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2017 FringeArts Festival Philadelphia

2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘Strange Tenants’ by Sam Tower + Ensemble at Power Plant Productions

Evincing the seminal inspiration of Fringe mainstays Pig Iron Theatre Company and New Paradise Laboratories, Strange Tenants is the latest original work developed in Sam Tower + Ensemble’s characteristic method and experimental style. A mash-up of ensemble-devised neo-expressionist movement, a script that parodies the mid-20th-century genre of film noir, and a critical feminist eye on […]

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Barbara Cook’s Spotlight: Lucie Arnaz at The Kennedy Center by David Friscic

I came away from Lucie Arnaz‘s concert at The Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theatre with a blissed-out feeling of elation. An invigorating combination of sheer professionalism and pure show-biz panache were the hallmarks of this extremely well-produced show. Opening with a video screen that shot down from the ceiling, the audience was alternately both enthralled and amused by […]

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Rachel York and Company in 'Anything Goes.' Photo by Joan Marcus.

‘Anything Goes’ at The Kennedy Center by David Friscic

It’s time for hilarity and “high-jinks on the high seas” in The Kennedy Center’s current production of Cole Porter’s Anything Goes. Possessing equal qualifications to be classified as glossy escapist fare, a retro trip into the past and – most especially – a music-lovers parade of classic standards by the legendary Cole Porter, this production […]

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