Five-Time Tony Award Nominee Douglas Carter Beane Directs A Reading Of His New PlayFive-Time Tony Award Nominee Douglas Carter Beane Directs A Reading Of His New Play
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

Villanova Theatre presents a staged reading of The Behavior of Light, written and directed by Broadway playwright and Hollywood screenwriter, Douglas Carter Beane. Perhaps best known for his screenplay To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar as well as his award-winning work on musicals Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, Sister Act, Xanadu and Lysistrata Jones, Beane is playwright-in-residence at Villanova University this spring. The acclaimed writer has been working alongside undergraduate and graduate students on a new play development process culminating in a public reading April 27-29, 2018. The Behavior of Light is sure to capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences far and wide. (more...)

Whiting And Barrymore Award Winner James Ijames Directs MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHINGWhiting And Barrymore Award Winner James Ijames Directs MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Villanova Theatre is proud to present Barrymore Award-winning director James Ijames' vibrant new take on William Shakespeare's timeless romantic comedy Much Ado About Nothing, on stage April 10-22. As Shakespeare's most celebrated and well-loved comedy, Much Ado About Nothing has captured the hearts of audiences all around the world due to the epic scope of its storytelling and the compelling charm of the characters' emotional journeys.   (more...)

Villanova Theatre Goes Under The Sheets With INTIMATE APPARELVillanova Theatre Goes Under The Sheets With INTIMATE APPAREL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Villanova Theatre is proud to present Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, directed by Valerie Joyce and on stage November 7-19, 2017. (more...)

Matt Pfieffer Reimagines GODSPELL with Gender-Blind Cast at Villanova TheatreMatt Pfieffer Reimagines GODSPELL with Gender-Blind Cast at Villanova Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Villanova Theatre will kick off the 2017-2018 season with the iconic musical Godspell, directed by Philadelphia favorite Matt Pfeiffer, who took home the Barrymore Award for Best Direction of a Play two years in a row. (more...)

Matt Pfieffer Reimagines GODSPELL with Gender-Blind Cast at Villanova TheatreMatt Pfieffer Reimagines GODSPELL with Gender-Blind Cast at Villanova Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Villanova Theatre will kick off the 2017-2018 season with the iconic musical Godspell, directed by Philadelphia favorite Matt Pfeiffer, who took home the Barrymore Award for Best Direction of a Play two years in a row. (more...)

BWW Review: Valerie Joyce Breathes Life Into LITTLE WOMEN at Villanova
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 6, 2017

Director Valerie Joyce takes on one of Broadway's trickier shows and makes it glow (more...)

LITTLE WOMEN Hits an Emotional Note at Villanova Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Villanova Theatre proudly presents Little Women: The Broadway Musical, book by Allan Knee, music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, and directed by Valerie Joyce. Based on Louisa May Alcott's American classic, this beloved Civil War story of love, family, and independence stands the test of time, coming to life at Villanova Theatre March 28 - April 9, 2017.   (more...)

BWW Review: ELECTRA is Electrifying at Villanova Theatre
by Marakay Rogers - Sep 28, 2016

Director David Cregan brings Frank McGuinness' adaptation of Sophocles' classic tragedy to electrifying life on the Villanova stage. Some things never change throughout history... (more...)

A CHORUS LINE Opens at Stage Door Theatre Today
by Carol Kassie - Apr 8, 2015

Stage Door Theatre follows up their hit production of Cabaret with another classic musical. Their production of A Chorus Line opens today April 8th and runs through May 17th. (more...)

A CHORUS LINE to Run 4/8-5/17 at Stage Door Theatre
by Carol Kassie - Apr 1, 2015

Stage Door Theatre will follow up their hit production of Cabaret with another classic musical. Their production of A Chorus Line will open April 8th and run through May 17th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Surflight Theatre's A CHORUS LINE, Now Playing Through 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Broadway veteran Mitzi Hamilton, one of the dancers inMichael Bennett's original developmental workshop that provided the inspiration for the character of Val in A Chorus Line, directs and choreographs the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical at Surflight Theatre, now playing through September 14. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Surflight's Singular Sensation
by Michael T. Mooney - Sep 2, 2014

It seems right that Surflight Theatre closes it's 2014 season with A CHORUS LINE. After 65 years as a New Jersey theatrical institution, Surflight must have hosted hundreds of such auditions, giving that first 'big break' to scores of performers. (more...)

Original A CHORUS LINE Star Mitzi Hamilton Directs and Choreographs at Surflight Theatre, Now thru 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Broadway veteran Mitzi Hamilton, one of the dancers in Michael Bennett's original developmental workshop that provided the inspiration for the character of Val in A Chorus Line, will direct and choreograph the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical at Surflight Theatre, tonight, August 27-September 14. (more...)

Original A CHORUS LINE Star Mitzi Hamilton to Direct & and Choreograph at Surflight Theatre, Running 8/27-9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Broadway veteran Mitzi Hamilton, one of the dancers in Michael Bennett's original developmental workshop that provided the inspiration for the character of Val in A Chorus Line, will direct and choreograph the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical at Surflight Theatre, August 27-September 14. (more...)

Surflight Theatre Wraps 2013 Season with Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS, Now thru 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Surflight Theatre wraps up its 2013 Season with the holiday song and dance spectacular Irving Berlin's White Christmas from tonight, November 29 through December 22. Opening night is Saturday, November 30 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Surflight Theatre's WHITE CHRISTMAS, 11/29-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Surflight Theatre wraps up its 2013 Season with the holiday song and dance spectacular Irving Berlin's White Christmas from November 29 through December 22. Opening night is Saturday, November 30 at 7:30pm. Check out promo shots for the production below! (more...)

Surflight Theatre to Wrap 2013 Season with Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS, 11/29-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Surflight Theatre wraps up its 2013 Season with the holiday song and dance spectacular Irving Berlin's White Christmas from November 29 through December 22. Opening night is Saturday, November 30 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Wagner College Theatre Kicks Off GUYS AND DOLLS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

The Wagner College Theatre concludes its 2012-13 Main Stage season with its production of the timeless musical comedy, 'Guys and Dolls.' Based on two short stories by Damon Runyon, the action for this singing and dancing extravaganza takes place on the streets of Prohibition-era New York City. The show opens tonight, April 24 and runs through May 5. (more...)

Wagner College Theatre to Kick Off GUYS AND DOLLS, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013

The Wagner College Theatre concludes its 2012-13 Main Stage season with its production of the timeless musical comedy, 'Guys and Dolls.' Based on two short stories by Damon Runyon, the action for this singing and dancing extravaganza takes place on the streets of Prohibition-era New York City. The show opens April 24 and runs through May 5. (more...)