DON QUIXOTE (PA Ballet):

A thrilling reprise from Pennsylvania Ballet

THE NIGHT ALIVE (Inis Nua): A little unlikely magic

A writer in touch with real life—and how scary it can be.

COME FROM AWAY (national tour): Welcome to the Rock

Deeply stirring and mournful, a remarkable accomplishment

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BACURAU (dir. Kleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles): 2019 Philadelphia Film Festival review

If Bacurau is what an international genre film looks like, color me excited, because it’s a great look.

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MARY SHELLEY’S FRANKENSTEIN (McCarter): Overreaching ambition

Theatrically spectacular but without the marvelous profundity of the source novel

DEERSKIN (dir. Quentin Dupieux): 2019 Philadelphia Film Festival review

There is nobody making films like Quentin Dupieux. The gleefully immature DEERSKIN might be his most mature work yet

THE SYNGE TRIPTYCH (Quintessence): Celebrating the common people of Ireland

In repertory with their solid production of PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, the company presents three of Synge’s one-acts as THE SYNGE TRIPTYCH.

PARASITE (dir. Joon-ho Bong): 2019 Philadelphia Film Festival review

This years Palme d’Or winner at Cannes was also the opening night film for the 28th annual Philadelphia Film Festival.

DOT (People’s Light): A (fading) memory play

Mmemories fill a family’s West Philadelphia home like radio waves.

An Irish Masterpiece Still Shocking: Considering Synge’s PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD

An extended consideration of the new Synge production from Mount Airy’s Quintessence Theatre.

Speak From Away: Dialect coach Joel Goldes teaches Newfie-talk and other accents for COME FROM AWAY

Dialect coach Joel Goldes breaks down what it takes to learn an accent.

10 Picks for the 2019 Philadelphia Film Festival

What to see at the 2019 Philadelphia Film Festival

And the winners are… 2019 Barrymore Award recipients

Hey, who won a 2019 Barrymore Award?

FALSETTOS (11th Hour Theatre Company): 60-second review

A challenging show, with musically complicated, character-driven songs, that demands performers tell almost the entire story through song.

MINORITYLAND (Power Street Theatre): The G word

MINORITY portrays gentrification and its evils in a complexity lacking from the characters that inhabit the fictional Hope Street.

THE NIGHT ALIVE (Inis Nua): 60-second review

A quiet, human look at modern isolation

The Effect of Social Media on the Music Industry

How social media affects an ever-changing industry

Gameplay review of Lucky Leprechaun Slot

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