There’s a lot of Twelfth Night going around in the Philadelphia area, all different. The Wilma conjures a fresh seaside setting. A dock moves forward.…
View More TWELFTH NIGHT (Wilma): Beach blanket Bard“Foolery, sir, does walk about the orb like the sun; it shines every where.” Leaving Copernicus aside, the Fool’s wry remark is an apt description…
View More TWELFTH NIGHT (Wilma): Foolery shines everywhereA love story in which the course of love would run smooth if it weren’t for stubbornness, misunderstanding, and Irish prudery
View More OUTSIDE MULLINGAR (DTC): An Irish love storyNichole Canuso imparts a different way of looking at loss, living, and love.
View More SNEAKERS (Nichole Canuso Dance): 2019 Fringe reviewLantern 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 notAnyone who has sung around a campfire can attest to the power of music to elicit feelings of closeness
View More CLOSE MUSIC FOR BODIES (Michael Kiley): 2017 Fringe reviewLooking at the past, TOMMY AND ME carries us into the psychological interaction between dreams and reality.
View More Theater in Sketch: TOMMY AND ME (Theatre Exile)There remains something compelling about ghost stories. Annie Baker’s JOHN demonstrates why: our past haunts just as well as any poltergeist.
View More JOHN (Arden): Things that hauntTo call THE INVISIBLE HAND dramatic would be an understatement.
View More THE INVISIBLE HAND (Theatre Exile): A gripping, thinking person’s play about the wages of self-interestIt’s hard to know what to expect going into a children’s theater show, but this adult was quite honestly blown away.
View More THE STINKY CHEESE MAN (Arden): No cheese smells this goodReturn with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear when Frank Rizzo strode the city like he owned it.
View More RIZZO (Theatre Exile): A romp through the Rizzo yearsA world-premiere production on former Mayor Frank Rizzo portrays the good and the bad of the controversial Philadelphia icon.
View More RIZZO (Theatre Exile): A big hit on the “Big Bambino”Though entertaining as a comedy, BILOXI BLUES contains an important message about fighting “the good war” abroad, while many struggles against injustice remain on the home front.
View More BILOXI BLUES (People’s Light): Coming of age in WWIIRETURN RETURN DEPARTURE considers the ﬂeeting nature of time and the human compulsion to capture it, and there can be few more poignant examples than an ephemeral dance duet at sunset, videotaped for posterity by the performers themselves.
View More Fringe Festival Takes Flight with Nichole Canuso Dance Company at the APS Museum