Toby Zinman gives bullet reviews of nine Shakespeare-ish shows in this year’s Fringe.
Manayunk Theatre Company
The International Philly Fringe: A welcome to 28 countries
Welcome to the Asylum! In Shakespeare’s day, thrill seekers had a choice between catching a show at the Globe and viewing the lunatics in Bedlam, the setting for more than…
Is Lady Macbeth mad? Who has people figured out: Shakespeare or Freud? Answers from the folk behind BEDLAM: SHAKESPEARE IN REHAB
“The script is a little more silly and beer filled then Shakespeare originally wrote it,” says MTC’s artistic director Sean Connolly.
Steampunk opera THE DOLLS OF NEW ALBION follows four generations of a family afflicted by an anti-necrotic deed.
Come One Come All: Gathering of Northwest Philadelphia performing arts companies and artists on April 20
With Chestnut Hill’s Stagecrafters Theater, East Falls’ Old Academy Players, and Mount Airy’s Allens Lane Theater, there’s a surprising number of theaters in Northwest Philadelphia. Two of the newest companies,…
This Neighborhood Fringe show, directed by Sean Connolly, transpires in the murky basement of an old church in Manayunk. The space lends an ideal sinister atmosphere to a play which, like many psychological thrillers, is more intimation and suspense than action.