Philly’s favorite absurdist company Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium revives Jean Giraudoux’s THE ENCHANTED.
The pathetically unfulfilled romantic expectations! The sad characters and absurd human comedy! EgoPo nails it, and beautifully. Sketches by Chuck Schultz.
Theatergoers who long for the good ol’ days of pre-political correctness will love it. Everyone else, just enjoy the ride.
Two shows by Philadelphia writer Mary Tuomanen opened on consecutive nights last week, providing a singular opportunity to assess common threads tying together works by the author.
Through performance, we how to keep our boundaries and respect each other, sharing what we love and cherish
Bedlam’s imagination and the energy of their acting make their production stand out.
oug Varone and Dancers presented three different dances
In Matt&, Philly improv comedian Matt Holmes performs with an audience member. The show runs every month at 7pm on the fourth Thursday of the month at the new Good Good Comedy Theatre.
The play has a compelling point to make about the diversity of truth and mutual respect, but in the end, it’s difficult to take the argument seriously.
AND THEN THERE WERE NONE (Allens Lane): This production of Agatha Christie’s classic stays close to the original
The real horror of Christie’s original ending sits in discord with the show’s campy beginning.
The setting is Vietnam and we are just waking up at the voice of Martin Sheen.
Familiarity with the pan-galactic Hitchhikers Guide isn’t necessary to appreciate this cosmic comedy, just a general suspension of time, disbelief and willingness to have infinite fun.
This meta-play within a play is clever and ridiculous.