THE WIZ (South Philly High): The arts revived in Philadelphia Public Schools

With support from the Public Citizens for Children’s Picasso Project + Youth and the Curtis Institute of Music’s ArtistYear Fellowship Program, the arts are once again being revived in Philadelphia’s public school district.

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Bringing the arts back to Philadelphia Public Schools with DREAMGIRLS at SPHS

South Philadelphia High School and Curtis ArtistYear present Dreamgirls the Musical, May 19 and 20, 2016. 

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THE STINKY CHEESE MAN (Arden): No cheese smells this good

It’s hard to know what to expect going into a children’s theater show, but this adult was quite honestly blown away.

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BEHIND CLOSED DOORS (Speakeasy 932): A triumph of the theatrical imagination

Invited into a residence on Juniper Street, we are told to explore whichever way we like. We find 7 dynamically different tales from 5 playwrights.

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FIELD HOCKEY HOT (11th Hour): A champion of laughter

One does not know what to expect when walking into a production revolving around sports. Many seem to believe that sports and theater do not belong in the same sentence….

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THE DIVORCEES CLUB (Penns Landing Playhouse): Le divorce, c’est dommage

Alil Vardar’s THE DIVORCEES CLUB, a comedy from France, has crossed the Atlantic for its USA premiere at Penns Landing Playhouse.

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THE DANGEROUS HOUSE OF PRETTY MBANE (InterAct): 60-second review

A thrilling, thought-provoking, wonderfully heart-wrenching play now receiving its world premiere by InterAct Theatre Company.

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HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (Blend Theatrics): A sweet treat for the season

Holiday magic is alive and well at the Laurie Beechman Cabaret Theater.

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KISS ME, KATE (Renaissance Music Theatre): Tom, Dick, or Harry would all call this a flop

KISS ME, KATE should bring comedy, heart, big production numbers, and a classic big finale. But Renaissance Music Theatre’s production is a few weeks of rehearsal away from capturing the…

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TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL (Society Hill Playhouse): The annoying ex you never wanted to see

This 90-minute cabaret featuring of three bitter divorced women and a newspaper pen pal crams heartless bubble gum jingles and cheap laughs into the plot of a confused Lifetime special.

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS (Arden): Exceeds all expectations

With a perfect combination of passion, pride, storytelling, and imagination, the Arden Theatre Company’s production of GREAT EXPECTATIONS is a thrilling night of theater.

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ASKING FOR IT (Simpatico): You asked for it, you got it

Want to hear rape jokes, see nudity, and get doused with reality at a “comedy” show? You asked for it.