The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival set attendance and ticket revenue records for the third consecutive year.
With nearly 150 performances in just under 10 weeks, the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival season concluded with landmark attendance records, ticket revenues exceeding $1.2 million, an 8 percent increase in subscription sales and a main stage production playing to 103 percent capacity.
The Festival’s 26th season closed Aug. 6 in the Labuda Center for the Performing...
“Sister Act,” though Aug. 20 at The Pennsylvania Playhouse, is an evening of heavenly entertainment, from staging to acting to music direction to set design.
A convert from the hit 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg, the musical stage version of “Sister Act” showcases music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater and book by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner.
Director Chip Rohrbach assembled a well-balanced and talented cast of singer-actors, somewhat of a miracle given that he had to...
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Wednesday, August 16: Chicken with gravy, roasted potatoes, vegetable, mini-muffin.
Thursday, August 17: Meatloaf, mashed potato, broccoli, banana.
Friday, August 18: Meatball sub w/ tomato sauce, wax beans, warm peach crisp.
Monday, August 21: Veal patty w/ gravy, pasta, mixed vegetables, fresh fruit.
Tuesday, August 22: Smoked sausage, pasta, carrots, pineapple.
Wednesday, August 23: Salisbury steak, whipped...
John and Margaret Bednar announce the engagement of their daughter, Jillian, to Kostadinos Eracleous, son of Kyriacos Eracleous and Eleni Kassimis.
Kosta asked Jillian to marry him June 3 at Trexler Park at a bridge that they carved their names into when they were teenagers. They are high school sweethearts and look forward to celebrating their engagements at an upcoming party in the Foundry Room, Sands Casino Resort, Bethlehem.
A wedding is planned for October 2018.
Despite what many are claiming, this year marks Jethro Tull’s 49th anniversary, not its 50th anniversary.
“I come across that all the time. People just seem to want to jump the gun,” says Ian Anderson, lead vocalist, flautist, acoustic guitarist, and founding member of Jethro Tull.
“But honestly, even if it was, this has been just another tour. It’s been just another tour since the beginning. I’m not an anniversary guy. It’s just not on my mind. I don’t think that way.”
Kestrels circled in lazy patterns in the brilliant sky. A parasailer glided gracefully, looping back and forth. Far below rolled the green expanse of the valley and beyond, the hazy blue outline of the Pocono Mountains.
A long line formed in the lobby of Blue Mountain Resort-Summit Lodge, Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County. There were hugs, words of condolence and anecdotes as Bev Cole, Bud Cole’s widow, greeted all.
The occasion was a “Celebration Of Life” service for...
“Dunkirk” is a brutally-realistic film based on the true story about a World War II battle in which the retreat of Allied Forces became a rallying cry for United Kingdom Prime Minister Winston Churchill with the military and civilians to fight the Nazis.
Soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France were surrounded by the Nazi army on the beaches and harbor of Dunkirk, France, between May 26 and June 4, 1940, in the Battle of France during World War II. An estimated 300,000...
The Great Allentown Fair is extending hours at its Main Box Office to accommodate the increased demand for show, ride and Fair admission tickets for the fair, Aug. 29 through Labor Day Sept. 4.
The Fair Box Office is located inside the Allentown Fairgrounds between the Ritz Barbecue and The Farmers Market.
Box office hours are 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays until Aug. 22.
The satellite Liberty Street Box Office takes over Aug. 23 with additional hours when the...