• How sweet it is! Cookie Lady’s show-winner sells out fast

    Laura Merkel, a.k.a. “Laura the Cookie Lady,” has had a great season. Flying high from her Food Network Christmas Cookie Challenge victory, Merkel recreated her show-winning oatmeal kiwi white chocolate cookies and sold them at her shop...

    • Posted December 4, 2019
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  • Ephrata Middle Schooler makes Fulton debut in ‘Peter Pan’

    According to the program for Fulton’s “Peter Pan,” Noah Woods, a seventh grade student at Ephrata Middle School, was “beyond excited” to be making his Fulton Theatre debut with the role of Michael Darling. And, he should...

    • Posted November 20, 2019
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  • Blind ambition: ‘Wait Until Dark’ a bona fide thriller

    For the theater lover who isn’t a fan of musicals, Lancaster County is a great place to be. Most theater companies offer at least two to three plays a year. Fulton Theatre is offering an entire series....

    • Posted October 16, 2019
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  • ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ is scary good!

    At last, the Halloween season has arrived, and with it, a spate of horror musicals to help set the mood. My first fright-inducing offering of the season was “Jekyll & Hyde” at Prima Theatre. Located in a...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Tudorcon coming to Manheim

    The inaugural Tudorcon will take place the weekend of Oct. 18 to 20 at the Mount Hope Estate & Winery, next to the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, 2775 Lebanon Road, Manheim. This private, paid weekend celebrates the Tudor...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Where there’s a Will, there’s a ‘Wow!’

    I had a friend in Oklahoma back in the 1990s, and spent a little time there. I saw a lot of sunflowers, a lot of flat, flat land, and a lot of billboards with Will Rogers’ face...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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  • Fulton ushers in new season with ‘Evita’

    As a student at Donegal High School back in the early ’80s, I was a member of a club called PUFA (People United for the Arts). One of the perks of membership was the opportunity to be...

    • Posted September 25, 2019
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  • Trivia night Sept. 14

    A night of trivia and fun has been planned for Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. in the community room at Luther Acres, 600 E. Main St., Lititz. Vocal Harmonix chorus is hosting this team trivia event. Doors...

    • Posted August 28, 2019
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  • ‘Finding Neverland’ is pure magic

    “Young boys should never be sent to bed. They always wake up a day older, and then before you know it, they’re grown.” – J. M. Barrie As far as musicals go, “Finding Neverland” is a relative...

    • Posted August 21, 2019
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  • Jonathan Groff surprises ‘Evita’ cast

        On Saturday night, after wrapping up a performance, the cast of Susquehanna Stage Company’s “Evita” made quite a discovery: Hollywood and Broadway actor Jonathan Groff was in the audience. Groff was home in Lancaster County...

    • Posted July 31, 2019
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