I’ve gone from a fan and admirer to an enthusiastic supporter of Jen Childs in I WILL NOT GO GENTLY.
Most things are destined to be average, even musicals that have managed to stay on Broadway for a couple of years.
Neill Hartley’s ensemble for FROZEN makes the most of all the emotion and thoughtfulness Bryony Lavery invests in his play of forgiveness, redemption, and moving on.
Lantern Theater’s production of THE TEMPEST, Shakespeare’s last play, is an enjoyable, modest show, full of comedy and romance and the gentle spirit of human forgiveness.
Twenty-nine-year-old maestro Lahav Shani leads the Philadelphia Orchestra with a spotlight on trumpeter David Bilger
In adapting THE BLUEST EYE, Lydia R. Diamond trusts Toni Morrison.
Republished by kind permission from Neals Paper. Vocally, Jenny Lee Stern channels Patsy Cline. The clean, heartfelt sounds register. Physically, I kept seeing Judy Garland and began hoping Stern, a known…
Mel Brooks’s THE PRODUCERS has gone from Screen Comedy to Musical Comedy to Screen Musical Comedy and back to the stage again.
The choreography is intellectual and at the same time improvisational and spontaneous
If you’re a Leonard Bernstein fan, don’t miss the terrific new exhibit at the National Museum of American Jewish History.
SWAN LAKE is the classic that people think of when they hear the word “ballet.”
The Curtis Institute of Music and Opera Philadelphia’s stunning production Leonard Bernstein’s opera, A Quiet Place, is one of many worldwide celebrations of his centennial;
The program showcases the company’s unique character and the strength.
EgoPo’s presentation of John Guare’s Lydie Breeze continues with a look at a New England utopia.
David Bradley’s production of this classic is a sterling example of a strong scripts coupled with a great ensemble.
Catherine Trieschmann’s THE MOST DESERVING is an all out cuckoo cultural clash, insanely hilarious as performed at Allens Lane
Danton, Marat, Robespierre, and their ilk have mostly been forgotten, while the guillotined Marie retains fame.