Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main St. in New Hope, is celebrating jazz this cold January by bringing two local jazz bands to its stage as part of the Visiting Artist Series. Two ticket options are available – $45 each for a ticket to either show; or $75 for a dinner and show package, which includes prix fixe at the Playhouse’s restaurant The Deck and a ticket to the show. Special pricing is available for groups of 10 or more. Tickets are available at buckscountyplayhouse.org or 215-862-2121.
Founded in Stockton, New Jersey in 2018, The Rivertown Vintage Jazz Band plays vintage jazz popular in the 20s and 30s. The band performs on Friday, Jan. 21, at 8 p.m.
The Eric Mintel Quartet takes the stage Saturday, Jan. 22, at 8 p.m. Featuring pianist and composer Eric Mintel, Nelson Hill on sax/flute, Jack Hegyi on bass and Dave Mohn on drums, the quartet has been entertaining audiences of all ages with electrifying jazz for over 25 years.
The Visiting Artist Series presents one of the few times on the calendar when outside producers take the stage to showcase their work.
Bucks County Playhouse is joining performing arts organizations across the country in requiring that all guests provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, along with photo ID, to attend indoor performances. Masks continue to be required for the duration of the performance.