Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) (Jed Bernstein, Producing Director) has announced that single tickets are now on sale for the 2013 Playhouse Productions summer season. The world premiere of a new play by four time Tony Award -winning playwright Terrence McNally has been added to the list of previously announced shows. It will star Tony and Emmy Award- winner Tyne Daly. The balance of the season is made up of acclaimed musicals and plays and a production specifically for families. The summer season kicks off on Thursday, May 23rd at the Bucks County Playhouse (70 South Main Street, New Hope, PA).
The summer season includes:
May 23 - June 9
Andrea McArdle in
Music & Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
With Lea DeLaria
Broadway's original "Annie," Andrea McArdle returns to the Bucks County Playhouse in Mame, one of Jerry Herman's most celebrated musicals. She plays a fun-loving, wealthy eccentric whose independent lifestyle is interrupted when she is left to care for her young nephew. With a razor sharp wit and her own view of the world, she is anything but the traditional caregiver. Lea DeLaria (On the Town, The Vagina Monologues) takes the stage as Mame's best friend and "world's biggest lush" Vera Charles.
With a score filled with musical comedy classics, including "Bosom Buddies," "We Need A Little Christmas," and "If He Walked Into My Life," Mame is the perfect way to kick off the summer season!
The World Premiere of
A NEW PLAY
by 4 Time Tony Award-Winning Playwright Terrence McNally
Emmy and Tony Award-winner Tyne Daly
June 27 - July 21
THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
From one of Broadway's greatest musical collaborations, The World Goes 'Round celebrates the masterful song writing of John Kander and Fred Ebb.
From Chicago and Cabaret to the The Rink and Kiss of the Spiderwoman, this musical revue follows five individuals as they experience love, drama, and music! All of your favorite songs including "All That Jazz," "Maybe this Time," "Mr. Cellophane," and "New York, New York" make up this exciting production!
July 5 - 21
Book & Lyrics by Maurice Sendak
Music by Carole King
Based on a series of books by famed children's author Maurice Sendak and with music by the legendary Carole King, the Bucks County Playhouse presents Really Rosie, the perfect show for the entire family.
Rosie, the sassiest kid on her block of Brooklyn's Avenue P, entertains herself and her friends by acting out show biz fantasies, notably directing and starring in an Oscar winning movie. With a cast made up of all kids, what better way to introduce your own children to the magic of live theatre?
July 25 - August 11
A NEW MUSICAL (Title TBA)
August 15 - September 1
THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE
Written by Charles Busch
Directed by Boyd Gaines
Directed by 4 time Tony Award-winning actor Boyd Gaines (Gypsy, Journey's End), this Tony-nominated play by Charles Busch follows Marjorie Taub, a middle-aged Upper West Side doctor's wife plunged into a mid-life crisis on an epic scale whose life suddenly gets a lift when a former childhood friend reappears.
A show filled with passion and humor that The New York Times called "uproarious, a window rattling comedy of mid life malaise."
This is a must see at the BCP!
Tickets for season productions are $29-57.50. All Really Rosie tickets are $27.50. Family 4 packs (buy 3 get one free) for Really Rosie are available by calling or visiting the box office.
Visit bcptheater.org, call 215-862-2121 or visit the box office (Tues-Sun 12-5pm) at 70 South Main Street, New Hope, PA for tickets and information.