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Sunday, January 26, 2020

The Walnut Street Theatre presents Oscar Wilde’s ‘A Woman of No Importance’ by Christina Anthony

The Walnut’s ‘A Woman of No Importance’ proves that Wilde is still very much a welcome force on our stages. Christina Anthony reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:30PM
Monday, January 13, 2020

The Kimmel Center presents David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’s ‘The Band’s Visit’ by Christina Anthony

‘The Band’s Visit’ arrives at the Academy of Music, and Philly can decide for itself if this humble story about an Egyptian band’s unexpected detour to a small Israeli town is worth …

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:25PM
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Quintessence Theatre Group presents ‘The Wizard of Oz’ by Christina Anthony

The Quintessence production of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ is an all-around impressive show filled with a wildly talented ensemble cast, electrifying background music, and flying monkeys. Christi…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:45PM
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The Walnut Street Theatre presents ‘The Gifts of the Magi’ by Christina Anthony

The Walnut’s ‘The Gifts of the Magi’ proves that not all classic tales are timeless, with a script and production that don’t do justice to the O. Henry story about the true meaning o…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 09:00PM
Sunday, November 17, 2019

The Walnut Street Theatre presents ‘Shrek the Musical’ by Christina Anthony

The Walnut’s ‘Shrek The Musical’ is an all-around impressive production that turns the classic fairytale trope on its head to create a funky-fresh and current play for all ages to enjo…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:58PM
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

PAAFF presents Leon Le’s ‘Song Lang’ by Christina Anthony

‘Song Lang,’ screened at PAAFF, follows the unlikely friendship that develops between a charismatic young opera singer and a brutal debt collector in 1980s Saigon. Christina Anthony revi…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 06:22PM
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

First Person Arts Festival 2019 presents ‘#IMNOJANEDOE’ by Christina Anthony

The 18th annual First Person Arts Festival presents ‘#IMNOJANEDOE,’ a celebration of stories from journalists and survivors who ignited the #MeToo movement. Christina Anthony considers.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 06:33PM
Monday, November 4, 2019

InterAct Theatre Company presents Jonathan Spector’s ‘Eureka Day’ by Christina Anthony

InterAct’s ‘Eureka Day’ is a timely story about Americans’ debate over vaccinations and what happens when liberals’ progressiveness is put to the test. Christina Anthony reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 08:39PM
Sunday, October 27, 2019

The Wilma Theater presents Clare Barron’s ‘Dance Nation’ by Christina Anthony

The Wilma Theater presents 'Dance Nation,' a bold comedy about a competitive dance troupe of teenage girls learning, growing, and evolving through self-discovery. Christina Anthony reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:59PM
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

REV Theatre Company presents ‘The Witch of Edmonton’ by Christina Anthony

REV’s ‘The Witch of Edmonton,’ a Jacobean classic, makes for a modern night to remember at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Christina Anthony reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 10:35PM

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