Amber Kusching

Amber Kusching Amber Kusching is a Cherry Hill-based playwright, director and theatre artist whose original plays have had over eighteen productions at local theatres and festivals in NYC, Philadelphia and South Jersey. Amber graduated in 2015 from Montclair State University with a B.A. in Theatre Studies, and where she minored in creative writing and musical theatre. By day, Amber works in retail management and youth ministry. And her remaining time is dedicated to seeing shows, writing, and producing plays. For more information about Amber and her work, visit: www.amberkusching.wix.com/theatre-artist



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BWW Feature: IS THE RITZ ON THE FRITZ? Ritz Theatre Company Seeks Funding to Keep the Doors OpenBWW Feature: IS THE RITZ ON THE FRITZ? Ritz Theatre Company Seeks Funding to Keep the Doors Open
Posted: Sep. 13, 2019


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BWW Review: CHARLOTTE'S WEB at ARDEN THEATRE COMPANY is 'Some Play'BWW Review: CHARLOTTE'S WEB at ARDEN THEATRE COMPANY is 'Some Play'
Posted: Dec. 24, 2018


BWW Review: BIG FISH at Ritz Theatre Company Will CATCH Your AttentionBWW Review: BIG FISH at Ritz Theatre Company Will CATCH Your Attention
Posted: May. 8, 2019


BWW Review: OLIVER! at QUINTESSENCE THEATRE GROUP Will Have You Saying 'Please Sir, I Want Some More'BWW Review: OLIVER! at QUINTESSENCE THEATRE GROUP Will Have You Saying 'Please Sir, I Want Some More'
Posted: Dec. 6, 2018


BWW Feature: FOR THE LOVE OF THEATRE! Valentine's Day Is On The MainstageBWW Feature: FOR THE LOVE OF THEATRE! Valentine's Day Is On The Mainstage
Posted: Feb. 11, 2019


BWW Review: THE BOYS NEXT DOOR at Bridge Players Theatre Company is Emotional, Heart-Warming and HilariousBWW Review: THE BOYS NEXT DOOR at Bridge Players Theatre Company is Emotional, Heart-Warming and Hilarious
Posted: Feb. 5, 2019


BWW Review: THE GLASS MENAGERIE at Ritz Theatre Company is a 'Memory Play' that's MemorableBWW Review: THE GLASS MENAGERIE at Ritz Theatre Company is a 'Memory Play' that's Memorable
Posted: Mar. 20, 2019


BWW Review: AN INFINITE ACHE at South Camden Theatre Company is a Production Meant to BeBWW Review: AN INFINITE ACHE at South Camden Theatre Company is a Production Meant to Be
Posted: May. 1, 2019


BWW Feature: IS THE RITZ ON THE FRITZ? Ritz Theatre Company Seeks Funding to Keep the Doors Open
September 13, 2019

There is an old adage: the show must go on. And the shows have gone on at Ritz Theatre Company in Haddon Township, NJ for more than three decades now, and the historic theatre has become a staple to the Delaware Valley community. But, a recent post on the Ritz Theatre Company Facebook page has really gotten audiences in South Jersey wondering if the curtain might go down forever on the iconic theatre.

BWW Review: THE BREATH OF LIFE at South Camden Theatre Company is a Breath of Fresh Air
September 11, 2019

The Breath of Life is a humorous, honest, heart-wrenching two-hander drama about two women whose lives are intertwined by their love for the same man. Frances (played by Julie Ann Marra) was the dutiful wife of Martin. Madeleine (played by Stacy Skinner) was his not-so-dutiful mistress of 25 years. Now Martin has moved to America with a younger woman, so the two enemies meet face to face, to discuss their relationships with the elusive man whom they refuse to be defined by. Together, they explore the past, realizing they must learn to feel the a?oebreath of lifea?? again.

BWW Review: 10-MINUTE COMEDY PLAY FESTIVAL at RITZ THEATRE COMPANY Proves Comedy is the Best Medicine
June 3, 2019

It is often said that us artsy folk are perhaps not as quick at math as our non-theatrical brethren, but I have a simple equation: 14 plays divided by 2 performances minus elaborate production elements plus 3 judges equals an exciting weekend of theatre!

BWW Review: BIG FISH at Ritz Theatre Company Will CATCH Your Attention
May 8, 2019

Ritz' production of Big Fish is whimsical, funny and charming. It is emotional tapestry of sentiments that will leave you undoubtedly laughing, smiling, and sometimes teary-eyed. This father-son musical is relatable, teaching us to 'be the hero of your story' (make the most of life and create your own destiny). Big Fish is a family musical about the important role of stories in our lives, and will make you appreciate your own family's anecdotes.

BWW Review: AN INFINITE ACHE at South Camden Theatre Company is a Production Meant to Be
May 1, 2019

An Infinite Ache plays now through May 18th at The Waterfront South Theatre in Camden, NJ. For more information about the show and to purchase tickets, please visit www.southcamdentheatre.org

BWW Review: THE GLASS MENAGERIE at Ritz Theatre Company is a 'Memory Play' that's Memorable
March 20, 2019

The Glass Menagerie is one of Tennessee Williams' most personal, popular and often-performed plays. The play takes place in St. Louis in the 1930s and revolves around the Wingfield family. Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie is playing now through March 31st at Ritz Theatre Company in Haddon Township. For information about the show and to purchase tickets, please visit ritztheatreco.org.

BWW Feature: FOR THE LOVE OF THEATRE! Valentine's Day Is On The Mainstage
February 11, 2019

Valentine's Day is this week. Some call it a 'Hallmark Holiday' and prefer to do something low key (or nothing at all), while others go all-out. No matter what your preference, or you typical V-Day go-to's, consider dropping the curtain on your Valentine's Day plans and maybe trading them in for a night at the theatre.

BWW Review: Pinter's BETRAYAL at Lantern Theater Company is Poignant and Profound
February 9, 2019

The heart wants what the heart wants, and so we tell each other - and ourselves - the lies needed to get it. Betrayal is a sophisticated drama and a devastatingly honest exploration of love, sex, marriage, and friendship. Told backwards from the end to the beginning, Harold Pinter's narrative masterpiece will move and astonish you.

BWW Review: THE BOYS NEXT DOOR at Bridge Players Theatre Company is Emotional, Heart-Warming and Hilarious
February 5, 2019

The Boys Next Door is a series of vignettes blending scenes from the residents' daily lives (where "little things" sometimes become both momentous and comic) with moments of great poignancy, reminding us that those with disabilities are like everyone else, wanting only to love, laugh and find some meaning and purpose in life. Bridge Players Theatre Company is producing Tom Griffin's The Boys Next Door, directed by Edwin Howard, as a part of their 43rd season: A Season of Dreams.

BWW Review: CHARLOTTE'S WEB at ARDEN THEATRE COMPANY is 'Some Play'
December 24, 2018

Charlotte's Web is a heartwarming story of a special friendship between a lovable pig and everyone's favorite spider. When a runt pig is born on the Arable farm, the young girl Fern saves him and nurtures him. She names him Wilbur and helps him grow big and strong. Wilbur is moved to the Zuckerman farm where he befriends a batch of barnyard animals, including a talented spider that weaves words into her web that are crucial to saving Wilbur's life as the story unfurls.

BWW Review: OLIVER! at QUINTESSENCE THEATRE GROUP Will Have You Saying 'Please Sir, I Want Some More'
December 6, 2018

After a hard day's labor in a parish workhouse for children, a nine-year-old orphan named Oliver asks for a second serving of gruel. The workhouse master, annoyed by Oliver's impertinence, sells him into an apprenticeship with a drunken undertaker and his abusive wife. Fearing for his life, the boy escapes to London, where he falls in with the Artful Dodger and a band of juvenile pickpockets led by the criminal Fagin. Oliver discovers heroes and villains in all manner of strange places as he learns how to survive and thrive on the streets of the city. Including such favorite songs as "Food, Glorious Food," "Consider Yourself," and "You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two," Lionel Bart's adaptation of Charles Dickens' social satire of 19th-century London remains a cherished musical for all ages.

BWW Review: BY THE WATER at South Camden Theatre Company is a Play about Hurricane Sandy to Keep Your EYE On
September 21, 2018

While Hurricane Florence slammed the eastern seaboard with wild wind and torrential rain, another hurricane has just hit the waterfront in Camden, NJ. BY THE WATER is the penultimate production in SCTC's 13th season celebrating female playwrights. And this coming weekend, South Camden Theatre Company will be closing the curtains on its regional premiere of Sharyn Rothstein's emotional and heartfelt play.

BWW Review: DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS at Haddonfield Plays & Players is a Rotten Good Time
July 29, 2018

HP&P's production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is energetic, clever and action-packed. This show will definitely have you laughing out loud and leaving in stitches. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is being presented as a part of HP&P's 85th season and plays through August 3rd at Haddonfield Plays & Players in Haddonfield, NJ. For more information about the show and to purchase tickets, please visit www.haddonfieldplayers.com

BWW Review: THE LAST 5 YEARS at EAGLE THEATRE is a Show You Should Make the TIME to See
June 4, 2018

The Last 5 Years is an emotionally powerful and intimate musical about a man and a woman who fall in and out of love over the course of five years. The musical's unconventional structure consists of an aspiring actress Cathy Hiatt (played by Jenna Pastuszek) telling her story backwards, while budding novelist Jamie Wellerstein (played by Max Meyers) tells his story chronologically; the two characters only meet once, at their wedding in the middle of the show.

BWW Review: FUN HOME at ARDEN THEATRE COMPANY
May 30, 2018

Arden Theatre Company's production of Fun Home is moving, memorable and masterful. It is an emotionally resonant and profound story with exciting staging and production. The Arden's Fun Home is more than just an enjoyable night at the theatre; it is an impactful and relatable story about love, loss and finding meaning that will change the way audiences perceive theatre.

BWW Review: 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at The Ritz Theatre is Worth the Buzz
May 24, 2018

Ritz Theatre Company's production of '25th Annual Putnman Country Spelling Bee' had its final curtain call this past weekend, but prooved musical comedy is as entertaining as ever BEEfore!

BWW Review: MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS at EAGLE THEATRE
April 20, 2018

3 men, 5 days, peanuts, bananas, and Gone with the Wind? This odd assemblage is the foundation of Eagle Theatre's production of Moonlight and Magnolias, Ron Hutchinson's comedic play and behind-the scenes look into the making of the beloved film classic Gone with the Wind.

BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET at Ritz Theatre Company is Anything but Tragic
March 13, 2018

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet plays through March 25th at Ritz Theatre Company in Haddon Township. For more information about the show and to purchase tickets, please visit http://www.ritztheatreco.org/show/shakespeares-romeo-and-juliet/

BWW Review: THE PHILLY POPS PRESENTS THE BEST OF BROADWAY at The Kimmel Center
March 10, 2018

They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway, but nothing shines brighter than guest conductor Todd Ellison and Broadway stars Debbie Gravitte, Christopher Sieber, and Susan Egan as they join the Philly POPS for the Best of Broadway concert at The Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall.

BWW Interview: Todd Ellison Conducts The Philly POPS Best of Broadway Concert at The Kimmel Center
March 7, 2018

Meet Broadway musical guru, Todd Ellison, who will be the guest conductor for The Philly POPS Best of Broadway concert March 9-11, 2018 at The Kimmel Center.



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