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October 1, 2013

The Ambler Main Street Oktoberfest Returns For Its 22nd Year With A Beer Garden, Food, Music And Family-Friendly Fun, Saturday, October 5

Though the weather may feel more like spring this week, the fall festival season is in full swing with events both in the city and just beyond city limits. This weekend, make the quick trip to Ambler in Montgomery County for the annual Ambler Main Street Oktoberfest, now in its 22nd year. On Saturday, October [...]

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July 18, 2013

Summer Flings Series Brings A Three-Week Music And Comedy Festival To Act II Playhouse, July 18-August 4

Thanks to Danny and Sandy, we all know the best fling is a summer fling. While not all of us are gutsy enough to sing about it in chorus lines of Greasers and Pink Ladies, we can always do the next best thing and celebrate with a three week festival of music and comedy. From [...]

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January 11, 2013

Act II Playhouse In Ambler To Host Four Famed Comedians In A Weekend Of Comedy, January 11-12

Four nationally recognized comics will be taking the stage at Act II Playhouse in Ambler. Between the four performing comedians they have appeared on NBC, ABC, MTV and Comedy Central… just to name a few. This performance is destined to be gut-bustingly funny. The stand-up comedy weekend runs from January 11-12 and encompasses three separate [...]

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January 8, 2013

Act II Playhouse Presents The Hilarious Why I’m Scared Of Dance By Jen Childs, January 15-27

If you’ve never seen a Jen Childs show — with her as writer, director, on stage or all of the above — you’ve never lived. Seriously: Jen, co-founder of 1812 Productions, is quite possibly the funniest woman in Philadelphia. Next up at Act II Playhouse: Why I’m Scared Of Dance By Jen Childs. It’s on [...]

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December 17, 2012

Roundup: Where To Partake In The Feast Of The Seven Fishes This Holiday Season In Philadelphia

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a strong Italian tradition stemming from the Catholic faith, an event that counts down to the arrival of Jesus at midnight on Christmas Day. Traditionally, the feast happens on Christmas Eve, but now has spread to the days leading up to the night before Christmas as well. Many [...]

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September 13, 2012

Roundup: Our Top Picks For 2012 Oktoberfest Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

Oktoberfest takes over Philadelphia once again this season with all the wurst, craft beer and everything pumpkin lining up front and center for a slew of daily and weekly celebrations. From partying atop the decks of a battleship to sausage eating contests and block parties, we’ve got you covered on where to get your fill of [...]

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August 30, 2012

Act II Playhouse Presents 4 Lads From Liverpool, A Tribute To The Beatles, Starting September 4

Calling all Beatles fans: Ambler’s Act II Playhouse presents 4 Lads From Liverpool, a rollicking tribute to The Beatles beginning September 4. The show takes you through an epic journey that begins in the early days in Hamburg, Germany and the Cavern Club in Liverpool, then fast forwards to the Sgt. Pepper-era and beyond. You [...]

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July 19, 2012

Act II Playhouse Presents Free Range Thinking, On Stage Now Through August 12

Most theaters are closed for the summer, but happily Act II Playhouse is busy as ever, with a hilarious, limited engagement play on stage called Free Range Thinking. It’s a new show from the guy who brought you last summer’s hit comedy The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron? Click here to watch a 30-second video trailer. [...]

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July 17, 2012

Ambler Restaurant Week Returns Friday, July 20-Sunday, July 29

Back by popular demand, Ambler will host its own Restaurant Week in honor of its growing realm of diverse restaurants, Friday, July 20 through Sunday, July 29. Bookending the span of two weekends, Ambler Restaurant Week will offer prix-fixe menus at $20-$35 per person with at least two dozen locations participating. On deck is Detterra [...]

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April 19, 2012

Act II Playhouse Presents Classic Broadway Musical My Fair Lady, Already Extended By Popular Demand

It’s the rare theater production that sells out before its run even begins; but that’s the case with Act II Playhouse’s next-up show, My Fair Lady, on stage starting April 24 and now running through June 3 June 17 July 1! The classic Broadway musical is specially adapted for Act II’s intimate venue, so you’ll [...]

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