It’s “like Hamlet”, with all the key plot points, “only scrambled” in a light-hearted Commedia dell’arte of masks, jokes, music, and puppets.
The Kathak performance weaved together photography and dance, narrative and abstraction, the traditional and the contemporary in an exploration of life’s many off-kilter moments.
Wild, unabashed, meta upon meta, with a depth of emotional honesty that brings one dangerously close to heartbreak
Four minutes of prolonged eye contact can incur a boost of oxytocin, a chemical that decreases stress and instills positive emotions.
In the Art Church, a house of a theater with carpeted stairs and a open room set with rows of chairs, performer collaborators Chana Rothman and Annie Lewis greeted the…
Zornitsa Stoyanova asks us to consider the female body as embodiment of generations of ancestral procreation, a host for the alien parasites of new generations, and—through a glass, darkly—as a sexual object.
GILBERT AND SULLIVAN’S SWITCHED! OR THE INSIDER AND THE OUTSIDER (Tavern Productions and PAFA Performs): 2016 Fringe review 72
“It’s this topsy-turvydom that people are drawn to,” lyricist Kevin Stackhouse said when we talked before the show. “People like to feel smart, and what comes out of Gilbert &…
This fabulous Fringe piece plunges the audience into the dramatic action of the American Revolution.
Sincere, amusing, and an absolute treat (and inside joke) for artmakers
femme. collective has interwoven disparate acts to form a cohesive whole, a gorgeous string of solo, duet and group dances that tackle that, yes, underrated act of talking to oneself
César Alvarez’s unique collaboration with the University of the Arts boasts a youthful cast of energetic performers who create a probing spectacle through the guise of a vaudevillian show broaching…
Some jokes with your beer?
Wild Plum Production’s reimagining of Strindberg’s The Stronger. Review with sketches by Chuck Schultz.
Featuring young talents and Zlatina’s storytelling choreography, BARRY is a show with heart and love, quick on its feet.
Way Off Broad St. Theater Company justify the festival inclusion of this modern classic with a site-specific setting in a chapel of the Arch Street United Methodist Church and a solid take on an excellent play.
The layering of story elements, occasional improv, and comedic repetition accompanied with robust sound design breathes life into each new scene
Three years before his assassination during the Spanish civil war, Federico Garcia Lorca elaborated his theory of duende at the Argentinian premier of BODAS DE SANGRE (Blood Wedding). Although universal,…
AMH Productions finds the humor and poignancy in Keller’s quietly affecting consideration of race, class, and human connection