Broadway, Country, Comedy Collide at Bucks County Playhouse!
Pictured Above: Joe Opio from The Daily Show Writers Comedy Tour. Photo Credit: Contributed.
Newsroom Post: NEW HOPE, PENNSYLVANIA
New Hope, PA – Tony and Grammy winner, John Lloyd Young, four Emmy-nominated writers from “The Daily Show” and hit country songwriters will take to the stage of the iconic Bucks County Playhouse in July and August when the theatre presents these visiting artists. Bucks County Playhouse’s Visiting Artist Series represents one of the few times on the calendar when outside producers take the stage to showcase their work. Renowned and unique performers from across the country — and around the globe — join local favorites for a lineup of crowd-pleasing fare that run through the end of the year.
Pictured Above: John Lloyd Young. Photo Credit: Contributed.
“John Lloyd Young” July 18 at 7:30pm
With a voice for the ages, Jersey Boys’ original Tony and Grammy winner John Lloyd Young interprets the most thrilling songs of the 50s, 60s and beyond. With golden-era classics such as “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” “Unchained Melody,” Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me,” “Ooh Baby Baby,” “Only the Lonely” and more, Young’s rich, crystal-clear, emotionally direct renderings will have you falling in love all over again with these iconic favorites. Tony and Grammy Award winner John Lloyd Young is best known as the original star of Broadway’s Jersey Boys as well as the Warner Bros. film adaptation, directed by Clint Eastwood. As a concert artist Young, has thrilled audiences across the country and the world with what The New York Times calls “a disciplined one-in-a-million tenor shading into falsetto that he can direct through the stratosphere.” Young’s debut album, MY TURN…, featuring his emotional interpretations of the greatest R&B hits of the golden-era, is a five-star-rated Amazon best-seller.
The Daily Show Writers Comedy Tour starts on July 21 and 22 at 8pm.
With millions of Facebook fans, YouTube subscribers, and Instagram followers, The Daily Show continues to be the most engaging social series across all of late-night TV. Now four brilliant, Emmy-nominated writers from The Daily Show: Kat Radley, Matt Koff, Randall Otis, and Joe Opio, are combining their comedic talents to tour the US and Internationally. Whether making fun of their failed dating lives, living life as a cat owner, or talking about important events of the day, The Daily Show Writers find laughs everywhere and bring it all to the stage!
Pictured Above: Brice Young from One night in Nashville. Photo Credit: Contributed.
One night in Nashville has two shows! One at 2pm on August 5th and then another show at 8pm.
This intimate show leads with hit songwriters singing their original songs that have been recorded by some of your favorite artists and telling the stories behind them. Brice Long has enjoyed a successful music career with number one songwriting hits “Heartache On the Dance Floor” by Jon Pardi, “Nothing On But the Radio” by Gary Allen and Randy Houser’s “Like A Cowboy,” a song that also garnered a CMA nomination for Song of the Year. Wyatt McCubbin is a singer-songwriter who has opened for Merle Haggard, George Jones, Charlie Daniels, Hand Williams, Jr. and Dwight Yoakam. McCubbin’s songs have been recorded by Brad Paisley, Jon Pardi, Dustin Lynch, Riley Green, Cody Johnson and many others. Shane Minor was Shania Twain’s opening act for a year and half stadium tour. He has penned songs for Luke Bryan, Justin Moore, Chris Young, Trace Adkins and had number one country singles for Diamond Rio, Andy Griggs, Craig Morgan, Clay Walker and Jamey Johnson.
Ticket prices vary based on performers and performance times. For information, visit BucksCountyPlayhouse.org or call 215.862.2121.