With a strong cast and design wizards the Lantern has made CORIOLANUS a visceral, lively and thought-provoking experience
In a Philadelphia theater season with an auspicious beginning, this production of MRS. WARREN’S PROFESSION might be the most auspicious of all.
An outstanding ensemble recounts the backstory of Peter Pan in a madcap prequel with music.
Charles McMahon discusses the inspiration, themes, and format of his new play on Oscar Wilde, prior to its world premiere with Lantern Theater Company.
If you don’t think every play is about sex, you shouldn’t be making theater.
Director Charles McMahon equates the hot-blooded battle of wills between Kate and Petruchio with the intense, sensual, and stylized dance of the tango.
In a time-bending script that requires each of the actors to play multiple roles across the last century or so, “Watson”, played in all his guises by Griffin Stanton-Ameisen, is the force that ties them all together.
A thoroughly entertaining, beautifully staged exploration of trust, love, relationships, entanglement, dependency and technology and intimacy.
Jason (David Bardeen) and Brendan (Jered McLenigan) ease the paucity of Ritu’s (Rebecca Khalil) existence by sending monthly checks through an aid organization. The last thing in the world they’d ever expect would be for their charity case to show up in their living room.
Life doesn’t imitate art as much as combine with it as Baker’s play, and Matthew Decker’s production of it for Theatre Horizon, sneaks up on you and moves you.
New City Stage Company’s Philadelphia premiere of FROST/NIXON is anything but the dry historical debate you might expect. Under Aaron Cromie’s brilliant direction, playwright Peter Morgan’s story of the series of TV interviews conducted by faltering British talk-show host David Frost in 1977 with disgraced US President Richard Nixon is a painfully tense and surprisingly humorous cat-and-mouse game.