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By Staff On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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REVIEW: ‘Will Rogers Follies’ at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

By John Dwyer “Will Rogers Follies” is an autobiographical musical that is unusual because Rogers was so folksy and yet so often surrounded by the showbiz hokum of vaudeville and urban shimmer of Flo More...

By Staff On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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‘South Pacific’: An enchanted evening at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

By John Dwyer In the middle of summer, there could not be a better choice for theater fare than the tropical setting of Bali Hai and the South Pacific. It is the middle of World War II. It is hot. But as men are More...

By Staff On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Amazing ‘Full Monty’ will pack the house at Music Mountain Theater in Lambertville

By John Dwyer This show should sell out, so I would stop reading right now, pick up your cell or get yourself to a computer, and order tickets. This seamless ensemble is that good. Music Mountain consistently seems More...

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 Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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REVIEW: Outrageously funny ‘Spamalot’ at Music Mountain Theater in Lambertville

(Photo: Kasey Ivan) By John Dwyer “Spamalot” begins with a fine finish — a fine Finnish ”Fisch Schlapping Song,” and you wonder if it can maintain such a high low-brow standard. But, there is nothing 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 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 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 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...