Revisiting Philly theater history through the eyes of one of its finest critics.
The Syringa Tree
You can’t have a happy play about apartheid, but the solemn subject matter presents complex ground navigated beautifully with two actors and a sparse stage.
THE SYRINGA TREE, Pamela Glen’s intimate story of the love between two families—one white, one black—in apartheid-era South Africa is usually presented as a one-woman show. Spanning four generations, the story is…