I had the privilege of attending the Opening Night performance of Million Dollar Quartet at Bucks County Playhouse as directed by Hunter Foster. This musical from Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux is one for all to enjoy. Yes, it’s another juke-box musical, but the story is compelling and informative. Like a VH1 Behind the Music… Continue reading Theatre Review: More like Million Dollar OCTET
Last night, Director Daniel K. Williams (also a Philly Life & Culture contributor) invited some press to the final dress rehearsal of Bravo Theatre Company’s Into the Woods which opens this evening in West Chester. One of the more highly produced Stephen Sondheim musicals (book by James Lapine) especially since the release of the film… Continue reading Community Theatre Review: Go INTO THE WOODS for one weekend only!
Muhlenberg Summer Theatre Program has been around as long as I can remember. Celebrating 38 years and going strong. It’s been a good 15 years since I’ve been back and I’m kicking myself for it. Just over an hour from Philly tucked away in the suburban streets of Allentown makes for a beautiful day trip.… Continue reading Theatre Review: A Grande production at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre
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42nd Street is a sweet Broadway classic that truly makes it’s mark with every tap number. As indicated in the curtain speech, 42nd Street is the “largest” production that BCP has produced since it reopened 5 years ago. Now, I am not sure what they meant by large as this production was significantly scaled down.… Continue reading Theatre Review: A Scaled Down 42nd Street at Bucks County Playhouse
As a fan of the 2001 movie of the same name, I was excited to finally see Hedwig and the Angry Inch live and as written by James Cameron Mitchell with music and lyrics by Stephen Trask. “This groundbreaking Obie-winning Off-Broadway smash also won multiple awards for its hit film adaptation. It tells the story… Continue reading Theatre Review: “Lift up your hands” for Hedwig and the Angry Inch