Post Tagged with: "Kelsey Theatre"

13 Kids…13 Stars…Pennington Players’ 13 THE MUSICAL

Around the Region August 2, 2011 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

13 THE MUSICAL is about 13 year olds starring 13 year olds.  There are no adults on stage.  The show manages to capture that elusive time when we first step into adulthood. It encompasses the entire spectrum of adolescence without taking itself too seriously.  We all know these kids from […]

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Yardley Players Theatre Company Delivers Excellent OKLAHOMA

Around the Region July 22, 2011 at 8:18 pm 1 comment

For the past ten months I have had the pleasure of going to the theater and writing reviews for STAGE Magazine.    Being quite a bit the back seat director,  this has been fun for me and whatever guest I bring along for the evening.   I have enjoyed seeing my old theater […]

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Pierrot Productions’ BLITHE SPIRIT at Kelsey Theatre Is Delightful

Pierrot Productions’ BLITHE SPIRIT at Kelsey Theatre Is Delightful

Around the Region June 15, 2011 at 8:15 pm 1 comment

Legend has it that Noel Coward wrote BLITHE SPIRIT in five days (or six depending upon what you read) in 1941, during Britain’s darkest days of World War II. However many days it took him to write, BLITHE SPIRIT remains one of his most endearing plays, and with good reason: […]

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Bubbly and Bawdy DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS at Kelsey Theatre

Around the Region May 16, 2011 at 7:57 pm 0 comments

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, the Broadway Musical, written by Jeffrey Lane with music and lyrics by David Yazbek has an interesting history. It opened on Broadway in 2005 and garnered Tony nominations for best musical score and book adaptation. It used as its source the film of the same name, written […]

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“It Only Takes a Moment” To Realize That Playful Theatre Productions’ HELLO, DOLLY! Is Something Special

Around the Region April 13, 2011 at 9:16 pm 0 comments

From the moment Pam Jorgensen walks onto the stage at the Kelsey Theatre, in Playful Theatre Productions’ version of HELLO, DOLLY! the audience can feel they are in for a very special evening. The plot of HELLO, DOLLY! originated in the 1935 English play, “A Day Well Spent”. Thornton Wilder […]

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Pennington Players’ STEEL MAGNOLIAS: Heart Warming and Heart Breaking

Around the Region March 31, 2011 at 7:53 pm 0 comments

STEEL MAGNOLIAS is a comedy-drama about the bond between a group of women in Chinquapin, Louisiana. It is both heart warming and heart breaking. The 1987 play was written by Robert Harling, after the tragic death of his younger sister, Susan who was a diabetic. The entire play is staged […]

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