This year's Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF) is not unlike a "who's who" and "greatest hits," with several popular actors and directors returning for a 22nd season that includes a huge musical, comedies and rarely-staged works of The Bard at DeSales University, Center Valley.
Jim Helsinger, Orlando Shakespeare Festival artistic director who has delighted PSF audiences, is back to direct and appear as Lady Bracknell in "The Importance of Being Earnest," July 10 - Aug. 4, Main...
Christian singer Adam Paul Williams performs at 6 p.m. June 9, Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church, I-78 & Cedar Crest Boulevard, Salisbury Township. The concert will feature music from the church choirs. A free-will offering will be taken.
Williams will participate in church services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. June 9 services at the church.
The Jane Stieg Collection for The Baum School Fashion Academy was donated by Robert Stieg. The man's first name was incorrect in a B1 Focus article in the May 29 and 30 Lehigh Valley Press.
"The Addams Family," 7 p.m. June 10, 11, State Theatre Center for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. 610-258-7766
"The Clean House," June 7 - 23, Pennsylvania Playhouse, Illicks Mill Road, Bethlehem. 610-865-6665
"The Cocoanuts," June 7 - 23, Crowded Kitchen Players, McCoole's Arts and Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown. 610-395-7176
Two-Laugh Minimum: Carmen Lynch, 8 p.m. June 6, also: Tommy Pope, Tyler Rothrock; Nick Vatterott, 8 p.m. June 20; Chip Chantry, 8...
The Community Music School holds its Annual Gala Recital, 1 p.m. June 9, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth Street, Allentown.
The recital is free and open to the public. A reception follows the recital.
Student year-end performances include, by school district or area:
Allentown School District: Peter Loikits, voice; Ashley Chila, piano; Parkland: Valmiki and Prathysha Kothare, both piano; Steven Wroge, violin; Kelly McMahan, violin; Joseph Hall,...
For its 22nd annual season, The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF) has "extra added attractions" intended to enchant, enchance and enrich the theater-going experience. These include:
Prologues" prior to every performance of "Measure for Measure" and "Henry VIII," when PSF officials offer insights 45 minutes before curtain call in the theater.
Opening night, post-show champagne toasts for "Oklahoma!," June 14; "The 39 Steps," June 21; "The Importance of Being Earnest," July...
The Fashion Academy, Nature and Arts Camp and The Dexter Baker Picking up STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics Camp) are Baum School of Art pARTnership camps and separate from City Arts: Camp for Kids. A headline on a B1 Focus article in the May 29 and 30 Lehigh Valley Press was unclear.
The last name of Diane Fischer, Chief Curator of the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley, was spelled incorrectly in a story on B1 of the May 29 and 30 Focus section.
The animated family feature movie,"Epic," is beautiful, especially in the 3D format in which it was seen for this review.
Unfortunately, "Epic" lacks a cohesive storyline, the clever dialogue we've grown accustomed to in animated features and memorable animated characters.
That's not good. The art form is, after all, about character animation.
Moreover, the concept for "Epic" is ill-conceived.
Much of the action takes place in a dark forest. Other scenes are in...