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Brian McCann and Paul Kuhn. Photo by Rebecca Gudelunas.

Review: ‘Waiting for Godot’ at Curio Theatre Company

Waiting for Godot is generally considered a comedy. Samuel Beckett himself called this, his most famous play, a “tragicomedy.” But its reputation as an important, monumental piece of art can have a way of choking off the laughs. I’ve seen tedious productions that left me scratching my head and asking “What’s so funny?” If the […]

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‘The Bald Soprano’ at Curio Theatre Company in Philadelphia

After a somber Handmaid’s Tale, Curio Theatre Company sure changes directions with Eugene Ionesco’s hilariously absurd The Bald Soprano. Director Charlotte Northeast updates this 1950’s English comedy with modern aspects. From Donald Trump to Atari’s Pong seen in the projections, these references add humor to the already hysterical piece. Despite Ionesco’s use of repetition, this […]

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