Summer Stage, one of the largest draws for young theater artists on the East coast: Interview with founding executive and artistic director Harry DietzlerView More Filling the World with Love and Theater: Interview with Harry Dietzler of Upper Darby Summer Stage
The Upper Darby Summer Stage just opened its 2016 season with an entertaining Gershwin farce.View More NICE WORK on a Summer Stage
The adaptation appropriates the ludicrous plot points and outlandish characters in Arthur Conan Doyle’s opus for a fast and fun theatrical comedy.View More THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (Lantern): 60-second review
Agatha Christie has always been a theatrical guilty pleasure, like sitting down with a nice genre book or singing along to top 40View More AND THEN THERE WERE NONE (Walnut): Ten little soldier boys having lots of fun
David Mamet’s amusing A LIFE IN THE THEATRE uses the simple interplay of two actors backstage at a repertory company, to talk about life outside the theater.View More A LIFE IN THE THEATRE (Walnut): 60-second review
Zeus has decreed that Muses from Mount Olympus are not allowed to fall in love with mortals – that includes the Muse Clio and a boy from Venice Beach. Therein lies a story of forbidden love, gumption, and sly swipes at certain Hollywood movies — especially XANADU (Universal Pictures, 1980).View More XANADU (Mazeppa Productions): A campy, aMUSEing musical
Greek mythology meets roller-disco in XANADU, a spirited send-up of American pop culture circa 1980, based on the preposterous movie of the same name starring Olivia Newton-John. Mazeppa’s exuberant production of the award-winning musical-comedy (book by Douglas Carter Beane, music and lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar) delivers an uproarious parody of both disco culture and the cult-classic film.View More XANADU (Mazeppa Productions): A Flop of a Film, but a Smash of a Show!
Rob Henry and Brian Seaman, founders of Mazeppa Productions, the newest resident musical theater company in Philadelphia, offer an oasis of entertainment in the Sahara…View More AVENUE Q (Mazeppa): A puppet oasis in the summer heat