NPR’s Ophira Eisenberg performing at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

Storyteller and comedian Ophira Eisenberg (host of NPR’s “Ask Me Another”) returns to Bucks County Playhouse for a one-night only performance on April 6 at 8 p.m. “Leaving A Mark” will also feature cameo performances from acclaimed storytellers Mike Albo and Michaela Murphy. Eisenberg leads the audience through an imaginative and funny examination of More...

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By Staff On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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‘Guys and Dolls” is musical comedy perfection at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

Adelaide and Nathan (Photo: Kasey Ivan) By John Dwyer “For the people all said ‘Sit down!'” is one of the lyrics of this musical. But the audience wasn’t paying attention as it rose to its feet More...

By Staff On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Guaranteed laughter and tears with ‘Steel Magnolias’ at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

Photo: Kasey Ivan By John Dwyer “Steel Magnolias” is a play and a movie that one can come back to time and again, and it works its magic. You laugh and laugh at these iconic Southern ladies as they get More...

By Steve Chernoski On Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
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With the Oscars Near, Here are some Underrated Films at Your Local Library

Parts of The New Hope-Solebury collection (left) and Lambertville’s (right) The 91st Academy Awards are Sunday night, February 24. Theaters are quite far away from us, although On Demand options have made More...

By Staff On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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‘Buddy’ at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope shakes the rafters with rock n’ roll

(L to R) Matt Cusack, Andy Christopher, Zach Cossman and Maximilian Sangerman (Photo: Mark Garvin) By John Dwyer One of the most iconic powerful cultural statements: “The day the music died.” This reference More...

By Staff On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Stellar Performances in ‘Aida’ at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

By John Dwyer Ben Brantley is a jerk! Oh, I am sorry. That was a moment of Tourette’s for me. If you are not familiar with the name, he is unarguably the most important theater critic in America and writes More...

By Staff On Sunday, January 27th, 2019
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Eddie Bruce to celebrate music of Anthony Newley at Rrazz Room in New Hope

Singer/bandleader/cabaret artist Eddie Bruce will celebrate the music of the legendary Anthony Newley at the Rrazz Room in New Hope on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 8 p.m. The performance also features musical director and More...

By Staff On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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Review: ‘Hits of Broadway’ at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

By John Dwyer “Hits of Broadway,” a revue based on a wide variety of Broadway songs, offers a deep bench of wonderful melodies. Though not in a consistent chronological order, the show culminates in the latest More...

By Staff On Sunday, January 6th, 2019
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A contemporary, madcap take on Shakespeare at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

By John Dwyer William Shakespeare. When you ponder that name, it can conjure different things, depending on the person. For those who love theater, there is no one who occupies a more special place in the pantheon More...

By Staff On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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REVIEW: ‘Ebenezer Scrooge’ at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

William Youmans as Ebenezer Scrooge By John Dwyer The clock has struck, and the ghosts have appeared once again offering us insights into the secrets of the human heart and what the holidays mean to us all. Bucks More...