Post Tagged with: "Village Players of Hatboro"


Reviews January 15, 2015 at 8:26 pm 0 comments

Holiday shows come in many shapes and sizes. IN-LAWS, OUTLAWS, AND OTHER PEOPLE (THAT SHOULD BE SHOT) has its own little nook. Although it may never be mistaken for high literature, in the hands of director, Fran Carroll and his willing cast, it is a delightful look at the holidays. […]

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Village Players Mount BEYOND THERAPY

Reviews October 11, 2014 at 9:54 am 0 comments

BEYOND THERAPY by Christopher Durang is a difficult play to produce at any level, so kudos to The Village Players of Hatboro and director, Zachary Palmer for challenging themselves to mount such a complicated and layered play. BEYOND THERAPY is a series of related vignettes that take place mainly in […]

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SHE KILLS MONSTERS: Imaginative Story Told Through Classic Role-Playing Game

Reviews August 2, 2014 at 8:56 am 0 comments

On the back of the program for Village Players of Hatboro’s summer show, SHE KILLS MONSTERS, it reads: “…Welcome back to what will hopefully be an annual opportunity for us to present fantastic plays that are a little…different than the norm.” With SHE KILLS MONSTERS, Village Players has accomplished exactly […]

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Village Players of Hatboro’s DON JUAN IN CHICAGO is Rollicking, Bawdy Good Time!

Reviews June 28, 2014 at 10:40 am 0 comments

Don Juan (Anthony Cipollo), a handsome, rich nobleman in sixteenth-century Spain, is a thinker and a seeker. interested in finding the meaning of life. He is attended by a more “earthy” servant, Leporello (Tim Schumann), who urges him to find a girlfriend. Worried that a normal life span will not […]

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No DOUBT’s About Village Players of Hatboro

Reviews March 31, 2014 at 9:26 pm 0 comments

DOUBT: A PARABLE is a fantastic drama that leaves DOUBT in the minds of of not just the characters but the audience as well. The show was well acted throughout and did a fantastic job of enthralling the audience early and keeping them strung along through the shows ups and […]

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Psychologically Thrilling BEING OF SOUND MIND at Village Players of Hatboro

Reviews January 16, 2014 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

Village Players of Hatboro presents the lesser known BEING OF SOUND MIND. This is a psychological thriller which straddles the lines between unreliable narrator and creates a level of doubt in the audience on what just happened. BEING OF SOUND MIND is sure to entertain anyone who is a fan […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 22: October 4, 2013

Podcasts September 29, 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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Smart Laughs Abound with FOOLS at Village Players of Hatboro

Reviews June 18, 2013 at 8:51 pm 1 comment

FOOLS by Neil Simon, the final 65th season production now playing at The Village Players of Hatboro, features clever casting by directors Ron Green and Gina Lutz which improves on an otherwise silly script,. The leading players are no longer as contrived as the characters on the pages. The actors […]

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Village Players Give Their All for ALL MY SONS

Reviews March 13, 2013 at 7:44 pm 0 comments

In the quaint and suburban backyard of the Keller home, family, friends, and neighbors gathered to shoot the breeze, remember the past, and make plans for the future. The homey atmosphere made it seem like a lot of great memories would happen here, but underneath the welcoming feelings were suspicion […]

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FOX ON THE FAIRWAY Tees Off at Village Players of Hatboro

Reviews October 11, 2012 at 8:00 pm 2 comments

Village Players of Hatboro opened their 65th season with Ken Ludwig’s hilarious golf romp THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY.  This delightful tribute to all things golf, and the players who love it, was a fun and witty night of great comedy.  Directed and co-directed by Jim Balcerek and Erin Ryan, […]

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VPH Books An Air Conditioned PLAZA SUITE

Reviews June 10, 2012 at 8:19 am 0 comments

With a new air conditioning system in place just in time for summer, thanks to theater-lover contributions, the Village Players of Hatboro were able to open the last show of their 64th season, PLAZA SUITE. Thank goodness, because besides being more comfortable, it would have been harder for audiences to […]

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EARLY ONE EVENING at the Village Players of Hatboro

Reviews March 11, 2012 at 8:51 pm 8 comments

A guy walks into a bar…he turns out to be God… and he wants you to inherit the earth. This is just one of many intriguing incidents that takes place EARLY ONE EVENING AT THE RAINBOW BAR & GRILL. At first it seemed as though things couldn’t get much better. […]

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Marvelous Marvin is the Best Man in 4 WEDDINGS AND AN ELVIS!

Reviews January 7, 2012 at 8:17 pm 1 comment

If you enjoyed skits on the Carol Burnett show (I know I am showing my age) or Saturday Night Live then you will enjoy 4 WEDDINGS AND AN ELVIS at The Village Players of Hatboro. Just like the title says: it is a four act comedy with a wedding and […]

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Great Storyline Highlights AND THEN THERE WERE NONE at Village Players

Reviews October 13, 2011 at 9:04 am 0 comments

Village Players of Hatboro opened their sixty-fourth season with the Agatha Christie thriller, AND THEN THERE WERE NONE. This is the theatrical adaptation of her novel, also entitled “Ten Little Indians” (the original title contains a racial epithet and was changed by the publisher in 1940), where ten strangers are […]

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Golden Comic Chemistry in VPH’s I HATE HAMLET

Reviews June 11, 2011 at 1:27 pm 0 comments

If the right people meet in a comedy, then you’re home free. Whether it’s Groucho meeting Chico and Harpo, Gene Wilder meeting Zero Mostel in The Producers, or Kristen Wiig meeting Melissa McCarthy in the current Bridesmaids, then any other error in pacing, plot, or sentiment doesn’t much matter—as long […]

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WAIT UNTIL DARK—First-Rate Suspense Presented by the Village Players of Hatboro

Reviews March 12, 2011 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

The late Frederick Knott was a playwright who knew how to write a “boo!” play. He not only wrote WAIT UNTIL DARK, the Village Players of Hatboro’s current production, but he was also responsible for Dial M for Murder as well. It’s no coincidence that both successful plays also became […]

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A Family Institution – Village Players of Hatboro’s THE CURIOUS SAVAGE

Reviews January 8, 2011 at 6:19 pm 0 comments

Enchanting, heartwarming, witty… not the first words that usually come to mind when describing scenes from a mental institution, but all three fit the description of Village Players production of THE CURIOUS SAVAGE. The curtain opens on a charming set, centered with a comfortable looking couch and french doors flanked […]

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Ghostly show at Village Players: VICTORIA’S HOUSE

Reviews October 10, 2010 at 11:31 am 0 comments

VICTORIA’S HOUSE, by Fred Carmichael, is a colorless mystery set in “the living room of a house on the British coast at the turn of the century” according to the Village Players program. Actually, the set itself was literally black and white with various shades of gray in between, as […]

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I Didn't Do It!

Board Game Comes Alive at Hatboro’s Village Players

Reviews September 21, 2010 at 9:46 pm 0 comments

Village Players hosted their Summer Show, I DIDN’T DO IT, an adapted piece by Jonathan Lynn, to a nearly full house on Friday, August 20. This was Lynn’s attempt at creating a live, old fashion board game by providing clues as to who of the many invited guests to an […]

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Village Players of Hatboro Dish Up a Farce Full of Fun

Reviews June 21, 2010 at 12:08 am 0 comments

The Village Players of Hatboro take us laughing into summer with OUT OF ORDER, a rollicking Ray Cooney farce. Director Ron Green has assembled an expert cast that bursts onto the stage with a high energy that never gives out. That energy is necessary to sustain the two hours of […]

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