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THE MANDRAKE (Quintessence): A Machiavellian sex satire

What could be so funny in a play written nearly 500 years ago? There is something for everyone to either laugh or balk at in this bawdy production of a play by Machiavelli.

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CHARLIE VICTOR ROMEO (South Camden): Turbulence ahead

You are advised, before the show takes off, to secure your seatbelt. DO IT!

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MAURITIUS (Stagecrafters): Stamp of suspense

Theresa Rebeck’s thriller with a philatelical twist leaves a stamp of suspense on an appreciative audience.

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SECOND SKULL (Sothis Music-Theater Ensemble): 2015 Fringe review 69

Sothis devises experimental theater to call attention to collective and conscious freedom.

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JUMP THE MOON (Philadelphia Opera Collective): 2015 Fringe review 57.2

o subtitles necessary to hear praises sung for women astronomers of the late 19th century.

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THE BORDER (Jo Strømgren Kompani): 2015 Fringe review 32.1

This scintillating exploration of the territorial tensions between a man and a woman takes us beyond the cubicle walls to the dynamic boundaries of human relations.

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THE DOLLS OF NEW ALBION: A STEAMPUNK OPERA (Manayunk Theatre Company): 2015 Fringe review 14

Steampunk opera THE DOLLS OF NEW ALBION follows four generations of a family afflicted by an anti-necrotic deed.

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TILL BIRNAM WOOD… (John Schultz): 2015 Fringe review 3

Shakespeare blindfolded: In the darkness, Shakespeare is illuminated.

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THE HOUR OF ALL THINGS (Missing Bolts/PWTF): Reflections on political arousal

“What can I do within this world?” ~ Nic, THE HOUR OF ALL THINGS by Caridad Svich In a riveting, nearly odic, 45 minute solo performance, directed by Zac Kline,…

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ONE WAY RED (Dani Solomon): SoLow review

Dani Solomon’s 40-minute sojourn to Mars is inspired by testimonials from folks who are seriously vying for a one way ticket to go to the red planet.

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HUMAN & AUTISMAN (John Cherney): SoLow review

John Cherney weaves a illuminating narrative reflecting on the validity of feeling alone, isolation, autism and the science and nature of universal connectivity

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LEAPS OF FAITH AND OTHER MISTAKES (Almanac): 60-second review

Almanac Dance Circus Theatre treat their audiences to a flippin’ fantastic foray into the world of waves and seafaring.

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SÉANCE WITH INFINITY (Corey Bechelli and Cory Kram): SoLow review

Up and away in the Larchwood Sky Parlor, artists Corey Bechelli and Cory Cram set about channeling energies from beyond tomorrow.

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF FOOD (Steve Gravelle): SoLow review

Steve Gravelle is a food enthusiast. He is also an accomplished theater artist. Combine these two major ingredients and you have a recipe for some tasty interactive theater

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POST HASTE (Hedgerow): A play in fabulous form

“The best ingredients for likeableness are a happy expression of countenance, an unaffected manner, and a sympathetic attitude.” ~ Emily Post, Etiquette A sparkling performance, Frank E. Reilly’s captivating new…

The Letter of Last Resort by David Greig. Directed by Claire Moyer, with Adam Rzepka and Susan Giddings. October 2nd, 3rd, 5th 2014.

THE LETTER OF LAST RESORT (Inis Nua): Tastefully staged pub theater

Inis Nua brings pub theater to Philly with it’s delectable production of David Greig’s THE LETTER OF LAST RESORT

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AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE (BRT): Pollution and politics

Henrik Ibsen’s classic gets a beautiful production at Bristol Riverside Theatre.

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DON QUIXOTE (Hedgerow): Cervantes’ knight errant rides anew

The fanciful adventures of knight errant Don Quixote and loyal his sidekick Sancho Panza are refreshingly revived.

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THE GOLDEN COACH (Stagecrafters): Farcical wheels of fortune

In THE GOLDEN COACH, a comedy, author and director Yaga Brady takes the audience back to 1770 in Lima, Peru. We meet the Spanish Viceroy, Manuel de Amat y Junient…

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MOON CAVE (Azuka Theatre): Eclipse of the mind

Playwright Douglas Williams gives us a view into the life and psyche of a young man haunted by horrific events from his past.