Bill Fennelly

LITTLE RED ROBIN HOOD (People’s Light): What is a panto?

Takeaway: Bring your kids to this unique Philadelphia area tradition!

Teaching Broadway: Drexel students produce FREE staged musical by Broadway alums

Students develop a new musical by NYC writer David Reiser inspired by his relationship with Broadway veteran Caissie Levy.

Herringbone at Flashpoint Theatre Company

HERRINGBONE (Flashpoint Theatre Company): A remarkably strange solo musical, about a boy … with a problem

This mighty peculiar story opens with a grown up George looking back at 1929 and singing, “Did ya ever have one of those years?” His parents have one foot in the poorhouse, as their only prosperous relative has just stinted them in his will. When eight-year-old George has the chance to take performance lessons from the surviving member of an old vaudeville act, he shows inexplicable ability beyond his years. Parental hopes for financial resurrection ride on little George singing and dancing his way to Hollywood.