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KUN-YANG LIN/DANCERS Spring Home Season: Studio Rehearsal

Eri Yoneda caught a rehearsal for KYL/D’s new show at the Annenberg Center.

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KING LEAR (Quintessence): England at his feet

As Lear, Robert Jason Jackson is “every inch a king.

Claire Inie-Richards and Ben Dibble in MEASURE FOR MEASURE. Photo by Mark Garvin.

MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Lantern): A Gchat review

Julius Ferraro and Christopher Munden discuss Lantern Theater’s production on Gchat.

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THE HUMMINGBIRD PROJECT (dir. Kim Nguyen): Film review

At once a financial thriller, a workplace comedy, and a character study of obsessives, this strange curiosity fails to commit to any one tone.

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US (dir. Jordan Peele): Film review

The most important thing about Us is that it is absolutely fucking terrifying.

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The People’s Champ: Getting to know Chris Davis

A long-form interview with Philly’s favorite solo theater artist.

(l-r) Jessie Cannizzaro, Jevon McFerrin, Steffanie Leigh, Shay Vawn, Brad Oscar. Photo by Tom Miller

THE GODS OF COMEDY (McCarter Theatre): 60-second review

A charming comedy buried under an avalanche of frenetic activity

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HOME PROJECT-IMMIGRANT JOURNEYS (KYL/D): Promoting diversity through identity at Teatro Esperanza

The performance follows a week long residency by the company at Esperanza Academy which included masterclasses, workshops, and guided discussions.

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Love Triangle: Stacie Bono on her role in MISS SAIGON

The heat is on in Saigon as MISS SAIGON makes its way to the Academy of Music for its Philadelphia premiere.

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LASHED BUT NOT LEASHED (Martha Graham Cracker): A dilettante at large sees the new revue

Martha Graham Cracker (aka Dito von Reigersberg) is back in Philly for only three shows

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YARDIE (dir. Idris Elba): Film review

Dan Scully reviews the new film by actor Idris Elba.

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THE INVISIBLES (dir. Claus Räfle): Film review

All of this actually happened, and relatively recently to boot.

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Examining Janis Stevens as Katharine Hepburn

Janis Stevens IS Katharine Hepburn in Kate: The Unexamined Life

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KODO: A dilettante at large enjoys the Japanese drum troup

Toby Zinman feels the Japanese rhythms of KODO drum troupe.

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Getting to Know Erlina Ortiz of Power Street Theatre

A long-form interview with the resident playwright at Power Street Theatre.

Oksana Maslovaand Arian Molina Soca in GISELLE. Photo by Alexander Iziliaev.

GISELLE (PA Ballet): A ballet of true love

Angel Corella’s restaging preserves the tradition of the classic ballet and manifests true love onstage.

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Theater in Sketch: RENT (Merriam Theater)

Sketching RENT’s 20th Anniversary Tour

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DA (Irish Heritage Theatre): Father and son

In DA, a writer has reached the “go back home” stage of the writer’s life cycle.

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GEM OF THE OCEAN (Arden): A thing of beauty

GEM OF THE OCEAN is about a lot of things, including race, mysticism, and murder.