Theater

Here Come the Plays

24 Hour Plays 2014

During the past several Novembers, Wood Stove House has produced Lancaster’s 24 Hour Plays, a 24-hour marathon of experimental theater where six writers, six directors, about twenty actors, and a crew write, rehearse and ultimately perform (off book) six brand new short plays during a 24 hour time period. This year’s public performance will be held on…

Podcast #137: Building Community Through the Arts

Building Community Through the Arts

Round Table Discussion It’s a Lancaster round table conversation with Mark Reinmiller from Commonwealth on Queen, Ryan Braught from the Community Room on King and Jocelyn Park and Diane Richards from Lancaster Transplant. We’re talking about building community through the arts here in Lancaster, PA. What have we done, what have we seen, and what do…

Podcast #135: Scott Pemberton at The Fridge and Skirtin’ the Curtain

Scott Pemberton

Scott Pemberton On April 28, Scott Pemberton played his fourth show in Central PA in the last year. It was his second visit to The Fridge in Lancaster. The Fridge is a craft beer bottle and gourmet pizza shop that celebrates live music each month with a special intimate concert series called Music Mondays. Scott…

Podcast #134: ONE NIGHT ONLY Comedy and Variety Festival

One Night Only

ONE NIGHT ONLY Comedy and Variety Festival Lancaster comedian, contortionist, street performer, and magician, Jonathan Burns joins me to talk about the ONE NIGHT ONLY Comedy and Variety Festival. The festival will be touring all over Pennsylvania this month with stops in Johnstown, Pittsburgh, Phoenixville, Philadelphia, and Lancaster on Friday, May 16 at Tellus360. The…

Podcast #132: Play Grounds, Steampunk unLimited, and GET OUT!

Play Grounds 2014 Feature

Play Grounds: Theater on Site Writer John Rohrkemper and actor/director Nelly Torres join us to chat about Play Grounds: Theater on Site, a series of three original plays set in outdoor locations for Lancaster ArtWalk, May 3 and 4. These 10-15 minute plays have been specifically written for the St. James Episcopal Church Cemetery, Binns Park and Central…

Podcast #131: Younger Me

Younger Me Feature

Younger Me Younger Me is a York County based pop rock trio that features Brandt Imhoff (bass), Ian Hermanns (drums) and Brent Gregory (keyboard, vocals). The band recently released a new EP called Coloring Book. They also released a single called Aquarium in September, 2013 that led to a video (below) for the song that was…

Podcast #127: Kate Umble’s OLD WOOD NEW SOUNDS and Skirtin’ the Curtain

Old Wood New Sounds at Tellus360

Kate Umble and OLD WOOD NEW SOUNDS Kate Umble is not only a musician and teacher, she is also now a concert promoter and responsible for organizing a very interesting concert series called Old Wood New Sounds coming up this spring at Tellus360. The series runs on March 25, April 22, and May 19 and…

Podcast #122: Matt Wheeler, The Fridge and Skirtin’ the Curtain

Matt Wheeler

Matt Wheeler Matt Wheeler is a rather prolific singer-songwriter from Lancaster who recently released an EP called Indigo. That record came within a year of his last full length album, Strings and Wires. He’s also a true advocate of the Lancaster music scene and spends a lot of time organizing shows and promoting others bands…

Podcast #118: Jordan Davis from Kingsfoil and Skirtin’ the Curtain

Kingsfoil

Kingsfoil Jordan Davis is the lead singer and primary songwriter for the band Kingsfoil. Jordan and guitarist/keyboardist Tristan Martin have been performing as Kingsfoil for well over a decade. The band’s lineup also includes long time bassist Tim Warren and drummer Frankie Muniz. Earlier this month the band released it’s latest album, Brave Love EP,…

It’s First Friday…Again!

First Friday Redux

Earlier this month, on the “technical” First Friday, Lancaster got blasted with a nasty evening of heavy rain and some wintry mix thrown in for good measure. I was out and about for the People of Lancaster exhibit by Parked and The Music of the Doors: Performed Live at The Chameleon. I can report first…