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Theatre Review: A Scaled Down 42nd Street at Bucks County Playhouse

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

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Theatre Review: Boeing Boeing doesn’t quite take flight

“This 1960’s French farce adapted for the English-speaking stage features self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard, who has Italian, German, and American fiancées, each a beautiful airline hostess with frequent “layovers.” He keeps “one up, one down, and one pending” until unexpected schedule changes bring all three to Paris, and Bernard’s apartment, at the same time.” –… Continue reading Theatre Review: Boeing Boeing doesn’t quite take flight

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INIS NUA THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE OF CHAROLAIS BY NONI STAPLETON MAY 22-24, 29-30, 2018

Inis Nua’s Pop-Up Play in a Pub is our chance to give our audience one more taste of the terrific playwrighting of Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales. We gather upstairs at Fergie’s Pub for the Pop-Up Play and also throw in the great taste of local East Passyunk pie shop Stargazy Pies and a Fergie’s… Continue reading INIS NUA THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE OF CHAROLAIS BY NONI STAPLETON MAY 22-24, 29-30, 2018

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Theatre Review: Imagination in the truest form with Theatre Horizon’s Peter and the Starcatcher

After a season or two of this production cycling through the city and the burbs, I do think Peter and the Starcatcher is the new Godspell and I am more than okay with that! For decades, Godspell has been the go-to musical for theatre houses nation-wide to explore conceptual theatre and dialogue.  After seeing Peter… Continue reading Theatre Review: Imagination in the truest form with Theatre Horizon’s Peter and the Starcatcher

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Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot, May 15-June 17, 2018

Romance and magic are in the air as Act II Playhouse closes its 19th season with the classic Lerner and Loewe musical Camelot, on stage in Ambler from May 15-June 17. Camelot tells the legendary tale of King Arthur, Queen Guenevere, Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table. It's from the same team - lyricist and… Continue reading Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot, May 15-June 17, 2018

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Curio Theatre Company Concludes Mainstage Season with Joseph Heller’s Stage Adaptation of Catch-22

Curio Theatre Company concludes its 13th Season with a highly anticipated production of Joseph Heller’s adaptation of his famous novel Catch-22.  Curio previously produced this play more than 10 years ago. This production, directed by noted local director Claire Moyer, set in the heart of World War II, tells a classic tale of the absurdity of war.  The show… Continue reading Curio Theatre Company Concludes Mainstage Season with Joseph Heller’s Stage Adaptation of Catch-22

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People’s Light Excavates the Price of Passion in Romeo & Juliet: A Requiem

People’s Light proudly presents an inventive, intimate version of one of Shakespeare’s most timeless plays. In Romeo & Juliet: A Requiem, the parents, Friar, and Nurse recreate the passion and recklessness of their star-crossed children to face their culpability and seek redemption. Conceived for six veteran actors by Resident Director Samantha Reading (I and You, Richard… Continue reading People’s Light Excavates the Price of Passion in Romeo & Juliet: A Requiem