With the easing of restrictions in Pennsylvania allowing for live audiences, two theaters in the Lehigh Valley are presenting in-person productions for the first time in more than a year.
The Pennsylvania Playhouse is producing the romantic comedy “Talley’s Folly,” as its first in-person show since last February. The show is simultaneously being presented as a video-on-demand, since the theater realizes some people aren’t comfortable yet with live theater, according to Rody Gilkeson, playhouse theater administrator.
Live shows will be 7:30 p.m. April 9-10, 16-17 and 23-24; and 3 p.m. April 11, 18 and 25 at the playhouse at 390 Illick’s Mill Road in Bethlehem. Video-on-demand viewings will be available for 48 hour periods between April 9 and 25.
Lanford Wilson’s poignant play was chosen, in particular because it has a small cast, making it easier for social distancing.
Wilson received the 1980 Pulitzer…