Act II set a new standard for closing out an excellent season. FORBIDDEN BROADWAY’S GREATEST HITS by Gerard Allessandrini is hands down hilarious. Tony Braithwaite,…View More FORBIDDEN BROADWAY’S GREATEST HITS (Act II): 60-second review
I loved to read when I was a kid
And although I’m full grown I still love what I did.
THE CAT IN THE HAT was one of my faves.
Now that book is a play* and I’m giving it raves!
The Arden’s production is silly and wild.
It’s as good for adults as it is for a child.
Vaudeville has returned in all its glory with 1812’s THE BIG TIME: NEW VAUDEVILLE FOR THE HOLIDAYS. Pratfalls, double entendres, and caricatures of people past…View More THE BIG TIME: NEW VAUDEVILLE FOR THE HOLIDAYS (1812): Juggling seasonal laughs
The Lantern opens its twentieth anniversary season with the Philadelphia premiere of Jane Austen’s class-conscious romantic comedy of manners, in which a young idle-rich heroine’s…View More EMMA (Lantern): Meddlesome Matchmaking and Regency Amusements
Here are my annual picks for the best of Philadelphia theater: Best Play: August: Osage County (Arden) Honorable mention: The Island (Lantern) Best Actor, Male: Frank…View More Best of Philadelphia Theater, 2011-12