1812 Productions 2019-2020 Season Announced1812 Productions 2019-2020 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

1812 Productions is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 theatre season. The 2019-2020 season features a Philadelphia premiere from playwright Jen Silverman and three 1812 original works, including the audience favorite This Is The Week That Is and a world premiere musical Tyndale Place. (more...)

Act II Playhouse in Ambler Presents CAFE PUTTANESCAAct II Playhouse in Ambler Presents CAFE PUTTANESCA
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 25, 2019

Act II Playhouse in Ambler concludes its 20th Anniversary Season with the riotous musical comedy Cafe Puttanesca, on stage beginning May 14. (more...)

Act II Playhouse in Ambler Presents BECOMING DR. RUTHAct II Playhouse in Ambler Presents BECOMING DR. RUTH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Becoming Dr. Ruth, a play by Mark St. Germain about the surprising story behind America's favorite sex therapist and pop culture icon, on stage for four weeks only, Jan. 22-Feb. 17, 2019. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Act II Playhouse presents This Wonderful Life, a hilarious one-man adaptation of the classic movie It's a Wonderful Life, on stage in Ambler Dec. 4-30. (more...)

Photo Flash: COLLECTED STORIES Opens Tonight at Act II PlayhousePhoto Flash: COLLECTED STORIES Opens Tonight at Act II Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

Two strong female characters take center stage in Act II Playhouse's next drama, Collected Stories by Donald Margulies, playing in Ambler from Oct. 23-Nov. 18. (more...)

Act II Playhouse In Ambler Presents COLLECTED STORIESAct II Playhouse In Ambler Presents COLLECTED STORIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Two strong female characters take center stage in Act II Playhouse's next drama, Collected Stories by Donald Margulies, playing in Ambler from Oct. 23-Nov. 18. (more...)

BWW Review: BILOXI BLUES at Act II Playhouse- Nothing Blue about it!BWW Review: BILOXI BLUES at Act II Playhouse- Nothing Blue about it!
by Anne Marie Scalies - Sep 5, 2018

When Tony Braithwaite set out to direct Biloxi Blues at Act II Playhouse, he had no idea what a tribute it would become. Legendary playwright, Neil Simon, passed away a week before opening. Something Braithwaite feared as Simon was upping in age, but with the days leading up to production and the Opening Night reception, he did this Bard justice. As did this impeccable cast and production team. (more...)

Act II Playhouse In Ambler Presents Neil Simon's BILOXI BLUESAct II Playhouse In Ambler Presents Neil Simon's BILOXI BLUES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Act II Playhouse presents Neil Simon's Broadway comedy Biloxi Blues, on stage in Ambler from Aug. 28-Sept. 23. (more...)

Act II Playhouse In Ambler Presents Lerner And Loewe's CAMELOTAct II Playhouse In Ambler Presents Lerner And Loewe's CAMELOT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

Romance and magic are in the air as Act II Playhouse closes its 19th season with the classic Lerner and Loewe musical Camelot, on stage in Ambler from May 15-June 17. (more...)

Photo Flash: Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Neil Simon's I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURESPhoto Flash: Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Neil Simon's I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Neil Simon's overlooked gem I Ought to Be in Pictures, Feb. 27-March 31, 2018. (more...)

Act II Playhouse In Ambler Presents Neil Simon's I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURESAct II Playhouse In Ambler Presents Neil Simon's I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Neil Simon's overlooked gem I Ought to Be in Pictures, Feb. 27-March 31, 2018.   Herb, a Hollywood screenwriter (played by Artistic Director Tony Braithwaite), is surprised when his forgotten teenage daughter Libby (played by Jessica Riloff) reappears. Her arrival complicates his relationship with his girlfriend, Steph (played by Tracie Higgins). (more...)

New Comedy Cabaret A FEW OF OUR FAVORITE THINGS AnnouncedNew Comedy Cabaret A FEW OF OUR FAVORITE THINGS Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

1812 Productions is pleased to present a special limited engagement production of Jennifer Childs and Tony Braithwaite's newest cabaret A Few of Our Favorite Things. A Few of Our Favorite Things will play for five performances only, from February 14th thru 18th, at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place in Center City. All tickets are $35 ($30 for 1812 subscribers) and can be purchased at 1812productions.org or at 215-592-9560. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 1/20/2018Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW - Jan 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for Philadelphia (more...)

Act II Playhouse Presents A FEW OF OUR FAVORITE THINGSAct II Playhouse Presents A FEW OF OUR FAVORITE THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2017

Act II Playhouse presents A Few of Our Favorite Things, anew show from Philly's favorite comedy couple, Tony Braithwaite & Jen Childs, on stage in Ambler from Jan. 9-28, 2018. (more...)

Retreat to Broadway Hosts NEWSIES Discussion and Q&A with Tommy BraccoRetreat to Broadway Hosts NEWSIES Discussion and Q&A with Tommy Bracco
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

St. Joseph's Preparatory School in Philadelphia is one of four high schools chosen nationally to pilot Disney's school version of Newsies. Retreat to Broadway is hosting a Pre-Show Discussion and Q&A event with one of the stars of the Tony-Award winning Broadway production of Newsies, Tommy Bracco. Tommy also stars in the movie musical version of Newsies currently streaming on Netflix. The one hour discussion and question-and- answer-session starts at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 3 at St. Joseph's Prep. Immediately following the pre-show program is an optional photo op and meet & greet with Tommy. Tickets start at $15 per person, and more information can be found on the event website: https://www.artful.ly/store/events/13909. (more...)

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents RED HERRING, 10/24-
11/19Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents RED HERRING, 10/24- 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the comedy Red Herring by Philadelphia playwright Michael Hollinger, on stage for four weeks only, Oct. 24-Nov. 19. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 9/20/2017Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW - Sep 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Philadelphia (more...)

Act II Playhouse in Ambler Presents the World Premiere of WHICH REMINDS MEAct II Playhouse in Ambler Presents the World Premiere of WHICH REMINDS ME
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

To launch its 2017-18 season, Act II Playhouse in Ambler is premiering Which Reminds Me, a brand new laugh-out-loud show from its beloved Artistic Director Tony Braithwaite, on stage Aug. 29-Oct. 1. (more...)

1812 Productions' 2017-2018 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

1812 Productions is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 theatre season. The 2017-2018 season includes Philadelphia premieres from Jonathan Tolins and Philadelphia playwright Michael Hollinger, original works, sharp political satire, and a co-production with Act II Playhouse. (more...)

Act II Playhouse in Ambler to Present Neil Simon's BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Neil Simon's masterpiece Brighton Beach Memoirs, directed by William Roudebush, on stage May 16-June 18, 2017. (more...)

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