Take it from this old broad, Broads, 1812 Productions’ new show, is an entertaining 75 minutes—if you like funny songs and dirty jokes.View More BROADS (1812 Productions): A tip of the hat to the grand old dames of comedy
Matt Pfeiffer talks love of Shakespeare and SHAKESPEARE IN LOVEView More Bringing Shakespeare to Life: Interview with director Matt Pfeiffer about SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE (People’s Light)
Takeaway: Bring your kids to this unique Philadelphia area tradition!View More LITTLE RED ROBIN HOOD (People’s Light): What is a panto?
CABARET has taken on a new level of relevance, but Matthew Decker’s re-creation of Sam Mendes’ famous production remains stuck in the past.View More CABARET (Arden): Glücklich zu sehen?
Why did People’s Light exhume this largely forgotten play from its well-deserved obscurity?View More MOON OVER BUFFALO (People’s Light): A few doors short of a farce
A play for people who need to be told how to feel.View More BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS (Act II Playhouse): The same old schtick
A dichotomy of delight and disgust makes this production such a treat—a feast with many courses, each richly flavored and deeply textured.View More RICHARD III (People’s Light): Smile heaven upon this fair conjunction
Laura Schellhardt’s foray into the Pop psychology of familial dysfunction and the significance of personal possessions is given its regional premiere.View More AUCTIONING THE AINSLEYS (People’s Light): Familial dysfunction, memory, and the significance of objects
Completed in 1904, THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Anton Chekhov’s final dramatic work, is the most often staged of all Russian plays worldwide, and its production at…View More THE CHERRY ORCHARD (People’s Light): Capturing the comedy, insight, and pathos of Chekhov
PRIDE & PREJUDICE, Jane Austen’s classic tale of class, courtship, and decorum in 19th-century England, celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2013. People’s Light & Theatre…View More PRIDE & PREJUDICE (People’s Light & Theatre Company): Structure and Snobbery in Regency England