Exceptional, spot-on production of ‘A Chorus Line’ at Bucks County Center for Performing Arts

By John Dwyer “Spotting” in dance is a method of maintaining orientation when doing turns. It’s accomplished by maintaining focus on one spot in front of you, and then snapping your head around to that spot to complete the turn. Metaphorically, a dancer’s life focuses on goals as they make many career turns and head snaps, and “A Chorus More...

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By Staff On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

You’re doing fine, ‘Oklahoma!’ at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

By John Dwyer “Oklahoma!” was the first-born child of a marriage that many say was like no other in the history of the American musical theater. If you google “the golden age of musical theater,” More...

By Staff On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

From farm to jungle, Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville has you covered

Cast of “Oklahoma!” (Photo: Kasey Ivan) Audiences at Music Mountain Theatre will leave singing “Oh, what a Beautiful Morning” or “The Bare Necessities” this month with productions of Rodgers More...

By Staff On Friday, July 27th, 2018

Heartwarming musical ‘The Fantasticks’ at Bucks County Center for Performing Arts

By John Dwyer It is a perfect time to see a show that includes the beautiful song “Soon It’s Gonna Rain.” “The Fantasticks” at the Bucks County Center for the Performing Arts at Delaware Valley University More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, July 19th, 2018

VIDEO: “42nd Street” dancers celebrate box office record at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

New Hope Police Chief Michael Cummings (far left) and Mayor Larry Keller, along with New Hope Eagle Assistant Fire Marshal Kevin Doherty (far right), join “42nd Street” cast. Cast members of “42nd More...

By Staff On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

It’s better under the sea at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

Mari Pomykacz as Ariel. By John Dwyer One of the premises of “The Little Mermaid” is that mermaids and mermen have the most beautiful voices. Having seen the “The Little Mermaid” at Music Mountain Theatre, More...

By Staff On Thursday, July 5th, 2018

A ’42nd Street’ second to none at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

Photo: Mark Garvin By John Dwyer In the middle of summer, nothing is more refreshing and more appropriate than a good, old fashioned all-American musical. And “42nd Street” at Bucks County Playhouse is just More...

By Staff On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

The Little Mermaid makes a splash at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

Mary Pomykacz as Ariel. Take a dive into local theater with the Disney classic “The Little Mermaid” running at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville July 6 to 22. Beautiful mermaid Ariel should be More...

By Staff On Friday, June 29th, 2018

Oscar Hammerstein Festival at Bucks County Playhouse Encourages New Work

Laura Osnes, James Snyder, and Jessica Walter in “Showboat.” By John Dwyer Bucks County Playhouse was reconceived when it was purchased back in 2012 by the Bridge Street Foundation and the generosity of More...

By Staff On Saturday, June 9th, 2018
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‘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 More...