Past Shows & Events

See what you've missed at the Bucks County Playhouse!

Deathtrap

June 20, 2014 — July 13, 2014

Written by Ira Levin, Directed by Evan Cabnet

A thriller that keeps you laughing on the edge of your seat! Suspense master Ira Levin (“Rosemary’s Baby”) spins the best thriller and horror themes into one of the most successful plays in Broadway history. The plot thickens when the young writer of a brilliant new thriller is lured into the home of a famed…

Joy Behar: Me, My Mouth & I

May 9, 2014 — May 11, 2014

Comedian/talk show host, Joy Behar, makes her Bucks County Playhouse debut with three exclusive workshop performances of her one-woman show. With more than 30 years on stage and screen, Behar’s one-woman show takes us on a journey from her rollicking childhood in Brooklyn to center stage as one of America’s premiere Talk Show Hosts &…

Art in the Hall

April 26, 2014 — April 27, 2014

Lambertville Hall

Check out our news coverage at 10PM 4/23, on WFMZ 69 News! Meet The Artists! The Playhouse is excited to host a unique event that will take place at the newly restored Lambertville Hall, titled “Art In The Hall” during the Lambertville Shad Festival!  Art will be on display from a multitude community artists who…

New Hope Celebrates Proudly Presents

Vickie Shaw

May 16, 2014

New Hope Celebrates is happy to welcome comedian Vickie Shaw to the Bucks County Playhouse. Vickie has been making people laugh until their faces hurt and ribs cracked, for audiences across the world.  She gets her comedy from her life, with her partner Sargent Patch, their three children and now three grandchildren. Vickie has been…

Sing-A-Long Hairspray

May 17, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse is proud to participate in New Hope Celebrates Pride! Call your friends, and bring them down for a fantastic evening singing round and round with Hairspray on the big screen! Tracy Turnblad, an overweight teenager with all the right moves, is obsessed with the Corny Collins Show. One day, one of the…

Talk Story & New Voices Festival

April 28, 2014 — April 30, 2014

Want to see all three performances? Get our festival pass for only $15 and see all of our fantastic local talent! Call the BCP Box Office at 215-862-2121 to reserve now! JOIN the event on Facebook! TALK STORY – CLICK HERE for tickets! Join the circle! Eight writers from throughout the region have come together…

Sing-A-Long Saturdays

January 18, 2014 — February 8, 2014

Annie – January 25 at 5:00pm Grease – February 1 at 7:00pm Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - POSTPONED – Due to the impending weather reports, this show will be rescheduled. All previously purchased tickets will be honored. Call your friends, celebrate your birthday or bring the whole family for a fantastic evening singing along with your…

Playhouse Exhibit Benefit Tour

February 22, 2014

Michener Museum

We are thrilled to invite you to the Michener Museum in Doylestown for a private, insiders’ tour of its fabulous exhibit, “Local Mill Makes Good: Celebrating 75 Years of American Theater at the Bucks County Playhouse.” On Saturday, February 22 at 2pm, the exhibit’s curator David Leopold will lead us through the history of the…

Presented by Kaleidoscope Comedy

Bucks County Comedy

April 5, 2014

APRIL 5th @ 8pm:  Louis Ramey& Glen Jensen, with host Mike Casey For each show, there is an Orchestra Seating for $15.00, and assigned Cabaret Table Seating available at $20.00. Read about these hilarious comedians below, and don’t miss out on some of the funniest shows coming to Bucks County! LOUIS RAMEY Atlanta, Georgia born…

Saturday Acting Program

This conservatory-style program is for upper elementary through high school students who want to take their skills to the next level.  They will be supported and mentored by top instructors, who will help each emerging artist gain the technique and artistry needed to give them an edge in their art form.  Each discipline will focus…

Meet Me In St. Louis: A Live Radio Play

December 4, 2013 — December 29, 2013

Come home for the holidays to the Bucks County Playhouse!
Based on The Kensington Stories by Sally Benson and the MGM motion picture Meet Me In St. Louis starring Judy Garland, Meet Me In St. Louis: A Live Radio Play will feature songs by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blaine, including the classics such as: “The Boy Next Door,” “Skip To My Lou,” “The Trolley Song,” “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” and “Meet Me in St. Louis.”

Farewell To Jed Bernstein

December 15, 2013

The Bucks County Playhouse cordially invites you to bid farewell to Producing Director Jed Bernstein! Join us for a performance of
Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play at 2:00 pm followed by a one-time-only Farewell Revue. Benefit reception to follow at the Logan Inn.

Community Reception To Welcome The New Leadership Team

November 21, 2013

PLEASE JOIN US AT THE BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE COMMUNITY RECEPTION TO WELCOME OUR NEW LEADERSHIP TEAM Alexander Fraser (BCP Producing Director) & Robyn Goodman (BCP Executive Producer) Thursday, November 21, 2013 – This is a FREE event! 6:30 – 7:30pm 70 South Main Street New Hope, PA 18938 Light refreshments will be served Space is limited  -  RSVP…

My Life On A Diet

November 20, 2013 — November 24, 2013

Hollywood legend, Renee Taylor   takes the audience on a trip through her 60+ year career from movies, The Tonight Show, Broadway, & her iconic role as Sylvia, Fran Drescher’s over bearing, food loving mother on the hit TV series, The Nanny and  Ted Mosby’s neighbor, Mrs. Matsen, on How I Met Your Mother.

The Rocky Horror Show

October 23, 2013 — November 2, 2013

The Rocky Horror Show  is back and better than ever- LIVE ON STAGE at the Bucks County Playhouse!

Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show , a musical that inspired the 1975 classic cult film, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, follows innocent couple Brad and Janet as they seek shelter at a mysterious old castle on a dark and stormy night, where they encounter transvestite Dr. Frank N Furter, his “perfect” creation Rocky, and an assortment of other crazy creatures.

The Skivvies

November 1, 2013

This “musically thrilling” undie-rock, comedy-pop duo don’t just strip down their musical arrangements, they literally strip down to their underwear to perform their distinctive mashups and eccentric originals for cello and ukulele, with touches of glockenspiel, melodica, and a surprising array of under-used instruments. Award-winning singer-actors Lauren Molina (Marry Me a Little, Sweeney Todd, Rock…

A Tribute To Angela Lansbury

October 28, 2013

Bucks County Playhouse is honored to announce the creation of the Bucks County Playhouse Hall of Fame to honor theatrical luminaries who have graced the New Hope stage. The inaugural inductee will be the five-time Tony Award® winner and Bucks County Playhouse alumna Angela Lansbury. Angela Lansbury appeared at the Playhouse in 1952′s Affairs of State, years…

The God Box, A Daughter’s Story

October 18, 2013

This 70 minute, one woman performance, based on Mary Lou Quinlan’s New York Times bestselling memoir, “The God Box” tells the story of her mother who inhaled a worry and exhaled a prayer. Devastated by her loss, Mary Lou shares a daughter’s emotional journey of memory and love, of heartbreak and learning to let go. The God Box…

Riverside Symphonia: A Little Night Music

September 27, 2013 — September 28, 2013

Featuring Sal Viviano and Anne Runolfsson Robert Feldstein, Piano With the Riverside Symphonia Don’t miss an unforgettable night of beloved songs by Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, John Kander, and other famous Broadway composers.  The magic of musical theatre exemplified by musicals such as A Little Night Music, Into the Woods, Les Miserables, My Fair…

The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife

August 15, 2013 — September 1, 2013

Directed by four-time Tony Award-winning actor Boyd Gaines, this Tony-nominated play by Charles Busch follows Marjorie Taub, a middle-aged Upper West Side doctor’s wife plunged into a mid-life crisis on an epic scale whose life suddenly gets a lift when a former childhood friend reappears.

Summer of ’42

July 25, 2013 — August 11, 2013

Based on the 1971 film, SUMMER OF ’42 is a coming of age story about three teenage boys living on a tiny island off the coast of Maine during the time when America was in the middle of a full-scale war and men were lining up to join the army. It becomes a summer they will never forget.

Really Rosie

July 5, 2013 — July 21, 2013

Based on a series of books by famed children’s author Maurice Sendak and with music by the legendary Carole King, the Bucks County Playhouse presents REALLY ROSIE, the perfect show for the entire family.

The World Goes ‘Round

June 27, 2013 — July 21, 2013

From one of Broadway’s greatest musical collaborations, The World Goes ‘Round celebrates the masterful song writing of John Kander and Fred Ebb.
All of your favorite songs including “All That Jazz,” “Maybe this Time,” “Mr Cellophane,” and “ New York, New York” make up this exciting production!

Mothers and Sons

June 13, 2013 — June 23, 2013

This world premiere by four time Tony Award®- winning playwright Terrence McNally, starring Tony and Emmy® Award-winner Tyne Daly, is the story of the mother of a young man who died from AIDS and his partner at the time of her son’s death. In the many years since they last met, both their lives have…

Andrea McArdle in

Mame

May 23, 2013 — June 9, 2013

Broadway’s original “Annie,” Andrea McArdle returns to the Bucks County Playhouse in MAME, one of Jerry Herman’s most celebrated musicals.

Gala Benefit 2013

On May 4, 2013, over 250 Bucks County Playhouse friends, supporters and staff gathered to celebrate the newly re-opened Playhouse at our Second Annual Gala Benefit. The festive event, which included dinner in the courtyard, an auction and performance in the Playhouse, and dancing on the stage, raised over $62,000 to fund the Playhouse’s important…

In the Mood

April 23, 2013 — April 28, 2013

Celebrate America’s Greatest Generation through the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Erskine Hawkins, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and other idols of the 1940s.

Eve Ensler's

The Vagina Monologues

February 13, 2013 — February 17, 2013

Featuring LEA DELARIA, ADRIANE LENOX, ANDREA McARDLE, OLIVIA OGUMA, and ZUZANNA SZADKOWSKI, this Obie Award-winning whirlwind tour of a forbidden zone introduces a wildly divergent gathering of female voices.

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

December 13, 2012 — December 30, 2012

Spend the holidays at the Bucks County Playhouse! Directed by Gordon Greenberg, choreographed by Lorin Latarro, and inspired by the classic American film, It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is performed as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience. This beloved American holiday classic, that tells the story of idealistic…

WARNER BROS. THEATRE VENTURES, CASTLE ROCK ENTERTAINMENT & PLAYHOUSE PRODUCTIONS present the World Premiere of

Misery

November 24, 2012 — December 8, 2012

MISERY tells the story of novelist Paul Sheldon, as he has plans to make the difficult transition from writing historical romances featuring heroine Misery Chastain to publishing literary fiction.

75th Anniversary Gala Benefit

Save the Date! 1939 – 2014 The Bucks County Playhouse’s 75th Anniversary Gala Benefit Celebration Saturday, May 3, 2014 Mark your calendar today to make sure you can join in celebrating the Playhouse’s rich, 75-year-long history! Details to follow…

Halloween Festivities at the Playhouse

October 27, 2012

The family friendly event begins with a “Halloween Carnival” in the Playhouse courtyard. Complete with local vendors offering goodies; a “Munchkin Land” Craft Station; and special Wizard Of Oz Character picture station, the afternoon will culminate with a special showing of a Sing-A-Long version of the The Wizard of Oz beginning at 3:00 p.m.

A.R. Gurney's

Love Letters

October 20, 2012 — October 21, 2012

SOLD OUT!Starring stage and screen legends Tyne Daly and James Earl Jones, Love Letters is a unique and imaginative theatre piece which is comprised of letters exchanged over a lifetime between two people who grew up together, went their separate ways, but continued to share confidences.

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS presents

Bucks County Cabaret

October 13, 2012

Join stage and screen stars Bebe Neuwirth and Malcolm Gets as they come together for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS at BUCKS COUNTY CABARET, a one-night only benefit concert at the newly renovated, historic Bucks County Playhouse. The evening will feature your favorite Broadway standards and popular songs. Neuwirth is a two-time Emmy Award winner for…

Playhouse Impressions: A Complimentary Celebration of Art

September 29, 2012

Courtyard of the Bucks County Playhouse

    You are invited to a complimentary and uniquely cultured event at the Bucks County Playhouse in conjunction with the New Hope Arts & Crafts Festival and the upcoming Lambertville Music Hall. Join us as we celebrate the local artistic and creative community by hosting an outdoor, tented celebration for our artist friends and art lovers alike! At…

Bubbly and Bites!

Everett Kline, David Wald and the Bucks County Playhouse Cordially invite you to join them for “Bubbly and Bites” At Everett and David’s Princeton home Saturday evening, September 8, 6:00pm Followed by a performance of Christopher Durang’s new comedy VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE A spoof on Uncle Vanya set in Bucks County…

Barefoot in the Park Opening Night

August 9, 2012

Be part of the official opening night of Barefoot in the Park! On the evening of Thursday August 9th  be there as the curtain rises on the official opening night of the second show of the Bucks County Playhouse’s inaugural season!    

Barefoot in the Park Opening Night Pre-Performance Dinner

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Hamilton's Grill Room

Jim Hamilton and the Bucks County Playhouse cordially invite you to attend a Pre-performance dinner in celebration of the Opening Night of Neil Simon’s Barefoot in the Park! Hamilton’s Grill Room ( 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville NJ) Special unveiling by Philadelphia Pop Artist Perry Milou of his new painting, New Impressions at the Playhouse. Critics…

Neil Simon’s

Barefoot in the Park

August 7, 2012 — September 2, 2012

Our inaugural season continues with Neil Simon’s iconic and beloved comedy Barefoot in the Park. First seen at the Playhouse nearly 50 years ago, prior to its original 1963 Broadway run, the trials and tribulations of two newlyweds on the top floor of a New York brownstone has been…

Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music

July 22, 2012

The Bucks County Playhouse continues its celebration of Rodgers and Hammerstein with a one-night only screening of The Sound of Music. This classic Julie Andrews film musical will be presented in glorious, full-screen Technicolor…

July Cabaret

July 20, 2012 — July 21, 2012

Havana Restaurant & Bar
(105 South Main Street)

BCP performances don’t end when the curtain comes down. One of the great traditions of Summer theater is a chance for great performers to do the kind of performances they don’t get a chance to do on stage…

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s

A Grand Night for Singing

July 2, 2012 — July 29, 2012

FINAL WEEK!

The reopening of Bucks County Playhouse launches with Rodgers and Hammerstein’s A Grand Night for Singing. Directed by Tony® Award nominee and Emmy Award® winner Lonny Price, this 1993 Tony® Award-nominated musical revue showcases Richard Rodgers’ timeless music and…

Gala Performance

July 5, 2012

Join us for a special evening and performance of A Grand Night for Singing in support of the Bucks County Playhouse. Proceeds from this evening will support the continued restoration of the Playhouse and the effort to once again showcase the theater as a centerpiece of the…

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 13, 2012 — December 30, 2012

Playhouse Courtyard

At every evening performance for It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play from December 13th through December 30th, the Playhouse will light its new and permanently planted Christmas tree in its courtyard. The ceremony will begin 30­minutes prior to curtain time when ShopRite, the official sponsor of It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio…

Press Conference, April 2012

April 24, 2012

Bucks County Playhouse

Jed Bernstein, Producing Director of the Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) in New Hope, Pennsylvania, has announced the Summer 2012 Season for the reopening of this legendary and beloved landmark. The season will launch with A Grand Night for Singing by Rodgers and Hammerstein, directed by Tony® Award nominee and Emmy Award® winning Lonny Price. From “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’” to…