| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:52 PM
A Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a giant, invisible rabbit opens Act 1's 45th season at DeSales University in Center Valley.
"Harvey," Mary Chase's comedy of errors, is about Elwood P. Dowd, a charismatic man who makes friends wherever he goes. But...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:23 PM
A gentle and magical fable is sweetly staged in "Harvey," which opens Act 1's 45th season at DeSales University in Center Valley.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning play presents a likeable innocent in Elwood P. Dowd, played by Matt Enters. Enters is completely...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:41 PM
For those with limited or no vision, a play or musical is difficult to fully experience.
Thanks to the Lehigh Valley Arts Council, theater patrons with vision impairments will soon be able to "see" sets, costumes, even the expression on the actors'...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The long-awaited Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts finally opened to much fanfare in November. But there were plenty of other high points this year. Here's a sampling:
• Variety all-stars: Anna Carol gave layers to abrasive Brit twit...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:15 AM
On a recent afternoon, author Jonathan Tropper sat down in a Brentwood restaurant and surveyed the beverage options. "How honest do you want me to be?" he asked. "Sometimes I become dangerously honest with a cocktail." After a moment of careful...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:30 AM
A quarter-century after "Batman" ushered in the era of Hollywood mega-tentpoles -- hollow comicbook pictures manufactured to enthrall teens and hustle merch -- a penitent Michael Keaton returns with the comeback of the century, "Birdman or (The Unexpected...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
On "The Big Bang Theory," Dr. Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons) idolizes his childhood hero, Professor Proton (Bob Newhart), much to the professor's dismay. In real life, though, the admiration is a bit more mutual -- and that was clearly evident when the...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Tom Kline had a revelation after becoming president of Clermont's Moonlight Players this summer.
"It is a job," he says. "It's not glamorous. It's work."
Kline's appointment is a big change for the community-theater troupe, which was founded by Jan...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:35 PM
WHAT: Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy "Harvey" is the next production from Orlando's Jester Theater Company. It opens Friday, Feb. 7.
In the story, famously adapted as a Jimmy Stewart film, Elwood P. Dowd has an unusual best friend: A 6-foot-...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Mary Chase wrote the play "Harvey" in 1944, so it's fitting that an old-fashioned sheen hangs over Jester Theater Company's production, onstage at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center.
That nostalgia factor is set right at play's start when Mrs. Veta...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Newport Harbor High School has announced its inaugural class of the Newport Harbor High School Hall of Fame.
The first class features 10 alumni and five faculty.
The alumni are Al Irwin, George James, Greg and Dr. Barbara Smith MacGillivray, Frank...