Before he became a celebrated playwright, Jean-Baptiste Poquelan was a poor thing in a touring shoestring theater company. Although he had wanted to be a…View More TARTUFFE (Lantern): Delightfully over-the-top
Tom Stoppard’s newest play Leopoldstadt is coming to New York, and once again he is being talked about as if he were the second coming…View More TRAVESTIES (Lantern): A play of ideas married to farce
Lantern Theater’s production of THE TEMPEST, Shakespeare’s last play, is an enjoyable, modest show, full of comedy and romance and the gentle spirit of human forgiveness.View More THE TEMPEST (Lantern): Sounds and sweet airs that give delight and hurt not
The Berserker Residents may parody the conventions of theater, but they clearly believe in its powerView More THESE TERRIBLE THINGS (Berserker Residents): 2017 Fringe review
Republished by kind permission from FringeArts. Bradley Wrenn, co-founder of The Berserker Residents, talks about how the company is revamping their 2015 Fringe hit It’s So Learning…View More IT’S SO LEARNING is Even Berserker!
Go back to school with The Berserker Residents in this highly interactive ensemble-devised piece, in which you are the student and your teachers are berserk!View More IT’S SO LEARNING (Berserker Residents): 2015 Fringe Review 51
Top Philly theater writer Deb Miller previews the best of the 2015 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.View More Deb Miller’s 15 Top Picks for the 2015 Fringe Festival
The adaptation appropriates the ludicrous plot points and outlandish characters in Arthur Conan Doyle’s opus for a fast and fun theatrical comedy.View More THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (Lantern): 60-second review
Director Charles McMahon equates the hot-blooded battle of wills between Kate and Petruchio with the intense, sensual, and stylized dance of the tango.View More THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Lantern): Capturing the passion and the parody
Season 4 of Tiny Dynamite’s month-long happy-hour series A Play, A Pie and A Pint concludes with its first commissioned work.View More WE CAN ALL AGREE TO PRETEND THIS NEVER HAPPENED (Tiny Dynamite and InterAct Theatre Company): A Philadelphia world-premiere comedy
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.