Post Tagged with: "Players Club of Swarthmore"

“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 30: November 29, 2013

Podcasts November 24, 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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THE PILLOWMAN at PCS: Dark and Delightful

Reviews November 19, 2013 at 3:19 am 0 comments

A young writer of graphically violent short stories is suddenly dragged into a police interrogation room and put in the hot seat.  Gruesome short stories aren’t illegal in this nebulous totalitarian state, but murder sure is.  It turns out that two local children have been found brutally murdered in a […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 27: November 8, 2013

Podcasts November 3, 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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Dash on Down to AVENUE Q at PCS for Loads of Laughter

Reviews October 31, 2013 at 8:24 pm 1 comment

Laughter abounded from the large audience opening night at Players Club of Swarthmore for AVENUE Q, directed by Joseph P. Southard.  The laughter rose in pitch with the musical number “It Sucks To Be Me”, the melody of which reminds one of a Sesame Street tune, with lyrics gone hilariously […]

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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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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 23: October 11, 2013

Podcasts October 6, 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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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 20: September 20, 2013

Podcasts September 15, 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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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 19: September 13, 2013

Podcasts September 8, 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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Childhood Classic Comes To Life At PCS

Reviews February 11, 2013 at 12:58 pm 0 comments

Based on the book by Judith Viorst, the children’s theatre version of ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY (adapted by the book’s author herself with music by Shelly Markham) is certainly not just for children! Director Josiah Donnell astutely pointed out in his director’s note that […]

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PERMANENT COLLECTION at PCS Frames Cultural Chasms

Reviews January 12, 2013 at 10:41 am 0 comments

Ellen Wilson Dilks directs a strong cast in PCS’s PERMANENT COLLECTION, a thought provoking play inspired by controversial events that had taken place at the Barnes Foundation during the 1990s concerning conflicts over the terms of the legal will of founder Albert C. Barnes, wealthy chemist and art collector who […]

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Game, Set and Match to PCS’s SLEUTH

Reviews March 20, 2013 at 7:20 pm 0 comments

Applause rang opening night for SLEUTH as the curtain rose revealing a beautiful bi-level set featuring a lovely Victorian parlor with a dash of humor, and the audience continued to be captivated throughout the performance. Written by Anthony Shaffer, this mystery play surpasses the usual whodunit, spiraling into a thrilling […]

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The Lowdown in Downtown Purgatory: THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT

Reviews February 27, 2013 at 1:31 pm 0 comments

Stephen Adly Guirgis’s THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT, as directed by Erin Guard, challenges conceptualizations of what ‘went down’ in the days of Judas Iscariot, exploring why one of the most reviled characters in biblical times be given redemption via a retrial; why and how despair might be transmuted […]

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Players Club of Swarthmore’s GREY GARDENS Musically Tells a Morose Fairytale

Reviews February 13, 2013 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

Players Club of Swarthmore opened this weekend with their production of GREY GARDENS, directed by Joseph Southard. A musical tale about the eccentric life of Edith Bouvier Beale, cousin to beloved former first lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, and her daughter, “little Edie” Beale. This haunting tale of lost love […]

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A Classically Delightful Evening with LITTLE WOMEN at PCS

Reviews November 28, 2012 at 4:16 pm 0 comments

Director Jim Carroll invites us to step back in time to the turbulent 1860s to follow the March sisters, their family, and friends in a wholesome tale of one family’s struggle during the Civil War. We first meet the young sisters, each in various stages of approaching womanhood, at Christmastime […]

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Let Your Hair Down With PCS’s Fun, Family-Friendly RAPUNZEL

Reviews April 30, 2012 at 8:14 pm 0 comments

Over the years, princesses have captured the hearts of many children and adults alike. Rapunzel has recently been all the rage with Disney’s fairly new movie, Tangled, but the heroine has been around for hundreds of years. Now, the whole family can see a brand new musical version of RAPUNZEL […]

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Delightful OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS at PCS

Reviews March 20, 2012 at 9:13 pm 0 comments

The Players Club of Swarthmore’s current offering, OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, is a real treat. It’s a comedy about a 29-year-old marketing executive, Nick Cristano, who regularly visits with his four Italian-American grandparents in New Jersey on Sundays for dinner—that is, until he announces one week that […]

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A Valentine’s Treat at Players Club Of Swarthmore

A Valentine’s Treat at Players Club Of Swarthmore

Reviews February 13, 2012 at 11:13 am 0 comments

If you were lucky enough to catch I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE on its second night, you were in for a Valentine’s treat! On a blustery cold, snowy, icy Saturday night, Players Club of Swarthmore’s production offered the perfect holiday date activity and a way to warm your […]

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A Beautifully Designed BEAUX’ STRATAGEM at PCS

Reviews January 7, 2012 at 6:09 pm 0 comments

The Players’ Club of Swarthmore, which produces some of the most consistently reliable theater in the area, is beginning to get a new reputation…sets. Set and scenic designer Jolene Petrowski again works her magic on the PCS’ stage, along with scenic artist Sandy Goldsborough. There are two main sets in […]

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Fond Memories Evoked by PCS Children’s Theater’s A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS

Reviews December 3, 2011 at 12:31 pm 0 comments

To many, nothing brings the feeling of the holiday season more than watching A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at home with their families. Now you can even see it live and in person! The Players Club of Swarthmore Children’s Theater puts on a fantastic show. The small theater upstairs was transformed […]

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CRAZY FOR YOU at PCS Is High Energy Entertainment

Reviews November 28, 2011 at 9:35 am 3 comments

CRAZY FOR YOU is a musical with a book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and music by George Gershwin. Billed as “The New Gershwin Musical Comedy,” it is largely based on the songwriting team’s 1930 musical, GIRL CRAZY, but interpolates songs from several other productions as well. CRAZY […]

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