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THE SEA VOYAGE (PAC): 2019 Fringe review

PAC makes waves with a solid classic comedy with simplistic use of physicality and inventive fight choreography.

THE SEA VOYAGE (PAC): 2019 Fringe review

Adventure, reunion, and love intertwine to create a scrappy maritime tale of marauding and romance.

A Welcome to the International Artists at the 2019 Fringe Festival

Henrik Eger greets international Fringe artists.

Fringe preview: Sail away with the PAC

Philadelphia Artists’ Collective hits the water with another Fringe gem.

Theater in Sketch: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (Walnut Street)

A review in words and sketch by Chuck Schultz and Yumna Tolaimate

Theater in Sketch: MARIA MARTEN, or The Murder in the Red Barn (PAC)

Maria Marten or The Murder in the Red Barn by the Philadelphia Artist Collective found the silly in the serious

Theater in Sketch: THE RAPE OF LUCRECE (PAC at the Rosenbach)

It was interesting to compare last week’s reading of Shakespeare’s THE RAPE OF LUCRECE at the Rosenbach to the original presentation at the Broad Street Ministry in 2016.

Baskerville Walnut Street review

BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY (Walnut Street): Ken Ludwig’s version turns the story on its head

An ancestral manor, a family curse, a fiend: Ken Ludwig’s version turns this Sherlock Holmes story on its head.

THE CRAFTSMAN (Lantern): Crafting a good story

Now in its world premiere from Lantern Theater, the latest play by Philly’s favorite playwright Bruce Graham is based on a true story. It’s a great story.

Fringe in Sketch: I, PEASEBLOSSUM (Curio Theatre)

I, PEASEBLOSSOM was a great character study for me. I wanted to keep capturing the many sides of Brian McCann.

IPHIGENIA AT AULIS (PAC): 2017 Fringe review

If there’s an ideal company to introduce works of classical theater, it’s the Philadelphia Artists’ Collective

Fringe in Sketch: IPHEGENIA AT AULIS (PAC)

Hurricane Harvey battered the coasts of Texas and Louisiana. Hurricane Irma was destroying entire islands in the Caribbean, and moving towards Florida. So even before stepping aboard the USS Olympia, the oldest…

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2016-2017 Phindie Critics’ Awards

Philadelphia theater writers choose their favorite plays of the last season.

DOGS OF RWANDA (InterAct): We are witnesses

A gripping solo play that asks tough questions and rejects easy answers

THE WHITE DEVIL (PAC): A bloody good thriller

PAC gives the Jacobin the veneer of a mid-20th century hard-boiler. Sketches by Chuck Schultz.

WAITING FOR GODOT (Curio): Highlighting the hilarity of Beckett’s classic

Curio’s designers have created a bubble of no time, no place, in which anything or nothing can happen.

ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL (PAC): A mingled web well woven

PAC’s current production confirms its reputation as the best adaptor of classic works.

Theater in Sketch: ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL (PAC)

Sketches of William Shakespeare’s ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL from Philadelphia Artists’ Collective.