Tom Lehrer is the smartest, most devilish, most perceptive, and most funny of the editorial songwriters
SIDE SHOW is a tricky piece, but there was much to savor at Media Theatre’s production
Someone should sit down and write a dozen Country tunes for Jessica Wagner to record in the style of Patsy Cline.
An operatic version of a Lars von Trier movie? Yes.
In a Philadelphia theater season with an auspicious beginning, this production of MRS. WARREN’S PROFESSION might be the most auspicious of all.
While Nilo Cruz broaches some interesting subjects and often provides his characters with profound things to say, his world premiere play never takes off dramatically.
Loveliness and tenderness that breaks through the surface coldness are the hallmarks of the Media’s production of this delicate but sweepingly romantic musical.
Puns, pokes, and irreverent portrayals take the place of debating issues
Thank goodness for Brock D. Vickers. In adapting one of Conan Doyle’s most popular Sherlock Holmes mysteries, he kept the intense tone of the original.
The best in Philadelphia and the world, 2015-2016.
Republished by kind permission from Neals Paper. Lightning, alas, did not strike two years in a row when it came to Pennsylvania Shakespeare’s grand experiment of mounting one of the…
A good production that benefits most when it puts farce aside and concentrates on two people using their will to create partnership and harmony
The emphasis is on the physical comedy in David Stradley’s production