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HONK! JR Opens Walnut Street Theatre for Kid's Season

by BWW News Desk Sep. 8, 2017  

Kids and their adult friends and families will love the WST for Kids' production of HONK! JR.. Based on Hans Christian Anderson's classic fairytale, The Ugly Duckling, this hour-long musical will be performed LIVE at Walnut Street TheatreSeptember 23 through October 8, 2017.

Young Doylestown Resident to Perform in Beauty and the Beast, Jr.

Julianna Zannikos takes the stage at Philadelphia's most popular theatre.

A Christmas Story Set To Make Philadelphia Premiere

October 20, 2015 chrisluner Philadelphia Theatre

Were heading back to Philadelphia today as we continue and expand our theatre coverage in the city of Brotherly Love (And our original hometown)! With an already legit theatre scene that proves to be ever-expanding, Luner on Theatre is thrilled to provide more theatre news on a city so close to our heart! We begin with one of the city’s best known theatres! Today, Luner on Theatre brings you the exciting news of the full casting for A Christmas Story at Walnut Street Theatre!

Bristol Riverside Theatre to Present AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, 5/12-31

April 2015


Community and collaboration are the watchwords of Bristol Riverside Theatre's production of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, running May 12-May 31. 

Ky’s Top 10 Kelsey Theatre Moments of 2014

December 2014


4 – Julianna Zannikos, Kim Cupo and Caroline Purdy Singing “I Know It’s Today” in Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical. You either hate it, or you love it. But no matter what your opinion of the show is, there is no denying that the song “I Know It’s Today” is one of the most beautiful songs written for musical theater over the past 10 years.

It’s a gorgeous song, and I was very fortunate to be able to hear three beautiful young women sing this song to perfection every single day. Julianna, Kim and Caroline rocked this song out every rehearsal and performance. Laurie Gougher staged the song perfectly, and Peter de Mets musically directed the song so well that people often bring up that moment to me when the show is discussed. Awesome job!



PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Practically Perfect Two-Show Day With Walnut Street Mary Poppins Leading Lady Lindsey Bliven

December 2014


Lindsey Bliven stars as everyone's favorite flying nanny in Walnut Street Theatre's Mary Poppins which began performances Nov. 4 at Philly's history Walnut Street Theatre. She documented a recent two-show day for us!

Mary Poppins

October 2014


Have a Jolly Holiday at the Walnut with MARY POPPINS! Begins Nov. 4!


Philadelphia, PA: Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 206th season with an enchanting production of Broadway’s award-winning family musical, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s MARY POPPINS. Directed by Wayne Bryan, with choreography by Linda Goodrich, MARY POPPINS begins previews on November 4th, opens on November 12th and runs through January 4th on the WST Mainstage.

The Secret Garden

June 2014


The Secret Garden continues for a second weekend at the Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre. Performances are Friday, June 27, Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29 at 7:30 pm.

Based on the famous novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden is a beautiful coming of age story filled with wonderment and surprise. Mary, an eleven-year-old living in British India, is forced from her home by tragedy. She finds herself in Yorkshire, England, on the estate of her reclusive uncle, Archibald Craven. What ensues is a compelling mixture of love, suspense and rebirth in which the raw power of nature gives way to miracle and magic. 


Shrek, the Musical

May 2014


West Windsor, N.J.–  Everyone’s favorite ogre comes to Mercer County Community College’s Kelsey Theatre when the award-winning Maurer Productions OnStage (MPO) presents “Shrek the Musical,” a song-and-dance-filled stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film. Dates and times for this special family event are: Fridays, May 30 and June 6 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, May 31 and June 7 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sundays, June 1 and 8 at 2 p.m. A reception with the cast and crew will follow the opening night performance on May 30.

Annie, Jr

February 2014


"The sun will come out" in Flemington when the Downtown Performing Arts Center presents Annie, Jr. Set for two performances, Annie, Jr. will be performed at The Little Theatre at Hunterdon Central Regional High School in Flemington on Friday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 2, at 3 p.m.


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