MINORITYLAND (Power Street Theatre): The G word

MINORITY portrays gentrification and its evils in a complexity lacking from the characters that inhabit the fictional Hope Street.

The Effect of Social Media on the Music Industry

How social media affects an ever-changing industry

PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD (Quintessence): Dead dads, tall tales, Irish intrigue

When PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD premiered in Philadelphia in 1912, riots broke out. Quintessence’s skillful production features consistently strong performances that manage to surprise and delight.

DONNA ORBITS THE MOON (Tiny Dynamite): A long and moving journey

At first it seems to be just another mad housewife story: a church-going, cookie-baking, carpet-vacuuming middle-aged empty nester whose husband works until 11 p.m. and most weekends. But Ian August’s…

ORLANDO (Villanova): Blurred lines

As Orlando journeys through genders and centuries, the pain and beauty of being a human in a body is explored with a vibrant commitment to the process of theater-making. 

JOKER (dir. Todd Phillips): Film review

Dan Scully narrowly avoided the onslaught of violence that accompanied this EVIL, EVIIIIL movie. Jk.

Minute by Minute with Hugh Jackman: The Man, The Music, The Tour

Hugh Jackman is gunning to be the greatest showman.

2020 Academy Awards: Best Picture Odds and Predictions

Who will win the little gold statues?

The Roommate

THE ROOMMATE (1812 Productions): 60-second review

Where are Oscar and Felix when you really need them?

AUTOPIA (Hella Fresh): 2019 Fringe review

I’m reminded to look around and appreciate the magic of the theater.

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Philadelphia Theater Calendar October 2019

Theater shows in Philadelphia in October 2019.

Party Like It’s 1777 at the Revolutionary Germantown Festival

Northwest Philly’s signature annual event returns to Cliveden and other historic sites on October 5

Famous Philadelphia Movies You Should’ve Seen

What do you mean you haven’t seen these films?

Fringe Forecast Podcast: Episode 3

The 2019 Fringe Festival podcast concludes with interviews with Peter Woolsey of La Peg at FringeArts and John Cambridge

Neal Zoren’s Shows to See in Philadelphia This October

Preview of Philadelphia theater this October

LET ME DIE (Joseph Keckler): 2019 Fringe review

Spoilers puts it mildly: She dies. He dies. They die.

Shining Star: Jessica Bedford talks about METEOR SHOWER at the Walnut

Jessica Bedford is shining brightly in Steve Martin’s Meteor Shower.

Fringe in Sketch: THE INSANITY OF MARY GIRARD (Allens Lane)

The wife of America’s richest man is put in an insane asylum.

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A LITERAL DOLL HOUSE (Macho Goat): 2019 Fringe review

Is she playing with dolls or is she controlling her own narrative?