Mason Warrington Orchestra celebrates Veterans Day

On Sunday, November 11 at 2PM The Schorr Family Firehouse Stage is planning a tribute to World War II with the Mason Warrington Orchestra returning once again to play the hits of that bygone era. But sometimes you have to be high tech to harken back to the past. That’s what Mason Warrington Musical Director…


Comedian Andy Pitz Visits Firehouse Stage

Goodwill Theatre will offer an acclaimed one-man comedy show at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in Johnson City on Friday, November 9 at 7pm. When comedian Andy Pitz appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, he thought he had finally ‘arrived.’ Pitz, a Buffalo native who now lives outside of New York City with his wife…


Tapestry:Tribute to Carole King

For pianist Jeannie Austin, a tribute show to the music and life of legendary singer songwriter Carole King was an idea whose time had come. “It started off as a duo of myself and Ori (Huberman) as a simple little duo, hey, do you wanna learn some Carole King songs and be the opening act…


Interactive Fairy Tales come to Firehouse

Crossover fairy tales are nothing new. From “Into the Woods” to “Shrek” there’s something about seeing the familiar characters we grew up with interacting with each other. But Page Turner Adventures fresh twist on a classic idea includes the most important character of all: the audience. You can be part of Page Turner Adventures’ Mixed…


Teacher turned comedian in hilarious show

Goodwill Theatre will offer an acclaimed one-man comedy show at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in Johnson City on Friday, October 26 at 7pm. “Lesson Plans to Late Night” is a one-man comedy show about Lucas Bohn’s transition from elementary school teacher to national touring comedian. The show combines traditional live standup comedy with visual…


Acclaimed psychic Phil Jordan to appear at Firehouse

Goodwill Theatre will host a Phil Jordan event at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in Johnson City on Saturday, October 27 at 8pm. Phil Jordan is an acclaimed psychic who has successfully aided law enforcement with a variety of cases. His appearance at the Firehouse Stage will include general readings on individuals Jordan randomly selects…


Sherrie Maricle and Five Play to Perform & Record

For bandleader and percussionist Sherrie Maricle, returning to her hometown to perform is always special and the Endicott native will be performing with Tomoko Ohno (piano), Noriko Ueda(bass), Jami Dauber (trumpet) and Janelle Reichman (tenor sax and clarinet) as Five Play at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM on October 13 at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage. “Five Play is the longtime sister group…


The Rat Pack Era with Steven Nanni!

Tenor Steven Nanni, to perform Rat Pack era jazz and popular standards with Retro Lounge at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage on Friday, October  5 at 7 PM and Sunday, October 7 at 2PM. Nanni’s performance is a part of the Goodwill Theatre’s 2018-19 Season, sponsored by M&T Bank and IBM. “Last time Steven Sang Italian…


Hillbilly Silly Scientist Returns with Dino-Myte Theories

Last Year’s Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular Backyard Boom tour was such a success that Dr. Cletus Beaker is back at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage for a return engagement and this time he’s talking Dinosaurs at The Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular: The Dino-Myte Theories  at 11AM and 2PM: Oct 5. Beaker, who is, in fact…


City of Dreams brings Mambo Funk poetry and music

For one night only, Johnson City will become the City of Dreams as award-winning poet musician David Gonzalez and the Poetic License Band bring his fabulous musical vision to the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, September 23. City of Dreams unites poetry with Latin jazz, but it’s more than that. Hearing the poetry’s easy…


Ladies of Laughter Return to Johnson City

Ladies of Laughter comedy competition was started 20 years ago as a way to promote and bring more exposure to women comics. One of those women is finalist Veronica Mosey, who with competition winners Jane Condon and newcomer Olga Namer, will be bringing the laughs to the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in Johnson City on Sept….


Seussical Jr. offers sign language interpreters

Goodwill Theatre’s Summer Performance Workshop students will have four performances of Seussical Jr., an hour-long children’s version of the hit musical based on the works of Dr. Seuss, on August 4 and 5. Performances are at 3:15 and 7:00 on Saturday and Sunday. The Saturday afternoon performance at 3:15 will feature sign language interpreters. The…


Free Jazz Concert Postponed

Our annual Free Jazz Concert, scheduled for June 10 at 5 p.m., has been postponed to Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 5 p.m. due to a scheduling conflict. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Box Office & Administrative Office Closed on Feb. 7

Goodwill Theatre’s Box Office and Administrative Office is closed on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 due to the weather. We will reopen on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Tickets may be purchased online at


Hypnotist/comedian to perform interactive show

Master hypnotist Asad Mecci will perform “HypnoHype”, a hypnosis comedy show, at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage on Saturday, February 3 at 7pm. Tickets are $15, and can be purchased online at or by calling the Box Office at: (607) 772-2404, ext. 301. The interactive performance, sponsored by Sentry Alarms, and underwritten by the Schorr Family, will feature…


Magician Alex Boyce Returns

Magician Alex Boyce will be joined by international sensation Derek Hughes for “BAM! It’s Magic!” – a magic show with a comic twist – at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage on Friday, January 12 and Saturday, January 13 at 7pm. Tickets are $15, and can be purchased online at or by calling the Box Office at: (607) 772-2404,…


GWT Office Closed Fri 12/22-Mon 12/25

The Goodwill Theatre Office and Box Office will be closed from Friday, December 22, 2017 through Monday, December 25, 2017, as we celebrate the holidays. Tickets may be purchased any time at Have a happy and safe holiday season!


Broadway’s Next Hit Holiday Musical Improv

Goodwill Theatre, Inc. will offer the improvised musical comedy “Broadway’s Next Hit Holiday Musical” on Saturday, December 9 at 5pm and 8pm at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in Johnson City. “Broadway’s Next Hit Holiday Musical” is a touring production which combines improvisation and musical comedy. Master improvisers gather made up, hit song suggestions from the audience and…


Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular

Goodwill Theatre, Inc. has offered educational youth shows for ten years with their Story Time Theatre series, which stages musicals based on beloved children’s books, but this season, they are expanding their educational programming with “Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular” on Saturday, November 18 at 11am and 2pm at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in Johnson City. “Hillbilly…


Sitcom star performs standup comedy at Firehouse

Patrick O’Sullivan, recurring character on ABC’s “Dr. Ken” and “The Neighbors”, will perform at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in Johnson City on Friday, November 17 at 7pm. His standup comedy features stories about his childhood as the son of Irish immigrants, outrageous tales of dating in the technology generation gap, and hilarious impressions. Tickets are $15,…


“The Piano Men” cabaret pays tribute to Joel, Manilow, Feinstein

“Cabaret is an art form that takes you on an emotional journey,” said Naima Kradjian, Goodwill Theatre CEO. “It’s part concert, part storytelling.” The first cabaret show of the Goodwill Theatre’s tenth season at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage will be Tom Michael and Beckie Menzie’s “The Piano Men”, a tribute to the music of…


Mason Warrington Orchestra celebrates Veteran’s Day

The Mason Warrington Orchestra, the Southern Tier’s premier big band, returns to the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in Johnson City for an All-American concert celebrating  Veteran’s Day weekend, on Sunday, November 12 at 2pm. Tickets are $20 for adults, $16 for seniors and students, and can be purchased online at or by calling the Box Office at: (607)…


Get some bailar in your day with our Flamenco Workshop!

Goodwill Theatre, Inc. is partnering with American Dance Asylum to bring Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana to Johnson City for a teaching demonstration and flamenco dance workshop, on Saturday, November 4 at 2pm. The event will feature dancers Laura Peralta and Ricardo Santiago, with singer Sol Koeraus and guitarist Pedro Jimenez. The workshop will last approximately…


“My Mouth is a Volcano” musical for kids

Goodwill Theatre, Inc. is expanding its children’s programming at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage for its tenth season, by offering ten performances for children and their families. The first children’s show of the 2017-2018 season will be Stars Within Reach Productions’ “My Mouth is a Volcano”, a one-hour musical based on the award-winning children’s book…


‘Funny and fabulous’ Ladies of Laughter return

Ladies of Laughter, the popular showcase of female standup comedians, will have their first performance of the 2017-2018 season at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in Johnson City, Saturday, October 21 at 7pm. The performance will feature three comedians: Teri Granahan, Meghan Hanley, and Mary Radzinski. Tickets are $15, and can be purchased online at or by…


Eddie Allen Quintet to perform jazz concert at Firehouse Stage

This October, the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage, now in its tenth season, will offer a feel-good jazz concert featuring the Eddie Allen Quintet, on Sunday, October 22 at 2:00 p.m. Eddie Allen is a trumpet player, composer, arranger, author, and educator, known for being one of the more versatile musicians on the New York scene. The Eddie…


Maestro John Covelli celebrates Ten Seasons at Firehouse Stage

This October, the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage will celebrate its tenth season with several special events, the first of which will commemo  classical piano concerts at the Firehouse Stage, on October 14, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. The special anniversary tribute concert will feature special guest musicians from the past ten years of classical piano performances, with a…


Schorr Family Firehouse Stage celebrates tenth year of success

Goodwill Theatre, Inc. kicked off their first full season of programming at the historic Johnson City Firehouse on October 14 2007, with a concert by Maestro John Covelli on George F. Johnson’s 150th birthday. This October, the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage will celebrate its tenth season with several special events, the first of which will commemorate…


Afternoon of Cole Porter Canceled

An Afternoon of Cole Porter, scheduled for Sunday, March 19, 2017, has been canceled due to weather and snow removal concerns. We plan to host the concert in the 2017-18 Season. If you have purchased tickets, you may contact the Box Office at (607) 772-2404, ext. 301. You may reschedule the tickets for another performance,…



Due to the winter weather we are currently experiencing, Rick Pedro Ragtime Piano, originally scheduled for Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 2 PM has been rescheduled to Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 2 PM. If you already have tickets for Sunday, February 12 and can attend on February 19, you can just show up with…


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…


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…


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…


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,…


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


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…


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…


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…


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…


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? …


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…