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One of the greatest storytellers of his generation, James Lecesne (writer of the Academy Award-winning film Trevor) takes audiences to a small town on the Jersey shore to unravel the story of Leonard Pelkey, a tenaciously optimistic and luminous 14-year-old boy. Leonard has gone missing, and Lecesne brilliantly inhabits nearly a dozen personalities and voices of the people who shared Leonard's life, including the detective assigned to his case. Together they form a portrait of a town, which has been unexpectedly inspired by Leonard, forcing them to question how they live, who they accept, and what they leave behind.
American Canvas tells the fascinating story of Philadelphia painter Thomas Eakins through his personal relationships and in the subjects he so carefully studied and rendered – all taking place in a country fresh from war, on the cusp of a new age of industry, and in the middle of a shift in social attitudes.
Combining tongue-in-cheek humor with a dash of derring-do, The American Revolution brings to life George and Martha Washington, King George III, Sam Adams, Paul Revere, John and Abigail Adams, Thomas Paine, and Thomas Jefferson to present audiences with the origin story of one of the greatest democratic experiments in world history.
In this 50-minute play, seven actors, all performing two feet off the ground, share 21 square feet of space to re-create the entire American fight for independence from Lexington to Yorktown. Using only the actors' bodies, voices, and (pantomimed) cannons, the show evokes an epic time in American history.
Leapin' lizards! Celebrate the holiday season with one of the world's best-loved musicals! Annie is a spunky orphan in 1930s New York City determined to find her parents. In one adventure after another, she foils Miss Hannigan's evil schemes, befriends President Roosevelt, and finds a new home with billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace, and a lovable mutt named Sandy. This Tony Award-winning musical for the entire family features some of the greatest musical theater songs ever written, including "It's the Hard-Knock Life," "Easy Street," and "Tomorrow," an enduring anthem of optimism.
Phileas Fogg agrees to an outrageous wager, betting he can circle the globe in 80 days. The wager puts his fortune and his life at risk. Also, his every step is dogged by a detective who thinks he's a robber on the run. Around the World in 80 Days is a whirlwind of a show: Five actors portray 39 characters in a race around the world in 80 days.
Ken Ludwig's acclaimed adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 1902 classic mystery, The Hound of the Baskervilles, is full of intrigue and...huge laughs. The male heirs of the Baskerville line are being murdered one by one, and the renowned sleuth Sherlock Holmes, along with his trusted sidekick, Dr. Watson, must work feverishly to crack the curse before it dooms the newest heir. Five talented actors playing 40 quirky characters follow leads, unravel clues, hit dead-ends, and zigzag with the story until the shockingly funny conclusion.
Experience the Great White Way…Bristol Riverside Theater-style! Broadway Then & Now brings audiences all the hits of Broadway in one sensational concert. Audiences members will hear songs from shows like Guys and Dolls, Oklahoma!, My Fair Lady, and more. If you love Broadway, you'll love Broadway Then & Now.
Seth Rudetsky hosts this event, taking audiences on an insider journey beyond the fourth wall! Chita Rivera is a Broadway legend unlike any other. With a career that includes creating the roles of Anita in West Side Story, Rosie in Bye Bye Birdie, and Velma Kelly in Chicago, few other performers exemplify the tradition of American musical theater as Rivera does. A singer and dancer with few peers, she starred both on Broadway and across America on tour in Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life, dramatizing her storied career as a performer. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including two Tonys, a Kennedy Center Honor, and a Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Vanessa Williams, the Grammy Award-, Emmy Award-, and Tony Award-nominated superstar, makes her Broadway Up Close concert series debut. SiriusXM radio personality Seth Rudetsky costars as pianist and host. Other stars appearing in the series this season will be Tony Award winners Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) and Chita Rivera.
What differentiates Broadway Up Close from other concert series is its mix of intimate behind-the-scenes stories from Broadway's biggest stars — prompted by Rudetsky's probing, funny, revealing questions — and their stellar singing of musical theater repertoire.
From his meteoric rise to fame in 1957 through his tragic death less than two years later, Buddy Holly influenced modern music like no other performer of his generation. Featuring more than 20 of Buddy Holly's greatest hits, including That'll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, Oh Boy, Everyday, Not Fade Away, Words of Love and many more!
From his meteoric rise to fame in 1957 through his tragic death less than two years later, Buddy Holly influenced modern music like no other performer of his generation. Featuring more than 20 of Buddy Holly's greatest hits, including "That'll Be The Day", "Peggy Sue", "Oh Boy", "Everyday", "Not Fade Away", "Words of Love", and many more!
It's Big Daddy's birthday and no one's talking about what's really going on - except Maggie the Cat, who wants the truth at all costs. Written by Tennessee Williams.
The Walnut Street Theatre is proud to present Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The holiday magic begins when a troupe of actors appear at the historic Walnut Street Theatre to set up and perform the heartwarming tale of Ebenezer Scrooge. Audiences know this grumpy old miser's response to holiday cheer is "bah, humbug." Scrooge is a bitter old man who can no longer feel joy or affection, even for his family. But on one remarkable Christmas Eve, he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. With their help, can Scrooge change his ways?
Families are in for a treat with a special hour-long adaptation that uses original and traditional songs to highlight Dickens' powerful story.
A seven-time Tony Award-winning musical, Evita captures the complexity of an illegitimate child who came to be "the spiritual leader of the nation" and one of history's most dramatic figures. The show's dazzling score, influenced by pop, jazz, and Latin music, is filled with showstopping numbers, including "Don't Cry for Me Argentina."
A one-of-a-kind peek into the creative process of original theatre making. Experience solo and ensemble-based works in progress, created by Touchstone's 2016-2017 apprentices with the guidance of the Touchstone family. Always fresh, sometimes provocative, never ordinary.
This Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim is fast-paced, witty, irreverent, and one of the funniest shows ever written! A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a laugh-fest in which Pseudolus, a crafty slave, struggles to win the hand of a beautiful but slow-witted courtesan named Philia for his young master, Hero, in exchange for freedom. The plot twists and turns with cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors, and a bevy of beautiful showgirls.
A Founding Father, a Victorian literary celebrity, and a Russian aristocrat-anarchist walk into a — no, it's not the start of an old joke, but of a provocative new comedy that sets three of the world's greatest thinkers against each other in a battle of wits and wills. Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens, and Leo Tolstoy find themselves locked in a room that seems to have no exit. Attempting an escape, they ransack the philosophies of their lives and work, searching for a truth that will set them free. But tempers flare, accusations fly, and they start behaving more like the Marx Brothers than brothers in arms. From playwright and former stand-up comedian Scott Carter (writer of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher), this whip-smart comedy examines what happens when great men of history are forced to repeat it.
A Founding Father, a Victorian literary celebrity, and a Russian aristocrat/anarchist clash in a provocative new comedy that sets three of the world's greatest thinkers against each other in a battle of wits and wills. Jefferson, Dickens, and Tolstoy find themselves locked in a room with no exit. Attempting an escape, they ransack the philosophies of their lives and work, searching for a truth that will set them free. From playwright and former stand-up comedian Scott Carter (writer of HBO's Real Time With Bill Maher), this whip-smart comedy examines just what happens when great men of history are forced to repeat it.
Come and participate in two hours of continuous dance/movement improvisation with live music. Leaders Manfred Fischbeck and Brigitta Herrmann guide the group through a series of movement meditations, improvisational structures and games to inspire spontaneous self-expression and collective creation. All of these allow for new and spontaneous explorations of the mind and body in relation to oneself, space, others, and sound.
Five-time Barrymore Award winner Mary Martello comes to the Arden stage as the indomitable Mama Rose. Set in the fading days of the vaudeville circuit, Gypsy features a legendary score that includes "Let Me Entertain You," "Together, Wherever We Go," and "Everything's Coming Up Roses." One of Philadelphia's greatest actresses takes on Mama Rose – this promises to be a not-to-be-missed event!
Five-time Barrymore Award winner Mary Martello comes to the Arden stage as the indomitable Mama Rose. Set in the fading days of the vaudeville circuit, the musical features a legendary score that includes "Let Me Entertain You," "Together, Wherever We Go," and "Everything's Coming Up Roses." One of Philadelphia's greatest actresses takes on Mama Rose – this promises to be a not-to-be-missed event!
This musical adaptation of "The Ugly Duckling" will have kids celebrating what makes them unique! Ugly is one odd-looking baby duck that doesn't quite fit in. During one wild adventure, he soon learns to accept and love what makes him different.
Winner of over 20 Best Play awards in 2016, including the Tony Award!
After a restless night, Erik Blake has brought his family from Pennsylvania to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter's new apartment in Lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside the crumbling pre-war duplex, mysterious things go bump in the night, and family tensions reach a boiling point. The angst, anguish, and amity of the American middle class are first coaxed — then shoved — into the light in this sidesplitting, hopeful, and heartbreaking play.
The art of storytelling is heavenly when you discover It's a Wonderful Life. The holiday classic comes to life anew as a radio play with five actors, including an imaginative sound-effects artist! George Bailey dreams of traveling the world. His plans are postponed when the family business faces financial problems. Down on his luck, Bailey is at the end of his rope. He questions his purpose in life and considers ending it all. Just then, an angel arrives to show Bailey how the lives of those he loves would be affected if he were not around. Your entire family will love this story from the heart!
Ivy and Bean could not be more different. They form an unlikely friendship when Bean decides to get revenge on her bossy older sister. When these two are together, the adventures are endless. In this lively musical, Ivy and Bean discover that their differences are what make their friendship so exciting.
Spend an evening with the music of Jerry Herman, and you too will cheer for Broadway's electrifying tribute to this all-American master of song. Taking center stage are some of Broadway's best musicals, including Hello Dolly!, Mame, Mack and Mabel, Dear World, and La Cage aux Folles. Jerry's Girls celebrates glamour, optimism, love, melody, and women! The all-female cast reminds audiences how Herman has given voice to some of Broadway's biggest legends with his unique ability to write comedy, ballads, and showstoppers. He's won multiple Tony, Grammy, Olivier, and Drama Desk Awards, but first and foremost, he's also won people's hearts!
Junie B. is one busy first grader. Between new friends, getting glasses and not being allowed to play in the kickball tournament, there's a lot going on! Good thing she's sharing her "Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal." Kids love this funny and colorful musical!
Based on a Scottish legend by George MacDonald, this new musical tells the story of a teenager who has no gravity of any kind — in addition to having no feelings for others, she floats in the air, unable to ever touch the ground. Filled with wonderful characters and a beguiling score, this enchanting, clever, and wickedly funny musical will delight kids and parents alike.
Powerful historical forces determine the destinies of Hugh O'Neill, the Earl of Tyrone, and his ally, Red Hugh O'Donnell, before and after the siege of Kinsale, the ultimate battle in England's conquest of Gaelic Ireland. O'Neill's personal life is complicated by his loving but ill-fated marriage to an English wife, Mabel Bagenal, the daughter of his enemy. O'Neill forges an Irish and Spanish alliance to drive the English out of Ireland while Peter Lombard, Archbishop of Armagh, raises questions as he writes a history of O'Neill's life. What is truth, and what is merely a history of the winners? Find out in this compelling production of Brian Friel's rarely produced masterpiece. Even though the play takes place in the early 1600s in Gaelic Ireland, the political and social machinations are relevant today, as history continues to be written and interpreted by the winners and those who twist the facts to suit their own needs.
Powerful historical forces determine the destinies of Hugh O'Neill and Red Hugh O'Donnell before and after the battle of Kinsale. Although a love match, O'Neill's personal life is complicated by his marriage to an English wife, Mabel Bagenal, the daughter of his enemy. O'Neill forges an Irish and Spanish alliance to drive the English out of Ireland while the Archbishop of Armagh is raising questions while writing a history of O'Neill's life. Is history true? Should it be?
Put on your platform shoes, your feather boas, and get ready for one of the most popular musicals of all time: Mamma Mia! On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The storytelling magic of ABBA's songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship. This production includes ABBA's greatest hits, among them "Super Trouper," "Lay All Your Love on Me," "Dancing Queen," "Waterloo," and more! Over 60 million people around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story, and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good musical!
A Midsummer Night's Dream is perhaps the most performed comedy written by William Shakespeare sometime between the years 1590 and 1597. The play centers around the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta, and what happens when fairies decide to mix in the affairs of mortals. The plays comedy hinges on mistaken identities, love affairs that are not reciprocated and the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors (the mechanicals) who are controlled and manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest in which most of the play is set.
Stanley Lambchop is an ordinary 10-year-old boy who wishes his life were a little more exciting. One morning, Stanley wakes up to find he is very, very flat. He decides to make the best of every situation as he's whisked away on a journey more exciting than he could ever have imagined.
Alex Keiper hosts a night of female artists celebrating the next generation of Philadelphia's musical theater talent.
Brace yourself for comic chaos with Noises Off, the rip-roaring play within a play. The opening night performance of the farce Nothing On is just hours away, and as the actors stumble through their final dress rehearsal, things couldn't be going any worse. With lines being forgotten, love triangles unraveling, and sardines flying everywhere, it's complete pandemonium...and we haven't even reached intermission! Can the cast members pull their act together on the stage even if they can't behind the scenes?
Theater With a View, Pottstown's professional site-specific theater company, returns this July with a brand-new production of David Linday-Abaire's award-winning drama Rabbit Hole. The production will be staged entirely outdoors at the Sycamore Hill estate. This Pulitzer-Prize winning drama, which premiered on Broadway in 2006 and was later adapted into a 2010 film starring Nicole Kidman, centers on a seemingly picture-perfect suburban family, Becca and Howie Corbett, and how they deal with the sudden and tragic loss of their young son in a freak accident. A play about a family on the brink of falling apart while trying to navigate unimaginable grief, Rabbit Hole charts a bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places.
Rosemary Clooney & Friends: Come On-a My House will have audience members dancing in the aisles to the pop music of the 1950s. Known as the golden age of pop, the '50s gave a whole new meaning to the term "girl power." Audiences will hear songs from Doris Day, Patti Page, Kay Starr, Teresa Brewer, and of course, Rosemary Clooney.
Put on your "Boogie Shoes" for Saturday Night Fever, one of the most loved dance stories of all time! The year is 1979 and in Brooklyn, New York, Tony Manero, a young man with a dead-end job and an extraordinary ability to dance, has only one ambition in life - to become the disco king. When he meets Stephanie, who also dreams of a world beyond Brooklyn, they decide to train together for a dance competition and their lives begin to change forever. Based on the 1977 film that became a cultural phenomenon, the electrifying score is packed with legendary hits from The Bee Gees including the classics: "Stayin' Alive," "Night Fever," "Jive Talking," "You Should Be Dancing" and "How Deep is Your Love?"
Prepare to fall in love again with the music of Simon and Garfunkel. From a startlingly authentic rendition of "The Sound of Silence" to a playful version of "Cecilia," Scarborough Fair: A Tribute to Simon & Garfunkel will have every audience member smiling…and singing along.
It's time to believe again in the power of music! Souvenir is the true story of one of opera's most unforgettable stars. Florence Foster Jenkins, an eccentric and wealthy socialite, believes she is an enchanting coloratura soprano, and she wants to share her talent with the world. After teaming up with a new pianist, Cosmé McMoon, she begins to hold recitals at the Ritz Carlton, festooned in fabulous costumes. She becomes a sensation! Unfortunately, the truth is Mrs. Jenkins can't sing. But there's more than one way to get to Carnegie Hall...
Based on a true story, this tuneful comedy beguiles the hopeful artist that lives in us all.
This hard-hitting Broadway smash will keep viewers on the edge of their seats! Friends since kindergarten, Chicago cops Joey and Denny are like brothers. Intensely loyal, they want to do right by the force, their family, and each other. Joey is a loner with a bit of a drinking problem. Denny is a family man passed over for promotion one time too many. Their relationship is put on the line after they respond to a domestic disturbance that takes a turn for the worse. Each man's harrowing version of the truth becomes a fight for his own survival.
When Britt wakes up with a massive wad of gum in her hair, she knows she's in trouble. She enlists the help of her friends to get her out of a very sticky situation. Mayhem ensues as these friends learn from their mistakes and discover the true value of friendship.
Dinosaurs, aliens, and bears oh my! Sword of the Unicorn at the Drake Theater will blow your mind with pure awesomeness. The dark dragon rules over the cosmos. Travel through space, fight mythical beasts, and clam the a weapon of ultimate power. This scifi fantasy epic will compel you in ways you never felt possible.
The dream of true love can take us anywhere! It's the 1980s, and a young English girl, full of energy and optimism, arrives in New York, ready to find success and love. On her journey, she wakes up to frustration, anxiety, and heartache. She begins to wonder whether she's looking for love in all the wrong places. This iconic musical with a wonderfully original score features some of Andrew Lloyd Webber (Cats) and Don Black's best songs, including "Come Back With the Same Look in Your Eyes," "Unexpected Song," and "Nothing Like You've Ever Known."
This dark musical about corruption, deceit, jealousy, treachery, and love manifests itself through the "triangle" of Frollo, Quasimodo, and Esmerelda. Quasimodo's innocence and Esmerelda's unbending freedom and honesty create conflict over time. Connected by Frollo, Esmerelda and Quasimodo are completely consumed by power. Which, ironically, ends tragically.
Let freedom ring! Celebrate the month of our country's birth with When America Sings. Come along on a chart-topping road trip through our great nation. With songs like "This Land Is Your Land," "America," and "Let the River Run," audiences will feel the patriotic spirit all the way home.
Leonard stands accused of murder and his wife can prove his innocence. But when she takes the stand, she shockingly denies his alibi. In true Agatha Christie form, audiences can expect twists and turns, emotional outbursts, and quirky characters as his lawyers untangle the truth in this vintage "whodunit" that keeps the audience guessing until the very last scene. After all, they don't call Agatha Christie the Queen of Crime for nothing!