The show’s message is deeply cynical: that social media and community solidarity in the face of tragic events are ultimately self-servingView More DEAR EVAN HANSEN (National Tour at Forrest Theatre): Return to sender
Alaina Anderson is loving her time on the national tour of Dear Evan Hansen.View More A Letter, a Lie, and the Role of a Lifetime: Alaina Anderson in Dear Evan Hansen
Walking into the Forrest Theatre, patrons are assaulted by the glaringly-bright light of the stage. This production of Oklahoma!, the lights seem to say, will hide nothing. In many ways, Daniel Fish’s revival lives up to this promise.View More A Powerful Revival: Daniel Fish’s Oklahoma!
Starring in the revival of OKLAHOMA!, actor Mitch Tebo brings his 40 years of theater experience to the stage as Andrew Carnes. Tebo originally played…View More Oh, What a Beautiful Role: Mitch Tebo in OKLAHOMA!
Philadelphia gets a visit from Bikini Bottom in Spongebob the Musical.View More SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL (Forrest Theatre): An Unlikely Hero
Among his many other skills, Tristan McIntyre can proudly add “planktonic copepod” to his list of theater roles. McIntyre joins SpongeBob and the proud residents…View More Visiting Bikini Bottom with Tristan McIntyre, star of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL
There was a perfection to the timing of FUN HOME’s arrival in Philadelphia: Another take on FUN HOMEView More FUN HOME (national tour at Forrest Theatre): A study in want
FUN HOME is both a musical and a family drama; it’s also an activist declarationView More FUN HOME (national tour at Forrest Theatre): Hiding who you are is likely to be tragic
Tracing 60 years of theater history in Philadelphia through the eyes of one man.View More Sixty Years of Philadelphia Theater: Interview with playwright Walt Vail
This touring production doesn’t make THE BOOK OF MORMON any more savage, but it knits Parker and Stone’s comic ideas together into a moving story more satisfying because it has a human core.View More THE BOOK OF MORMON (First National Tour Company): Sincerely funny
John “The Grumpy Professor D’Allessandro paid over $100 for a ticket to THE BOOK OF MORMON and thinks it was worth it.View More THE BOOK OF MORMON (Forrest Theatre): Grumpy Professor review