Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Monday, April 15, 2013
Theater bonanza: Five area shows open this week
|Max, played by Mike Shoeman, and Becky Shaw, |
played by Kate Nice in "Becky Shaw."
POTTSTOWN — Steel River Playhouse is serving up a fast-paced and funny comedy, “Becky Shaw,” with its contemporary look at dating, marriage and relationships by Obie Award-winning playwright Gina Gionfriddo.
READING — Reading Community Players brings Joseph Kesserling’s classic farcical black comedy to life with its cast of unforgettable characters, portrayed by some of the area’s best character actors. The two spinster aunts who have perfected their homemade elderberry wine, laced with arsenic, strychnine and “just a pinch” of cyanide have been favorites with audiences sinc the paly was writtten in 1939. The show will play at the Reading Community Players Theatre, 403 N. 11th St, near Buttonwood in Reading. Show dates are April 19, 20, 21 and 26, 27 & 28. Fridays and Saturdays curtain is at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Free shuttle service is available from the Citadel parking lot on 12th Street between Walnut and Elm streets. Ticket prices are $8 for students, $10 for seniors and $15. Tickets are available by credit card on the website, www.readingcommunityplayers.com or call 610-375-9106.
READING — Genesius Theatre presents “Closer” for one weekend only at the theater at 153 N. 10th St. (10th and Walnut streets) in Reading. Patrick Marber’s “Closer” is story of love, sex, betrayal, trust, and telling the truth ... no matter the cost. You may remember it from the 2004 movie of the same name starring Clive Oven, Julia Roberts, Jude Law and Natalie Portman. Performances are Friday April 19 and2 Satirday April 20 AT 8 p.m.. and Sunday April 21 at 2 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 610-371-8151 go to genesiustheatre.org
SKIPPACK — Playcrafters of Skippack IS bringing Ivan Menchell’s “The Cemetery Club” to the stage at The Barn, 2011 Store Road,Skippack. The play centers around three recently widowed Jewish women in their mid-to-late 50s who gather once a month for tea before
Monday, March 11, 2013
Fleetwood Community Theatre delivers another rollicking farce with ‘Fox On The Fairway’
|The cast of "The Fox on the Fairway"|
Find your way to Pottstown for 'Lost in Yonkers'
|Bella, played by Shawneen Rowe, center with her two nephews, Artie, Sebastian Coates, left, and Jay, Tom Aglio Jr., right. Photos by John Daggett|
|Barbara Hannevig as Grandma Kurnitz|
|Shawneen Rowe, right, as Bella confronting her family.|
|Jarad Been as Uncle Louie., center, with Sebastian
left, and Tom Aglio Jr., right.
Monday, March 4, 2013
On stage in March
ALLENTOWNAllentown Civic Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning “August: Osage County” in Civic’s Nineteenth Street Theatre March 1-10. For more information, go to www.civictheatre.com
EPHRATAEphrata Performing Arts Center's Sharadin-Bigler Theater, Cocalico Street, Ephrata (717-733-7966) presents Angels in America,” Part I: Millennium Approaches, March 7 – 17, Part II: Perestroika, March 28 - April 6.
FLEETWOODFleetwoof Community Theatre presents “The Fox on the Fairway” at St John's Lutheran Church, 201 E. Main St, Kutztown, March 8 through 17.. There are Dinner & Show opportunities for both of the Saturday performances. Tickets for the dinner MUST be reserved/purchased by 7 p.m. the Monday before. Tickets will still be available at the door as cash only sales. General admission tickets are $15 and dinner show tickets are $30. There is a small processing fee (about $2) added per ticket for online purchases. Call 1-800-838-3006
HATBOROThe Village Players of Hatboro present “All My Sons” March 8 through March 23. Call the box office at 215-675-6774 to reserve your seats.
People’s Light & Theatre, 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern (610-644-3500) presents “The Trip to Bountiful” March 13 – April 7. For tickets, call 610.644.3500. For more information go to http://peopleslight.org/.
READINGReading Community Theatre presents “Hats” at the Miller Center march 9-10. Tickets for HATS are not available through the RCP website, please go to http://www.racc.edu/MillerCenter/events/e-hats.aspx to purchase tickets to this show.
Genesius Theatre presents a staged reading of “Tuesdays With Morrie” March 29 and 30 at the theater at 10th and Walnut Streets in Reading. For information, call 610-371-8151 or go to http://genesiustheatre.org/.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
‘Sunset Boulevard’ sheds light on the dark side of fame
|Cathy Miller as Norma Desmond|
Friday, February 15, 2013
Genesius brings Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Sunset Boulevard" to Reading
|Cathy Miller as Norma Desmond|