Grace Capeless to Star in Bucks County Playhouse's REALLY ROSIE; Full Cast Announced!

May 17
4:25 PM 2013


Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) has announced the complete casting for their upcoming family production of Really Rosie as part of the 2013 Playhouse Productions Summer Season. Performances begin July 5th and run through July 21st at the Bucks County Playhouse (70 South Main Street, New Hope, PA).

Based on a series of books by famed children's author Maurice Sendak and with music by the legendary Carole King, Really Rosie is the perfect show for the entire family.

The cast will feature many local Pennsylvania and New Jersey child actors including Grace Capeless as "Rosie" (Broadway's A Christmas Story), Molly McQuoid (The Music Man at Walnut Street Theatre) as "Kathy," Oakes Fegley (A Christmas Carol at the Civic Theatre of Allentown) as "Chicken Soup," Holden Brettell (Winnie the Pooh at Maryland's Adventure Theatre) as "Alligator," Kevin Dolan (All That Glitters at Baryshnikov Arts Center) as "Johnny," Reese Diaz (Broadway's Mary Poppins) as "Pierre," and an ensemble featuring Riley Bultemeier (The Jungle Bookat New Hope-Solebury School, Bucks County Playhouse Saturday Arts Program Alum), August Kiss Fegley (Gypsy at the Civic Theatre of Allentown),Sherlana Forgenie (A Very Phantom Christmas at the Broadway Arts Factory in Brooklyn, NY), Cole Mathewson (The Sound of Music at Rhode Island's Theatre-by-the-Sea), Grace Matwijec (The Sound Of Music at The Broadway Theater of Pitman, NJ), and Nicky Torchia (The Music Man at Walnut Street Theatre).

"We are so excited to bring a show that is perfect for the entire family to the stage of the Bucks County Playhouse. Our mission to educate and introduce children to the magic of live theater continues to be fulfilled with our varied educational programming and productions like Really Rosie," said Producing Director Jed Bernstein.

Directed and choreographed by Tony Award- nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge, the creative team also includes Narelle Sissons (Scenic design), Bobby Pearce (Costume Design), Travis McHale (Lighting Design), and Dann Dunn (Assistant Choreographer).

Really Rosie is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

All tickets are $27.50. Family 4 packs (buy 3 get one free) are available only on the phone or at the box office. To see a complete schedule and to purchase tickets for Really Rosie visit, call 215-862-2121 or visit the box office at 70 South Main Street New Hope, PA (Tues-Sun noon-5).

Located 90 minutes from New York City, the Bucks County Playhouse opened in 1939 on the site of a grist mill dating from the late eighteenth century. Ironically, the structure was at that time in danger of demolition; however playwright Moss Hart and the local community rallied to save the building and re-opened it as a theatrical venue, which quickly became one of the country's most famous regional theaters, with a veritable who's who of American theatrical royalty including Kim Hunter, Helen Hayes, Kitty Carlisle, Colleen Dewhurst, Shirley Booth, Lillian Gish, June Lockhart, Grace Kelly, Robert Redford, Bert Lahr, Leslie Nielsen and Walter Matthau and remained in continuous operation until December 2010.

Thanks to the Bridge Street Foundation, the non-profit family foundation of Kevin and Sherri Daugherty with Tanya Cooper as President, this beloved theatrical landmark was re-opened and celebrated on July 2, 2012, exactly 73 years and a day from when it originally opened in 1939. The Bucks County Playhouse is located at 70 South Main Street in New Hope, PA.

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