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By Staff On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Hear the Beat of Dancing Feet at Music Mountain Theatre’s ’42nd Street’

By John Dwyer “42nd Street” is a feel-good, all-American, can-do musical, whose simple purpose is to inspire and entertain. It starts with a tap dancing chorus so precise that Gower Champion, whose More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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‘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 Sunday, November 12th, 2017
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‘Hairspray’ at Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville is Must-See Family Fun

By John Dwyer Some musicals should be seen on a regular basis — they are good for the soul. As opposed to a standard boy meets girl libretto, there are a handful of musical productions that actually inspire More...

By Staff On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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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 Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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‘Other Desert Cities’ at Bucks County Playhouse is Smart, Timely, Provocative

Liza J. Bennett (Brooke Wyeth), Charles Socarides (Trip Wyeth). (Photo: Joan Marcus) By John Dwyer In the 2011 theater season, “Other Desert Cities” was a hard ticket to get. It premiered off-Broadway at Lincoln More...

By Staff On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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WEEKEND: ‘My Fair Lady’ a ‘Loverly’ Show at Bucks County Center for Performing Arts in Doylestown

By John Dwyer Producer Howard Perloff and the Bucks County Center for the Performing Arts have a fine production of “My Fair Lady” in Doylestown at Delaware Valley University that continues though Aug. 13. Lerner More...

By Staff On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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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 Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope Announces 2017 Lineup

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) this week announced their 2017 subscription season, featuring two world premieres — “Clue: On Stage,” adapted from the cult classic film, and a new musical comedy “The New World” More...

By Staff On Sunday, December 11th, 2016
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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 Sunday, November 13th, 2016
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NOW PLAYING: Wild Comedy ‘Buyer and Cellar’ at Bucks County Playhouse

“Buyer and Cellar” is an over-the-top comedy starring Nick Cearley (“The Skivvies”) as a struggling Los Angeles actor who finds himself working in Barbra Streisand’s basement. As the play opens, Alex More...