in saluting our 2013/14 award winners! 2013/14 Billy Boysick Volunteer…

Jun27

7th Annual Father’s Day Jazz Concert

The Goodwill Theatre will celebrate Father’s Day with the annual Father’s Day Jazz concert featuring the Northeastern Pennsylvania Repertory Orchestra with Mike Carbone and Rhonda Plunkett from SPLASH, a popular local band, on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 2 PM. The Jazz Concert Series at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage is sponsored by Sentry Alarms….

Jun9

Another Happy Ending Staged Readings

After two years of workshopping around the country, Endicott native Santino DeAngelo is very proud to bring his new musical back to his hometown for an exclusive sneak-peek as it continues it’s journey towards the great white way. After much acclaim, this staged-reading / workshop is your backstage pass to the artistic process—a chance to…

Jun9

Goodwill Theatre Inc. needs your E-J Medical stories!

The Goodwill Theatre has received a grant from the Documentary Heritage Program of the New York State Archives, a unit of the New York State Education Department. The goal of this grant is to undertake a project to identify and survey undocumented historical records pertaining to the development and history of the medical program undertaken…

Mar7