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Review: ‘Moon Over Buffalo’ at Vagabond Players

As a former actress, I can attest that the goings-on backstage are often just as dramatic as what is happening onstage. Celebrating their 100th anniversary season, the Vagabond Players expertly demonstrate the ups and downs of being an actor in Ken Ludwig’s hilarious play, Moon Over Buffalo. First appearing on Broadway in 1995 and set in […]

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The Vagabond Players Announces Its 100th Season for 2015-2016

The Vagabond Players is happy to announce its historic 100th consecutive season for 2015-16.  The centennial season is made up of revivals of past successful Vagabond productions. The Vagabonds first opened in 1916 as a part of the Little Theatre Movement that was sweeping the country at the time. Whereas most of those theatres eventually […]

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‘Shrek The Musical’ at The Suburban Players

The Suburban Players celebrate 40 years with a fabulous production of Shrek. The Suburban Players at Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church have chosen the fun fairy tale Shrek the Musical, drenched in green and sprinkled with humor, to celebrate their 40th production Demetrios and Rena Makres have produced the show and John Desmone lovingly directs, and R. […]

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‘Legally Blonde’ at Cockpit in Court

It’s time to get serious! Less of a classic, more of a pop hit! Serious! It’s a fun musical that they’re doing at Cockpit— in Court, that is. And it’s Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin’s Legally Blonde! Wowee! Sisters of Delta Nu unite! With book by Heather Hach, and under the Direction of Robert W. […]

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‘Gypsy’ at Cockpit in Court by Amanda Gunther

Hold onto your hats and hallelujah! Momma’s gonna show it to you because everything is coming up Roses this summer season as Cockpit in Court presents Gypsy, with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. A sensational Broadway classic, Directed by John Desmone, with Musical Direction by Sally Tar, this no holds bar […]

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