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Cooking Up Theater and Indian Food: Shreshth Khilani talks Immigrant Kitchen

Traverse a culinary landscape marked by family memories and ancient myth

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PROSPECT (dir. Chris Caldwell, Zeek Earl): Philadelphia Film Festival review

In this world, space isn’t the final frontier. It’s the California desert post-gold rush.

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America the Beautiful, America the Ugly: An open letter to a German visitor

Henrik Eger considers PTC’s Sweat, Walnut’s Holiday Inn, and the state of American culture.

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THE FAVOURITE (dir. Yorgos Lanthimos): Philadelphia Film Festival review 2

Dan Scully reviews the latest movie from the director of The Lobster.

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THE GUILTY (dir. Gustav Möller): Philadelphia Film Festival review

Like all good thrillers, THE GUILTY weaves in current issues from the real world,

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MEDEA, A Woman in Crisis: Interview with Jennifer Summerfield

Henrik Eger interviews the star of Hedgerow’s new production of a classical Greek tragedy.

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“Anything might be there in the dark”: Josh Hitchens talks fear, ghosts, and horror theater

Never underestimate the power of taking away the lights. Then anything might be there in the dark.

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (Broadway tour at Academy of Music): An updated Fiddler

The thrill of a big show-biz production and the feeling of authenticity

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BATHTUBS OVER BROADWAY (dir. Dava Whisenant): Philadelphia Film Festival review

Call me a snob, but I’ve never understood the idea of enjoying something ironically. The enjoyment of the “it’s so good it’s bad” phenomena for movies like The Room tend…

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Theater in Sketch: DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS (EgoPo Classic Theater)

EgoPo Classic Theater is looking at the South African region to consider the geographical mysteries and beauty of African culture.

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10 Ways YOU Can Improve Theater Criticism

Actions you can take since you’re upset with theater criticism in Philadelphia.

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Shoplifters (dir. Hirokazu Koreeda): Philadelphia Film Festival review

The best films are those which afford the viewer an inside look into a life experience different from their own

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Burning (dir. Chang-dong Lee): Philadelphia Film Festival review

Based on a Murakami short story, BURNING clocks in at 148 indispensable minutes.

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SWEAT (PTC): What’s the matter with Reading?

Why does SWEAT appeal to us, as aging urban middle-to-upper-to-upper-upper-class theatergoers? Do we hope to understand? Relate? Gawk? What do we applaud?

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Broadway Wants You to Vote

Mario Lopez and Daphne Rubin-Vega lead a group of Broadway performers lending their voices to a new “Get Out the Vote” music video

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Dance in Sketch: Spectrum Dance Theater (Next Move Dance)

A conversation between James Baldwin and Margaret Mead

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Renowned Seattle Circus Troupe Comes to FringeArts

Virtuosio athletic feats are offset with the fragility of humanity and the inevitable risks of passion and love.

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Without Peer: The Cherry Street Pier opening is an unqualified success

An anticipated cultural attraction opens along the Delaware River.

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Musical in Sketch: LOVE NEVER DIES (Phantom of the Opera 2)

Sketches of the Phantom of the Opera sequel.