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Getting to Know LaNeshe Miller of Theatre in the X

A long-form interview with actor and theatermaker LaNeshe Miller.

BOB: A LIFE IN FIVE ACTS (Azuka Theatre): Great things are done by a series of small things brought together

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together —Vincent Van Gogh When Bob is born and immediately deserted in a White Castle restaurant bathroom, an employee…

26 PEBBLES (Allen’s Lane): People power

A play which powerfully purveys distinct, upfront viewpoints and perceptions unlike any other medium.

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Philadelphia Theater Calendar March 2019

What’s onstage in Philadelphia theater in March 2019?

A Fairy Tale Role: Lukas James Miller in CINDERELLA

Lukas James Miller takes on the role of his dreams as Topher in Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella.

Yossarian Dies At The End: Getting to know Doug Williams

A long-form interview with playwright Doug Williams.

Theater in Sketch: DREAM GIRL (IRC)

Chuck Schultz reviews Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium’s DREAM GIRL in sketch and words.

JOHNNY DEPP (Val Dunn & Jenna Kuerzi): A Valentine date with late-stage capitalism

I didn’t dare to tell anyone what “Depp” means to German-speakers, as I didn’t want to spoil the most unusual Valentine’s date I had in my entire life. Yes, Johnny…

Theater in Sketch: THREE SISTERS TWO (EgoPo)

Chuck Schultz gives his thoughts in words and sketch

Theater in Sketch: ROLL PLAY (CSZ Philadelphia)

A performance that combines live improv with D&D for a uniquely hilarious fantasy epic

BOX CLEVER (Inis Nua): 60-second review

With BOX CLEVER, Inis Nua has done the impossible: make bureaucracy theatrical.

Getting to Know Alice Yorke of Lightning Rod Special

Longform interview with Alice Yorke of Lightning Rod Special

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Philadelphia Theater Calendar February 2019

What’s onstage in Philadelphia theater in February 2019?

What is Theatre Week? What to See? And other insights from Jenna Kuerzi

Jenna Kuerzi is in almost every Philly Theatre Week show. She tells us all about it.

OLEANNA (Walnut Street): 2019, meet Mamet

You can see why Walnut Street Theatre included OLEANNA in its current season.

Getting to Know Josh Hitchens of Going Dark Theatre

An extended interview with actor/director/playwright Josh Hitchens.

THE NICETIES (McCarter Theatre): What revolution?

Eleanor Burgess’s play addresses current debates with careful but sweeping intelligence.

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Theater in Sketch: CHARLOTTE’S WEB (Arden Theatre)

Looking at Arden Childrens Theater in words and sketch

A Demi-God Onstage: Chris McCarrell in THE LIGHTNING THIEF

Chris McCarrell is on an epic quest as Percy Jackson in the touring production of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical.

Life Inspires Art, Art Inspires Life in Kash Goins’s 74 SECONDS… TO JUDGMENT

Kash Goins gets a message from Valerie Castile, mother of the man who inspired 74 SECONDS… TO JUDGMENT