STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Hunter Foster and Bucks County Playhouse's NATIONAL PASTIME
(3/26/2015) - Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) As the bats crack for the start of the baseball season next month, BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE begins its season with NATIONAL PASTIME, a new musical comedy about baseball and romance, playing April 2 to 19 at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA. Below, go behind the scenes with the cast and creative team in rehearsal in New York City!
BROWNSVILLE SONG Coming to Philadelphia Theatre Company, 5/1-31
(3/26/2015) - Philadelphia Theatre Company continues its 40th Anniversary season with the hit of the Humana Festival brownsville song (b-side for tray) by Kimber Lee May 1-31. Co-produced with Long Wharf Theater in New Haven, CT, brownsville song (b-side for Tray) is directed by Eric Ting, and features a cast including Sung Yun Cho, Curtiss Cook, Jr., Catrina Ganey, Anthony Martinez-Briggs, and Kaatje Welsh.
Philadelphia Artists' Collective to Present THE FAIR MAID OF HTE WEST, 4/1-18
(3/26/2015) - Guts and glory storm the stage in full leather boots as The Philadelphia Artists' Collective (PAC) embarks on a sweeping adventure tale with Thomas Heywood's The Fair Maid of the West at Broad Street Ministries (315 S. Broad Street). This long-submerged theatrical treasure rides the waves with dashing heroes, treacherous villains, plucky heroines and love on the high seas. Charlotte Northeast directs a well-known cast lead by Barrymore Award winner Rachel Camp as Bess, the Fair Maid of the West who will stop at nothing to be with Adam Altman's Spencer. There's love, danger and enough buffoonery to warm any heart.
Inis Nua Theatre Company to Present Enda Walsh's PENELOPE, Opening 4/10
(3/25/2015) - Spring will be sprung (loose) when Inis Nua Theatre Company presents Penelope by Enda Walsh at the Prince Music Theater (1412 Chestnut Street). This dark comedy takes us into the world of Homer's The Odyssey by the back door, or maybe it's a trap door, as we fall into a part of the story that's never been told before. Penelope awaits the return of her husband, Odysseus, from the Trojan war. Four suitors are locked in a do-or-die competition to win her love at a barbecue unlike any you have ever seen. Will the great warrior return and slay his rivals, or will one of these self-proclaimed poets convince her to turn to a new love?
Temple Theaters' THE MATCHMAKER Begins Tonight
(3/25/2015) - Temple Theaters concludes its 47th season with Thornton Wilder's The Matchmaker, directed by Douglas C. Wager. The classic American play about the tipsy relationship love and money runs tonight, March 25 - April 4 in the Tomlinson Theater. With a wild romp through late 19th century New York, The Matchmaker proves that sometimes money can buy happiness.
JEKYLL & HYDE Plays the State Theatre This Week
(3/25/2015) - The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in this all new production of the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. Glamorous, sexy and deliciously wicked, Jekyll & Hyde comes to the State Theatre for TWO SHOWS today and tomorrow, March 25th and 26th.
The Wilma Theater's HAMLET Begins Tonight
(3/25/2015) - The Wilma will produce what many believe to be the greatest play written by Shakespeare, and many others consider the greatest play written in the English language.
DIRTY DANCING Tour Runs Now thru 4/5 at Academy of Music
(3/24/2015) - he staged musical of this worldwide smash-hit film will play for a two-week engagement at the Academy of Music from tonight, March 24 through April 5, as part of Broadway Philadelphia, presented collaboratively by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and the Shubert Organization.
Penn State Centre Stage to Present DOGFIGHT, 4/1-11
(3/23/2015) - Penn State Centre Stage will present the award-winning musical, Dogfight, April 1-11 at the Downtown Theatre Centre. With music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and a book by Peter Duchan, the production will be directed by Richard Roland, music directed by Jordan Jones-Reese, and will feature an exciting cast of current Penn State students.