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Mary Lee Bednarek and Robert Lyons. Photo by Mark Garvin.

Review: ‘Coriolanus’ at Lantern Theater

Coriolanus is one of Shakespeare’s least-performed plays – probably because it doesn’t fit easily into any of the standard Shakespearean categories. It’s a tragedy, but one without the epic sweep of Othello, Hamlet or Macbeth. Those shows earned their fame by grappling with huge issues and significant figures; Coriolanus deals more with the concerns of the […]

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Lexi Gwynn and Brandon O'Rourke. Photo by Maura McConnell.

Review: ‘Romeo & Juliet’ at The Media Theatre

“Two households, both alike in dignity In fair Verona, where we lay our scene From ancient grudge break to new mutiny Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean….” Delaware County’s Media Theatre continues its current season with a production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet. Playing in the company’s State Street venue through February 19th, […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of ‘All My Sons’ at Peace Mountain Theatre Company: Part 5: Natalie McManus

In Part 5 of a series of interviews with the Director and cast of Peace Mountain Theatre Company‘s production of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, meet Natalie McManus. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell readers where they may have seen you perform on local stages. Natalie McManus: I have been active in theatre for many years.  Before moving back […]

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Compass Rose Theater Opens Lee Blessing’s ‘Eleemonsynary’ Tomorrow Night by Lucinda Merry-Browne

From April 5th to May 12th, Compass Rose Theater ushers in the spring with a fully professional production of Lee Blessing’s glorious and life-affirming play, Eleemosynary. On a stage filled with books, wings and spelling bees, Eleemosynary weaves past and present to examine the relationship of three singular women: willfully eccentric Dorothea; her brilliant and estranged […]

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