• Post-apocalyptic parables: ‘Godspell’ at Prima Theatre

    The unthinkable has happened. World War III has occurred, destroying nearly all life on the planet. Desperate survivors gather in ragtag settlements crafted from the remnants of buildings, cars and household items Every day is a struggle,...

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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  • Double feature weekend theater in Lancaster, and beyond

    On a good weekend, I get to take in a show at a local theater. On a great weekend, I get to see two of them. This was a great weekend. ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • ‘Something funny’s going on’ at Dutch Apple

        When I first saw the preview for Dutch Apple’s Lucky Stiff, I initially thought was that it was going to be a musical combination of “Weekend at Bernie’s” and “Clue.” I was half right. Like...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Small town theater with a big town feel: Susquehanna Stage Company

    Isn’t the Lancaster County theater scene amazing? Every week, at any given time of year, there’s always a good play or musical being staged by one of our many quality production companies. I will admit, there is...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • These are not your daughter’s Disney princesses!

    “Disenchanted” is not for the meek or faint of heart. It’s loud. It’s naughty. And it may be a little scary for die-hard Disney fans. An infant by musical standards (it’s only been staged off-Broadway since 2014),...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Locals earn blue ribbons at PA Farm Show

    Exhibitors and visitors from all corners of the Mid-Atlantic arrived to Pennsylvania’s capital city to experience the largest indoor agricultural event in the United States, the Pennsylvania Farm Show, for its 103rd year. More than 10,000 competitive...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • PA Farm Show kicks off Jan. 5

        Those who have attended the annual Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg know that it’s more than just cows, tractors and milkshakes. The show affords families unfamiliar with agriculture a chance to see the processes by...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Singing with the girls is a hard habit to break

    ‘Sister Act’ will be on the Dutch Apple stage through Nov. 10 When I was in high school in the early 1980s, my school didn’t have the funds to put on a giant musical like so many...

    • Posted October 3, 2018
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  • Hear ye! Hear ye! The Ren Faire cometh on Aug. 4!

    The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire kicks off its 2018 season on Saturday, Aug. 4, on the grounds of Mount Hope Estate, 2775 Lebanon Road, Manheim. Get ready to live the excitement and adventure of jousting knights and royal...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • AJ’s pop up mini golf fundraiser returns

    Last year, eight-year-old Austin Van Grouw created a pop up mini golf course at his home. He opened the course for two weekends, asking golfers to pay $1 to play the nine-hole course. In that time he...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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