Tag archive for ‘musical’
By Staff On Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Review: ‘Seussical’ at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville

Photo: Kasey Ivan Photography By John Dwyer An amazing cast with great costuming and production values are the reasons to see this fine production of “Seussical, the Musical.” The songs by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen More...

By Staff On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

‘Christmas Carol’ at Music Mountain Theatre is a Must-See

Photo: Kasey Ivan By John Dwyer Though many are familiar with “A Christmas Carol” (music by Alan Menken; lyrics by Lynn Ahrens), I’ve stayed away from it over time. Boy, was I wrong! It is delightful More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

‘The New World’ at Bucks County Playhouse is a Cornucopia of Musical Delight

(Photo: Joan Marcus) By John Dwyer “The New World” was originally titled “Thanks,” and judging from the standing ovation, the audience was certainly grateful for this brilliant new show at Bucks County Playhouse More...

By Staff On Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Musical Comedy ‘The New World’ Premieres at Bucks County Playhouse Nov. 7

Ginna LeVine, Julius Thomas III, Ana Haradaand Jillian Gottlieb. (Photo: Josh Lerher) The year is 1620: Native Americans are enjoying a gluten-free, low-carb, artisanally happy life when they are invaded by the More...

By Staff On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

High-Rolling ‘Guys and Dolls’ a Winner at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

Steve Rosen (Nathan Detroit) and the cast of Guys and Dolls. (Photo: Joan Marcus)͞ By John Dwyer and Herb Millman There are a handful of American musicals that are true classics. “Guys and Dolls” is one of More...

By Staff On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Buddy Holly is Back at the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

By John Dwyer Is love better the second time around? “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story“ opened to glowing reviews last year, not just by me, but across the board. Critics and audiences loved the Bucks County Playhouse More...

By Staff On Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Menopause the Musical Brings Laughter to Bucks County Playhouse Starting Jan. 11

Menopause The Musical will be coming to Bucks County Playhouse for 15 performances, from Jan. 11 to Jan. 21. The play is a “groundbreaking celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or More...

By Staff On Friday, August 26th, 2016

Batter Up: Musical ‘Cake Off’ Steps Up to the Plate at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

(Photo: Joan Marcus) By John Dwyer Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) premiered the new musical “Cake Off” the other night, and I must say I was impressed. And, quite frankly, a bit surprised. I did not think there More...

By Staff On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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Behind the scenes during rehearsal of ‘National Pastime’ playing at Bucks County Playhouse in April

(L to R) Daniella Mia Diniz, Matthew Bauman, Michael Dean Morgan, Spencer Plachy Will Blum, Stephanie Gibson, and Kelly Maguire (Photo: Mandee Kuenzle) As you can see from the photo to the left and those below, More...

By Staff On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Sizzling production of ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’ at Bucks County Playhouse makes for hottest ticket around

David Alan Bunn in ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Photo: Mandee Kuenzle) By John Dwyer and Herb Millman Get to the Bucks County Playhouse as quickly as you can — the place has a five-alarm fire, with More...