BWW Review: THE EXPLORERS CLUB Discovers Laughs a Plenty
by Rosanne DellAversano - May 10, 2016

THE EXPLORERS CLUB: The place to discover eternal lettuce, the East pole and belly laughs. (more...)

The Laughs Keep Coming at Hedgerow With BULLSHOT CRUMMOND This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2015

Using the philosophy that one good farce deserves another, Hedgerow Theatre follows its popular summer comedy with BULLSHOT CRUMMOND, a madcap parody of 1930s detective films that recreates in comic fashion movie special effects on stage. It runs from September 3 to October 11, with previews on September 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m. and the opening night today, September 5 at 8 p.m. (more...)

The Laughs Keep Coming at Hedgerow With BULLSHOT CRUMMOND, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Using the philosophy that one good farce deserves another, Hedgerow Theatre follows its popular summer comedy with BULLSHOT CRUMMOND, a madcap parody of 1930s detective films that recreates in comic fashion movie special effects on stage. It runs from tonight, September 3, to October 11, with previews today and tomorrow, September 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m. and the opening night this Saturday, September 5 at 8 p.m. (more...)

The Laughs Keep Coming at Hedgerow With BULLSHOT CRUMMOND This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Using the philosophy that one good farce deserves another, Hedgerow Theatre follows its popular summer comedy with BULLSHOT CRUMMOND, a madcap parody of 1930s detective films that recreates in comic fashion movie special effects on stage. It runs from September 3 to October 11, with previews on September 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m. and the opening night on Saturday, September 5 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Hedgerow Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Include Agatha Christie Premiere & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

The 2015-16 season at Hedgerow promises hilarity, chills, thrills, suspense, intrigue, mystery and a holiday tradition, with a schedule that includes the comic detective spoof Bullshot Crummond, the Gothic horror of Dracula, the 23rd annual A Christmas Carol, the amazing true story of British spy turned playwright Aphra Behn in Or, the world premiere of Agatha Christie's Mysterious Affair at Styles, and the classic Italian comedy The Servant of Two Masters. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, Now thru 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

The battle of the sexes becomes a sensual tango in Lantern Theater Company's production of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, running tonight, March 19-May 3. Directed by Charles McMahon, the production features David Bardeen, K.O. DelMarcelle, Nathan Foley, J Hernandez, Dave Johnson, Joanna Liao, Ahren Potratz, Matt Tallman, and Bradley K. Wrenn. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Announce 'Scholars' Season for THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Lantern Theater Company's Scholars: In Conversation presents Desire, Dance and Dynamic Women in The Taming of the Shrew on three consecutive Monday evenings - April 6, 13 and 20 - at 7 PM. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company to Present THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, 3/19-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2015

The battle of the sexes becomes a sensual tango in Lantern Theater Company's production of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, running March 19-May 3. Directed by Charles McMahon, the production features David Bardeen, K.O. DelMarcelle, Nathan Foley, J Hernandez, Dave Johnson, Joanna Liao, Ahren Potratz, Matt Tallman, and Bradley K. Wrenn. (more...)

Quintessence Extends AS YOU LIKE IT & RICHARD II Through 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group has launched its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with an all-male Shakespeare repertory: AS YOU LIKE IT presented in rotating repertory with RICHARD II. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group launches its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with an all-male Shakespeare repertory: AS YOU LIKE IT presented in rotating repertory with RICHARD II. Bringing together the best professional actors and designers from Philadelphia and across the country, Artistic Director Alexander Burns leads this collective of artists on a mission to ignite the classics through visceral, actor-focused and text-driven productions. AS YOU LIKE IT opened on October 4 and RICHARD II will begin previews this Thursday, October 9 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 18 at 8pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA. Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast of AS YOU LIKE IT in action! (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Kicks Off Fall 2014 Repertory - AS YOU LIKE IT and RICHARD II - Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group launches its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with an all-male Shakespeare repertory: AS YOU LIKE IT presented in rotating repertory with RICHARD II. Bringing together the best professional actors and designers from Philadelphia and across the country, Artistic Director Alexander Burns leads this collective of artists on a mission to ignite the classics through visceral, actor-focused and text-driven productions. AS YOU LIKE IT will begin previews today, October 1 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 4 at 8pm. RICHARD II will begin previews on Thursday, October 9 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 18 at 8pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Sets Fall 2014 Repertory - AS YOU LIKE IT and RICHARD II
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group launches its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with an all-male Shakespeare repertory: AS YOU LIKE IT presented in rotating repertory with RICHARD II. Bringing together the best professional actors and designers from Philadelphia and across the country, Artistic Director Alexander Burns leads this collective of artists on a mission to ignite the classics through visceral, actor-focused and text-driven productions. (more...)

Hedgerow Presents THE 39 STEPS, Now thru 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Summer at Hedgerow Theatre has come to mean it's time for a farce, and this year is no exception. The tradition of sublime silliness continues with The 39 Steps, Patrick Barlow's Tony Award-winning spoof of the Alfred Hitchcock film that was deemed 'absurdly enjoyable' by The New York Times. It opens with a preview tonight, July 10, and runs through August 17. (more...)

Hedgerow Presents THE 39 STEPS, 7/10-8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

Summer at Hedgerow Theatre has come to mean it's time for a farce, and this year is no exception. The tradition of sublime silliness continues with The 39 Steps, Patrick Barlow's Tony Award-winning spoof of the Alfred Hitchcock film that was deemed "absurdly enjoyable" by The New York Times. It opens with a preview on Thursday, July 10, and runs through August 17. (more...)

Act II Playhouse Stages MAN OF LA MANCHA, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Act II Playhouse concludes its 15th anniversary season by dreaming 'The Impossible Dream' with the classic musical, Man of La Mancha. Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Man of La Mancha plays at Act II Playhouse in Ambler from today, April 29-May 25. (more...)

Act II Playhouse to Stage MAN OF LA MANCHA, 4/29-5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Act II Playhouse concludes its 15th anniversary season by dreaming 'The Impossible Dream' with the classic musical, Man of La Mancha. Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Man of La Mancha plays at Act II Playhouse in Ambler from April 29-May 25. (more...)

Villanova Theatre Presents THE SCHOOL FOR LIES, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Villanova Theatre presents The School for Lies, written by David Ives, guest directed by Kathryn MacMillan, and on stage today, February 11-23, 2014. High-brow humor meets low-brow laughter in this 'beguilingly silly' (The New York Times) re-write of Moliere's celebrated comedy. Sumptuous, smart and sexy, Villanova's production marks the regional premiere of The School for Lies. (more...)

Tony Nominee Forrest McClendon Stars in Lantern Theatre's JULIUS CAESAR, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Lantern Theater Company, critically acclaimed in Philadelphia for their annual Shakespearean offering, presents The Tragedy of Julius Caesar as the highlight of their 20th season. Directed by the Lantern's Artistic Director Charles McMahon and starring Tony Award-nominated actor Forrest McClendon in the title role, the Lantern's production is inspired by the warrior ethos of feudal Japan, calling into question the rights of the ruler against the rights of his people. Performances run tonight, February 6 - March 16, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Villanova's THE SCHOOL FOR LIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Villanova Theatre presents The School for Lies, written byDavid Ives, guest directed by Kathryn MacMillan, and on stage February 11-23, 2014. High-brow humor meets low-brow laughter in this 'beguilingly silly' (The New York Times) re-write of Moliere's celebrated comedy. Sumptuous, smart and sexy, Villanova's production marks the regional premiere of The School for Lies. Check out just-released promotional photos below! (more...)

Villanova Theatre to Present THE SCHOOL FOR LIES, 2/11-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Villanova Theatre presents The School for Lies, written by David Ives, guest directed by Kathryn MacMillan, and on stage February 11-23, 2014. High-brow humor meets low-brow laughter in this "beguilingly silly" (The New York Times) re-write of Moliere's celebrated comedy. Sumptuous, smart and sexy, Villanova's production marks the regional premiere of The School for Lies. (more...)

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