When he was just 5 years old, Jesse Nager knew he wanted to be a performer, and asked his mom for dance lessons.
They came; they saw; they conquered.
He’s been dressed in sequins, in his skivvies, and now musician/actor Nick Cearley is playing the part of Sparky in Plaid Tidings, a special holiday edition of Forever Plaid at the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope through Dec. 28.
“There’s nothing like a live performance… I’ve always loved doing stand-up, and even after all these years, I still do.”
Broadway’s beloved Phantom of the Opera and Philly native Hugh Panaro will help celebrate the season with the Philly Pops. The annual tradition — The Philly Pops Christmas Spectacular — runs Dec. 5-20 in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center.
Mayfair native Sean Thompson has been performing as long as he can remember. Now, he’s landed a starring role in Les Misérables.
The Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark season by putting its own spin on the enchanting family musical Mary Poppins, running through Jan. 4 on the WST Mainstage.
Azuka Theatre begins its season with a mind-bending, time-traveling new work by Madeleine George.
“It only took me 25 years to become an overnight success,” said comic/actor Billy Gardell, set to appear at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside on Friday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m.
Opening the new season at Society Hill Playhouse and playing through Dec. 7 is Til Divorce Do Us Part – The Musical.