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They are bidding “willkommen” to a new cabaret space at the Bucks County Playhouse this weekend, a new musical hope honed by BCP producers’ stage-savvy sense of expanded theatrical service to …

Hopewell Theater closes

Citing rising costs and the inability to obtain a liquor license, the Hopewell Theater is closing after a six-year run, executive director Sara Scully announced Tuesday night.

Judie Sapperstein brings out the gypsy in me. But I am not alone. She seems to have that magical theatrical stardust effect on actors, producers, directors and audiences — anyone in the aural space of her aura of spirited excitement spackled and sprinkled with expertise.

Accepting the keys to the former home of Oscar Hammerstein II in Doylestown Monday, Greg Roth was moved to quote the celebrated lyricist and humanitarian. “These will truly become my favorite things,” said the president of the board of directors of the Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center, echoing the ...

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Jeremiah James is jazzed living it. The Upper Black Eddy resident is feeling down home and comfy at Bucks County Playhouse.

The Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center will mark the official closing on the nonprofit’s purchase of Oscar Hammerstein II’s historic home and workplace with a …

Rifling through a magical gift box of merry Christmas movies, fans often point to Tinseltown’s “A Christmas Story” as hitting a bull’s eye among holiday choices. Since the funny fireplace …

Blackout scenes in theater don't usually involve the whole audience blacking out. But then, a play that concludes its sci-fi script by sending its audience off into a state of unconsciousness?

When it comes to erecting empires of erudition and entertainment, the artists and educators at the Newtown Arts Company and Newtown Theatre are newly proving to be masters of their domain.

Unlike Schindler's List, Sendler's list has not had the lustrous litany of recognition accorded a list of other Holocaust tales of horror and heroism: Irena Sendler's sentient response to the Nazi …

If talent was a poker game, Hunter Foster would see your three and raise you two. There are plenty of the proverbial “triple threats” around these days, but Hunter Foster, an actor, singer, …

Simba is, simply, the coolest cat in the cast of "The Lion King," and Pennridge graduate Jeremy Noel will play him on Aug. 19 in Philadelphia.

The Buck County Playhouse cast of “Tick, Tick…Boom!” recently experienced the importance of mentorship when performers toured the Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center, embraced …

Anyone who saw her Reno Sweeney and his Jimmy Crocker in Central Bucks High School West's springtime production of "Anything Goes" can attest that Anna Shea Safran, 18, and Jackson Manning, 17, are going places.

Historically, theater has been no picnic for Black artists struggling to have their stories heard and acted on. But is it time to break out the baskets of chicken and biscuits with jam? It is for at …

Playing a meow mix of parts in the theatrical feline phenomenon that is “Cats,” stopping off at Philadelphia’s Miller Theatre/Kimmel Center (215-893-1999) for a six-day run beginning March 14, …

When Bucks County Playhouse presented Christy Altomare for a sold-out engagement in 2021, they had no idea of the musical marriage they were about to set in motion. In the audience was Chris Crook, an …

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