Remembering What Is Retro with BRT’s Brooklyn DooWop Explosion

** Seven Performances Only, February 15-19 **

Bristol Riverside Theatre presents an explosion of sound with Brooklyn DooWop Explosion running February 15-19. The seasoned professionalism of The Manhattan Skyline and The Casinos whisks audiences back to another time and place in a high-energy show that has been delighting audiences since 2008. The program features doo wop hits of the 50s and 60s such as Unchained Melody, Crying, Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye, and Cara Mia.

Bristol Riverside Theatre located in Bucks County. // Photo By: R. Kennedy via VisitPhilly.com

Bristol Riverside Theatre located in Bucks County. // Photo By: R. Kennedy via VisitPhilly.com

Performances are Wednesday, February 15 at 2:00 and 7:30pm; Thursday, February 16 at 7:30pm; Friday, February 17 at 8:00pm; Saturday, February 18 at 2:00 and 8:00 pm; and Sunday, February 19 at 3:00pm. Tickets start at $30 with student and military discounts available, and can be purchased by visiting brtstage.org or calling the BRT Box Office at 215-785-0100. Bristol Riverside Theatre is located at 120 Radcliffe Street in Bristol, PA.

Since 1986, BRT has brought consistently acclaimed professional theatre to Bucks County and maintains a long-term commitment to finding and developing new plays. The theatre is the recipient of over 68 Barrymore Award nominations for Excellence in Theatre, given annually by Theatre Philadelphia.

Luner on Theatre's Philadelphia Theatre Correspondent, Dan Luner.

Luner on Theatre’s Philadelphia Theatre Correspondent, Dan Luner.

LUNER LOWDOWN: BRT is doing a great service in bringing Brooklyn DooWop Explosion to the stage. With a great understanding of their patrons, I would recommend this performance to those from and not from Bucks County that are looking for a hint of nostalgia from what is well known as “The Glory Days.”

In addition to its mainstage productions, the theatre serves as a cultural hub for the community, with such programs as children’s theatre, community concerts and exhibitions of local visual arts. Currently under the direction of Artistic Director Keith Baker, Founding Director Susan D. Atkinson, and Managing Director Anne Kohn, BRT continues its 30th anniversary season. For information, visit www.brtstage.org

Featured photo courtesy of: Bristol Riverside Theatre website

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