Short film projects shot in Goodwill Theatre and Firehouse

While public gatherings have been on pause, exciting original artistry has safely taken place in Johnson City.  Goodwill Theatre, Inc. collaborated with NYC’s  award-winning Prospect Theater Company, whose mission is to create and present original musical theater works by emerging artists. In response to safety concerns, Prospect created their new VISION Series, which features six…


Working Remotely

The Goodwill Theatre offices will be closed beginning on Monday, March 23, 2020. Staff will work remotely and regularly check emails and phone messages during business hours. Follow this link to reach us: Staff Contacts Stay safe and be well!


March and April Shows Postponed

Like you, we are doing our best to stay informed of the events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of our staff, volunteers, artists, and audiences remains of utmost importance. Goodwill Theatre/Firehouse Stage has postponed shows through the end of April. Ticket holders will be contacted directly by our Box Office with further information….


Leap Year Magic!

The Schorr Family Firehouse Stage has a magical leap day planned as It’s Magic with John Reid returns by popular demand for three separate events: a children’s balloon workshop at 11 a.m., a magic show at 2 p.m. and a balloon workshop for adults at 5 p.m., on Saturday, February 29. Reid’s magic show is…


The Bitchy Waiter

The Goodwill Theatre will present “The Bitchy Waiter” at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage on Friday, October 18 at 7PM and Saturday, October 19 at 2pm. Singer actor Darron Cardosa found a way to make his day job more than his pay job. Like many in the New York entertainment business, Cardosa was supporting himself…


Linda Ronstadt Tribute

On Saturday Oct. 12 at 7 PM, the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage hosts A Tribute to Linda Ronstadt, Heart Like A Wheel. The show features Broadway veteran Rita Harvey. ‘Heart Like A Wheel: A Tribute to the Music of Linda Ronstadt celebrates one of the most beloved and versatile pop singers of the past five…


Congrats to our 2019 $10,000 Raffle Winners

Goodwill Theatre’s 2019 $10,000 Raffle FIVE WINNERS WERE DRAWN on Thursday, September 19, 2019 $10,000 – Katherine Holley $400- John Whalen $300- Eric Donaldson $200-Andrew LaBonte $100- Karedes’ Grandchildren Thank you for your support.



The Fall Ladies of Laughter on Friday, September 27, 2019 is SOLD OUT! Please consider our other comedy within this season: The Bitchy Waiter on October 18 at 7 PM and October 19 at 2 PM – $35/$30 Mick Thomas Comedy on November 22 at 7 PM – $15 Ladies of Laughter on February 14…


Raffle Drawing & Season Opener

We will hold our annual $10,000 Raffle Drawing and Season Opening Reception at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage, 48 Willow Street, Johnson City, NY 13790, on Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. If you have purchased a raffle ticket, you are invited to attend. You need not be present to win. The…



Arts organizations worldwide have something to celebrate. Ludwig van Beethoven has a big birthday coming up next year: 250. And the Goodwill Theatre Schorr Family Firehouse Stage is starting their celebration this September with a piece they commissioned from the world-renowned Binghamton-based dance company Galumpha. “Chez Victiore de Wellington” will have its world premiere at…


Hello Girls Cast Recording

Prospect Theater Company and Goodwill Theatre, Inc. presented a stage reading of The Hello Girls at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in the summer of 2018. A cast recording of The Hello Girls was recently announced. Nominated for three Drama Desk Awards (Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Lyrics and Outstanding Music) and four Outer Critics Circle Awards…


Funny and Fabulous Ladies of Laughter

Kelly MacFarland and Carolyn Plummer will perform at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in Johnson City on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 7pm. This performance will be the final Ladies of Laughter event of the 2018-2019 season. Tickets are $15, and can be purchased online at or by calling the Box Office at (607) 772-2404, ext….


Miles Davis Tribute Concert

Goodwill Theatre will offer a tribute to the music of jazz legend Miles Davis on Sunday, April 28 at 2pm, performed by Bobby Militello and Star People. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for senior citizens and students, and can be purchased online at or by calling the Box Office at: (607) 772-2404, ext. 301….


Children’s Show and Book Signing

Beloved character Anne of Green Gables has been featured on license plates and postage stamps, and soon, she’ll be at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage. Goodwill Theatre will offer a children’s musical based on the classic book by Lucy Maud Montgomery, “Anne of Green Gables”, on Saturday, April 27 at 11am and 2pm. Local biographer…


“Doktor Kaboom” – fun and educational!

Is there anything children like more than blowing stuff up? Goodwill Theatre will offer an educational science comedy show for families, “Doktor Kaboom: The Wheel of Science” on Saturday, April 13 at 11am and 2pm. The presentation blends theatre arts with the wonders of scientific exploration. The show provides an educational overview of the modern…


Your Alien Visits the Firehouse!

Goodwill Theatre will offer a children’s musical based on the beloved book by Tammi Sauer, “Your Alien”, adapted and performed by ArtsPower, on Saturday, April 6 at 11am and 2pm. ArtsPower’s newest musical touches down with a stranded alien who strikes up a fabulous friendship with a boy who finds him. They go to school…


Tea for 3 in March!

Pat Nixon once called the role of First Lady “the hardest unpaid job in the world”, and it’s difficult to imagine exactly what she and other First Ladies experienced – but “Tea for Three” offers a glimpse into the lives of three different Presidential wives. Elaine Bromka will perform her acclaimed one-woman show “Tea for…


Morgan’s Journey comes to Johnson City!

Robert Morgan’s children’s show is called Morgan’s Journey and the name has never been more fitting. As the longest-running touring play in Canadian history, it is a journey that has taken Morgan around the world for almost 40 years and will bring him to the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage for two performances, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.,…


Italian Bred – Not Just for Italians

To hear her tell it, actor and comedian Candice Guardino had a wonderful if eccentric childhood growing up in Staten Island.  “I had a very wonderful community, a heartfelt experience growing up there,” she said.  “It’s just that everybody was in your business.” Well, now Guardino is REALLY making sure everybody knows her family’s business…


Magic Show Times Moved!

Due to the impending snow storm, we have decided to move the times for the January 19, 2019 BAM It’s Magic performances only. The 2:00 p.m. performance (Magic for Kids) has been moved to 10:00 a.m. The doors will open at 9:00 a.m. The 7:00 p.m. performance (BAM It’s Magic) has been moved to 1:00…


The Sister is Back with Sister’s Christmas Catechism

After enormous success with “Late Nite Catechism”, Goodwill Theatre will offer a Christmas-themed sequel to the interactive one-woman comedy at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in Johnson City, December 7 & 8 at 7pm, and December 9 at 2pm. “Sister’s Christmas Catechism, The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold” is a holiday mystery extravaganza from the…


Goodwill Theatre makes your office holiday party a snap

Goodwill Theatre is celebrating small businesses in the Southern Tier by offering them a priceless opportunity: the opportunity to send their employees to a fun and fancy big holiday party, without having to plan one. The Big Holiday Party for Small Businesses sponsored by Lesko Financial Services will be held Wednesday, December 12 from 5:30-8:30…


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…