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Review: ‘2.5 Minute Ride’ at Theatre Horizon

There’s a lot going on in Lisa Kron’s life. There’s her brother’s upcoming marriage, a ceremony that’s being held at a Jewish community center...

Review: ‘Fun Home’ at the Forrest Theatre

Winner of five Tony Awards in 2015 - including the first-ever Best Musical honors given to a show written entirely by a team of...

Review: ‘Fun Home’ at The National Theatre

I never made it up to New York to see Fun Home. I did the same thing with The Ramones; it just always seemed...

Review: ‘Well’ at 1st Stage

“Social ills” is a term often used to name a problem without caring about the people affected by it—as in the phrase “racism and...

Interview: Michael Bloom, Director of Lisa Kron’s ‘Well’ at 1st Stage

Amy Kotkin recently had a chance to interview Michael Bloom about his upcoming production of Lisa Kron's Well at 1st Stage. Amy: What initially attracted you to...

Magic Time! “I Think About How Badly I Can Break a...

John: I first discovered your writing when I saw Maytag Virgin during the Women’s Voices Theater Festival, and as I said when I interviewed...

Season Preview: 2016-2017 Broadway Philadelphia Lineup at the Kimmel Center for...

Each year, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts brings the highest quality of Broadway’s offerings to Philadelphia for local audiences to enjoy. Their...

Review: Kristine Fraelich at the Arden Cabaret Series at the Arden...

“It is terrifying.” More often than not, the actor’s relationship to their audience involves three parties; the audience, the actor, and their character. Guarded...

Review: ‘The Sound of Music’ at the Academy of Music in...

While there are amazing new Broadway hits like Hamilton and Fun Home, some things are classic for a reason. And may I say, they...

The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: ‘What Do Women Want? Playwrights Edition’

The opening of the Women’s Voices Theater Festival is a good time to reflect on the state of gender parity in the American theatre,...

‘Fun Home’ at Circle in the Square Theatre in New York...

This year's Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home opened in New York when I was in California. I finally caught up with it this weekend at...

Richard Seff Predicts The Tony Awards: Best Play and Musical and...

Many scribes have been offering opinions on who might win the Tony Awards this coming Sunday, June 7th, and for those of you who haven't...

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