‘Music Man’ is a Revelation and Star Spangled Success at Music Mountain Theatre

By John Dwyer There is no trouble in River City. At least not in the river cities of Lambertville and New Hope, where a fine, new production of “Music Man” is running at Music Mountain Theatre on Route 179. There was even a Wells Fargo Wagon at the opening, which is immortalized in the song “The Wells Fargo Wagon Is a Comin’.” This group More...

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By Staff On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Soul Searching and Laughs in ‘An Act of God’ at Bucks County Playhouse

Harry Bouvy as God (Photo: Joan Marcus). By John Dwyer “An Act of God” is a play by David Javerbaum, a nice Jewish agnostic from “The Daily Show.” What is odd about the play is that it is not really a play More...

By Staff On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
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‘The Producers’ is Best Show Yet This Season at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

By John Dwyer I remember the buzz on the road for “The Producers” by Mel Brooks when it first came out back in 2001. Mel Brooks’ movies were universally seen as the funniest out there. Based on his 1967 directorial More...

By Staff On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope Opens Season with Comedy ‘An Act of God’

Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope will open its 2018 season with the hilarious Broadway comedy “An Act of God.” Directed by Tracy Brigden, the show runs from May 18 to June 16. Returning to earth, God has More...

By Staff On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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Springtime for Laughter as “The Producers” Comes to Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

Artistic Directors Jordan Brennan and Louis Palena are staging “The Producers” at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville beginning May 4. Based on the 1967 Mel Brooks film, “The Producers” More...

By Staff On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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‘Not So Silent Cinema’ Chaplin Shorts Coming to Bucks County Playhouse

“The Pawn Shop” The priceless humor of Charlie Chaplin will be on full display as Philadelphia-based “Not So Silent Cinema” provides live accompaniment to three Chaplin shorts at Bucks County Playhouse More...

By Staff On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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‘Grease’ is the Word at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

By John Dwyer “Grease” is an audience favorite. It is done everywhere. And that is stating the obvious. But the talent at Music Mountain Theatre is right for this musical. It’s ideally cast with More...

By Staff On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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‘Songs of Leonard Cohen’ Kicks off Concert Series at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in New Hope

Folk musician David Brahinsky and friends will perform a concert featuring “The Songs of Leonard Cohen” at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, April 22, at 3 p.m. David Brahinsky is a singer, songwriter, More...

By Staff On Saturday, April 7th, 2018
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Beatles Tribute Group Appears at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope April 27

(L to R) Robbie Berg, Richard Lewis, Tyson Kelly and Joshua Jones. Audiences will have a chance to revisit the Beatles like they never have before, when “Beatles for Sale: Lennon and McCartney Revisited” rolls More...

By Staff On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Catch the Queen Bees of ‘Beehive’ at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

By John Dwyer I was not familiar with “Beehive” prior to the Music Mountain Theatre’s mounting of the current production. I googled it, and found out that it was originally produced in 1985, and is less a More...