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E. Ashley Izard as Mary Tyrone in the Quintessence Theatre production.

The Mother of All Roles: E. Ashley Izard plays Mary Tyrone in LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT

E. Ashley Izard tackles one of the most daunting roles in the American canon.

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A PERIOD OF ANIMATE EXISTENCE (Pig Iron): Creating an environment for thought

It is our job as artists to create environments for people to see things differently. Pig Iron did that.

Sketches by Chuck Schultz.

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[NYC] Dance in Sketch: I WILL BE THERE WHEN YOU DIE (Alessandro Sciarroni at the Crossing the Line Festival)

The Crossing the Line Festival presented by FIAF in New York brings artists from around the world to broaden our perspective.

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[NYC] Dance in Sketch: CORBEAUX (Bouchra Ouizguen at the Crossing The Line Festival)

The Brooklyn Museum welcomed its visitors to sit in on a chanting, mantra-like performance. The woman covered up delegates a cultural observance, respect, and worship. In the Brooklyn Museum, the…

Un_Sung (Lauren Whitehead, center) surrounded by ghosts in We shall not be moved.(from left, Tendayi Kuumba, Caci Cole Pritchett, Michael Bishop and Duane Lee Holland, Jr.).Photo by Dave DiRentis

After the O17: A reflection on Opera Philadelphia’s brave endeavor

This bountiful menu of music had something for every taste

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Serving Up Success: Interview with Brad Zimmerman on MY SON THE WAITER: A JEWISH TRAGEDY

My Son The Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy is actor/comedian Brad Zimmerman’s hilarious and uplifting story about the perseverance and passion needed to ‘make it’ as an artist a

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Fringe in Sketch: TRIAGE (Bent Antennae)

The play enters the Gray Cloud.

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Fringe in Sketch: THE TURN OF THE SCREW (Leila and Pantea Productions)

Leila and Pantea Productions creates art that engages audiences in new ways.

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Fringe in Sketch: DEAR DIARY LOL (AntiGravity Theatre Project)

Anti Gravity Theatre Project presents a theatrical excavation of their middle school diaries by staging the unaltered words found inside.

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Fringe in Sketch: HOME (Geoff Sobelle)

Our personal space is our own

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Fringe in Sketch: THE FREN BANKLIN EXPERIENCE

Fren Banklin comes to the sketchbook reporter’s dining room.

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Fringe in Sketch: MARX IN SOHO (Iron Age)

MARX IN SOLO by Howard Zinn is directed by John Doyle for Iron Age Theatre.

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Fringe in Sketch: I, PEASEBLOSSUM (Curio Theatre)

I, PEASEBLOSSOM was a great character study for me. I wanted to keep capturing the many sides of Brian McCann.

Venus: Asya Zlatina and Sybil Geddes and planetary paper towels. Sketch by Aaron Krolikowski thesketchbookreporter.com.

Fringe in Sketch: STORM (Asya Zlatina and Dancers)

Asya Zlatina and Dancers flesh out Gustav Holst’s powerful Planets Suite

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Fringe in Sketch: ALCHEMIST (Mary Tuomanen & Chris Davis)

Mary Tuomamen and Chris Davis push life size keys that signal to each other through space and time

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Fringe in Sketch: RUNNING NUMBERS (Theatre in the X)

Theater in the X presents a drama about an inner-city high school senior whose dreams and desperation of going to college and overcoming his environment, lead him to fast cash…

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Fringe in Sketch: PERICLES (Die Cast)

PERICLES presented by Die Cast at the Rotunda makes me look at a pew in a whole other light.

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Fringe in Sketch: (MISS) JULIE (Svaha Theatre Collective)

Rich people need it. Poor people have it. If you eat it then you die.

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