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In the Moment: ‘The Way of the World’ at Folger Theatre...

There’s lots to like about Theresa Rebeck’s The Way of the World just as my DC Metro Theater Arts colleague Sophia Howes points out...

In the Moment: Interviews with Women’s Voices Theater Festival playwrights –...

This is the first part of a multi-part series of interviews with Women’s Voices Theater Festival playwrights. In this series, I asked the same...

‘Women’s Voices Theater Festival’ and ‘Winterfest’ Present New Works in NYC...

New York City is ringing in the New Year with a full slate of new works presented in January, February, and March, including a...

In the Moment: ‘Passport to the World Festival’ at The Creative...

In the midst of its ninth year producing and presenting live theater and music at its ArtSpace Fall Church venue, the Creative Cauldron has...

In the Moment: The National Symphony Orchestra at The Hamilton Live...

Ready to un-compartmentalize your music tastes? Open to thinking differently about what some may call stodgy "High Art" for the well-fixed? Ready to have...

Fringe Encore Series 2017 Review: ‘Turbulence!’ at SoHo Playhouse

Musical-comedy improv troupe Robot Teammate has landed in New York with an energetic hour of silly sci-fi fun in Turbulence!, now performing at SoHo...

Fringe Encore Series 2017 Review: ‘Kafka and Son’ at SoHo Playhouse

In November 1919, the 36-year-old Modernist writer Franz Kafka wrote a searing 45-page letter to his domineering father Hermann, dissecting his tyrannical attitude and...

Fringe Encore Series 2017 Review: ‘6 Guitars’ at SoHo Playhouse

Despite the hiatus of FringeNYC in 2017, SoHo Playhouse is presenting a full line-up for its 12th annual Fringe Encore Series in September and...

Review: ‘A Clockwork Orange’ at New World Stages

Ranked among the greatest novels of the 20th century, A Clockwork Orange – British author Anthony Burgess’s alarming vision of a dystopian future fueled...

2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘Kink Haüs’ by Gunnar Montana at...

Sex, drugs, and rock-and-roll have long been the rallying cry of post-modern youth, and Gunnar Montana takes that hedonistic call to its most emphatic,...

2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘Joan Crawford in Her Own Words’...

Created by Michael McHugh, directed by Peter Tupitza, and starring the fabulous Eric Singel, JC Productions’ revival of Joan Crawford in Her Own Words...

2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘Bind’ by Corinna Burns at The...

Corinna Burns is not just skilled at acting, she’s also a superb writer and an enthralling storyteller, and she’s proving it once again in...

2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘#CocktailPlays’ by Juniper Productions at Philadelphia...

For its inaugural offering in the Fringe, Juniper Productions, founded earlier this year, partners with Philadelphia Distilling for a themed site-specific presentation of four...

2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘(insert thoughts here)’ by Bradley’s Bucks...

In a delectable mash-up of the 2017 Fringe with an extended Restaurant Week, Franky Bradley’s gives festival-goers the option of enjoying dinner while attending...

2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘Marx in Soho’ by Iron Age...

Actor and activist Bob Weick is back in the Fringe with his signature touring show Marx in Soho by Howard Zinn, which he first...

2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘Mistress of the Maze’ by WeftWorks...

Hypnotic, transportive, and exquisitely beautiful, Mistress of the Maze marks the unforgettable debut of WeftWorks with its stunning world-premiere performance in the 2017 Fringe....

2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘Death Is a Cabaret Ol’ Chum’...

As you enter through the gates and into the courtyard of historic Laurel Hill Cemetery, you are offered your choice of a complimentary cocktail...

2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘The Groom’s a Fag; The Bride’s...

What do you get when you mix over-the-top parody with uncensored vulgarity with pure poetry? The Groom’s a Fag; The Bride’s a Cunt; The...

2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘These Terrible Things’ by the University...

It’s a zany self-referencing case of art imitating life in These Terrible Things, as the University of the Arts and The Berserker Residents team...

2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘Tilda Swinton Adopt Me Please’ by...

Both laugh-out-loud funny and intensely affecting, The Greenfield Collective makes its powerful mark on the Fringe with Tilda Swinton Adopt Me Please, an original...

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