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A SINGLE SHARD (People’s Light): A yarn spun on a potter’s wheel

A powerful sensory experience that can be likened to listening to an engaging storyteller while staring at the fire

Twelfth Night - Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre. Photo by Kendall Whitehouse.

TWELFTH NIGHT (Philly Shakes): What you will!

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre demonstrates Shakespeare’s continued relevance with a well-choreographed comedy of contemplation.

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RICHARD III (People’s Light): Smile heaven upon this fair conjunction

A dichotomy of delight and disgust makes this production such a treat—a feast with many courses, each richly flavored and deeply textured.

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MACBETH (Villanova): Ambition, conscience, fates, and kazoos

This production offers gore, unconventionality, and laughs, and certainly strikes up debates about the meaning of the play’s profound poetry.

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THE HANDMAID’S TALE (Curio): One woman’s poignant and personal story

A timely retelling of Margaret Atwood’s classic dystopian novel.

A MYSTERY? (Dragon’s Eye Theatre)

[65] A MYSTERY? (Dragon’s Eye Theatre): Fringe review

Picture the scene:  You are a child under ten years old; you meet three other children, each quite young, Brendan (Patrick Lamborn) is a mandolin prodigy and an Elvis impersonator.  After an…

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[55] HAPPY BIRTHDAY KIM HUNTER (Zacherle): 2013 Fringe review

There is no more special honor than to be thrown a birthday party, after all one “can never stop someone’s birthday, even if you kill the person”.  Zacherle (Rick Horner) is a…