SIDE SHOW is a tricky piece, but there was much to savor at Media Theatre’s production
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With a strong cast and design wizards the Lantern has made CORIOLANUS a visceral, lively and thought-provoking experience
The Berserker Residents take us back to school
Shakespeare made simple, and simply fun.
From the author of such children’s classics as The Giving Tree and Where the Sidewalk Ends comes a socially insightful series of vignettes
Yes, that was me sobbing on opening night of LOST GIRLS.
Curio’s designers have created a bubble of no time, no place, in which anything or nothing can happen.
Comparinge the absurdist comedy of Giraudoux with the serious drama of Ibsen.
Philly’s favorite absurdist company Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium revives Jean Giraudoux’s THE ENCHANTED.
Theatergoers who long for the good ol’ days of pre-political correctness will love it. Everyone else, just enjoy the ride.
Two shows by Philadelphia writer Mary Tuomanen opened on consecutive nights last week, providing a singular opportunity to assess common threads tying together works by the author.
The play has a compelling point to make about the diversity of truth and mutual respect, but in the end, it’s difficult to take the argument seriously.
PAC’s current production confirms its reputation as the best adaptor of classic works.
The simple tricks of the stage awe an audience of CGI-era children, showing that even something as normal as friendship can be magic.
Sketches of William Shakespeare’s ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL from Philadelphia Artists’ Collective.
Just one asshole with an opinion: theater critic Mark Cofta on the art of reviewing and observations on Philly’s theater scene
Originally published on the FringeArts blog. Republished with kind permission. “I see 150 to 180 plays a year, and still always regret missing a bunch.” Mark Cofta has been covering…