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Transcendent pianism from Kirill Gerstein at the McCarter

Kirill Gerstein bathed his Princeton audience in splendor Monday, February 27, when the pianist presented a recital featuring Bach, Brahms, Beethoven and Liszt at the McCarter Theatre.  Nothing about this…

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Neal Zoren’s BEST OF PHILADELPHIA THEATER, 2016

Neal Zoren chose his favorite productions, directors, and actors from the last year.

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“Lauren Feldman is a goddess”: 10 Philadelphia playwrights describe a beloved PlayPenn teacher

Lauren Feldman’s 7-week course for Philadelphia area playwrights had such a profound impact on those she taught.

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DISGRACED (McCarter): No disgrace here

A divinely thorough production of an honest, far reaching play.

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ALL THE DAYS (McCarter): An interesting failure

It takes a while for playwright Sharyn Rothstein to show you where she’s going in ALL THE DAYS. Rothstein writes sitcoms, and the formula shows.

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THE PIANO LESSON (McCarter): A fine tune

Baikida Carroll’s PIANO LESSON is August Wilson as it’s meant to be seen.

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BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY (PTC): A wacky spoof on a classic novel

An entertaining spoof of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Victorian classic injects humor and surprises into the well-known mystery.

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BASKERVILLE (McCarter): An entertaining trip to Dartmoor

Ken Ludwig taps literature’s most iconic detective with BASKERVILLE, a funny, inventive, entertaining take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Hound of the Baskervilles.”

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SIZWE BANZI IS DEAD (McCarter): Being a man in apartheid

SIZWE BANZI IS DEAD is genuine work of theater and an authentic, authoritative look at a shameful period of South African history.