Tag archive for ‘music mountain theatre’
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...

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 Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Heartfelt, beautifully-rendered ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

By John Dwyer The first time I saw “A Christmas Carol,” the musical adaptation by composer Alan Menken and lyricist Lynn Ahrens, was last year. I knew then, as many already did, that it would be something I More...

By Staff On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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REVIEW: Old Fashioned, all-American ‘A Christmas Story’ lights up Music Mountain Theatre

By John Dwyer Love and kindness. The warmth of giving juxtaposed against the cold puffs of air that we see outside. The harshness of the rat race takes a pause to watch children unwrap their dreams and families 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, August 28th, 2018
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Miraculous ‘Godspell’ at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

By John Dwyer When studying theater, one learns that much of its origin comes from religion. Stories were told to explore moral issues. “In ancient Greece, plays were performed at public religious festivals, and More...

By Staff On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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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
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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 Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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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...