Post Tagged with: "Bridge Players Theatre Company"


Bridge Players Theatre Company Kicks Off Season of Comedy: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, A MUSICAL COMEDY

Press Releases September 24, 2016 at 9:04 am 0 comments

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, A MUSICAL COMEDY September 30, October 1-2, 7-9, 14-15, 2016 Directed by Jeanne M. Haynes BURLINGTON CITY – Bridge Players Theatre Company, the Burlington City-based community theatre group, is proud to announce “A Season of Comedy” as it kicks off its 41st Season. Its season opener […]

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Bridge Players Theatre Company AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ with Dessert Theatre Production

Press Releases February 5, 2016 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

Bridge Players Theatre Company Proudly Announces Its Dessert Theatre Musical, AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’, by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr. February 5-7, 12-14, 19 & 20, 2016 Directed by Diana Dohrmann and Carla H. Ezell BURLINGTON CITY – Bridge Players Theatre Company, the Burlington City-based community theatre group, proudly announces its […]

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Spellbinding RENT at Bridge Players Theatre Company

Around the Region, Reviews February 11, 2015 at 8:14 pm 0 comments

Tonight’s performance of RENT at Bridge Players Theatre Company…oh…where to begin. I guess I’ll start with some adjectives: Awesome! Amazing! Energetic! Provocative! Spellbinding! A production that is everything Jonathan Larson intended…and perhaps more. Tragic and uplifting at the same time. In the director’s notes, Chris Focarile tells us of his […]

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Bridge Players Theatre Company Presents the South Jersey Community Theatre Premiere of Jonathan Larson’s RENT

Press Releases January 15, 2015 at 9:09 pm 0 comments

BURLINGTON CITY – Bridge Players Theatre Company, the Burlington City-based community theatre group, proudly announces its production of RENT, the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical renowned and revered throughout the world. Bridge Players is the first South Jersey community theater company to present the full show in this area. Written by the […]

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A CHRISTMAS CHAOS: Holiday Mischief and Mayhem at Bridge Players Theater Company

Around the Region December 4, 2014 at 11:56 pm 0 comments

A CHRISTMAS CHAOS is a delightful satire of theatrical backstage mayhem of Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Michael Wehri is the playwright and you can actually get him to direct the play, although at what fee I do not know! He has written and adapted dozens of full length plays (all of […]

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Alice Weber, Fred Ezell in a scene from The Bridge Players Theatre Company's THE BROTHERS GRIMM SPECTACULATHON.

The Bridge Players Theatre Company’s Scandalous Take on The BROTHERS GRIMM

Around the Region October 5, 2014 at 9:17 am 0 comments

“These are not your children’s fairy tales,” taunts the Bridge Players Theatre Company’s BROTHERS GRIMM SPECTACULATHON as they poke fun and act silly recreating them on stage. Performing as a stage company tasked with recreating 209 of the brothers’ collected fairy tales, the Bridge Players take aim at the venerable […]

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Tom McCurdy, Francis Pedersen, Gabrielle Affleck in ALL MY SONS.

Bridge Players Present Classic ALL MY SONS

Around the Region May 13, 2014 at 8:43 pm 0 comments

Arthur Miller began to write ALL MY SONS in 1945. He was inspired by WWII and a true story told to him by his stepmother. It was his first commercially successful play, written before some of his more famous works, but it already featured the ideals of social responsibility, which […]

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Stevie Neale (Sarah Brown) and Kevin Doyle (Sky Masterson) star in GUYS AND DOLLS at  Bridge Players Theatre Company.

GUYS AND DOLLS at Bridge Players: A Musical Fable That’s a Dream Come True

Around the Region February 5, 2014 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

GUYS AND DOLLS is a musical fable of Broadway based in part on a short story ‘The Idylls of Sarah Brown” and other characters of Damon Runyon.  The music and lyrics are by Frank Loesser.  The book is by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. It was first produced on Broadway […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast – Inaugural Episode

Podcasts April 30, 2013 at 12:37 am 0 comments

  This is the inaugural episode of Stage Magazine’s “Curtain Up!” podcast.  Hosted by Chris Laning, each weekly episode will give you a run down of the shows opening that upcoming weekend.  What a great way to find out, quickly and easily what is going on in and around […]

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A Dark and Captivating BAD SEED at Bridge Players Theatre Company

Around the Region October 11, 2012 at 7:22 pm 0 comments

The Bridge Players’ production of Maxwell Anderson’s BAD SEED adapted from William March and directed by Gabrielle Affleck in Burlington, New Jersey does not disappoint. The show is a two-act dramatic play with a fifteen minute intermission that centers around eight-year-old Rhoda the only child of Colonel Kenneth Penmark and […]

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MESSIAH ON THE FRIGIDAIRE: ‘Faithful’ Performances in an Unbelievable Tale

MESSIAH ON THE FRIGIDAIRE: ‘Faithful’ Performances in an Unbelievable Tale

Around the Region February 6, 2013 at 2:05 pm 0 comments

You’ve seen the tabloid covers at grocery store checkout lines touting sightings of Jesus on everything from grilled cheese sandwiches to Walmart receipts. John Culbertson’s MESSIAH ON THE FRIGIDAIRE examines the two-sided phenomenon of such apparitions of religious figures and the people who flock from far-off lands to observe them. […]

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Put On a Happy Face For A Terrific BIRDIE at Bridge Players

Put On a Happy Face For A Terrific BIRDIE at Bridge Players

Around the Region May 13, 2012 at 7:31 am 0 comments

The musical, BYE, BYE BIRDIE, performed by the Bridge Players Theatre Company, opened on May 4 and is playing for one more week end through May 20, concluding the group’s typical four-show season of performances which ends in May because of the lack of a performing space with central air […]

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Lily Doyle and Celeste Bonfanti in a scene from LOST IN YONKERS, a Bridge Players Theatre Company production running in Burlington, NJ.

LOST IN YONKERS is Found With Great Heart and Wit in Burlington

Around the Region February 7, 2012 at 8:35 pm 0 comments

Neil Simon is the only living playwright with a theatre named after him, and for good reason. Styled a great comic writer, Simon’s straight plays almost never follow standard, comic structure. Even though his works reflect standard moral reference, his use of structure is anything but standard. He plays in […]

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Cast members from Bridge Players' YES, VIRGINIA, THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS, which is based on the famous 1897 New York Sun newspaper editorial by Frank Church. from left is: Rose Lloyd, Delran, Celeste Bonfanti, Burlington City, and Dave Piltz, Bristol, PA

YES, VIRGINIA, Bridge Players Theatre Lives and Shines

Around the Region November 26, 2011 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

Before it was the title of this show, YES, VIRGINIA, THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS was the title of an editorial which appeared in the September 21, 1897 edition of The New York Sun in response to a plaintive question from 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon. This smart, tight play is a funny, […]

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Sophia Chascsa as "Gloria" and Kori Rife as "Susy" in Bridge Players Theatre Company's production of WAIT UNTIL DARK, running in Burlington, NJ through October 22.

Intense WAIT UNTIL DARK at Bridge Players in Burlington

Around the Region October 8, 2011 at 11:26 am 0 comments

This was a good night for theatre at the Bridge Players’ very successful production of WAIT UNTIL DARK. What the first act may have lacked a bit in character development and tension, the second act more than made up for it in suspense and excitement. I was very much impressed […]

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STAGE Magazine Interviews Playwright Nancy Frick

Interviews May 7, 2011 at 1:47 pm 0 comments

STAGE Magazine News Reporter recently spoke with Philadelphia playwright, Nancy Frick, about her new play, EXIT DATE. The play is running at Bridge Players Theatre Company in Burlington NJ from May 6-21, 2011. Ms. Frick talks with Jim about her creative process as a playwright…. httpv://

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Dan Brothers, Valerie Mazzagatti, Kathy Harmer, Tim Petrillo in a scene from EXIT DATE running at Bridge Players Theatre Company in Burlington NJ through May 21.

Bridge Players’ EXIT DATE Makes a Fine Entrance

Around the Region May 7, 2011 at 10:31 am 0 comments

“What would you do if you learned the date of your death, or should I say, if you came to believe that you had that information? Would it change the way you live your life? Would it affect your relationships with those you love? Would it shake your faith? Would it […]

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Presenting…Madame Rose: GYPSY at Bridge Players Theater Company

Around the Region February 8, 2011 at 10:59 pm 1 comment

Bridge Players presents this production in the multi-purpose room of Broad Street United Methodist Church. If you are thinking folding chairs, sore “derrieres” and no stage …think again. There IS a stage and the room has been transformed into a café: cushions on the chairs, round tables, black tablecloths, a […]

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"Hamlet's Ghost & Andrew" - Steve Kumke and Newel Gatrell in a scene from Bridge Players Theatre Company's I HATE HAMLET.

Hollywood HAMLET at Bridge Players in Burlington

Around the Region October 4, 2010 at 7:23 pm 0 comments

(He Said….) by [author 10] The Bridge Players Theatre Company opening night production of I HATE HAMLET played to a sparse but enthusiastic audience at the Methodist Church in Burlington.  Here’s one time “strictly theatre fans” and “strictly TV fans” can unite and enjoy the show.  If such groups exist…  […]

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