Post Tagged with: "Off Broad Street Players"

OBSP Transports Audiences Back in Time with CAROUSEL

Around the Region, Reviews February 11, 2015 at 7:37 pm 0 comments

It does not happen very often. Even on Broadway, theater takes an uncanny turn toward the flash and the glitz; the spectacle becomes the leading vehicle. It’s all about the pyrotechnics, the flying sets and actors…the “show”. However, every once in a while, a director comes along who sees that […]

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OBSP 2015 Production Staff Positions Available!

Press Releases December 22, 2014 at 9:29 am 0 comments

Be involved! The Off Broad Street Players Theatre Company is currently accepting letters of interest for the following production staff positions for our 2015 season: production managers, stage directors, musical directors, choreographers, stage managers, set designers, set constructors, lighting designers, costumers, and props managers. Anyone who is interested in these […]

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Consider Yourself Entertained as Off Broad Street Players’ OLIVER! Takes to the Stage

Around the Region November 22, 2014 at 11:29 am 0 comments

The Off Broad Street Players latest production, OLIVER!, Lionel Bart’s musical setting of the classic Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist, is a showcase of talent of both young and seasoned local actors. The cast of nearly 50, the majority of which are youth, brings a delightful energy to the stage! […]

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OBSP’s LEND ME A TENOR Hits a High Note at Levoy Theater

Around the Region October 18, 2014 at 2:01 pm 0 comments

The Off Broad Street Players takes on LEND ME A TENOR. Director Walter A. Webster appears to have a knack for bringing out the best in his actors in this never dull presentation. Originally titled Opera Buffa, it takes place in 1934, in a hotel suite in Cleveland, Ohio. World […]

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OBSP’s THE KING AND I: A Royal Treat

Around the Region August 10, 2014 at 11:06 am 0 comments

THE KING AND I is based on Margaret Landon’s best-selling semi-fictionalized biographical novel “Anna and the King of Siam,” about the life of Anna Leonowens, a Welsh schoolteacher who travels from England to Siam (now Thailand) to serve as tutor to the king’s many children and wives. The two strong […]

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OBSP’s Beautiful and Nostalgic WHITE CHRISTMAS at The Levoy

Around the Region November 16, 2013 at 7:02 pm 0 comments

I was at the “Beautiful” Levoy Theatre to see Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMAS. What a wonderful trip down memory lane! Of course, I wasn’t around at its conception, but I’ve loved Berlin’s music since I was a kid. I’ve seen the movie, and fortunately, now I’ve seen the stage play. […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 28: November 15, 2013

Podcasts November 10, 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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OBSP’s CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF a Perfect Fit for the Levoy

Around the Region October 19, 2013 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

Opening night at the Levoy Theatre in downtown Millville and Off Broad Street Players’ production of Tennessee Williams’ CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF proved to me that theatre without songs, without funny shenanigans—a genuine classic drama can attract an audience. The large community theatre is three-quarters full. That’s a […]

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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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OBSP’s FIDDLER Shows Great Promise

Around the Region August 4, 2013 at 12:01 pm 1 comment

The Off Broad Street Players’ production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in final dress shows great promise. It has a real “fiddler” on the  roof! And, since it was not opening night, the OBSP gets a pass on fiery criticism because the bugs, which were mostly technical, will be worked […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 13: August 2, 2013

Podcasts July 28, 2013 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Check out the latest episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast. Is it really AUGUST already! 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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”Save the People”: GODSPELL at Off Broad Street Players

Around the Region March 23, 2013 at 10:32 am 0 comments

I’m old enough to remember the Sony Walkman. That was in the pre-digital days when we kept our great music on cassette tapes. Every now and then you would be out and about with your Walkman, pop in your favorite tape, only to find out your batteries were running down. […]

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Faust and Baseball Meet in DAMN YANKEES at OBSP

Around the Region February 21, 2013 at 5:50 am 0 comments

For their first production of 2013, the Off Broad Street Players have chosen a classic musical from the 1950s, DAMN YANKEES. They are to be commended for choosing a show that is not often staged nowadays. It is as entertaining as ever as it takes us back to a different […]

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Optimistic ANNIE by Off Broad Street Players

Around the Region November 14, 2012 at 5:51 pm 1 comment

A classic musical theatre show virtually everyone knows of, even if they haven’t seen it, ANNIE, is a very popular choice among community theatre organizations.  It draws kids into the cast and can certainly pack them in the audience. Off Broad Street Player’s production is certainly no exception. The Levoy […]

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Off Broad Street Players to Present Annual Wally Awards 6/29

News June 6, 2012 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

The Wally Awards were created in 2007 upon the tenth anniversary of the Off Broad Street Players to establish an opportunity to recognize dedication and excellence in participation both on and off the OBSP stage. Nominations for the Wally Awards are made by a committee of OBSP Board members. Award […]

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MY FAIR LADY – It Be “Loverly”

Around the Region July 30, 2011 at 1:09 pm 0 comments

Many “loverly” things graced the Millville Senior High School theatre for the Off Broad Street Players (OBSP) production of the classic musical MY FAIR LADY. The music was so beautiful that I can still hear it at home in my head. Even if you are not a theatre person, you […]

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BYE BYE BIRDIE: Unbelievable!

Around the Region February 12, 2011 at 3:05 pm 4 comments

Let me sum up my thoughts on the show by saying one thing. Do whatever you can to rearrange your schedule to make sure you DO NOT MISS the Off Broad Street Players’ production of BYE BYE BIRDIE! It is an outstanding evening of classic musical magic! Now that that […]

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HAIRSPRAY Is A Fun Blast From the Past

Around the Region August 7, 2010 at 10:56 pm 0 comments

The Off Broad Street Players, in their 13th season, do not disappoint with their latest presentation, HAIRSPRAY. This impressive cast falls in behind the energetic and very talented Alicia Discepola as Tracy Turnblad, a teen who wants what every girl wants: to be famous, to make the world better, and […]

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