Theatrical Roots in Bucks County, PA
So, what do you know about Bucks County, Pennsylvania?? Depending on where you’re from, possibly not much, but those in the theatrical community might tell you that Bucks County has very deep roots in the theatrical arts.
Home of The Bucks County Playhouse, Town and Country Players, The Bristol Riverside Theatre, Langhorne Players, and Rogers & Hammerstein, Bucks County is uniquely positioned about half-way between New York and Philadelphia creating an ideal environment to try out new works.
Did you know that Grace Kelly got started here in Bucks County? Or that 45 years ago Robert Redford walked out on stage in Bucks County in “Nobody Loves Me” and even recently visited to take a walk down memory lane? Even Lillian Gish appeared in Bucks County.
Why on earth am I talking about Bucks County in this blog? Well, it’s where we’re from yes, but also, I myself didn’t know some of the famous people that got started right here in my very own back yard. I found that interesting enough to want to share it. What about you? What do you know about the area, or even other areas? Who’s frequenting your home town? What’s going on out there … share with us what you know about this and other hotbeds of creative talent.
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