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Bucks County Playhouse announces July, August programming

Hear from an original ‘Jersey Boy,’ laugh along with writers of ‘The Daily Show’ and meet the writers behind some of country’s top songs

John Lloyd Young

Tony- and Grammy-winner John Lloyd Young, four Emmy-nominated writers from The Daily Show and hit country songwriters will take to the stage of the iconic Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main St. in New Hope, in July and August when the theater presents these visiting artists. Tickets are on sale now by contacting the box office at 215-862-2121 or at BucksCountyPlayhouse.org.

Bucks County Playhouse’s Visiting Artists Series represents one of the few times on the calendar when outside producers take the stage to showcase their work. Renowned and unique performers from across the country — and around the globe — join local favorites for a lineup of crowd-pleasing fare that run through the end of the year.

The schedule is as follows:

John Lloyd Young, July 18, at 7:30 p.m.: This Jersey Boys original interprets the most thrilling songs of the ‘50s, ‘60s and beyond, including “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” “Unchained Melody” and more.

The Daily Show Writers Comedy Tour, July 21, at 8 p.m., July 22, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.: Four Emmy-nominated writers from the hit late-night social series — Kat Radley, Matt Koff, Randall Otis and Joe Opio — combine their comedic talents to tour the U.S. and internationally. Whether making fun of their failed dating lives, living life as a cat owner or talking about important events of the day, they find laughs everywhere and bring it all to the stage.

One Night in Nashville, Aug. 5, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.: An intimate show with hit songwriters singing original songs that have been recorded by top artists, and telling the stories behind them. Brice Long has enjoyed a successful music career, with No. 1 songwriting hits “Heartache On the Dance Floor” by Jon Pardi, “Nothing On But the Radio” by Gary Allen and Randy Houser’s “Like a Cowboy.” Wyatt McCubbin is a singer-songwriter who has opened for Merle Haggard, George Jones and more. His songs have been recorded by Brad Paisley, Jon Pardi, Dustin Lynch and more. Shane Minor was Shania Twain’s opening act for a year-and-a-half stadium tour. He has penned songs for Luke Bryan, Justin Moore, Trace Adkins and more, and had No. 1 country singles for Diamond Rio, Andy Griggs, Craig Morgan, Clay Walker and Jamey Johnson.

Ticket prices vary based on performers and performance times.

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