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Review: ‘This Is the Week That Is’ at 1812 Productions

If you’re looking for an evening of escapist entertainment at the theater this holiday season, 1812 Productions’ twelfth installment of its perennial hit This...

Review: ‘The Manor’ by Colonial Playhouse

For fifteen years, a California theater company has been presenting the drama The Manor in the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills — an appropriate...

Review: Mike Daisey’s ‘This Is Not Normal’ at Philadelphia Theatre Company

It has been exactly one year since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. In that year, countless artists, performers, actors, and...

Review: ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ at the Academy of Music

“I’m not going to take this on the road unless it’s as good as what people have read about, with the same lighting and...

Review: ‘SEVENTY IV SECONDS… to judgment’ by GoKash OnSTAGE at Arden...

Who decides who lives or dies, and how is that just? These are the questions playwright Kash Goins implores audiences to think about in...

Review: ‘Julius Caesar’ at Scena Theatre at the Atlas Performing Arts...

Diamond Julesy Gets It Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar has recently become a cause célèbre. When Caesar was portrayed in a Public Theater production with a...

Review: Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF): ‘The Niceties’

Eleanor Burgess' The Niceties is a political play that takes the gloves off. It's bare knuckled and it's bloody, though no bones are broken...

Interview: Catharine Slusar Returns to Theatre Exile in ‘Lost Girls’

Following her Barrymore Award for Best Actress as Martha in Theatre Exile’s 2014 production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, which was preceded by...

Review: ‘The Three Penny Opera’ at Spotlighters Theatre

Ever-willing to mount bold musicals with large casts you’d never expect to see in such an intimate, cozy space (remember last year’s gorgeous Evita?),...

Spine: Pointless Theatre’s ‘King Ubu’—No, That’s Not Donald Trump You See...

Ironically, and full of unintended consequences, while watching Pointless Theatre’s production of Alfred Jarry’s King Ubu  (yes, that's who wrote this play, translated afresh...

Spine: The Second City’s ‘Black Side of the Moon’ at Woolly...

"We are not a monolith! We are not a monolith! We are not a monolith!" chanted the six-member cast at the start of Woolly...

Review: The Second City’s ‘Black Side of the Moon’ at Woolly...

The Second City’s Black Side of the Moon— the Chicago-based comedy troupe’s first foray into post-Obama politics—launched the holiday season this week with an...

Magic Time! ‘(Re)Acts: Where Do We Go From Here?’ at Forum...

“We certainly didn’t prepare ourselves for this,” said Forum Theatre Artistic Director Michael Dove Monday night at the Silver Spring Black Box Theatre. He was...

Spine: ‘Straight White Men’ by Young Jean Lee at The Studio...

Young Jean Lee's theatre, entitled Young Jean Lee's Theater Company (2003-2016), was dedicated to producing "shows written and directed by Young Jean Lee." The...

Review: ‘Straight White Men’ at The Studio Theatre

In these jagged days immediately after the election, Studio Theatre’s richly revealing production of Straight White Men by Young Jean Lee is bracing, to say...

Review: ‘The Trump Card’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

The Trump Card, an original solo performance by monologist extraordinaire Mike Daisey, is a searing punch in the gut to rival any leaked Access...

Magic Time! Mike Daisey on Playing ‘The Trump Card’ in the...

You might say The Trump Card keeps getting dealt one new hand after another. Since Mike Daisey’s monologue played to acclaim in August at...

Review: ‘This Is The Week That Is: The Election Special’ at...

An annual favorite at 1812 Productions is its irreverent take on the current news. This year’s show, This Is The Week That Is: The...

2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Interview: ‘Revisiting Current Remounts of Past Hits...

Three annual Fringe favorites have chosen to remount a past hit for this year’s festival, giving audiences a chance to see the acclaimed works...

2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘Making the Fringe Great Again!’ at...

If you’re a stickler for political correctness, lighten up, head over to L’Etage Cabaret, grab a drink, and laugh your *#@% off at all...

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