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Review: ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ at Zemfira Stage

As you're spending January shivering against these sub-freezing wind-chills and bracing yourselves for the next bombogenesis, I strongly urge you to seek refuge in...

Review: ‘Sotto Voce’ at Theater J

In Sotto Voce, Theater J’s first production of the 2017-18 season, the characters don’t actually lower their voices. Instead, they speak in whispers, and not...

Review: ‘The Glass Menagerie’ at Parlor Room Theater

Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie is an American theater classic. At its center a story about a shattered family, the show is timeless in...

Review: ‘The Glass Menagerie’ at The Belasco Theatre

This is the play that introduced me to the writings of Tennessee Williams long ago, in 1945! That was the original production at the...

Review: ‘The Miss Firecracker Contest’ at South Camden Theatre Company

Beth Henley stocks her plays with characters that are distinctive and outlandish, right down to their names. The Miss Firecracker Contest, her wily and...

Review: ‘Suddenly Last Summer’ at Old Academy Players

What did happen to Sebastian last summer? This sounds like a murder mystery, right? But if Tennessee Williams writes the mystery, one can be certain...

Review: ‘The Present’ at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre

In the beginning there was a play by Anton Chekov that was simply called "a long play without a title". He'd written a first...

Interview: Jennifer Childs and Monica Stephenson Bring Holiday Cheer to Philadelphia...

1812 Productions’ Producing Artistic Director and Co-Founder Jennifer Childs teamed up again with musician Monica Stephenson, a long-time friend and former colleague at the...

Beth Hylton, Carl Schurr, and Dawn Ursula on Starring in Everyman’s...

The Great American Rep's At Everyman Theatre has received critical acclaim from local critics. Beth Hylton, Carl Schuur, and Dawn Ursula talk about their...

Review: ‘A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur’ at South Camden Theatre...

A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur is one of Tennessee Williams’ lesser-known plays. First staged in 1978, a few decades after his biggest successes,...

Review: The Great American Rep: ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ at Everyman...

As the centerpiece of its 25th Anniversary Season, Baltimore’s Everyman Theatre has taken on the daunting task of mounting what are arguably the two greatest...

Review: The Great American Rep: ‘Death of a Salesman’ at Everyman...

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of its founding, Everyman Theatre is closing out its 2015-2016 season by doing something really special. After an...

Review: ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ at Round House Theatre

Southern jazz fills the theatre as the warm lights come up on a bedroom. A mix of yellow and pink shines through the windows...

Review: ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ at Compass Rose Theater

Compass Rose Theater delivers an intense rendition of Tennessee Williams’ classic play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, a southern drama set in the 1950s. Williams...

Magic Time! ‘The Glass Menagerie’ at Ford’s Theatre

What’s the best way to stage a modern classic that is both reverential and revelatory? How does one mount a production that is respectful...

Review: ‘The Glass Menagerie’ at Ford’s Theatre

Possibly the most lyrical and sentimentally poignant of all the plays written by Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagerie still holds up as one of...

‘Baby Doll’ at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, NJ

You can cut the air – and the tension – with a knife in Princeton these days. The McCarter Theatre’s new production of Baby...

2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘American Lit’

You don't have to be an English Major—or even a recent graduate—to enjoy this romp among literary giants in American Lit, a collection of...

2015 Capital Fringe Preview #27: ‘American Lit’ by James F. Bruns

Dropping out of college, I went to live in a trailer in Key West, Florida. I had great ambitions to try and finish a...

‘The Miss Firecracker Contest’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse

The Miss Firecracker Contest by Beth Henley opened this weekend at the Laurel Mill Playhouse, and is directed by Patrick Pase and produced by...

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