All this dilettanting around town can make a critic hungry
This is difficult review to write since almost anything I’d say would be a spoiler. I can say this much: Go see it.
Lantern Theater’s production of THE TEMPEST, Shakespeare’s last play, is an enjoyable, modest show, full of comedy and romance and the gentle spirit of human forgiveness.
If you’re a Leonard Bernstein fan, don’t miss the terrific new exhibit at the National Museum of American Jewish History.
The Curtis Institute of Music and Opera Philadelphia’s stunning production Leonard Bernstein’s opera, A Quiet Place, is one of many worldwide celebrations of his centennial;
If you’re a fan of TV police procedurals this is the play for you.
Philadelphia’s premiere drama critic, Toby Zinman knows her theater. Opera, not so much. Here’s her dilettante review of Opera Philadelphia’s WRITTEN ON SKIN.
What’s being satirized in this social satire? Good question, with several answers.
This musical theater version of Shakespeare’s Two Gentlemen of Verona, launches EgoPo’s season as a cabaret/fundraiser.
What better theatrical vehicle for cynicism than “meta”: how many ways can the playwright fool an audience?
If you’re in the mood for a misty-eyed, life-affirming moment, It’s a Wonderful Life is the show for you.
Seeing KINKY BOOTS every couple of years turns out to be a semi-good idea
The sets are lavish, the stagecraft is spectacular, and WICKED satisfies every requirement for a Big Broadway Musical.
FUN HOME is both a musical and a family drama; it’s also an activist declaration
A remarkable play navigating the deep waters of philosophy and the shallow waters of adults wearing animal costumes.