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According to Graham

There are a number of similarities between Philadelphia playwright Bruce Graham and Gavin Miller, the main character in Graham’s play, According to Goldman. Both are screenwriters who teach at a university. Both have wives who love to cook. But there … Continue reading

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An interview with magician/comedian Fred Siegel

This summer Act II Playhouse is presenting Fred’s Magic World, an amazing and hilarious magic show, from July 9-12. The show’s creator and star, Fred Siegel, answered a few questions about the show, his collaborators, and his life in magic … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Thank you so much to everyone who donated items to the Making Spirits Bright Food Drive!  Your generosity helped Act II collect a “wall-full” of items for the Inter-Faith Housing Alliance’s transitional housing program, Hope Gardens. The Inter-Faith Housing Alliance … Continue reading

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Act II on the Road

On Tuesday afternoon Act II Artistic Director Tony Braithwaite and Managing Director Howie Brown visited our neighbors at the First Presbyterian Church of Ambler. As part of the church’s P.R.I.M.E. TIME speaker’s series, Tony and Howie gave an inside look … Continue reading

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A Surprise for a Longtime Subscriber

Following Sunday’s performance of Rounding Third, Act II’s Artistic Director Tony Braithwaite surprised longtime subscriber Dr. Jay Sivitz by announcing to the audience that we are dedicating two front row seats to Jay and his lovely wife, Shirley, who passed away last … Continue reading

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An Interview with ROUNDING THIRD Playwright Richard Dresser

Act II: You’ve written that you were inspired to write Rounding Third after learning that your son’s Little League coach was going to cheat. What was is about that event that made you want to write about it? Richard Dresser: When … Continue reading

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More Broadway on Butler: “True Showbiz Entertainment”

More Broadway on Butler is a lively new production from Sonny Leo, who recently played Sancho Panza in Man of La Mancha. Sonny is also familiar to Act II audiences for his on-stage roles in Oh What Fun!, Gutenberg! The … Continue reading

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