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Daniela Mack. Photo by Steven Pisano.

Review: ‘Elizabeth Cree’ at Opera Philadelphia

The British statesman Winston Churchill coined the expression, “It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” He was speaking of the Soviet Union. The quotation, however, also could be applied to Elizabeth Cree, the murder-mystery opera which had its world premiere Thursday night, launching Opera Philadelphia’s O17 Festival of five productions within […]

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‘Laugh’ at The Studio Theatre

To be sure, name a play Laugh and the gauntlet is thrown. Laugh or die trying. The Studio Theatre’s world premiere production of Beth Henley’s new play, based on the antics of silent films from the 1920s, elicits laughter, a good deal of it — nay, an excellent amount if the play were only 100 […]

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‘Next to Normal’ at CENTERSTAGE

CENTERSTAGE soars to new heights with its electrifying production of the multiple Tony Award-winning, contemporary rock musical, Next to Normal, launching the second show of its 2014-15 Season. Debuting off-Broadway in 2008, hitting Broadway the following year and going on to win a Pulitzer Prize for drama in 2010 (a relative rarity for a musical), […]

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‘Jumpers for Goalposts’ Added to The Studio Theatre’s 2014-2015 Lineup

Artistic Director David Muse is pleased to announce the fifth show in Studio Theatre’s 2014-2015 season subscription series will be British playwright Tom Wells’ hilarious and heartbreaking comedy Jumpers for Goalposts, directed by Matt Torney. This production marks both the play and Wells’ US debuts. “I was surprised to learn that Tom, whose work has been so celebrated […]

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Larry Tobias and Pilar Witherspoon in CENTERSTAGE's 'Bus Stop.' Photo by Richard Anderson.

‘Bus Stop’ at CENTERSTAGE by Amanda Gunther

March is sure coming in like a lion! Or so you’ll see as William Inge’s Bus Stop pulls into CENTERSTAGE for the holidays. Directed by David Schweizer, this charming story brings a blizzard to a little bus stop in Kansas and along with it a band of interesting characters each with their own set of […]

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