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Friday, May 26, 2023

The Lantern Theater Company presents Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night by Cameron Kelsall

Lantern Theater Company offers a delightfully comic and effortlessly romantic new production of Twelfth Night to close its season. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 10:37AM
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Review: King James at New York City Center Stage I by Cameron Kelsall

Rajiv Joseph dribbles a new play about the friendship between two straight men and their love of basketball. Cameron Kelsall reviews. The post Review: King James at New York City Center Sta…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 09:00PM
Monday, May 8, 2023

Azuka Theatre presents Christine Evans’s Galilee by Cameron Kelsall

Azuka Theatre presents the world premiere of Christine Evans’s Galilee, which brings a personal dimension to the threat of climate change. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:45PM

Curtis Opera Theatre presents Handel’s Ariodante by Cameron Kelsall

Curtis Opera Theatre closes its season with an ambitious but underwhelming Handel rarity. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:06AM
Monday, May 1, 2023

Opera Philadelphia presents Puccini’s La Bohème by Cameron Kelsall

Opera Philadelphia’s new production of La Bohème reverses the order of the classic opera, beginning with tragedy and progressing toward love. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:15PM
Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Review: Summer, 1976 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre by Cameron Kelsall

In the case of David Auburn's new play, you end up with something far less than the sum of its considerable parts. Cameron Kelsall reviews. The post Review: Summer, 1976 at the Samuel J. Fri…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 10:18PM
Monday, April 17, 2023

Inis Nua Theatre Company presents Lolita Chakrabarti’s Hymn by Cameron Kelsall

A pair of strangers learn to be brothers in Hymn, a tender two-hander from Inis Nua Theatre Company. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:56AM
Thursday, April 6, 2023

The Kimmel Cultural Campus presents the national tour of Into the Woods by Cameron Kelsall

The national tour of Into the Woods loses the thread of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s fairy-tale parable. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:16PM
Friday, March 31, 2023

Philly Theatre Week 2023: Jenna Kuerzi and Val Dunn’s Johnny Depp: A Retrospective on Late-Stage Capitalism by Cameron Kelsall

After performances running from Philly to the UK and back, Jenna Kuerzi retires her irreverent and enlightening solo show Johnny Depp: A Retrospective on Late-Stage Capitalism. Cameron Kelsa…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:53PM
Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Penn Live Arts presents The Crossing and PRISM Quartet by Cameron Kelsall

The Crossing joined with PRISM Quartet to present the world premiere of Martin Bresnick’s austere, literary Self-Portraits 1964, Unfinished. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 10:32AM
Thursday, March 23, 2023

Review: Parade at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre by Cameron Kelsall

Michael Arden directs an "essential" revival of Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry's musical that "reaches its summit in its silences." Cameron Kelsall reviews. The post Review: Parade at t…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 09:54AM
Friday, March 10, 2023

Irish Heritage Theatre presents Brian Friel’s The Bear and Afterplay by Cameron Kelsall

Brian Friel tackles the Russian master in The Bear and Afterplay, the latest double bill from Irish Heritage Theatre. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:18PM
Monday, March 6, 2023

PCMS presents the Brentano String Quartet’s Dvořák and the American Identity by Cameron Kelsall

The Brentano Quartet used their annual recital with the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society to establish Antonin Dvořák as an American master. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:25PM
Sunday, March 5, 2023

Review: The Trees at Playwrights Horizons by Cameron Kelsall

Too many branches keep the trunk obscured in Agnes Borinsky's new play. Cameron Kelsall reviews. The post Review: The Trees at Playwrights Horizons appeared first on Exeunt Magazine NYC.

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 09:30PM
Thursday, February 23, 2023

The Walnut presents Tennessee Williams’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Cameron Kelsall

Big Daddy steals the show in Walnut Street Theatre’s new production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:13PM
Friday, February 17, 2023

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents Ana Nogueira’s Empathitrax by Cameron Kelsall

Philadelphia Theatre Company’s Empathitrax tests the limits of love and pharmaceutical intervention. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:11PM
Thursday, February 16, 2023

Review: The Wanderers at the Laura Pels Theatre by Cameron Kelsall

Anna Ziegler's novelistic new work about writers, their parents, and Katie Holmes playing an actress meanders through tedium. Cameron Kelsall reviews. The post Review: The Wanderers at the L…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 09:30PM
Thursday, February 9, 2023

Lantern Theater Company presents The Lifespan of a Fact by Cameron Kelsall

The Lifespan of a Fact, now onstage at Lantern Theater, considers the chasm between journalistic integrity and artistic license. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:24PM
Friday, February 3, 2023

Arden Theatre Company presents Lynn Nottage’s Clyde’s by Cameron Kelsall

Lynn Nottage’s Clyde’s, now onstage at the Arden Theatre, shows what a sandwich can say about life. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:31PM
Monday, January 23, 2023

Quintessence Theatre Group presents Clifford Odets’s Waiting for Lefty by Cameron Kelsall

Clifford Odets’s pro-labor drama remains relevant, despite a clumsily didactic production by Quintessence Theatre Group. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:44PM
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

The New Jersey Symphony presents Daniil Trifonov Performs Brahms by Cameron Kelsall

Star soloist Daniil Trifonov brought lyricism and weight to Brahms’s Second Piano Concerto in the New Jersey Symphony’s first concert program of 2023. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:55PM
Friday, January 6, 2023

The Kimmel Cultural Campus presents the national tour of Jagged Little Pill: The Musical by Cameron Kelsall

Now at the Academy of Music as part of a national tour, Jagged Little Pill retrofits Alanis Morissette’s seminal album to a relentlessly topical contemporary musical. Cameron Kelsall revie…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:13AM
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

The Philadelphia Orchestra presents Gustav Holst’s The Planets by Cameron Kelsall

The Philadelphia Orchestra summoned the majesty of Gustav Holst’s The Planets, while remembering the legacy of a departed friend. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 07:32PM
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Review: Downstate at Playwrights Horizons by Cameron Kelsall

Bruce Norris, "a brilliant button-pusher", wades into murky moral water with his latest play. Cameron Kelsall reviews. The post Review: Downstate at Playwrights Horizons appeared first on E…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 09:30PM
Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Wilma Theater presents Milo Cramer's School Pictures by Cameron Kelsall

Playwright and performer Milo Cramer offers an endearing portrait of the modern education system in School Pictures at the Wilma Theater. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:39PM
Monday, November 7, 2022

Theatre Exile presents Hansol Jung’s Wolf Play by Cameron Kelsall

Room to make inner feelings known: (L to R) Makoto Hirano, Matteo Scammell, and Keith Conallen in Theatre Exile’s ‘Wolf Play.’ (Photo by Paola Nogueras.)

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 10:26AM
Monday, October 31, 2022

Curio Theatre Company presents Johnna Adams’s Gidion’s Knot by Cameron Kelsall

Sensitive subjects get short shrift in Gidion’s Knot, which opens the season at Curio Theatre Company. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:09PM
Thursday, October 27, 2022

Inis Nua Theatre Company presents Yasmine Akram’s 10 Dates With Mad Mary by Cameron Kelsall

Inis Nua’s Pop-Up Play in a Pub series returns with new leadership, and the lively American premiere of 10 Dates With Mad Mary. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:40PM
Monday, October 24, 2022

Arden Theatre Company presents Tennessee Willliams’s The Glass Menagerie by Cameron Kelsall

The Glass Menagerie is a delicate masterpiece, but falls flat due to misunderstanding in the Arden’s season opener production. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:55AM
Tuesday, October 4, 2022

The Philadelphia Orchestra presents Daniil Trifonov in its 2022-23 season opener by Cameron Kelsall

The dynamic pianist Daniil Trifonov headlined the Philadelphia Orchestra’s musically diverse and satisfying opening weekend concerts. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:21AM
Monday, September 19, 2022

Lantern Theater Company presents Travesties by Cameron Kelsall

Slack pacing and a dire piece of miscasting sink the Lantern’s season-opening production of Tom Stoppard’s Travesties. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:14PM

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards