Tag archive for ‘theater’
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 Monday, October 9th, 2017
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‘Rocky Horror Show’ Returns to Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

2016 production of “Rocky Horror Show.” (Photo: Dan Gramkee) Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) will again present its annual production of Richard O’Brien’s “The Rocky Horror Show” beginning Oct. More...

By Staff On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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“Rock and Roll Man” at Bucks County Playhouse Shakes, Rattles, But Needs More Soul

The cast of Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story at Bucks County Playhouse. (Photo: Joan Marcus) By John Dwyer I wanted to love this show as much as I did “The Buddy Holly Story.” It was going to have classic More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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PHOTOS: Premiere of ‘Rock and Roll Man’ at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

Alan Campbell as Alan Freed and George Wendt as J. Edgar Hoover. (Photo: Joan Marcus) “Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story,” began previews at Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) on Sept. 12, and early production More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Musical Drama ‘Rock and Roll Man’ Debuts at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

George Wendt and Alan Campbell. (Photo: Hope Horwitz) “Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story,” debuting at Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) on Sept. 12,  spotlights the story of early rock ‘n’ 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 Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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Patricia Richardson Headlines Cast of ‘Other Desert Cities’ at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

Patricia Richardson, perhaps best known as Jill Taylor in TV’s “Home Improvement,” will star in the Broadway hit play “Other Desert Cities” by Jon Robin Baitz at Bucks County Playhouse 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 Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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‘The Nerd’ Falls Flat at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

(Photo: Mark Garvin) By John Dwyer The rumored last words of Edmund Gwen, who played Santa in the original movie “Miracle on 34th Street,” as he lay in his hospital bed at the Motion Picture Country House More...