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Theater in Sketch: DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS (EgoPo Classic Theater)

EgoPo Classic Theater is looking at the South African region to consider the geographical mysteries and beauty of African culture.

Is everybody a critic? Statler and Waldrof. (Photo via muppet.wikia.com)

10 Ways YOU Can Improve Theater Criticism

Actions you can take since you’re upset with theater criticism in Philadelphia.

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Shoplifters (dir. Hirokazu Koreeda): Philadelphia Film Festival review

The best films are those which afford the viewer an inside look into a life experience different from their own

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Burning (dir. Chang-dong Lee): Philadelphia Film Festival review

Based on a Murakami short story, BURNING clocks in at 148 indispensable minutes.

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SWEAT (PTC): What’s the matter with Reading?

Why does SWEAT appeal to us, as aging urban middle-to-upper-to-upper-upper-class theatergoers? Do we hope to understand? Relate? Gawk? What do we applaud?

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Broadway Wants You to Vote

Mario Lopez and Daphne Rubin-Vega lead a group of Broadway performers lending their voices to a new “Get Out the Vote” music video

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Dance in Sketch: Spectrum Dance Theater (Next Move Dance)

A conversation between James Baldwin and Margaret Mead

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Renowned Seattle Circus Troupe Comes to FringeArts

Virtuosio athletic feats are offset with the fragility of humanity and the inevitable risks of passion and love.

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Without Peer: The Cherry Street Pier opening is an unqualified success

An anticipated cultural attraction opens along the Delaware River.

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Musical in Sketch: LOVE NEVER DIES (Phantom of the Opera 2)

Sketches of the Phantom of the Opera sequel.

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Theater of the Extreme: Amanda Schoonover looks back on PHAEDRA’S LOVE

Henrik Eger talks to actor Amanda Schoonover about Sarah Kane and her career.

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Mule for Hire: John Rosenberg returns to Philly with some hella fresh theater

Our favorite DIY theatermaker returns to Philadelphia with a new play that probably won’t suck

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James Ijames Gets Kesselring Prize

Philadelphia playwright wins prestigious award.

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PLUNGE (Brian Sanders JUNK): 2018 Fringe review

PLUNGE is yet another fruit of Brian Sanders’ creative genius

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Dance in Sketch: 10000 GESTURES (Boris Charmatz)

Chuck visits NYC with his sketchbook for the Crossing the Line Festival

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FRANKENSTEIN; OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS (Quintessence Theatre): It’s Alive!!

Quintessence Theatre dynamically brings to life Mary Shelley’s classic tale of Frankenstein and his monstrous creation in a fantastic, eerily staged production

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A dilettante at large reviews NE QUITTEZ PAS (Opera Philadelphia)

What a complicated evening, filled with gorgeous singing and roiled emotions and puzzling theatrics