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Review: ‘Dracula’ at The Mechanical Theater

Adapted, designed, and directed by Loretta Vasile, The Mechanical Theater’s immersive site-specific production of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, performed at the solemn Neo-Classical Receiving Vault...

Review: ‘The Swallowing Dark’ at Inis Nua Theatre Company

“Your status has expired.” For Canaan Muponda, these are the most fearsome words imaginable. A refugee from Zimbabwe, Canaan has spent the last five years...

Review: ‘Blithe Spirit’ at Hedgerow Theatre

Universal button-perfect delivery of delicious Noël Coward lines takes Carly L. Bodnar’s production of Blithe Spirit at Hedgerow Theatre miles into gratifying comic territory,...

Review: ‘Kinky Boots’ at the Academy of Music

Drag queens save the day and light up the stage in Kinky Boots, making its return to Philadelphia for a limited run this week...

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...

Review: ‘The Roses in June’ at Seagull Productions

June 1967. What memories does that bring? Sgt. Pepper, The Rolling Stones, bell bottoms, assassinations, the conflict with ’50s conformity, trouble in the Middle...

Review: ‘Hetty Feather’ at Delaware Theatre Company

Nothing can keep Hetty Feather down. An orphan’s life is a hard one, especially in Victorian England – and Hetty has it harder than...

Review: ‘Marat/Sade’ at Temple University

The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de...

2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘King John’ at Revolution Shakespeare

King John, one of Shakespeare’s lesser-known history plays, is filled with intrigue, betrayal, and a pair of kings who are constantly threatening to go...

Review: ‘The Judas Kiss’ at The Harvey Theatre in the Brooklyn...

David Hare's play about a very specific time in the life of Oscar Wilde first appeared in New York in 1998, with Liam Neeson...

Review: ‘The Lion in Winter’ at Vagabond Players

The Lion in Winter’ reaches the pinnacle of high entertainment Vagabond Players’ The Lion in Winter, expertly directed by Steve Goldklang is a show any theater...

Review: ‘Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical’ at City Theater Company...

Wilmington’s City Theater Company once again affirms its status as the go-to regional venue for youth-driven musicals, with its one-week run of Hair: The...

Review: ‘When the Rain Stops Falling’ at 1st Stage

This play by Andrew Bovell in this 1st Stage production burned so many astounding images onto my brain—and sent into my ears so many...

‘A Christmas Carol’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

I don't think I know one person who doesn't know A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Last night, I attended The Little Theater of...

‘Entertaining Mr. Sloane’ at The Edge of the Universe Players 2

When a dark farce titled Entertaining Mr. Sloane opened in London in 1964, it was viewed as rude, scandalous, and repugnant because of its...

‘Travels with My Aunt’ at The Clurman Theatre in New York...

In 1969 Graham Greene published a light novel with this title, which was in the vein of earlier romps such as The Egg and...

Review: ‘Amazing Grace’ at The Nederlander Theatre in New York City

It's miraculous that this musical managed to cross the finish line, to land at the Nederlander Theatre on Broadway. We all know how difficult...

‘Finally Quiet in My Head’ at DC Black Theatre Festival 2015...

Two humans in St. Elizabeth’s psychiatric hospital in SE Washington DC who deny that their existence is defined solely by the label ‘crazy.' One...

‘Finding Neverland’ at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York City

I suggest that producers, composers, writers, stars and others with lots of money earned from their work other than in theatre, those who have...

‘Lettice and Lovage’ at the Quotidian Theatre Company

Tea and Entropy: Lettice and Lovage at the Quotidian Theatre Company Lettice and Lovage is crafted with love, a fitting tribute to a playwright, Peter...

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