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Without Peer: The Cherry Street Pier opening is an unqualified success

An anticipated cultural attraction opens along the Delaware River.

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Musical in Sketch: LOVE NEVER DIES (Phantom of the Opera 2)

Sketches of the Phantom of the Opera sequel.

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Theater of the Extreme: Amanda Schoonover looks back on PHAEDRA’S LOVE

Henrik Eger talks to actor Amanda Schoonover about Sarah Kane and her career.

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Mule for Hire: John Rosenberg returns to Philly with some hella fresh theater

Our favorite DIY theatermaker returns to Philadelphia with a new play that probably won’t suck

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James Ijames Gets Kesselring Prize

Philadelphia playwright wins prestigious award.

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PLUNGE (Brian Sanders JUNK): 2018 Fringe review

PLUNGE is yet another fruit of Brian Sanders’ creative genius

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Dance in Sketch: 10000 GESTURES (Boris Charmatz)

Chuck visits NYC with his sketchbook for the Crossing the Line Festival

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FRANKENSTEIN; OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS (Quintessence Theatre): It’s Alive!!

Quintessence Theatre dynamically brings to life Mary Shelley’s classic tale of Frankenstein and his monstrous creation in a fantastic, eerily staged production

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A dilettante at large reviews NE QUITTEZ PAS (Opera Philadelphia)

What a complicated evening, filled with gorgeous singing and roiled emotions and puzzling theatrics

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Philadelphia Theater Calendar October 2018

What’s onstage in Philadelphia in October 2018?

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GARDENS SPEAK (Tania El Khoury): 2018 Fringe review

GARDENS SPEAK is a metaphysical experience of death and injustice… and a tangible experience of growth and self-expansion.

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Fringe in Sketch: TIAN WEN (Hua Hua Zhang’s Visual Expressions)

Tian Wen: Heavenly Questions for Modern Times uses modern dance and the art of puppetry to thematically combine ancient Chinese art forms with new hybrid movements from classical and contemporary dance.

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Love Never Dies: Sean Thompson talks about the Phantom of the Opera sequel

What happened after that fateful night at the Paris Opera House? Where are the Phantom, Raoul, and Christina now?

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The two most-produced plays in America come to Philadelphia

A Doll’s House Part 2 and Sweat top the 10 most-produced plays of 2018/19

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PAPRIKA PLAINS (Natalie Fletcher / Jessica Noel): 2018 Fringe review

Like a Joni Mitchell song, PAPRIKA PLAINS is intimate, artful, and affecting.

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TIAN WEN: Heavenly Questions for Modern Times (Hua Hua Zhang’s Visual Expressions): 2018 Fringe review

Am I dreaming of being a butterfly or is the butterfly dreaming of being me?

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Scenes from the 2018 Fringe Festival

Sketches of the Philly Fringe by Chuck Schultz.

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