Jessica Foley gives this week’s critical mass take on MACBETH at the Arden, part of a new review series on Phindie.
Director Charles McMahon equates the hot-blooded battle of wills between Kate and Petruchio with the intense, sensual, and stylized dance of the tango.
Donald Margulies’s shocking intergenerational encounter COLLECTED STORIES is given a brutal performance at the Walnut Street Theatre Studio
Baby Boomers are certain that Millennials are nothing but lazy, uncultured slackers. The YOUNG VOICES FESTIVAL blasts that idea into smithereens.
The young talent the school is grooming stands out in the Temple Theater production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG.
One does not know what to expect when walking into a production revolving around sports. Many seem to believe that sports and theater do not belong in the same sentence….
Alexander Burns’ production of MACBETH at Arden Theatre Company is energetic and visually engaging, but it lacks ferocity and substance.
METRONOME TICKING intertwines the memoirs a Holocaust survivor with the personal letters of an ambitious Third Reich propaganda officer to tell a story of love and empathy in the time of the Holocaust.
Agatha Christie has always been a theatrical guilty pleasure, like sitting down with a nice genre book or singing along to top 40
Ken Ludwig taps literature’s most iconic detective with BASKERVILLE, a funny, inventive, entertaining take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Hound of the Baskervilles.”
Society Hill Playhouse celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a seasonal revival of Susan Turlish’s musical-comedy send-up of the Irish,
Scotland’s Visible Fictions brings a child-friendly version of the Greek myth of JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS, adapted by Robert Forrest, to People’s Light & Theatre Company
Burns maintains the energy and pacing of his best work for Quintessence and takes full advantage of the Arden’s high production values to create an exuberant and understandable version of Shakespeare’s masterpiece.
An off-the-record conversation between an established author and her graduate student assistant becomes the basis for an increasingly adversarial examination of professional ethics, artistic license, and personal betrayal.
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS predates Stephen Sondheim’s “Sunday in the Park with George” and David Hirson’s “La Bête” by decades, but the situation its plot depicts brings both of those later 20th century works to mind.