Post Tagged with: "Newtown Arts Company"

Newtown Arts Company Presents: MARY POPPINS, April 7 – 13

Press Releases April 1, 2016 at 2:45 am 0 comments

Disney’s and Cameron Mackintosh’s MARY POPPINS The Broadway Musical, marks the opening of Newtown Arts Company’s 2015 Main Stage season and will run from April 7 through 13 at the historic Newtown Theatre. Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film, this iconic tale of the […]

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Newtown Arts Company presents THE 39 STEPS, Oct. 15 through 21

Press Releases September 22, 2015 at 8:04 am 0 comments

Newtown Arts Company brings THE 39 STEPS to the stage of the Newtown Theatre for one week only, Oct. 15 through 21, as part of its 33rd season. A two-time TONY and DRAMA DESK Award-winning treat, this Patrick Barlow adaptation of the Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece (based on the John Buchan […]

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Newtown Arts Company Presents SHREK: THE MUSICAL, August 6 to 12

Press Releases July 14, 2015 at 8:59 pm 0 comments

Newtown Arts Company’s 2015 season continues with SHREK: THE MUSICAL, a Tony Award-winning fairy-tale adventure, August 6 to 12, at the historic Newtown Theatre. Irreverently fun for the whole family, “Shrek” brings to life all the beloved characters from the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film released in 2001. SHREK: THE MUSICAL includes […]

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Newtown Arts Company presents THE MIRACLE WORKER, June 11 through 17

Press Releases May 17, 2015 at 11:32 am 0 comments

Newtown Arts Company’s 2015 season continues with William Gibson’s THE MIRACLE WORKER, June 11 through 17, at the historic Newtown Theatre. Immortalized on stage and screen by Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke, this classic tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. Newtown Arts […]

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Newtown Arts Company Presents COME BLOW YOUR HORN April 9 through 15

Press Releases March 18, 2015 at 4:13 am 0 comments

Neil Simon’s first Broadway comedy smash COME BLOW YOUR HORN, marks the opening of Newtown Arts Company’s 2015 season and will run from April 9 through 15 at the historic Newtown Theatre. Leaving home, young Buddy Baker, played by Joey Joyce of Langhorne, arrives unannounced at the luxurious Manhattan apartment […]

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Newtown Arts Company Announces Auditions for Upcoming Shows in 2015

Press Releases January 15, 2015 at 11:22 pm 0 comments

“Come Blow Your Horn”: February 8 Auditions for Newtown Arts Company’s production of Neil Simon’s first Broadway comedy smash hit “Come Blow Your Horn” are set for Saturday, February 8, at Crossing Community Church (80 Lower Silver Lake Road, Newtown PA 18940). Registration takes place at 10 a.m. in the […]

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He Said: No “Bah, Humbug!” for Newtown Arts Company’s SCROOGE: THE MUSICAL

Reviews December 9, 2014 at 7:47 am 0 comments

Newtown Arts Company is wrapping up their 31st season with SCROOGE: THE MUSICAL – a musical interpretation of Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol”. Mary Liz Ivins’ SCROOGE is a fun and light-hearted romp that the whole family can see during the holidays. The set was designed efficiently (George Pickering) […]

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She Said: NAC’s SCROOGE THE MUSICAL is Perfect Holiday Fare

Reviews December 9, 2014 at 8:22 am 0 comments

Newtown Arts Company adds to the warmth of the holiday season with the production of SCROOGE THE MUSICAL. Easy enough to figure out…a musical version of Dickens’ classic ‘A Christmas Carol”, a novella which was first published in 1843. This early Victorian period in history had a strong nostalgia for […]

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NAC’s Newest Comedy is MAID TO ORDER For All Audiences

Reviews October 17, 2014 at 7:53 pm 0 comments

A good farce is hard to find, with more theaters preferring to do dark and brooding rather than fun and carefree stories. Newtown Arts Company’s newest show is a delightfully fun over the top farce. MAID TO ORDER starts with a slow build, but 15 minutes in the laughs start […]

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF: Tradition Honored at Newtown Arts Company

Reviews August 10, 2014 at 11:58 am 0 comments

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is a musical by Joseph Stein with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, based on tales by Sholem Aleichem called ‘Tevye’s Daughters’. It was first published in Yiddish in 1884. On Broadway it was the first musical to exceed 3,000 performances and eight […]

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Spend Some Time ON GOLDEN POND at Newtown Arts Company

Reviews June 22, 2014 at 6:09 pm 0 comments

ON GOLDEN POND is a beautiful and poignant play which has been turned into multiple movies and television events. However none of them have quite captured the humor and sad truths in the tale as James McCrane’s directorial vision in this Newtown Arts Company production. The stage at the Newtown […]

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Be Enchanted by Newtown Arts THE TAFFETAS

Reviews April 12, 2014 at 8:49 am 0 comments

THE TAFFETAS is a simple jukebox musical meant to evoke the flavor and times of the girl bands of the 1950’s and 1960’s. The Newtown Arts Company has channeled strong that feeling with this production and fans of the music of these times will definitely not be disappointed. Timothy Costello […]

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TWELFTH NIGHT at Newtown Arts Company: Gender Bending Hilarity

Reviews February 21, 2014 at 11:07 am 0 comments

Many theaters attempt to do William Shakespeare these days, fewer start with the hilarious TWELFTH NIGHT, and fewer still have such a well tuned cast to keep the audience laughing as much as the Newtown Arts Company did. Often in community theater actors get caught up in having no clue […]

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BRIGADOON Appears Again at Newtown Arts Company

Reviews December 10, 2013 at 9:09 pm 0 comments

BRIGADOON is the tale of two American tourists who happen upon the mysterious Scottish village, Brigadoon, that appears for only one day every hundred years.  Lerner and Loewe had only moderate success with two of their previous productions and so, inspired by the success of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s production of […]

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Spend a Summer Night Watching GREASE with NAC

Reviews August 16, 2013 at 5:37 pm 0 comments

A full house celebrated Rydell High’s reunion with hopping music, delightful singing, and lively dancing. A nostalgic feeling filled the theater as the Reunion Chorus sang the school’s Alma Mater, which was then followed by a rowdier rendition by the Burger Palace Boys and the Pink Ladies. Their Alma Mater […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 14: August 9, 2013

Podcasts August 4, 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,

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Opposites Attract and Entertain in NAC’s ODD COUPLE

Reviews June 24, 2013 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

Mix one part slob with one part clean-freak, then add a card table, place a mix of irritable middle-aged men around it, throw in finger sandwiches, coasters, and two English birds, and what do you get? A quirky comedy that proves opposites attract, especially if it’s two best friends in […]

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Reviews April 21, 2013 at 3:53 pm 0 comments

Picture a quaint and homey set, now add a soft spoken mother figure who introduces the show, and then a girl- and boy-next-door type that narrate the beginning of act one. You now have the serene start of Newtown Arts Company’s newest production, CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN. All is not […]

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NUNSENSE at NAC is “Habit-Forming”

Reviews February 9, 2013 at 4:03 pm 0 comments

When tragedy struck the Little Sisters of Hoboken, the Sisters joined the Newtown Arts Company to raise their voices in order to raise some funds, and ended up raising a little bit of NUNSENSE in the process. This musical comedy called for audience participation from pre-show to curtain call. The […]

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When LOST IN YONKERS, Use Moxie Instead of GPS

Reviews June 22, 2012 at 9:50 pm 3 comments

The year is 1942. Tensions were running high throughout the world, sparking another major war between nations. This story focuses on one family in Yonkers, New York, and how they deal with their own tensions, sparking a war between emotions, doing what’s right, and the meaning of family. As the […]

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