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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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GRETA (dir. Neil Jordan): Film review

I say women were “placed” in these roles when what I really mean is “stuffed.”

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Philadelphia Theater Calendar March 2019

What’s onstage in Philadelphia theater in March 2019?

Phindie reviewers soberly deliberate a performance.

Art Criticism: How to write a powerful critique

Being an art critic is all about interpreting and reviewing a piece of art so that you can get to the core of what the artist is trying to say.

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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.

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The Authenticity and History of Giselle: Interview with Angel Corella of Pennsylvania Ballet

Eri Yoneda speaks with the artistic director of PA Ballet about his new production of Giselle.

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Yossarian Dies At The End: Getting to know Doug Williams

A long-form interview with playwright Doug Williams.

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Theater in Sketch: DREAM GIRL (IRC)

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

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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…

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Theater in Sketch: THREE SISTERS TWO (EgoPo)

Chuck Schultz gives his thoughts in words and sketch

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What A Lark: The dilettante at large has A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM with Opera Philly

Visually, musically, and vocally gorgeous, this is a delectable MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM.

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Theater in Sketch: ROLL PLAY (CSZ Philadelphia)

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

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Opera Philadelphia): Fairy magic and flying beds

Benjamin Britten’s music still sounds wonderfully imaginative and modern

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BOX CLEVER (Inis Nua): 60-second review

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

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HYPE MAN: A BREAK-BEAT PLAY (InterAct): Compromise and dialog can work

Idris Goodwin’s play shows how compromise and dialog work better than insults and labels

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Dance in Sketch: Martha Graham Dance (NextMove/Annenberg Center Live)

Chuck Schultz sketches Martha Graham Dance Company at the Annenberg Center.

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Getting to Know Alice Yorke of Lightning Rod Special

Longform interview with Alice Yorke of Lightning Rod Special

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UNTOGETHER (dir. Emma Forrest): Film review

Angela Harmon reviews the new movie by director Emma Forrest.

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Philadelphia Theater Calendar February 2019

What’s onstage in Philadelphia theater in February 2019?