Tag archive for ‘play house’
By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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New Hope Borough Council appears to have been unaware it lacked authority to overrule its zoning board in September

(file photo) As expected, New Hope’s Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) on Thursday unanimously voted down Borough Council’s proposal to settle an appeal by Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) that would have allowed More...

By Staff On Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Town and Country Players collecting Toys for Tots during ‘Miracle on 34th Street’

(Left to right) Katie Greendorfer, Mitch Gerson, Keith Kirkner and Abigail Heine (Photo: Jean McKenna) Town and Country Players in Buckingham brings the holiday spirit to life in November with “Miracle on 34th More...

By Staff On Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Come fly with me: ‘Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show’ at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

By John Dwyer A Rat Pack show, of course, makes one think of Vegas and Atlantic City — slick, yet tacky. Funny, and a little coarse. If we were on the boardwalk, we would be looking at the next casino for More...

By Staff On Monday, August 17th, 2015
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Audience spellbound during ’25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ at Bucks County Playhouse

Rehearsal photo by Mandee Kuenzle By John Dwyer The magic word is “cachinnating,” and by the end of this review, I might even ask you to use it in a sentence! I have seen only one other production of More...

By Staff On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Local boy Stephen Stahl makes good again with ‘Sanctuary’

Fresh off a successful New York production of Lady Day in New York, and from moving his home across the river to Lambertville from New Hope, Stephen Stahl is making waves yet again with his directorial skill in More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, July 17th, 2015
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Sneak Peak: Future ‘Ferry Market’ at current Four Seasons Mall site in New Hope

Despite bureaucratic hurdles and at least one intransigent lease-holder at the Four Seasons Mall in New Hope, Playhouse Inn Properties is continuing to move forward with its plans to convert the dismal retail space More...

By Staff On Monday, July 13th, 2015

Bucks County Playhouse sets new gold standard with ‘On Golden Pond’ production

By John Dwyer On Golden Pond by Ernest Thompson premiered on Broadway in 1979. It is a marvelously simple play, with a large heart and honest writing about generational interaction and the pitfalls of growing old. More...

By Staff On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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You’re in good ‘Company’ at Bucks County Playhouse

By John Dwyer and Herb Millman In Stephen Sondheim’s Company, there is a song that starts with the lyrics, “Where you going?” and the response is “Barcelona.” For anyone reading this review, the answer More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Bucks County Playhouse quietly takes over controversial New Hope Arts and Crafts Festival

New Hope Arts & Crafts Festival Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) and the Bridge Street Foundation in recent times have positioned themselves as rescuers of troubled, “iconic” properties, including the More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Former Bucks County Playhouse owner Ralph Miller facing fraud and money laundering charges in Philadelphia trial

The trial of former Bucks County Playhouse owner Ralph Miller began May 19, following years of delays, postponements, and superseding charges. In U.S. vs. Ralph Miller, two superseding charges were filed, one of More...