Post Tagged with: "Milburn Stone Theatre"

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at The Milburn Stone Theatre

Around the Region January 25, 2015 at 8:09 pm 0 comments

Walking into the Milburn Stone Theater (MST) at Cecil College in North East, MD, for their production of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY takes one’s breath away. The set of a farmhouse in rural Oklahoma is complicated and yet proves to be completely useful by the actors. MST has been routinely successful […]

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Murderously Good NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD at Milburn Stone Theatre

Around the Region November 2, 2014 at 9:49 am 0 comments

What would Halloween time in theatre be without the slate of horror, murder, and/or mystery plays and musicals that crop up. Milburn Stone Theatre, in North East, MD, followed up last Halloween’s smash production of Steven King’s CARRIE, by bringing to stage an original adaptation of George A. Romero’s classic […]

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Macabre and Mischievous ADDAMS FAMILY at Milburn Stone Theater

Around the Region October 5, 2014 at 4:15 pm 0 comments

Opening night audiences at Milburn Stone Theater (MST) at Cecil College in North East, MD, were provided with an early Halloween event. THE ADDAMS FAMILY treats their audiences to everything they expect from the iconic clicking theme to fleeting glimpses of Thing and Cousin Itt. While the TV show had […]

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Places, Lights, Action … TARZAN!

Around the Region September 2, 2014 at 8:10 pm 0 comments

From the program itself, audiences attending TARZAN presented by Milburn Stone Theatre (MST) at Cecil College in North East, MD, learn that this production is a stage musical based on the Disney film. That eliminates immediately any thoughts of seeing any of the edgy social commentary provided by Edgar Rice […]

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12TH NIGHT at MST, Just $12 on July 12th!

STAGE$avings! July 7, 2014 at 3:09 pm 0 comments

Come see Shakespeare 12th Night for only $12 bucks on July 12th! What’s even better than seeing Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at the Milburn Stone Theatre? Seeing it for only $12 bucks! Since the title of the show is “Twelfth Night” and it is the first show of the 2014 / […]

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JEKYLL & HYDE: Black and White in Theatrical Form

Around the Region June 29, 2014 at 10:18 pm 0 comments

Theatre is an all encompassing medium for expression of thought.  The ideas that form the bases for theatrical works come from everywhere, e.g., fine art, poetry, news, current events, social problems and in the case of this review, literature.     Milburn Stone Theatre (MST) has taken the musical, JEKYLL & HYDE, […]

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Wanted: A Brain and A Funny Bone—YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at Milburn Stone

Around the Region February 25, 2014 at 8:31 pm 0 comments

Anticipation is even more exciting when someone is waiting for the lights to come up on a Mel Brooks production than it ever was for ketchup. And while the ketchup adds tasty zest to whatever food is chosen, a Mel Brooks production satisfies a need to mock and laugh at […]

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The Lethal Art of Playwriting: DEATHTRAP at The Milburn Stone Theatre

Around the Region January 23, 2014 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

A classic has been defined as something that is judged over time to be of the highest quality and outstanding of its kind. Many earlier critics have identified DEATHTRAP by Ira Levin as a classic comedy thriller. In their production at the Milburn Stone Theatre on the Cecil College campus […]

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IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE Lacks Color….By Design

Around the Region November 24, 2013 at 12:23 pm 0 comments

No, there is nothing wrong with your eyes. The Milburn Stone Theatre’s latest production, ITS A WONDERFUL LIFE, is being presented in black and white. Based on the classic 1946 Christmastime film starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed, IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE is the story of George Bailey (Dan Karrer), […]

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Haunting CARRIE THE MUSICAL at Milburn Stone Theatre

Around the Region October 23, 2013 at 9:57 pm 0 comments

I don’t do horror. I don’t do suspense. I have never, and will never, crack open a single Stephen King book. So when I was asked to review CARRIE THE MUSICAL at Milburn Stone Theater in North East, MD, I wanted very much to say no. But not wanting to […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 24: October 18, 2013

Podcasts October 13, 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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SHREK-tacular Opening at Milburn Stone Theatre!

Around the Region August 29, 2013 at 6:32 pm 0 comments

A Social Security-receiving theatrical reviewer is asked to comment on a low brow, family friendly movie transformed into a musical for production on stage. One might ask what will happen when these two seemingly disparate entities meet? There might be social concerns about the appreciation of a song which ends […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 11: July 19, 2013

Podcasts July 14, 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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$3 off adults admission for THE TEMPEST at The Milburn Stone Theatre!

STAGE$avings! July 11, 2013 at 9:19 pm 0 comments

William Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST Directed by Marshall B Garrett Original score by J. Andrew Dickenson Choreography by Bambi Johnson and Jackie Kappas Shakespeare’s final play is the story of the great magician, Prospero, and his quest for revenge! Prospero, once the Duke of Milan, was deposed by his brother and banished […]

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Milburn Stone Theatre’s 1776 an Historic Event

Around the Region June 24, 2013 at 4:57 pm 0 comments

There are a great number of wonderful community theaters in the Delaware Valley. But when it comes to quality and consistency we all have a few that immediately spring to mind. If Milburn Stone Theatre is not already one of those names on your list, their current production of  1776 […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 7: June 21, 2013

Podcasts June 16, 2013 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Check out the latest episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast. Lot’s of shows opening this coming weekend! Don’t forget you can now 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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Teenage Angst at a Fever Pitch: SPRING AWAKENING at MST

Around the Region April 15, 2013 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

The Milburn Stone Theatre (MST) at Cecil College in North East, MD, is BRAVE and is commended by this reviewer for being so. The bravery comes from the fact that Director, S. Lee Lewis, along with a highly competent cast and excellent production team have brought SPRING AWAKENING to this […]

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LEGALLY BLONDE Holds Court at Milburn Stone Theatre

Around the Region August 25, 2012 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

While I like and appreciate a variety of theatrical genres, admittedly my favorite guilty pleasure is a musical comedy. Add great voices and engaging choreography and you have made my night. Add boundless energy and a driving pace to the mix and you have Milburn Stone Theatre’s current production LEGALLY […]

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MST’s IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST: Can Trivial Lives Find True Love?

Around the Region March 13, 2013 at 8:35 pm 0 comments

Most of the memorable theatrical characters audiences remember made them laugh … at themselves, at the foibles of others, at the struggle to overcome difficulty. Milburn Stone Theatre at Cecil College has created memorable characters with their latest production, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. This is a classic comedy by […]

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9 TO 5 at MST: What A Way To Make A Living!

Around the Region February 6, 2013 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

Milburn Stone Theatre (MST) is GUILTY! Guilty of making a catchy tune stay in your head recurring as you walk down the stairs in your home or while making your tea or even while practicing your own piano. However, instead of being criticized for committing this misdemeanor, MST should be […]

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