On Stage: Live shows start roaring back in area

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times  Ley Line Pandemic restrictions have had a stranglehold on live entertainment for more than a year but now, finally, the grip is starting to loosen. The calendar of shows over the next week still is limited with regard to venues but it does feature variety – and that is a victory. The Sellersville Theater (24 West Temple Avenue, Sellersville, 215-257-5808, www.st94.com)...

On Stage: Peter Cetera celebrates both Chicago and solo career

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Peter Cetera Casual music fans may not recognize the name Peter Cetera but it’s almost guaranteed that they’ve heard his music. Cetera, who will headline a show on July 26 at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino (2999 Street Road, Bensalem, 888-588-7279, https://parxcasino.com)     Send article as PDF   

On Stage: Wright, Fischer bring distinctive voices to area

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Chely Wright Two very distinctive and very influential female vocalists will be performing in the area in December 3 – Chely Wright in Sellersville and Lisa Fischer in Bryn Mawr. Wright will be sharing the bill with the Amy Ray Band at the Sellersville Theater (24 West Temple Avenue, Sellersville, 215-257-5808, www.st94.com) on December 3.   ...

On Stage: Steve Forbert keeps on rockin’ steady

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times  Steve Forbert Steve Forbert has been recording and playing music for four decades and has reached a point in his career where he knows how to stay busy but not too busy. Forbert averages around four shows a year in this area and is a regular at the Kennett Flash. On September 16, the veteran singer-songwriter will return for a show at the Sellersville Theater...

On Stage: Mame is the perfect antidote for holiday stress

Also, Rusted Root comes home to Pennsylvania; Forbert at Flash By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Rosemary Benson stars in the title role in “Mame” at the Candlelight Theater. For a small portion of the population — mostly computer geeks — “Mame” is an acronym for an emulator application designed to recreate the hardware of arcade game systems in software on modern...

On Stage: Delaware Symphony opens 2014-15 season

The von Trapps, Savannah King and more on local stages By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Delaware Symphony Orchestra, with featured keyboardist Gabriela Martinez (pictured) opens the the 2014-15 season with “Heroes and Heroines” Sept. 19. The Delaware Symphony Orchestra, which has been one of America’s top regional orchestras for years, is kicking off its 2014-2015 season...