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Bi Jean Ngo and Mina Kawahara in YOU FOR ME FOR YOU. Photo by Kate Raines/Plate 3 Photography.

YOU FOR ME FOR YOU (Interact): Sisters in different worlds

This thoughtful production changes how we see the world and ourselves

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36 VIEWS (Lantern): Using artifice to reveal truths

Visually beautiful and compelling in its coherence, 36 VIEWS weaves these intellectual concepts on the uncertainty of art and life with a wholly original style.

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THE NETHER (InterAct): Lolita in Nether-land

Accompanying sketches by Aaron Krolikowski, thesketchbookreporter.com.

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LIGHTS RISE ON GRACE (Azuka): Cultural identities in the stage lights

Three cleverly interconnected survival stories about the complicated nature of life, love, and family.

Bi Jean Ngo, Greg Wood, David Bradley Johnson in SHIPWRECKED! (Photo credit: Walnut Street Theatre)

SHIPWRECKED! (Walnut): A delight of theater

SHIPWRECKED! goes to the heart of storytelling. It doesn’t matter whether a tale is true or false as long as it engages and even thrills.

The trial of Hermione (Bi Jean Ngo) for adultery.

Sketching A WINTER’S TALE (SCP)

Thursday’s performance of A WINTER’S TALE by Shakespeare in Clark Park took place in the rain venue of Drexel’s Mandell Theater, but that didn’t stop Aaron Krolikowski from whipping out…

VOICES runs at Plays and Players January 29-31, 2015.

VOICES OF A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (Plays & Players): This time we have to succeed

VOICES is not just provocative; it is full of infectious hope that this time, united, we really will succeed.

Justin Jain and Bi Jean Ngo in InterAct’s CAUGHT (Photo credit: Kate Raines/Plate 3 Photography)

CAUGHT (InterAct): On the nature of art and truth

When artful deceptions permeate an artist’s life, it casts doubt on everything we believe but never really knew.

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CAUGHT (InterAct): The truth is just a lie

CAUGHT marks the first entry into InterAct’s season of all-new plays. What a great start.

WATER BY THE SPOONFUL (Arden Theatre): Dissonance v. harmony

The tragic news of Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s death by OD has, for the moment, wrested the subject of substance abuse from the shadows and thrust it into the limelight. With…

Some Other Kind of Person review photo InterAct Theatre Company

SOME OTHER KIND OF PERSON (InterAct)

The title of Eric Pfeffinger’s SOME OTHER KIND OF PERSON, now in production by Interact Theatre Company, refers to a purposefully misquoted line of Aristotle, that if you act virtuously…

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Theatre Confetti is On Target with EDITH CAN SHOOT THINGS AND HIT THEM

Stretched along the long wall of Old City’s Power Plant Basement, Theatre Confetti’s set for EDITH CAN SHOOT THINGS AND HIT THEM evokes the emptiness and expanse of the desolate…