Patricia Bradford Articles by: Patricia Bradford

Patricia Bradford holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. She has performed, directed and produced theatre throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Ms. Bradford is founder and Managing Artistic Director of Bare Stage Theatre. Leading STAGE Magazine has become a consuming passion - one which combines her many artistic skills, theatrical contacts and administrative abilities. She is thrilled to be carrying on the vision that was begun by Holley Webster over 30 years ago, and leading STAGE to new levels of success.

MCT Presents Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID

Press Releases July 14, 2017 at 6:41 pm 0 comments

Splash into summer with MCT’s latest production, Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID. This undersea adventure opens Friday, July 14 at The Shannondell Performing Arts Theater, 1000 Shannondell Blvd., Audubon, PA. Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale and the 1989 Disney film of the same name, The Little Mermaid features a […]

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Newtown Arts Company presents Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST August 3–9

Press Releases July 15, 2017 at 8:46 am 0 comments

Newtown Arts Company is bringing “Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST,” a musical based on the beloved animated film, to the stage of the historic Newtown Theatre August 3 through 9. This “tale as old as time” delighted Broadway audiences for over 13 years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, […]

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Spotlight Theatre Presents ABSOLUTION

Press Releases July 14, 2017 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

ABSOLUTION, a new play by Dave Ebersole, will be part of Spotlight Theater’s New Playwright Series from July 21 through July 29. Spotlight Theater is located at 129 Park Ave., Swarthmore Pennsylvania. You can buy tickets online at spotlighttheatrepa.org Presented in an intimate three-quarter round/ thrust staging, this new romantic […]

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Footlighters Theater Presents HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical

Press Releases July 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm 0 comments

BERWYN, PA – HAIR is the original rock musical! With book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot, the iconic production won a Grammy for Best Score from an Original Cast Album in 1969, then 40 years later its 2009 revival won both the […]

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URINETOWN THE MUSICAL at Playcrafters of Skippack

Press Releases July 2, 2017 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

URINETOWN is an irreverent musical comedy satire inspired by the works of Brecht and Weill. A lengthy drought has led to a ban on private toilets! Access to the public toilets everyone must use is tightly controlled by a corrupt monopoly, but a hero plans a revolution in this most […]

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Audience Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA at Forge Theatre

Reviews June 23, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

Truly engaging theater draws the audience in and makes them forget that they are sitting in uncomfortable seats, watching a play. The players within the play do this for the onstage audience, and the entire ensemble helps to weave this spell for those of us just a little further out. […]

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Audience Review: SHAKESPEARE IN HOLLYWOOD at Stagecrafters

Reviews June 23, 2017 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

It’s going to take a little magic for Max Reinhardt (Joe Tranchitella) to convince Jack Warner (T.J. Deluca) to film his vision of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 1934 Hollywood. Ken Ludwig’s SHAKESPEARE IN HOLLYWOOD suggests that if the real Oberon (Jim Broyles) and Puck (Joshua Keiter) were on set, […]

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Audience Review: MORNING’S AT SEVEN at Old Academy

Reviews June 23, 2017 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

Earlier this season, Old Academy staged SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER, a play set in this deep south with characters facing ugly, confrontational family issues. Paul Osborn’s MORNING’S AT SEVEN is an interesting bookend to that piece. This time, the family drama is set in the mid-west of 1938, and the tone […]

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PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Reveals The Neverland You Never Knew

Press Releases May 27, 2017 at 7:43 am 0 comments

The Barley Sheaf Players warmly welcome you to join them for their final production of the 2016-17 regular season, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. This heartwarming and hilarious tale is a prequel to the story of Peter Pan, and tells the story of how a lonely orphan became The Boy Who […]

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Audience Review: THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Footlighters

Reviews May 27, 2017 at 7:44 am 0 comments

THE LAST FIVE YEARS is a newer show with an enthusiastic following. It clearly delighted audience members who were familiar with the show and would have needed little prompting to sing along. Director Zach Workman was fortunate to have two strong leads and a versatile static backdrop that allowed the […]

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Newtown Arts Company Presents THE PHILADELPHIA STORY June 15-21

Press Releases May 18, 2017 at 1:11 pm 0 comments

Newtown Arts Company presents Philip Barry’s THE PHILADELPHIA STORY June 15 through 21, at historic Newtown Theatre, 120 North State Street, Newtown, PA 18940. This sophisticated 1939 stage comedy revitalized the career of Katherine Hepburn who one year later starred in the classic film version along with Cary Grant and […]

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Old Academy Player Proudly Presents MORNING’S AT SEVEN

Press Releases May 18, 2017 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

Old Academy Player proudly presents MORNING’S AT SEVEN, the award-winning play by Paul Osborn, directed by Loretta Lucy Miller, produced and staged managed by Janine Lieberman. Technical support is provided by Sarah Labov; costumes are designed by Jane Jennings. Show dates are June 9, 10, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, […]

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Audience Review: DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER at Narberth Community Theater

Reviews May 14, 2017 at 1:22 pm 0 comments

Do wear your raincoat tonight when you DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER. There is already plenty of dressing and undressing in this fast moving, physical farce directed by Scott Grumling. The dialogue moves even faster than the actors, and the actors handle it beautifully, accents and all. Bernard (T. Patrick Ryan) […]

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Forge Theatre Announces: MAN OF LA MANCHA

Press Releases May 14, 2017 at 1:20 pm 0 comments

MAN OF LA MANCHA has become one of the most enduring works of musical theatre. It was written in 1964 with a book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, and music by Mitch Leigh. Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes and his seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, it tells the story […]

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Audience Review: MEN ARE DOGS at Old Academy

Reviews May 14, 2017 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

MEN ARE DOGS. It’s also the title of Old Academy’s last show. Despite the fact that he is, in fact, a man, playwright Joe Simonelli has a great ear for female grievances and dialogue. There are many laughs to be had here on the subject of relationships, but the tone […]

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Audience Review: SISTER ACT at Grand Theatre: Home of the Road Company

Reviews May 14, 2017 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

It is So Much Fun! Sister Act opened on Thursday, April 27 at the Grand Theater in Williamstown. It is a fun filled, laugh out-loud, musical delight! The Road Company once again brings high quality theater to Main Street Williamstown. The story line is based on the 1992 movie starring […]

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Audience Review: DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE at Spotlight

Reviews May 12, 2017 at 4:20 pm 0 comments

Although DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE was recently performed at Forge, it is absolutely worth the trip to see it – or see it again – at Spotlight Theater in Swarthmore. Director Leigh Jacobs created a set and was evocative of everywhere, and nowhere, and specific locations when necessary. The lyrical […]

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Attention all Directors!

Press Releases May 4, 2017 at 10:20 am 0 comments

Willow Manor Players is now accepting proposals for our 2018 production to be presented in the “Little Theater” of Abington Jr. High School in Abington, PA during the second and third weekends in November of 2018. All interested applicants who have not previously directed a WMP Production in the past […]

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THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG Opens April 27 at Playcrafters

Press Releases April 28, 2017 at 3:15 pm 0 comments

Playcrafters of Skippack presents THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG by Wendy Wasserstein Three successful sisters reunite in London to celebrate a birthday, an event complicated not only by sibling stress, but also a collection of lovers, children, and strangers who show up at the door. A tender comedy about love and acceptance. […]

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It’s a Guy Thing: FULL MONTY Struts to PCS Stage April 21-May 6

Press Releases April 21, 2017 at 10:20 am 0 comments

The Players Club of Swarthmore closes its 2016-17 season with the raucous, blue collar, musical comedy THE FULL MONTY April 21-May 6, for ten performances at 614 Fairview Ave. in Swarthmore. The Americanized musical stage version of the 1997 British film, THE FULL MONTY is a wild send-up of gender […]

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