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Fringe in Sketch: THE SEA VOYAGE (PAC)

Aaron Krolikowski returns with his signature blue Fringe sketches

Fringe is Here. Fringe is Queer.

Fringe if you’re glad to be gay, Fringe if you’re happy that way.

Resurrecting a Mel Brooks’ Favorite: Mary Martello talks YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

Mary Martello is scaring up some fun-and foals in Walnut Street Theatre’s Young Frankenstein.

A Welcome to the International Artists at the 2019 Fringe Festival

Henrik Eger greets international Fringe artists.

20 Picks for the 2019 Philadelphia Fringe Festival

Hey, what shows should I see this Fringe?

Philadelphia theater through the eyes of J. Cooper Robb, Part 2: 2004

Revisiting Philly theater history through the eyes of one of its finest critics.

Philadelphia Theater through the eyes of J. Cooper Robb, Part 1: 2002–2003

Remembering Philadelphia theater history through the eyes of a venerable theater reviewer.

Neal Zoren’s Shows to See in Philadelphia This September

September is most active month in Philadelphia theater

One Eclectic Season — 2019-2020 in Philadelphia

A rundown of an enticing season of theater in Philadelphia

The Legend of Mulan: Liaoning Ballet brings Chinese story to the Merriam Theater

THE LIAONING BALLET OF CHINA is gearing up to take the stage at the Merriam Theater for a one night only performance, August 28, 2019.

Music in Sketch: Zaccai Curtis Quintet (Exuberance Music)

The music in the Exuberance Music space is fashioned to set the bar for the finest taste in design and sound. The home entertainment in this urban designed living room…

Dance in Sketch: FROM THE FEMININE GAZE (Anne-Marie Mulgrew and Dancers Co)

Review by Chuck Schultz; illustrations by Yumna Tolaimate

Presenting stronger new dramas by overcoming “premieritis”

The “one-and-done” premiere problem and filling more theaters through “rolling WORLD premieres”

Full Cirque: Alix Croop returns to her hometown with AMALUNA

Allentown native, Alix Croop, couldn’t imagine how her talents would translate to what she had seen in Cirque du Soleil’s Alegria when the show played at her college campus. At…

Theater in Sketch: JOHNNY DEPP: A RETROSPECTIVE ON LATE-STAGE CAPITALISM (Val Dunn & Jenna Kuerzi)

I was looking forward to catching Val Dunn and Jenna Kuerzi’s presentation on late-stage capitalism, JOHNNY DEPP: A RETROSPECTIVE ON LATE-STAGE CAPITALISM, ever since I first heard about it. It showed…

Remembering Stonewall: Gay Liberation 50 years on

The goal of the movement should be the erasure of that hostility so that the movement itself is no longer necessary.

Theater in Sketch: GINTRY (Die-Cast Productions)

Drinks, theater, and sketches from Quig’s Pub

Theater in Sketch: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (Walnut Street)

A review in words and sketch by Chuck Schultz and Yumna Tolaimate

Up and Over the Rainbow: The Impact of Judy Garland on the work of Tyler Houchins

From being bullied to falling in love with Judy Garland. Tyler Houchins takes us down the yellow brick road.