Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the comedy Red Herring

2017-10-03T07:50:09+00:00

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the comedy Red Herring by Philadelphia playwright Michael Hollinger, on stage for four weeks only, Oct. 24-Nov. 19. Three love stories ... plus a murder mystery and nuclear espionage plot. Red Herring is hilarious noir comedy about marriage and other explosive devices. This production is directed by David Bradley, [...]

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the comedy Red Herring 2017-10-03T07:50:09+00:00

3 Bike Events: Race or Relax – You Choose!

2017-08-16T10:50:10+00:00

By Betsy Natter Biking is a popular outdoor recreation and there is always some fun event scheduled for the bike enthusiast in Montgomery County. Before summer ends take a relaxing ride on one of the county’s many trails or join an exhilarating race in a local community. Check out the opportunities below. Perk to Pub [...]

3 Bike Events: Race or Relax – You Choose! 2017-08-16T10:50:10+00:00

Ambler presents the World Premiere of Tony Braithwaite’s Which Reminds Me

2017-08-08T10:18:31+00:00

To launch its 2017-18 season, Act II Playhouse in Ambler is premiering Which Reminds Me, a brand new laugh-out-loud show from its beloved Artistic Director Tony Braithwaite, on stage Aug. 29-Oct. 1. Which Reminds Me combines stand-up, storytelling, songs, and video to recount Tony's favorite behind-the-scenes theatre stories. Mishaps, triumphs, and letters from patrons will make their [...]

Ambler presents the World Premiere of Tony Braithwaite’s Which Reminds Me 2017-08-08T10:18:31+00:00

3 June Festivals Focus on Local MontCo Artists

2017-06-06T19:27:03+00:00

By Betsy Natter Montgomery County’s rich tradition of artistic expression continues this month as local artists and musicians exhibit their work and perform in a variety of venues throughout the county. From the upper northwestern reaches to the southeastern corners of the county, there is a place to sit back and enjoy great music or [...]

3 June Festivals Focus on Local MontCo Artists 2017-06-06T19:27:03+00:00

Montgomery County’s Ultimate Makeover: Judith Owens Big Reveal

2017-05-16T12:24:18+00:00

Photography by Amy McDermott at Pixxie Salon in Ambler, PA Judith's entry photo When Judith Owens awoke at her home in Pottstown on November 2, 2016, she didn’t know that a big change was coming her way. What she did know, though, is that she was ready for one. But she also knew that she needed [...]

Montgomery County’s Ultimate Makeover: Judith Owens Big Reveal 2017-05-16T12:24:18+00:00

Act II Playhouse presents the hilarious musical revue,  Tomfoolery

2017-01-31T20:14:54+00:00

Artistic Director Tony Braithwaite. Act II Playhouse presents Tomfoolery, a revue of the witty, wicked and thoroughly twisted world of famed satirical songwriter Tom Lehrer, on stage in Ambler from Feb. 28-April 2, 2017. Tomfoolery stars Artistic Director Tony Braithwaite, Jamison Foreman, Tracie Higgins (Electile Dysfunction, Forbidden Broadway, Lend Me a Tenor), and [...]

Act II Playhouse presents the hilarious musical revue,  Tomfoolery 2017-01-31T20:14:54+00:00

This Wonderful Life Comes to Act II Playhouse

2017-01-13T09:28:44+00:00

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents This Wonderful Life, a hilarious one-man adaptation of the classic movie It's a Wonderful Life, on stage for three weeks only, Dec. 6-24. This Wonderful Life stars Act II Playhouse Artistic Director Tony Braithwaite as all of the characters in the beloved movie. "This show combines several loves of mine: impressions, [...]

This Wonderful Life Comes to Act II Playhouse 2017-01-13T09:28:44+00:00

Montco Movers & Shakers: Elise Baker, presented by BKZ Consulting

2016-12-10T16:19:27+00:00

10 outstanding individuals have been named the Top 10 Movers & Shakers of the year, and we have the honor of sharing their stories on Montco Happening. We asked locals to nominate Montgomery County’s most influential people – men and women who are shaping the community, influencing their industries, and making a difference. Dozens of amazing stories were submitted about [...]

Montco Movers & Shakers: Elise Baker, presented by BKZ Consulting 2016-12-10T16:19:27+00:00

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Mauritius

2016-12-10T16:19:28+00:00

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the exciting crime drama, Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck, on stage for four weeks only, Oct. 25-Nov. 20. This contemporary thriller centers on two half-sisters sparring over rare stamps from the island of Mauritius. After their mother's death, one sister attempts to sell the stamps for a fortune, and unwittingly [...]

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Mauritius 2016-12-10T16:19:28+00:00

Two English Tales for Family Entertainment

2016-12-10T16:19:31+00:00

Photo credit: http://www.dcptheatre.com/ There’s nothing like relaxing and taking in a good story at the end of a long, hot day. Take your pick of presentations featuring these famous works of British literature as they are performed for your family’s enjoyment. Pickering Field Park – The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis [...]

Two English Tales for Family Entertainment 2016-12-10T16:19:31+00:00