Month: February 2014

Hedgerow: Opening Weekend of “Irma Vep”!

Have the Wednesday woes? Fret not! We have something super swell to look forward to this weekend — the opening of Charles Ludlam’s hilarious comedy spoof, The Mystery of Irma Vep! Get in on the laughs early and join us for the opening night party this Friday while there are still a few tickets left! 

And it’s time for this week’s podcast. Brock interviews the production team to get the inside scoop on how some of the magic is created for this show. You’ll hear the vision behind the set, the secret to sound design, and learn what “peignoir” means along with Brock!

This is the final reminder to SAVE $10 OFF your regular tickets to Irma Vep this opening weekend! Use code: GHOST10 online, over the phone, or in person to take advantage of this deal, ending March 2.

P.S. If you want an extra sneak peek, check out our slideshow on the production page of our website, thanks to our talented photographer, Ashley LaBonde.

Hedgerow School: Announcing Our Spring Semester!

Every semester is a fresh focus, engaging all ages and skill levels in crafting new works of art.  Led by professional actors and teachers, Hedgerow Theatre School classes explore plays, musicals, novels, stories, student-created pieces – you name it – to bring the world to the stage.

Our Spring semester begins soon! See our class descriptions below or visit our Education page online. And save big when you take advantage of our early bird enrollment offer and receive $50.00 off your tuition when you enroll by March 8th with the code: SPRING50Share the code with a friend so they can save $50.00 when they enroll too. 


SPRING 2014

Kids 6 – 12

PLAY OUT CLASSICS: THE SECRET GARDEN
Tend your own Secret Garden and find out why stories last.
March 29 to May 24
Saturdays, 10 am – 12 noon  
Final Showcase: May 24, time TBD
Teacher:  Juliet Grey Kelsey  
Cost  $200.00

Teenagers
ADAPT A PLAY
Adapt and bring popular tales from page to stage.
March 29 to May 25
Ages 10-18 years old
Saturdays 10 am
– 12 noon
Final Performance: TBD
Teacher: Josh Yoder
Cost: $250.00

Adults
NEIL SIMON
Perform works by the Master of American Comedy — Neil Simon.
March 24 to May 19
Mondays, 7-10 pm
Performance: May 19 at 7pm
Teachers: Tom Teti and the Hedgerow Company
Cost  $250.00

Youth Musical Theatre

ONCE UPON A SHOE
Join in helping Mother Goose and her family save their home, a large comfortable shoe. You, Mother Goose, and her children will put on a show of Mother Goose’s most famous poems in this delightful adaptation by Joseph Robinette. Learn nursery rhymes to spice up your performance!
March 29 to May 25
Saturdays, 12-3 pm AND Tuesday-Friday May 27-30, 4-6 pm
Performances: Saturday May 31 at 11:00 am AND 1:30 pm
Teachers: Susan Wefel, Joanna Volpe, and Penelope Reed
Cost: $350.00

YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN

Play onstage in this modern classic musical.
March 29 to May 25
Saturdays, 3-6 pm AND Tuesday-Friday, May 27-30, 4-6 pm
Performances: Saturday, May 31 at 4 pm; Sunday, June 1 at 7 pm  
Teachers:  Shaun Yates, Joanna Volpe, Joel Guerrero, Penelope Reed
Cost  $350.00 

Enroll today!

Hedgerow: 100% chance of laughter next weekend!

This Hedgerow forecast just in: while the rain and snow might be a damper to the soul, we’ll raise your spirits with some vampires, werewolves, and mummies (oh my!) when the hilarious comedy, The Mystery of Irma Vep, takes the stage, starting February 27th. 

You’ll be amazed and astounded a midst a downpour of laughter as our two actors, Carl Nathaniel Smith and Joel Guerrero, play multiple roles (male and female) with costume changes that are faster than a cheetah chased by lightning! We suggest you grab your tickets with the same agility because a comedy like this is not to be missed! 

And for a little teaser, “tune in” to Brock’s regular podcast highlighting a special interview with some of the characters from “Irma Vep”! And they are characters (click above)!

Hedgerow: Uproarious laughter to come with “Irma Vep”!

Our production team is rolling on the floor with laughter during “Irma Vep” rehearsals and we aren’t even in tech yet! We have a hunch you’ll be gasping for breath from all the laughter too as two actors take on multiple roles at lightning speed (No, really. We’ve timed it!). 

And if you purchase tickets today, you’ll SAVE BIG on those boisterous laughs with a buy 1, get 1 special offer for opening weekend! Just use code: VEP2 to get a ticket with your purchase of a regular ticket. This offer is only good for February 27 to March 2. Act now so we can save and play together! 

Hedgerow: Fall In Love (Songs) with Us!

Valentine’s weekend is nearly upon us and we’re feeling romantic! The weather might be bitter but our hearts are warm as we welcome you to join us for Hedgerow In Song: Love Songs, this February 14,15, and 16 only.

So make a date with your sweetheart and fall in love all over again as our Hedgerow Music Ensemble celebrates the journey of romance in song. Our great performers, seen in such theaters as the Kimmel Center, Society Hill Playhouse, The Broadway Theatre of Pitman, and New Candlelight Theatre, will surely steal your heart in the intimate and historic space of Hedgerow Theatre.

And you’re in for an extra sweet treat with a special Valentine’s weekend intermission where we’ll have a complimentary glass of wine along with tasty treats to enjoy. And our ticket prices are discounted this entire weekend because we love you! 

Purchase tickets to the romance!

P.S. Below is an extra podcast from Brock as he tries to grab a singing spot in the musical revue. Listen in to see if he’s successful! 

Hedgerow: Last 4 Chances to Cheer with ‘Vanities’!

“The performances are excellent, the story very compelling, and the theatre itself is historic and beautiful.” (Stage Magazine)

Final 4 performances of ‘Vanities‘ this weekend! 

Feeling restless from these snow days? Then lace up your snow boots, throw on your parka, and take an adventure with us! This weekend is your last chance to join us as we banish the snow storm doldrums and let the ladies of Vanities take us back to simpler times. 


Thursday & Friday at 7:30PM
Saturday at 8PM- SOLD OUT!
Sunday at 2PM

Purchase tickets here for some winter cheer!

Hedgerow: Vampires, werewolves and mummies, oh my!

 February 27 and playing until April 6

We are bringing madcap, mayhem, and mystery to the stage this Spring with Charles Ludlam’s hit comedy The Mystery of Irma VepYou’ll be astounded, amazed, and awed as you watch our two male actors take on a variety of roles, both male and female, with 35 quick changes at lightning speed. 

And why not save on the laughter with our Buy 1, Get 1 offer?! Use code: VEP2 for this special discount off our regular ticket price, valid until 02/27/14. Save on tickets today!

Hedgerow In Song: Fall in love with our musical revue!

Love Songs, serenading you ONLY February 14,15,16

We love a good romance and we know you do too! This Valentine’s weekend, be ours when you join us for a special musical treat with our Hedgerow In Song: Love SongsOur Music Ensemble will celebrate love in song with joy, tears, and laughter as they take you through the journey of romance.

And because we love you, we have discounted ticket prices for the entire weekend! See below for how much you’ll save.

Special Ticket Pricing:
Adult: $25 
Age 30 and Under: 20
Student: $15
Purchase tickets today!