Philadelphia playwright Michael Whistler’s latest play, Mickle Street, shows Oscar Wilde, 27, searching for an identity and seeking out advice from older poet Walt Whitman.
A MURDER HAS BEEN ARRANGED may contain all the usual elements of a typical who-dunnit, but it’s spirit lies elsewhere
This original take on OTHELLO has more the feel of a farcical comedy than an ironic tragedy
BalletX is on fire. Their winter series provides Philadelphia with the perfect antidote to the cold-weather blues.
Life imitates art far more art imitates art.
The lesser-known story of Gordon Hirabayashi, who ought to be publicly regarded as one of America’s outlying forces of justice, is told fearlessly by Makoto Hirano in Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS.
Chelsea & Magda speak directly from their vaginas. If you’re not into that kind of thing, don’t see THE VULGAR EARLY WORKS.
Completed in 1904, THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Anton Chekhov’s final dramatic work, is the most often staged of all Russian plays worldwide, and its production at People’s Light & Theatre Company…
This is Tennessee Williams as you’ve never seen him, filled with youthful ardor, idealism, and scorn, and well suited for showcasing a young ensemble of emerging talents.
Not many plays have this kind of unmistakable resonance. When you encounter such a play, you know it. With works of consequence you can feel the pull of intelligence and transformation moving under the surface.
Katherine and Cal seem uncomfortable together, and we soon learn why: they are forever connected by the death of Andre.
It’s more than the classic boy meets girl, boy likes girl, girl is cold to boy tale:. Rachel Bonds’s MICHAEL & EDIE is a whirlwind of realization, emotion, and introspection.
Theatre Horizon tackles Steven Sondheim’s alternative take on fairy tales.
We see the tragedy of Oscar Wilde’s life played out creatively and movingly in OSCAR, a thoughtfully crafted opera by Theodore Morrison and John Cox,
A sensational production of Franz Kafka’s story, utilizing sound, movement, color, and light to transport the audience into the eerie world of salesman-turned-cockroach Gregor Samsa .
Ingmar Bergman’s 1981 stage adaptation of Ibsen’s A Doll’s House is pared-down, focused, and intense. By reducing Ibsen’s original lengthy script by nearly half, Bergman endows the 19th-century feminist milestone with a post-modern clarity and import.qD
LONG LIVE THE LITTLE KNIFE (Inis Nua): A delightfully duplicitous foray into the art(s) of deception
What do art forgers and the theater have in common? Both try to convince you that something is real when it’s not, and both do it with the expectation of…
New artistic director Angel Corella was able to take full advantage of works by George Balanchine, Christopher Wheeldon and a premiere from resident choreographer Matthew Neenan, to start to show his retooling of the company.
Cline is a natural subject for the theater. Although the sad facts of Patsy’s marriage and difficult personal life are alluded to, ALWAYS… PATSY CLINE is more about a relationship a star was able to form with a fan than a full biography of the singer.