Dance in sketch: COMPANY WANG RAMIREZ (NextMove Dance)

Seeing the bodies and minds of Honji Wang and Sebastien Ramirez meld together during the performance proved visually moving for me.

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THE PRODUCERS (Bristol Riverside): Bialystock & Bloom, mini-Madoffs of the theater world

Mel Brooks’s THE PRODUCERS has gone from Screen Comedy to Musical Comedy to Screen Musical Comedy and back to the stage again.


COMPANY WANG RAMIREZ (NextMove DANCE): Dance with no borders

The choreography is intellectual and at the same time improvisational and spontaneous



If you’re a Leonard Bernstein fan, don’t miss the terrific new exhibit at the National Museum of American Jewish History.


Back to Prison: Playwright Kash Goins on his reprised play V to X at Arden Theatre

Kash Goins talks to Phindie about the new production of his acclaimed prison drama and the Arden’s coming season.

Brenna Palughi as Alicia in Small Mouth Sounds_Photo by T Charles Erickson


As far as I can tell, this is a satire, although you know you’re on shaky ground when you’re not sure if the play knows it’s a satire.

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Paul is Live: Interview with the fab star of RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles

An accomplished musician, Paul Curatolo’s love of the Beatles has driven him to master the character of McCartney.


SWAN LAKE (PA Ballet): Pennsylvania Ballet refined through the classic

SWAN LAKE is the classic that people think of when they hear the word “ballet.”


A dilettante at large: A QUIET PLACE (Curtis Institute of Music)

The Curtis Institute of Music and Opera Philadelphia’s stunning production Leonard Bernstein’s opera, A Quiet Place, is one of many worldwide celebrations of his centennial;

Skyler Lubin and Zachary Kapeluck in "Vivir" by Darrell Grand Moultrie. Photo by Bill Hebert.

SPRING SERIES 2018 (BalletX): Ballet, according to BalletX

The program showcases the company’s unique character and the strength.


A Three-Man Show About Two One-Man Shows: CSz Philadelphia’s TWO-MAN ONE-MAN

TWO-MAN, ONE-MAN is a three-man show—about two one-man shows—being performed as a two-man show.

Caroline Strang, Brittany Anikka Liu in THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK. Photo by Tori Harvey

THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK (People’s Light): An intense retelling of a familiar story

David Bradley’s production of this classic is a sterling example of a strong scripts coupled with a great ensemble.

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THE MOST DESERVING (Allens Lane): Art-iface at it’s funniest!

Catherine Trieschmann’s THE MOST DESERVING is an all out cuckoo cultural clash, insanely hilarious as performed at Allens Lane


MARIE ANTOINETTE (Curio): You say you want a revolution?

Danton, Marat, Robespierre, and their ilk have mostly been forgotten, while the guillotined Marie retains fame.


Dance in Sketch: Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers open studio

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers Open Rehearsals series is taking place now as they prepare for Faith Project at the Prince Theater March 22-24


PASSING STRANGE (Wilma): Youth and rebellion

Youth is the time of our lives when the more adventurous among us follow French poet Arthur Rimbaud’s dictum that “everything we are taught is false.”


Oscar-Winning Movies Don’t Come From Plays Anymore

No published or produced play has been the source for a Best Adapted Screenplay award since 1989.


Dance Rehearsal in Sketch: BARRY: MAMALOSHEN (Asya Zlatina)

Asya Zlatina and Dancers is a constant reminder for myself that Philadelphia dancers are connected and collaborating with each other.

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Philadelphia Theater Calendar March 2018

This is what you can see in Philly theaters in March 2018.

Paul McElsee as The Ice Cream Man, Katherine Perry as Amanda, Thomas-Robert Irvin as The Taxi Driver in TIME REMEMBERED. Photo by Johanna Austin.

Remembering TIME REMEMBERED: Interviews with the IRC cast

Henrik Eger talked to the IRC cast about their production of Jean Anouith’s play.