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.

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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MCT Presents A Broadway Classic MY FAIR LADY

Press Releases April 21, 2017 at 10:16 am 0 comments

Wouldn’t It Be Loverly To See MY FAIR LADY! MCT presents MY FAIR LADY, opening Friday, April 28, 2017 and continuing Friday and Saturday evenings with Sunday matinees through Sunday, May 7, 2017. All performances will be at The Shannondell Performing Arts Theater, 10000 Shannondell Blvd in Audubon, PA. Adapted […]

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ARSENIC AND OLD LACE at Barley Sheaf Offers Thrills, Kills, and Lots of Laughs

Press Releases April 17, 2017 at 10:29 pm 0 comments

Be warned if you happen to pass by the Barley Sheaf Players in Lionville this spring. Word has it that there’s a murderer on the loose! At least there is in the Players’ spring show, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, set to open on April 21st. Audiences can expect a lot […]

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THE LAST FIVE YEARS comes to Footlighters Theater May 19th

Press Releases April 21, 2017 at 10:14 am 0 comments

THE LAST FIVE YEARS is a contemporary musical from Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown. An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years, the show’s unconventional structure consists of Cathy, the woman, […]

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Audience Review: BIRTH AND AFTER BIRTH at Players Club of Swarthmore

Reviews April 14, 2017 at 4:21 pm 0 comments

Nicky is turning 4 today! His parents are excited, overwhelmed, barely up to the task, and eager to thrust the joys of child rearing on their childless friends. Sound like the basis for a heartwarming domestic tale? Director George Mulford will quickly show you how difficult little ones can be. […]

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Love, Marriage, and RUMORS at T&C

Press Releases April 14, 2017 at 4:35 pm 0 comments

BUCKINGHAM – Town and Country Players opens its 70th season with Neil Simon’s comedy, RUMORS. This side-splitting farce takes a pointed look at love and marriage, careers and success, and the gossip that can ruin it all. The play opens in the home of Charley Brock, the deputy-mayor of New […]

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Old Academy Players Presents Hilarious MEN ARE DOGS

Press Releases March 31, 2017 at 3:02 pm 0 comments

Old Academy Players presents the hilarious MEN ARE DOGS by American playwright Joe Simonelli, directed by Terri Bateman and produced by Christopher McCollum and Michelle Moscicki. Show dates are April 21, 22, 28, 29, 30, May 5, 6, & 7, 2017. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 pm; Sunday […]

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Act 1 Presents the Monstrously Funny Musical, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

Press Releases March 31, 2017 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

Center Valley, PA – (March 27, 2017) –Act 1 DeSales University Theatre winds up its 47th season with Mel Brooks’ hysterical comedy, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. This musical adaptation will be presented April 26 to May 7, 2017 on the Main Stage of the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, Center Valley, […]

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Audience Review: ONCE UPON A MATTRESS at Narberth Community Theater

Reviews March 31, 2017 at 2:56 pm 0 comments

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS takes its inspiration from The Princess and the Pea, adding in backstory, characters, and songs that result in a thoroughly enjoyable production. Director David Leavitt has done an excellent job of casting this show and showcasing each actor’s talents. Every singer was solid, and the choreography […]

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Audience Review: PACK OF LIES at The Drama Group

Reviews March 31, 2017 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

A play called PACK OF LIES and it’s a story about spies. The premise is set up right from the start, and explained further in the program – this is not a tale of intrigue and adventure so much as the personal impact it has on everyone involved. The magnitude […]

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Jenkintown Music Theatre Launches TITANIC, THE MUSICAL, March 31 through April 8

Press Releases March 31, 2017 at 2:50 pm 0 comments

TITANIC, THE MUSICAL Opens at Jenkintown Music Theatre March 31 Jenkintown Music Theatre is excited to announce that its 2017 production of TITANIC, THE MUSICAL will open March 31st and run through April 8th. Titanic the Musical won the 1997 Tony for Best Musical and is sure to be a […]

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Audience Review: GODSPELL at Footllighters

Reviews March 31, 2017 at 2:47 pm 0 comments

By the end of the evening, GODSPELL had the audience on its feet and cheering. Footlighters production is energetic, colorful, and inclusive. An ensemble production, each member of the cast is important, and the voices, both in a group and when heard individually, are strong. Director Melody Dougherty and Music […]

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Audience Review: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES at Players Club of Swarthmore

Reviews March 31, 2017 at 2:45 pm 0 comments

Although THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES was written over 40 years ago, the absurdity is ageless. Director Ruth Wells Fischer has assembled a talented cast that makes the most of this unusual tale. Each one of the plot elements could support a play on its own, yet they are layered […]

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Forge Theatre Announces: EQUUS

Press Releases March 24, 2017 at 10:49 am 0 comments

On June 6th, 2016 the world lost a great mind, a brilliant playwright, and a downright interesting human being. Sir Peter Shaffer’s work has been performed over and over and over again for decades—and for good reason. His are the plays that breach an artist’s soul. His are the lines […]

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