REVIEW: ‘I Hate Hamlet’ at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

Tom Hewitt as John Barrymore and Elizabeth Ashley as Lillian in “I Hate Hamlet” (Photo: Joan Marcus) By John Dwyer The Bucks County Playhouse has saved its best for last with this brilliant production of “I Hate Hamlet.” “I Hate Hamlet” is a comedy by Paul Rudnick that is about a young actor from L.A., Andrew Rally, who has made More...

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By Staff On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Amazing Evenings with New Feathers at James Michener Museum

By John Dwyer The Hammersteins are doing amazing things these days, what with trying to save the old farm of patriarch Oscar Hammerstein and make it a museum. That seems like a no brainer, right? Certainly, the More...

By Staff On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
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David Bromberg Quintet takes the stage at New Hope Winery on Nov. 11

Legendary singer/songwriter David Bromberg plays the New Hope Winery this month in a one-night-only performance on Sunday, Nov. 11. Bromberg’s musical journey spans five and a half decades, and includes adventures More...

By Staff On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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REVIEW: ‘Doubt: A Parable’ at Langhorne Players in Newtown

By John Dwyer In the preface to the play, John Patrick Shanley writes: “It is doubt (so often experienced initially as weakness) that changes things. The beginning of change is the moment of doubt. It is that More...

By Staff On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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‘Rocky Horror Show’ back with a vengeance at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

Photo: Margaryta Kenis By John Dwyer If the leaves are falling, and cornstalks are sported in local shopkeeper’s doorways, and the temperatures are cooling, it is safe to say the temps are rising on the stage More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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Town and Country’s timely ‘The Children’s Hour’ is gripping drama

By John Dwyer Do we uproot good work and good people on the basis of unfounded allegations? Are we prone to believe the salacious, and grant it more attention than “good” news? Are claims by the rich More...

By Staff On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Show biz whodunnit ‘Curtains’ a sheer delight at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

Photo: Kasey Ivan Photography By John Dwyer I am a big fan of “Curtains,” and saw it with my better half a couple of times when it was on Broadway back in 2007. There is much to recommend when talking about More...

By Staff On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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Jackie ‘The Joke Man’ Martling takes the stage at RRazz Room New Hope Oct. 13

Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling rolls into New Hope on Saturday, Oct. 13, for an evening of comedy with special guest Rich Harkaway at the RRazz Room. Radio personality, stand-up comedian, comedy writer, More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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‘Rocky Horror Show’ returns to Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope Oct. 12

Photo: Mark Garvin Bucks County Playhouse will present its annual reprise of “The Rocky Horror Show” beginning Friday, Oct. 12. The interactive, kitschy Halloween season favorite features Frank-N-Furter, a More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Amazing acting makes ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ a hit for Town and Country Players

©Jessica Briggs Photography 2018 By John Dwyer My hands were sore from clapping and my voice was raspy from cheering after seeing “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” at Town and Country Players in Buckingham. I More...