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Philadelphia Theater Calendar September 2019

Over 125 theater shows in Philadelphia this month. A (perhaps) complete list to everything onstage in September.

Fringe preview: Going with the flow

Audiences will gush about this Fringe show taking a light-hearted look at menstruation

Fringe preview: An unapologetic love letter to David Lynch

Red Lodge, Montana is The Antidote’s Fringe love letter to Lynch

Philadelphia Theater through the eyes of J. Cooper Robb, Part 1: 2002–2003

Remembering Philadelphia theater history through the eyes of a venerable theater reviewer.

Neal Zoren’s Shows to See in Philadelphia This September

September is most active month in Philadelphia theater

One Eclectic Season — 2019-2020 in Philadelphia

A rundown of an enticing season of theater in Philadelphia

The Legend of Mulan: Liaoning Ballet brings Chinese story to the Merriam Theater

THE LIAONING BALLET OF CHINA is gearing up to take the stage at the Merriam Theater for a one night only performance, August 28, 2019.

CONSTELLATIONS (Quantum Theater Group/Wings of Paper): 60-second review

This is a fine production and it’s exciting to have a new Northeast Philly theater company.

Letter from Edinburgh: A dilettante at large reviews

Toby Zinman reviews shows from the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe

Music in Sketch: Zaccai Curtis Quintet (Exuberance Music)

The music in the Exuberance Music space is fashioned to set the bar for the finest taste in design and sound. The home entertainment in this urban designed living room…

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Philadelphia Theater Calendar August 2019

What’s onstage in Philadelphia in August 2019

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Plough’s Passages: New exhibition at Muse Galley

A exhibition of solo painting work by Jean Plough comes to Old City’s Muse Gallery July 31–September 1, 2019

Dance in Sketch: FROM THE FEMININE GAZE (Anne-Marie Mulgrew and Dancers Co)

Review by Chuck Schultz; illustrations by Yumna Tolaimate

THE LION KING (dir. Jon Favreau): Beautiful and utterly pointless

A film review of the CGI live action remake

Presenting stronger new dramas by overcoming “premieritis”

The “one-and-done” premiere problem and filling more theaters through “rolling WORLD premieres”

Circus in Sketch: XOXO MOONGIRL (Almanac)

An acrobatic show with a slightly humorous, yet a serious smirk that hides a dark story

Full Cirque: Alix Croop returns to her hometown with AMALUNA

Allentown native, Alix Croop, couldn’t imagine how her talents would translate to what she had seen in Cirque du Soleil’s Alegria when the show played at her college campus. At…

THE WITCH OF EDMONTON (REV Theatre): Put on the Dog!

“…there’s a dog already biting,—’s conscience.” ~ Dog in The Witch of Edmonton REV Theatre kicks up the heat in the 17th century THE WITCH OF EDMONTON; a play based…

SUMMER SERIES 2019 (BalletX): BalletX brings The Little Prince to life

This contemporary ballet of a classic children’s book is immediately understandable for children, but also poignant and thought-provoking for adults.