Lynn Nottage

Sweat Philadelphia theater review

SWEAT (PTC): What’s the matter with Reading?

Why does SWEAT appeal to us, as aging urban middle-to-upper-to-upper-upper-class theatergoers? Do we hope to understand? Relate? Gawk? What do we applaud?

Lucas Hnath

The two most-produced plays in America come to Philadelphia

A Doll’s House Part 2 and Sweat top the 10 most-produced plays of 2018/19

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BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK (Silver Stage Company): Fringe Review 69

As a culture, we are fascinated by celebrities’ elusive personal lives. Silver Stage Company’s BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK questions the responsibility we bestow on Hollywood stars, especially actors…

Maurice A. Tucker and Tiffany Bacon in RUINED (photo: Joe Herman)

Still Devastating: RUINED at The Stagecrafters

The outskirts of Philadelphia are blessed with several high quality community theaters, and visits to them are a welcome treat for theatergoers accustomed to the cadence of center city professional productions. Located…