COLD HARBOR is fast-paced and skillfully produced, with a large, stylistically diverse cast, but at its emotional core it is stiff and distant.
Leonid Andreyev’s classic tale of love and death in the Big Top is given original interludes of circus acts and live music to set the stage and mood.
Civilization is not easy to maintain. One knock and the lapse of a moment can set it off kilter.
Commonwealth Classic Theatre presents a world-premiere production of Paul Parente’s meaningful tragicomedy on the absurdities and horrors of war, inspired by the events and characters from Homer’s Iliad.
Novels and cocktails are two of the best things in life. STORIES AND SPIRITS combines them in a one-off evening of drinks and performances.
Director Charles McMahon equates the hot-blooded battle of wills between Kate and Petruchio with the intense, sensual, and stylized dance of the tango.
Philadelphia Artist Collective’s tightly-corseted production of Frederich Schiller’s Mary Stuart, starring the earth-shattering Charlotte Northeast and the finely-tuned Krista Apple Hodge will leave you white-knuckle-gripping the edge of your seat. Sitting in a severe theater-in-the-round circle, the audience itself forms four oppressive walls seemingly trapping the actors on the Broad Street Ministry’s cherry wood floor. If Schiller were alive today, he would raise a thumb in approval of director Dan Hodge’s minimalist approach.