Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Laughter, tears mingle in Pulitzer Prize-winning gem.
If you've ever given or gratefully received platitudes such as "it's God's plan," "God must've needed another angel in heaven" or "he's in a better place now" you may not fully appreciate Becca's pain in "Rabbit Hole," the David Lindsay-Abaire play produced by Langhorne Players and running through Sept. 3 at Spring Garden Mill in Tyler State Park. Highly practical, non-sentimental Becca suffers loss just as strongly as those who mourn in more traditional forms, but others don’t necessarily see it. She methodically folds clothes readying them for charity, clothes once worn by Danny, her young son who ran out in front of a car eight months ago. Becca is portrayed with heroic restraint by Kyla Mostello Donnelly of Levittown. Donnelly plays …
Friday, August 19, 2011
The Pulitzer Prize-winning play balances pain and perseverance.
Success is often a matter of persistence, trying one more time than you fail. As Samuel Johnson said: “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” Langhorne Players’ fourth offering of the season – Rabbit Hole, which runs Aug. 19 through Sept. 3 – is a result of such diligent determination. Two years ago, director Robert Norman tried to get the rights to the 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning play written by David Lindsay-Abaire. He failed. He tried again last year and failed again. “It’s a play we’ve had our eye on for a couple of years,” Norman said about the drama in which a young couple deal with the accidental death of their 4-year-old son. Surprisingly – for those who haven’t already seen the 2010 movie version starring…
Sunday, February 13, 2011
South students performed "Wizard of Oz" on Saturday, the final day of the performance's showings.
Check out Northampton Patch's photos of Golden Wings Theatre Company's "Wizard of Oz" performance on Saturday.