REVIEW: World premiere of “Cold Stun” at Town and Country Players

By John Dwyer New plays are exciting to see. We are lucky to live in an area where we have writers who are putting themselves out there and telling their truth. This past year, I have gone to quite a few readings of new work that were one-night-only affairs. Town and Country has done something a bit more courageous in producing “Cold Stun,” by giving More...

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By Staff On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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‘Little Women’ at Music Mountain Theatre hits big with great ensemble work

By John Dwyer I once heard an Italian chef say that a good cook can create a meal with whatever is on hand in the kitchen. In fact, that is what happens in so many European kitchens, both in homes and restaurants, More...

By Staff On Friday, May 3rd, 2019
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REVIEW: Langhorne Players opens season strong with ‘Becky Shaw’

By John Dwyer A play may be like a recipe. It may always be at least fine, no matter what, when it is a good recipe. But with the right ingredients, it can be taken to another level and be spectacular. The Langhorne More...

By Staff On Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
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REVIEW: Emotionally riveting ‘Next to Normal’ is a must-see at Town & Country

By John Dwyer There are some things that are better the second time around. Not to say that the first time around was bad, but whether we are talking about revisiting a favorite book or play, going to a restaurant More...

By Staff On Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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REVIEW: ‘In the Mood’ with Hal Linden at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

By John Dwyer “In the Mood” — is that a question or a statement? Regardless, if you are “in the mood” for inspiration and a really fun time, march over to the Bucks County Playhouse box office and More...

By Staff On Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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St. Philip’s Church in New Hope hosts ‘Simple Gifts’ folk concert May 12

The musical gifts of ethnic-folk duo Linda Littleton and Karen Hirshon are anything but simple. Yet somehow their award-winning sound feels effortless, as they switch seamlessly among 12 different instruments and More...

By Staff On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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REVIEW: Star-studded ‘Middletown’ explores the beauty of friendship at Bucks County Playhouse

(L to R) Adrian Zmed, Didi Conn, Cindy Williams, and Don Most (Photo: Ira Kuzma) By John Dwyer When I saw the ad for “Middletown,” with the faces of so many TV and movie personalities from the late ’70s More...

By Staff On Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
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Town & Country Players open season with rock musical ‘Next to Normal’

(L to R) Adam Zucal, Brian Kelly, Melissa Schiumo, John Yankanich, Sean Matthew O’Neill, and Nicole Telesco “Next to Normal” opens the 72nd season at Town and Country Players, continuing the theatre More...

By Staff On Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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REVIEW: ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ at Music Mountain

(Photo: Kasey Ivan) By John Dwyer It was one of those things. I never had a desire to see “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” It was a David Cassidy/Donny Osmond vehicle, which prejudiced me toward More...

By Staff On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Mamma Mia! Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope announces 2019 season

Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope on Wednesday announced titles and creative teams for the theater’s 80th anniversary season, which will launch May 17. The 2019 season kicks off with the nail-biting thriller “Dial More...