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Review: ‘Red’ at Walnut Street Theatre Independence Studio 3 in Philadelphia

Mark Rothko, the acclaimed abstract expressionist painter returns to Philadelphia in Red, the Tony Award-winning play by John Logan, at the tiny Independence Studio black box of the Walnut Street Theatre. The older painter brusquely welcomes a young art student/assistant, to his employ/servitude. This production hinges on the growth of the young man, with the […]

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‘Reaching the NextStop’ Part 2: NextStop Theatre Company’s First Season Season Schedule by Evan Hoffmann

I am pleased to announce the first professional season for NextStop Theatre Company. We have developed an exciting season that is focused on the idea of re-imagining ‘possible’ – Unorthodox approaches to classic stories and ambitious challenges to the limitations of our intimate style of storytelling. This season will test every preconceived notion about who we […]

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Alex Mandell (Richard Loeb) and Stephen Russell Murray (Nathan Leopold), right. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

‘Never the Sinner: The Leopold & Loeb Story’ at 1st Stage by Yvonne French

In 1st Stage’s gripping production of Never the Sinner: The Leopold and Loeb Story, seven actors explore homosexual power struggles, murderous thrill-seeking, and reportorial sensationalism in the powerful historical play by John Logan. Director Jeremy Skidmore makes great use of the script in the epic courtroom drama that takes place during the summer of 1924 […]

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