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Cider Mill Playhouse

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Address: 2 S. Nanticoke Ave., Endicott, NY
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+1 607-748-7363
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

In the early 1970s, Binghamton University professor and soon to be theater...

In the early 1970s, Binghamton University professor and soon to be theater department chairman, Dr. John Bielenberg sought to expand the theater department's available venues to an off-campus site.Dr. Bielenberg and his colleagues found the Cider Mill. It had been in the Ciotoli family since the 1940s, and was a popular seasonal attraction for lovers of fresh apples, cider and donuts. The warehouse side of the Cider Mill was just what they were looking for.In 1991, when it became necessary for the University to give up the playhouse, it was restarted as an independent non-profit by Tom Kremer, Craig Saeger and Barbara Wolfe. They were supported over the years by dedicated Board Members, a super-hardworking group of staff members, the Ciotoli family and the devotion of the patrons, donors and volunteers.In all, the last 38 years have brought more than 270 dramas, comedies and musicals, and more than 5,000 performances to the Playhouse stage.

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Best doughnuts and cider ever

This place opens in the fall for several months. They sell fresh baked pies, doughnuts, and fresh picked apples. They make their own cider right there in the back and you can take... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Endwell, New York
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Endwell, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place opens in the fall for several months. They sell fresh baked pies, doughnuts, and fresh picked apples. They make their own cider right there in the back and you can take a tour to watch them do it. They have the entire place laid out with candy apples, the big cookies. They sell cheeses and jams. As weeks... More 

Thank rozealbina
New York City, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Due to the fact that the Cidermill has chosen to stab a knife into the heart of the Cidermill Playhouse by terminating its lease and choosing to go with short-term leases to other production companies and in effort to increase revenue, I find that I can no longer support them by purchasing cider and donuts from them as I have... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Each opportunity I have been able to attend the playhouse I have been transported to a place far from the triple cities! The talent and the productions are first class and always makes me want more. The programs are always entertaining and affordable! Looking forward to the next time A Christmas Carol is presented since it has been a favorite!

Thank Iesa H
Johnson City, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Very colourful outside the cider mill with all the beautiful autumn flowers and orange and white pumpkins and squashes on display. The apple cider is the best I have tasted and the maple walnut donuts are equally good. It is a short season for the cider so we usually make the most of it and visit here several times before... More 

Thank Dennis P
Endicott, New York
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Everything is good about this place! The best thing is the most simple thing, a plain donut! You cannot go wrong with anything you get hear! Only negative is they are not open all year round!

Thank tlcoach14
San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I did not go to the playhouse, but to the Cider Mill store and outdoor market. The pie, juice, donuts, and huge wedge of aged white chedder cheese were all delicious. I didn't try the half pie I bought until I had driven a couple hours away. If I had tasted it sooner, I would had turned around and bought... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Just got back from the play "When in Carthage" - a new comedy written by a NYC author. Very enjoyable evening. The play was well written, very good actors and the theater itself was very intimate. The seating is a bit crowded, but it did not bother me. With a small table to sit at, you were able to easily... More 

Thank 991Sue12345
Vestal, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Good local productions throughout the year. Very nice, tiered seating local theater. Small tables, light snacks, slightly crowded and intimate.

Thank LynnAndRick
Binghamton, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016

I've seen two productions there in their 'rustic' theater-in-the-round venue and was totally satisfied. It is 'local. community' theater that does a very good, entertaining job.

Thank Don C
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

They may not preform the most current, or the best actors, but this is worth a visit. Your typical cast performs with much vigor to say the least.

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