Big Bad Broadway Bamboozle

The Great Big Broadway Bamboozle from Kevin Nalty on Vimeo.

A British production team has come to Broadway to hold auditions for an all American troupe to perform in their show, “Yankee Hankee Pankee,” in London’s West End.

When the Phillips’ Mill Players catch wind of this, they become determined to be that troupe.  The problem is, how?  Will Fire Marshal Marshall shut them down first?  Will the local constabulary arrest them for indecent exposure?  Will Melvin zee Magnificent use his magic (and assistant Arianne) to seduce them?  Will the local Equity actors help or hinder?  Will the calendar Nazis in their own house bring them down first?

This production has a magic show that will knock your socks off.  It has heart.  It has tears, tears from laughter.  It has great musical and dance numbers: “Hey, Big Spender,”  “Willkommen Auf Cabaret,” “I Wanna Be a Producer,” and more.

Local participating actors are the Phillips’ Mill Players: Lynell Antonelli, Betty Benton, Mark Cowell, Leslie Crilley, Valerie Eastburn, Patrick Fowles, Bruce Hamilton, Andrea Kenyon, Kevin Nalty, Stephen Oles, Peter Pearson, Tim Philpot, John Roley, Rita Roley, Nancy Vander Zwan, Tim Wade, with an assist by Debbie Karner and enhanced by band members Roburt Gajdos, keyboard; Mike Seifried, saxophone; Bernie Thompson, keyboard; Wayne Palmer, drums; and Tom Detlefen, bass.

Local Doylestonians Valerie Eastburn and Kevin Nalty wrote “The Big Bad Broadway Bamboozle.”

Where – Phillips’ Mill Theater
                 2619 River Road
                 New Hope PA  18938

When – April 27, 28; May 3, 4, 5.  Doors open 7:00; performances at 8:00. BYOB.

Moguls are entitled to a reserved table of choice.  If you are a party of four or less others may be seated at your table.  Please indicate your preferred seating in the space provided. 

Tables of six or more will be reserved for you.  Please indicate names in your party in the space provided.

Mill members $25.00 per reservation.  General Admission $30.00

Cabaret seating, BYOB

New This Year-  “All You Can Laugh Thursday”.   May 3 only. $20.00 subject to availability.   Pay at door cash/check only.  Reservations not required.   If you prefer a reserved table, regular fees apply and please reserve online.

If you would prefer to book by phone, please call Will Donnelly at 609-397-2965. Phone reservations can only be made up to the day before the performance.  Reservations at door only if available.


Click on the links below to make reservations:

Friday, April 27, 8 pm
Saturday, April 28, 8 pm
Thursday, May 3, 8 pm
Friday, May 4, 8 pm
Saturday, May 5, 8pm