A world-premiere commission filled with humor and heart considers the history and progress of gay rights in Philadelphia through the lens of a local podcast and the discovery of a revealing artifact.View More TIME IS ON OUR SIDE (Simpatico): Philadelphia’s living history of gay pride and social progress
A dichotomy of delight and disgust makes this production such a treat—a feast with many courses, each richly flavored and deeply textured.View More RICHARD III (People’s Light): Smile heaven upon this fair conjunction
The elements which displease other writers are what makes this production a success, according to Michael Fisher in review five of the ongoing Critical Mass series.View More MACBETH (Arden): Rare emotion and rarer straightforwardness [critical mass review #5]
Jessica Foley gives this week’s critical mass take on MACBETH at the Arden, part of a new review series on Phindie.View More MACBETH (Arden): Numb from the neck down, well almost [critical mass review #3]
Alexander Burns’ production of MACBETH at Arden Theatre Company is energetic and visually engaging, but it lacks ferocity and substance.View More MACBETH (Arden): Fast but not furious [critical mass review #2]
Burns maintains the energy and pacing of his best work for Quintessence and takes full advantage of the Arden’s high production values to create an exuberant and understandable version of Shakespeare’s masterpiece.View More MACBETH (Arden): Bloody bold and resolute [critical mass review #1]
The outlandish parody of the horror and sci-fi genres, now in production at Bristol Riverside Theatre, still elicits laughs and gasps from appreciative audiences and delights with a score of period-style rock, Motown, and doo-wop numbers. BRT’s show, directed with spot-on timing by Susan D. Atkinson, embraces all the retro-camp in the story of Seymour KrelbornView More LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Bristol Riverside Theatre): Don’t Feed the Plants!