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Theater in Sketch: TWELFTH NIGHT (Shakespeare in Clark Park)

Chuck Shultz sketches the al fresco production of TWELFTH NIGHT.

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Philadelphia Theater Calendar August 2018

What’s onstage in August 2018

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Mechanical Theater): Spiriting Shakespeare at Laurel Hill

Double dealing, doubling of characters, double entendre and double dating, of a sort, are doubly fun to watch.

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Hip-hop in Dance and Photography: Raphael Xavier exhibits visual art at Dupree Gallery

Out of Time will showcase Xavier’s photography and paintings from the last 20 years. T

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Dance in Sketch: FIGMAGO (Meg Saligman and Brian Sanders JUNK)

The preview at Meg Saligman’s Studio of FIGMAGO was a different kind of escape room. FIGMAGO was an escape off of the beaten path.

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Does It All Add Up? Trey Lyford takes account of his upcoming Fringe show

The Accountant fuses physical theater, humor, and illusion to create a “dreamscape of memory and loss.”

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Philadelphia Theater Calendar July 2018

What’s onstage in Philadelphia this July?

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SoLow Fest in Sketch: LITTLE THINGS, FRANCESCA, DUMMY

The SoLow Fest performances of different mediums and art forms on June 23rd showed dance, theater, and comedy.

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Theater in Sketch: DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER (Lantern)

Lantern Theater presented Don’t Dress For Dinner to close the 2017-18 season.

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Theater in Sketch: MARIA MARTEN, or The Murder in the Red Barn (PAC)

Maria Marten or The Murder in the Red Barn by the Philadelphia Artist Collective found the silly in the serious

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SoLow in Sketch: PEOPLE ARE STRANGE AND OTHER REVELATIONS (Automatic Arts)

Automatic Arts put together an art show with real action as part of SoLow Fest.

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PIFA 2018 in Sketch: DOGGIE HAMLET

Doggie Hamlet brought out friends, children, and couples to sit around on some hay stacks as sheep and four performers entered the penned in area.

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PIFA 2018 in Sketch: MY ORGAN MY SEOUL

Ambiguous Dance Company collaborated with organist Ahreum Han to create an interdisciplinary show for PIFA 2018.

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Dance in Sketch: STRANGE DREAMS (Anne-Marie Mulgrew & Dancers Co)

STRANGE DREAMS celebrates the spirit of love, war, and death and desensitizes the rest to just stuff in the world.

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A Dilettante at Large reviews two new shows at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Toby Zinman considers “Rachel Rose: Wil-o-Wisp/The Future Fields Commission” and “Biting Wit and Brazen Folly: British Satirical Prints, 1780s–1830s”

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10 Best Films of 2018 So Far

You love movies and can’t get enough of them no matter how many times you watch them? Since your time and money are precious, you should only spend them on the best movies. Check out the top 10 films you shouldn’t miss this year.

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“When I step on the stage as Marx, I directly challenge the system”: Interview with Bob Weick, Part 1

Bob Weick has taken Howard Zinn’s MARX IN SOLO all over the U.S. He’s now taking it to England