Revisiting Philly theater history through the eyes of one of its finest critics.
Bristol Riverside Theatre
Mel Brooks’s THE PRODUCERS has gone from Screen Comedy to Musical Comedy to Screen Musical Comedy and back to the stage again.
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Bristol Riverside Theatre): In a little river town a great but shopworn rock opera is reborn
I went in to the show a doubting Thomas a came out a believer.
Female-centric theater group ReVamp Collective presents 12 CHAIRS.
Someone should sit down and write a dozen Country tunes for Jessica Wagner to record in the style of Patsy Cline.
Julia Cho’s lofty romantic comedy examines the beauty of language and the failure of humans to communicate.
Tracing 60 years of theater history in Philadelphia through the eyes of one man.
Henrik Ibsen’s classic gets a beautiful production at Bristol Riverside Theatre.
Cline is a natural subject for the theater. Although the sad facts of Patsy’s marriage and difficult personal life are alluded to, ALWAYS… PATSY CLINE is more about a relationship a star was able to form with a fan than a full biography of the singer.
Intense mystery and low comedy combine in Patrick Barlow’s stage version of THE 39 STEPS.
The outlandish parody of the horror and sci-fi genres, now in production at Bristol Riverside Theatre, still elicits laughs and gasps from appreciative audiences and delights with a score of period-style rock, Motown, and doo-wop numbers. BRT’s show, directed with spot-on timing by Susan D. Atkinson, embraces all the retro-camp in the story of Seymour Krelborn