Northeast Times

 Articles by Rita Charleston

‘Til Divorce Do Us Part ’ on stage at Society Hill Playhouse

Opening the new season at Society Hill Playhouse and playing through Dec. 7 is Til Divorce Do Us Part – The Musical.


Philly’s finest

Davy Raphaely, a graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, plays Liam Haber in the dark comedy, ‘Bad Jews.’

Seeing The Little Shop of Horrors was what did it for him.


A suprise success

Kathleen Madigan says she didn’t plan on becoming a comedian.

She doesn’t ever plan on stepping up to the bar again — even though that’s where comedian Kathleen Madigan got her start.


Grammy Award winner to perform at Keswick Theatre

To celebrate her birthday month, Esperanza Spalding, the multiple Grammy Award winner, goes back on the road for a special two-week tour.


‘Pretty, perky Peggy King’ to appear at Act II Playhouse

Her given name is Peggy King. But when the singer appeared on The George Gobel Show back in the ‘50s, old lonesome George said she was “pretty and perky,” and that moniker just stuck.


A family affair

What started for the Nelson family over a hundred years ago is once again taking center stage today, as multi-platinum recording artists Matthew and Gunnar Nelson come to perform at the Sellersville Theater 1894 on Sept. 24.


Gilbert Gottfried to appear at Helium Comedy Club this weekend

At the age of 15, Gilbert Gottfried began doing stand-up at open mike nights in New York City, and after a few short years became known as “the comedian’s comedian.”


NE native returns to her roots

She skyrocketed to stardom in 1977 as Broadway’s original Annie, for which she was the youngest performer ever nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, winning both the Theatre World and Outer Critics’ Circle Awards for her performance.


Making a scene at the Walnut Street Theatre

The Walnut Street Theatre opens its 206th season with 9 To 5: The Musical, starting with previews Sept. 2 and running through Oct. 19.


Yanni to headline Mann Center this Saturday

A truly global and perhaps one of the most recognizable performers of our time, Yanni, comes to the Mann Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Aug. 23.