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Review: ‘Gruff!’ at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre

Part of the first Summer Family Theater Festival at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, Gruff!, a co-presentation by Vital Theatre Company and Doppelskope, is everything that...

Review: ‘A Real Boy’ at 59E59 Theaters

In the world premiere of A Real Boy, presented by Ivy Theatre Company in association with Athena Theatre at 59E59, playwright Stephen Kaplan significantly...

Review: ‘.d0t:: a RotoPlastic Ballet’ at Pointless Theatre Company

When you hear the phrase “futuristic dystopia where the human race has almost died out, leaving a single human and a civilization of robots,”...

Review: ‘The Enchanted’ at Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium

A colorful clearing outside a provincial French village is visited by the spirit of a murderer who enthralls Isabel, an innocent young schoolteacher obsessed...

Magic Time! The Studio Theatre’s ‘Hand to God’: A Puppet Chat

So this strange thing happened. I was sitting at a table in a church basement that happened to be on the fourth floor of...

Review: ‘Jumanji’ at Adventure Theatre MTC

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) finishes out its 2015-2016 Season with their fourth world premiere production, Jumanji. The adaptation was co-written by Sandra Eskin and...

Philadelphia’s Enchantment Theatre Company Is Taking It on the Road!

If you believe that the arts are an integral part of life, and that children should be introduced to them from an early age,...

Review: ‘Sleeping Beauty’ at The Puppet Co.

The fairytale of Sleeping Beauty is a beloved classic, and what better way to tell the ancient story then through the timeless art of...

Review: ‘Len Piper’s Pinocchio’ at The Puppet Company

The Puppet Co. presents Len Piper's Pinocchio, an adaptation of the classic story of a wooden puppet’s adventurous quest to become a real, live...

‘Pinocchio!’ at Faction of Fools

Italian writer Carlo Collodi’s beloved tale of Pinocchio! has been performed countless times over the past 132 years. Now, Faction of Fools Theatre Company has taken...

‘Avenue Q’ at Constellation Theatre Company

Avenue Q is that rarest of Broadway hits that captivates everyone, theatre geek or casual fan, who has blushed at its racy tunes or...

DinoRock Productions Inc.’s ‘Dinosaur Desperados’ at The Puppet Co.

DinoRock Productions Inc. celebrates their 15th guest appearance at The Puppet Company with Dinosaur Desperados, a fun-filled show where the old west meets the...

‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarves’ at The Puppet Company

The Puppet Co. presents Snow White and the 7 Dwarves, an adaptation of the Grimm’s classic with a mixed cast of actors and rod...

‘The Frog Prince’ at Pumpkin Theatre

There's a whole lot of hopping going on at Pumpkin Theatre this month. The Frog Prince is the penultimate show of Pumpkin  Theatre's 47th...

‘Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp’ at The Puppet Co.

The Puppet Co. presents a gorgeously delivered production of Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp, written by Vera C. Hughes and Allan Stevens and inspired...

David London’s ‘Magic Outside the Box’ at Baltimore Theater Project

Magic, Laughter and Wonder (Bread) Without an announcement of any kind, from stage left a shrouded figure appeared. The figure glided towards the audience bearing...

‘Circus!’ at The Puppet Company

Juggling bears, flying trapezes, and tightropes! The Puppet Co. presents Circus!, a spectacle of tricks and feats led by a band of marionettes, beautifully...

‘Famous Puppet Death Scenes’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Ready for some comic puppet anarchy? Ready for some situational, very visual humor within nearly two dozen short puppet-driven skits? Ready to indulge into,...

‘The Nutcracker’ at The Puppet Co.

I have seen and reviewed The Puppet Co.'s production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker several times, and each time I see it I fall in...

‘Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol’ at Adventure Theatre MTC

Adventure Theatre MTC presents the world premiere of Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol, based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and adapted by father-and-son team...

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