Dystopia can be a good place to demonstrate the kinder side of human nature. Philip Ridley’s play is shocking, violent, and uncomfortable to watch, but also weirdly heartwarming.
No one captures the timbre of hometown Philadelphia better than playwright Bruce Graham, and nowhere is that more evident than in this regional premiere.
This is a play that is constantly surprising, entrancing, and always a step ahead of expectations.
DIVINE/INTERVENTION (sbgProductions & Faux Real Entertainment): Reflections on the dual life of “the drag queen of the century”
The dual life of Glenn Milstead, a performer who achieved international fame in John Waters’ cult-classic films as the drag queen Divine, is the subject of a compelling new play.
Shakespeare’s comedic battle of the sexes was the audience choice for this year’s outdoor summer production by the Delaware Shakespeare Festival.
The Bearded Ladies latest show is planted full of good ideas, some of which germinate, some of which reach farther than they can comically travel, and some of which die on the vine.
Fans of the popular 2001 animated film, the 1990 children’s book by William Steig, and the 4-D attraction at Universal Studios can now see their favorite green ogre come to life on stage.
All songs and no dialogue is the format Richard Maltby, Jr. (lyrics) and David Shire (score) employ for their popular two-act musical revue now enjoying a top-notch staging by Mazeppa Productions.
Greek revival structures and riverscape environs inspire an immersive choral-dance work that explores the specific interplay of machinery and nature.
Director Russell Treyz grants quarter to cogent, cohesive storytelling in his production Mark Brown’s adaptation of AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS for Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival.
I have seen a dozen productions of I HATE HAMLET, including the legendary Broadway staging that induced Evan Handler to complain to Actors Equity against co-star Nicol Williamson. This is one of the best.
Supper, People on the Move was a well thought out and efficaciously executed choreographic project that called for us to carefully examine the paths people take to conquer new horizons.