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Review: ‘Our Town’ at Olney Theatre Center

Thornton Wilder's New Hampshire creation, Grover's Corners, sits on some of the oldest rock in the world: "a shelf of Devonian basalt" crossed with...

Review: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Hedgerow Theatre

“The course of true love never did run smooth.” And in the case of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, it hits every bump in the road!...

Review: ‘The Light Princess’ at Arden Theatre Company

A world-premiere musical adaptation of George MacDonald’s 19th-century Scottish fairytale The Light Princess, with book and lyrics by Tony Lawton and music by Alex...

Review: ‘Anna’ at EgoPo Classic Theater

EgoPo Classic Theater presents the world premiere of Anna as the final work in its Russian Masters Festival. Anna adapts the story of Leo Tolstoy’s...

Review: ‘The Seagull’ at EgoPo Classic Theater

Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull is one of the most durable of all 19th century plays. But it’s a play that producers, directors, and playwrights...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #16: Best Direction, Musical Direction, and Design...

The DCMetroTheaterArts Staff's Best of 2016 Direction in Productions in Philadelphia, New Jersey, and DE are: BEST DIRECTION Carl Andress for Charles Busch’s The Divine Sister...

Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Delaware Theatre Company

The Delaware Theatre Company (DTC) is offering a time-honored classic for the holiday season: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Only Patrick Barlow’s adaptation...

An Interview With Aaron Cromie and Matthew Mastronardi on Dylan Thomas’...

I have seen many Christmas shows, each one enjoyable in its own way, but I’ve never seen a production as moving, as unusual, and...

Review: ‘A Child’s Christmas in Wales’ at Walnut Street Theatre

From the moment I entered the Independence Studio on 3 (3rd floor of the Walnut Street Theatre), the holiday spirit was evident. Hot cider...

2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘Exile 2588’ at Almanac Dance Circus...

Inspired by the ancient Greek myth of Io, the principles of existential risk and human enhancement ethics considered by Swedish philosopher Nick Bostrum, and...

‘Take A Bow’ Part 3 in Philadelphia: Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Favorite...

Here is Part 3 of the Philadelphia staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ favorite performances in Spring and Summer of 2016. To all our honorees – TAKE...

Review: ‘The Servant of Two Masters’ at Hedgerow Theatre in Rose...

It was in the opening moments of The Servant of Two Masters, as one of the performers stood in front of the curtain to...

‘Pushing the Envelope to Attract Contemporary Audiences: Goldoni at the Hedgerow...

Here is the second of two interviews with Aaron Cromie, one of Philadelphia’s most beloved directors, mask makers, writers, and interdisciplinary theater artists. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRSAFB1SaNQ Henrik: Carlo...

‘Riffing, Replacing, and Reworking Goldoni’s “Servant of Two Masters” at the...

This is the first of two interviews with Aaron Cromie, one of Philadelphia’s most beloved directors, mask makers, writers, and interdisciplinary theater artists.  Henrik: Carlo...

Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ At Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia

Walnut Street Theatre rocked with laughter tonight. The Pirate King, Black Stache, was arguing with his mate, Smee, concerning a severed. . .oh well...

‘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...

‘Watership Down’ at Simpatico Theatre Project and Drexel University’s Mandell Professionals...

Watership Down, adapted by John Hildreth from Richard Adams’ novel of the same title, is far away from the world of reality, rich with...

Magic Time: ‘Molière’s Don Juan’ at Faction of Fools by John...

On top of the antic hilarity in Faction of Fools’ new production of Molière’s Don Juan, I had the funny feeling while watching this...

‘Molière’s Don Juan’ at Faction of Fools by Justin Schneider

Casanova. Lothario. Bill Clinton. Among the world's famous playboys, the figure of Don Juan holds a special place in the theatre. Faction of Fools,...

‘Portraying an Icon: An Actor’s Reflection on Playing Don Juan’ By...

When Matthew R. Wilson offered me the role of Don Juan, my first thought was, “Hell, yeah!” It's a chance to work with Faction...

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