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COLLECTED STORIES (Act II): Friendship in the real world

As we enter the season of unpredictable weather, go to Act II to get their take on the warm and fuzzies mixed with the cold shoulder.

CAMELOT (Act II Playhouse): 60-second review

CAMELOT is the example of a group of talent working together to create an amazing experience for the audience.

Neal Zoren’s BEST OF PHILADELPHIA THEATER, 2016

Neal Zoren chose his favorite productions, directors, and actors from the last year.

MAURITIUS (Act II): Feeling the philatelia

Act II Playhouse gets all dramatic with Theresa Rebeck’s MAURITIUS

DRIVING MISS DAISY (Act II): A production in the drivers seat

An elderly Jewish lady and a young African American strike up an unexpected and unusual friendship.

ON THE ROAD AGAIN (Act II): 60-second review

What better way to celebrate the cluster that is travel but with a charming show all about it in Ambler!

BEHIND THE MUSIC: HOLIDAY TUNES (Act II): 60-second review

Did the holidays somehow sneak up on you? Get in the holiday spirit quickly with the warm, funny, and entertaining cast at Act II Playhouse.

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY’S GREATEST HITS (Act II): 60-second review

Act II set a new standard for closing out an excellent season. FORBIDDEN BROADWAY’S GREATEST HITS by Gerard Allessandrini is hands down hilarious. Tony Braithwaite, Elena Camp, Jeffrey Coon, and…

UNNECESSARY FARCE (Act II): 60-second review

A stakeout goes awry with hilarious consequences in UNNECESSARY FARCE at Act II Playhouse.

MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT (Act II Playhouse): 60-second review

Presented in variety-show style with skits, songs, and improv sessions, this show is downright funny.

THE GLASS MENAGERIE (Act II): 60-second review

Tennessee Williams’ classic story comes to life on the stage of Act II Playhouse.

Maria Konstantinidis stars as Aldonza/Dulcinea in Act II Playhouse's production of "Man of La Mancha," now playing through June 8, 2014. Photo by Bill D'Agostino.

MAN OF LA MANCHA (Act II): 60-second review

MAN OF LA MANCHA is a play within a play. The production is the clear result of what happens when a group of professionals pour their talents into a common goal.

Dan Kern and Jered McLenigan star in THE WOMAN IN BLACK at Act II Playhouse. Photo by Mark Garvin.

THE WOMAN IN BLACK: A GHOST PLAY (Act II): 60-second review

THE WOMAN IN BLACK: A GHOST PLAY is a cleverly constructed stage production by Stephen Mallatratt based on a novel by Susan Hill. It is a story within a story with Arthur Kipps (Dan Kern) seeking the assistance of an actor (Jered McLenigan) to tell his terrifying and sorrowful tale he’s compiled into a five hour manuscript. The actor encourages Kipps to tell the story through acting; the actor playing the role of Kipps and Kipps playing the roles of the people he encountered during his experiences.