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The quest for a child drives Lisa Grunberger's moving new play ‘Almost Pregnant.’ Mark Cofta reviews.
Tongue & Groove's life-based improv explores relationships through emotions in their new format, FEEL, debuting in the Fringe. Mark Cofta reviews.
Trey Lyford's lovely and haunting new work in the Curated Fringe explores the inner life of a lonely office worker. Mark Cofta reviews.
Elephant Room Productions' Fringe Fest entry explores sexual assault in the poetic yet starkly real new play 'Salamander' by Lisa Villamil. Mark Cofta reviews.
Boxing gives way to emotional turmoil in Irish playwright Billy Roche's 'Lay Me Down Softly,' produced by the Irish Heritage Theatre and Plays & Players. Mark Cofta reviews.
'Million Dollar Quartet' at the Bucks County Playhouse imagines four rock-and-roll legends’ real jam session, but opts for familiarity rather than fidelity. Mark Cofta reviews.
Paula Vogel's The Baltimore Waltz by the Princeton Summer Theater reminds us of the 1989 play's enduring themes and Vogel's masterful writing. Mark Cofta reviews.
'All's Well That Ends Well' at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is another well-acted and challenging Extreme Shakespeare production. Mark Cofta Reviews.
Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company romps through area parks with the zany comedy 'The Complete History of America (Abridged).' Mark Cofta reviews.
Princeton Summer Theater's revival of Wendy Wasserstein's 'Uncommon Women and Others' shows women coping with problems that are far from solved today. Mark Cofta reviews.
Pottstown, Pennsylvania's Theater with a View sets 'On the Exhale,' Martin Zimmerman's timely drama about mass shootings, outdoors with surprising success. Mark Cofta reviews.
Matt Pfeiffer's multifaceted ‘Twelfth Night’ at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival marks another masterful achievement for Philadelphia's accomplished director. Mark Cofta reviews.
reTHEATER's revival of 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' sacrifices character and story to present an exuberantly loud concert with meandering monologues. Mark Cofta reviews.
There's rich meat on the bones of Dominique Morisseau's 'Skeleton Crew,' a must-see production at People's Light & Theatre Company. Mark Cofta reviews.
Steve Lippe's medical odyssey comes to life in his entertaining SoLow Festival monologue 'Texas Weiner!' Mark Cofta reviews.
Automatic Arts' SoLow Festival entry collects a fascinating foursome with familiar feelings. Mark Cofta reviews.
'The Helen Project,' a new play from the ReVamp Collective and Plays & Players, takes a new look at the old "face that launched a thousand ships." Mark Cofta reviews.
Plastic Boom's delightful U.S. premiere, 'Water on Mars,' (presented by PIFA 2018) soars to the heavens. Mark Cofta reviews.
The Lantern Theater Company’s production of Marc Camoletti's farce 'Don’t Dress for Dinner' offers mindless good fun that resonates with contemporary themes. Mark Cofta reviews.
The Arden Theatre Company's 'Fun Home' presents the intimate Tony Award-winner in the right space but succeeds for many other reasons. Mark Cofta reviews.
Noni Stapleton's Irish comedy 'Charolais' shares a dark yet hilarious story of a woman jealous of a cow in Inis Nua Theatre Company's annual Pop Up Play in a Pub. Mark Cofta reviews.
Mark Twain’s 'The Prince and the Pauper' proves relevant and entertaining in Josh Carpenter’s new adaptation for Quintessence Theatre Group. Mark Cofta reviews.
Lee Kiszonas’s 'Artemisia' at South Camden Theatre Company imagines an Italian artist’s violent rebellion, but she might have been better served by sticking to history. Mark Cofta review…
Christopher Durang’s comedy 'Turning Off the Morning News,' in a world premiere at Princeton's McCarter Theatre, disappoints today — but might have fared better 40 years ago. Mark Cofta …
R. Eric Thomas’s 'Mrs. Harrison,' in a world premiere by Azuka Theatre, pits old classmates against each other in a high-stakes debate. Mark Cofta reviews.
Passage Theatre Company’s ambitious 'Caged' doesn’t reveal the insiders’ insights into the prison system as promised. Mark Cofta reviews.
Puppets perform onscreen and puppeteers perform offscreen in 'Puppets Here & There,' comedy improvisation for adults presented by ComedySportz. Mark Cofta reviews.
Inis Nua's U.S. premiere of Mark O'Rowe's 'Our Few and Evil Days' brings a dark, disturbing, and thrilling family drama. Mark Cofta reviews.
May features new work from writers including Christopher Durang, Michael Hollinger, and R. Eric Thomas, alongside work that breaches prison walls, plus the close of an ambitious Philly exper…
Samantha Reading and Zak Berkman’s retelling of Shakespeare’s 'Romeo & Juliet' at People’s Light & Theatre Company may seem redundant but proves its worth. Mark Cofta reviews.
Jessica Bedford’s 'Splinter and Crack,' Juniper Productions’ sophomore production, can’t support its own weight. Mark Cofta reviews.