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Bucks County Playhouse Announces 2015 Season

Press Releases February 14, 2015 at 10:14 am 0 comments

SONDHEIM, THE MARX BROTHERS, ERNEST THOMPSON, A NEW MUSICAL ABOUT BASEBALL AND MORE ON TAP FOR BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE 2015 SEASON 2nd annual Oscar Hammerstein Festival scheduled for the fall Three musicals and two plays – along with the return of the 2nd OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN FESTIVAL for lyricists – will […]

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Bucks County Playhouse Offers PLAID TIDINGS To All

Professional Theatre December 13, 2014 at 7:52 pm 0 comments

Sequels are dangerous; in many cases they can’t capture the magic of the original property, and damage the franchise in doing so. There are, however, some exceptions to the rule. One such exception is currently running at Bucks County Playhouse…the Christmas sequel to FOREVER PLAID, named (appropriately enough) PLAID TIDINGS. […]

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Thought Provoking Humor in THE BOOK OF MORON at Bucks County Playhouse

Professional Theatre November 29, 2014 at 11:49 am 0 comments

Bucks County Playhouse continues its holiday season with the second of Robert Dubac’s one-man shows, THE BOOK OF MORON. Not to be confused by a musical with a similar name, MORON is a thought-provoking tour through the playwright/performer’s mind. In this show, Bob (Dubac) has amnesia…he cannot remember several important […]

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Laughs Plentiful (From Men and Women) at THE MALE INTELLECT: AN OXYMORON

Professional Theatre November 17, 2014 at 8:19 pm 0 comments

From the title of the current production at Bucks County Playhouse, you might think a male-bashing is in store…some man-hating person, full of bitterness, spouting off about the ugly side of the male animal. Not true…in fact, what we have is a very talented and funny man, telling man-secrets to […]

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THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW: The Tradition Continues at Bucks County Playhouse

Professional Theatre October 27, 2014 at 8:33 pm 0 comments

One of the great traditions at Bucks County Playhouse for many years was the annual production of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW. With the rebirth of the historic theatre (celebrating their 75th year!) the tradition was reborn, and continues this year. And I have to say this is one of the […]

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Tradition Continues at BCP: VANYA & SONIA & MASHA & SPIKE

Professional Theatre July 23, 2014 at 2:50 pm 0 comments

There is a long-standing tradition at Bucks County Playhouse. Beginning in their inaugural season, playwrights have had the opportunity to perform in their own plays. In that first season, Thornton Wilder starred as the Stage Manager in a production of his play, OUR TOWN. Fast forward to 2014, and the […]

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Marsha Mason Returns to Bucks County in DEATHTRAP

Professional Theatre June 25, 2014 at 10:17 pm 0 comments

Ira Levin’s DEATHTRAP holds the record for the longest-running comedy-thriller in Broadway history, and was nominated for a 1978 Tony Award for Best Play. This long-running thriller continues to pack them in, as evidenced by the latest production at Bucks County Playhouse. DEATHTRAP opens in the country home of Sidney […]

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Bucks County Playhouse Opens 75th with CHAPTER TWO

Professional Theatre June 6, 2014 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

Bucks County Playhouse opened its 75th Anniversary Season with Neil Simon’s classic comedy, CHAPTER TWO, directed by Marsha Mason. Mason was the actress that played Jennie in the 1979 film adaptation of the play, and was the inspiration for the character (Mason was Simon’s second wife) so this was a […]

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Bucks County Playhouse Offers a Feast for the Eyes and Ears

Professional Theatre December 14, 2013 at 10:21 am 0 comments

Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope has a different kind of holiday offering this year – MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS: A LIVE RADIO PLAY. This is an adaptation of the 1944 MGM movie that has become a favorite of many generations. For those who are fans of the Judy […]

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Spooky? No, but you NEED to see ROCKY HORROR at BCP

Professional Theatre November 2, 2013 at 11:28 am 0 comments

It’s just a jump to the left, and then a step to the right… A great Halloween tradition has returned with a bang! Bucks County Playhouse has returned the cult favorite, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, for the scary holiday season. And believe me, if you’ve seen the movie, you haven’t […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 25: October 25, 2013

Podcasts October 20, 2013 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Check out the latest episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast. Don’t forget you can subscribe to “Curtain Up!” podcast on Apple iTunes. Click here to subscribe. From other podcast programs you can follow it by subscribing to the feed, http://www.stagemagazine.org/feed/curtainuppodcast/.

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Stars in Alignment for BCP’s TALE OF THE ALLERGIST’S WIFE

Professional Theatre August 26, 2013 at 7:25 pm 0 comments

Bucks County Playhouse has been a source of outstanding entertainment throughout its history. There have been many times when performers from TV, stage, and film have worked at the theatre. The current production continues that tradition, pulling out the stops with the cast of THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST’S WIFE […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 15: August 16, 2013

Podcasts August 11, 2013 at 8:15 am 0 comments

Check out the latest episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast. Don’t forget you can subscribe to “Curtain Up!” podcast on Apple iTunes. Click here to subscribe. From other podcast programs you can follow it by subscribing to the feed, http://www.stagemagazine.org/feed/curtainuppodcast/.

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Strong Performances Highlight SUMMER OF ’42 at BCP

Professional Theatre August 1, 2013 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

Bucks County Playhouse, the historic theatre in New Hope PA, has re-opened with a bang. After a 2-year “hiatus”, the organization has restructured, undergone a beautiful facelift, and has re-dedicated itself to the community. Their latest offering is a musical based on the 1971 movie, Summer of ’42, named (quite […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 12: July 26, 2013

Podcasts July 21, 2013 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Check out the latest episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast. Don’t forget you can subscribe to “Curtain Up!” podcast on Apple iTunes. Click here to subscribe. From other podcast programs you can follow it by subscribing to the feed, http://www.stagemagazine.org/feed/curtainuppodcast/.

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BCP Offers Fabulous Summer Fare: THE WORLD GOES ‘ROUND

Professional Theatre July 4, 2013 at 6:33 pm 0 comments

Choose your favorite, favorable superlative and it will describe the production of THE WORLD GOES ‘ROUND, currently playing at Bucks County Playhouse. Then, call BCP and order tickets to treat yourself and lots of friends to seeing this fabulous 90-minute musical review before it ends on July 21. To entice you, […]

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Tyne Daly Is Back in the “New” Bucks County Playhouse

Professional Theatre June 18, 2013 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

From the moment Tyne Daly appears on stage commanding the audience to focus on the troubled soul of Katharine Gerard, she shows her extensive theatre and television experience in Terrence McNally’s new play, MOTHERS AND SONS at Bucks County Playhouse. Often best remembered as Detective Mary Beth Lacey in the […]

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Andrea McArdle stars in the title role of MAME at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA. (Photo credit: Mandee Kuenzle)

McArdle Makes MAME Her Own at Bucks County Playhouse

Professional Theatre May 31, 2013 at 3:41 pm 1 comment

Andrea McArdle is absolutely marvelous in the title role of  MAME, currently playing at Bucks County Playhouse. The woman who as a child, went from Northeast Philadelphia to Broadway in 1977 as the first “Annie” is simply stunning in the current New Hope Season 2013 opening. McArdle’s voice is rich, […]

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Broadway Returns to Bucks County

Professional Theatre July 8, 2012 at 11:42 am 0 comments

The perfect punctuation to a perfectly marvelous opening! Following A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING at the beautifully restored Bucks County Playhouse which many thought would never re-open, the weekly Friday fireworks began in New Hope on the Delaware River just yards away from the historic theater. Although the fireworks fizzled […]

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New Hope for the Arts in New Hope: Bucks County Playhouse Is Back!

News July 4, 2012 at 2:06 pm 2 comments

Monday night was a very special, exciting one in New Hope, PA. The Bucks County Playhouse reopened after being shuttered for more than 18 months.  This time, Equity producer Jed Bernstein is at the helm. At 7 PM, a dignitary and star-studded audience of nearly 200 people applauded and cheered […]

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