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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The Wilma presents New Saloon’s Minor Character by Brad Rothbart

The Wilma returns to live, in-person performance with Minor Character, a play presenting six translations of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya at the same time. Brad Rothbart reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:28PM
Monday, September 20, 2021

Philly Fringe 2021: Spin Cycle and JCS Theater Company present Adjust the Procedure by Brad Rothbart

A story that brings four university administrators together after a tragedy on their Covid-era campus proves that the minutiae of academia do not make for drama on Zoom. Brad Rothbart review…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:00PM
Thursday, September 16, 2021

Philly Fringe 2021: Jawn Wooders presents The Birth of Jawn by Brad Rothbart

Local drag king Jawn Wooders takes Fringegoers on an audio tour of LGBTQIA2+ Philly, with options for both digital and in-person experiences. Brad Rothbart reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:59PM
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

George Street Playhouse presents Nia Vardalos’s ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’ by Brad Rothbart

The power of truth-telling is on display in ‘Tiny Beautiful Things,’ the stage adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s best-selling book. Brad Rothbart reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:29AM
Thursday, April 29, 2021

Philly Theatre Week: 11th Hour presents ‘Home Fries at Home: Music for the Soul’ by Brad Rothbart

Elena Camp and Rajeer Alford show off musical and epicurean talents in 11th Hour Theatre Company’s Philly Theatre Week streaming production, ‘Home Fries at Home: Music for the Soul.’ B…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:51PM
Tuesday, March 2, 2021

The Wilma presents the HotHouse Company’s ‘Expired’ and ‘Lagniappe Project’ by Brad Rothbart

The Wilma Theater shows off its versatility with ‘Expired’ and ‘The Lagniappe Project,’ the latest in its HotHouse Shorts series. Brad Rothbart reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:31PM
Friday, February 26, 2021

McCarter Theatre Center presents ‘The Manic Monologues’ by Brad Rothbart

‘The Manic Monologues,’ an interdisciplinary streaming theatrical experience from McCarter and other partners, enlists actors to tell true stories gathered from people living with mental…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:16PM
Monday, December 7, 2020

The Wilma presents Will Arbery’s ‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning’ by Brad Rothbart

In the Wilma’s 'Heroes of The Fourth Turning,' playwright Will Arbery uses both intellect and unfettered emotion to address the fundamental issues facing a divided USA. Brad Rothbart revie…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:38PM
Friday, October 16, 2020

Berkeley Rep presents ‘It Can’t Happen Here,’ a radio play streaming nationwide by Brad Rothbart

In its radio-play adaptation of Sinclair Lewis’s 'It Can’t Happen Here,' Berkeley Rep makes us confront ourselves. Brad Rothbart reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:46PM
Monday, February 3, 2020

The Wilma Theater presents Rajiv Joseph’s ‘Describe the Night’ by Brad Rothbart

In a theatrical epic, playwright Rajiv Joseph uses Soviet history to make us look at ourselves, right now in the United States. Brad Rothbart reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:40PM
Monday, January 27, 2020

People’s Light presents Lucy Kirkwood’s ‘The Children’ by Brad Rothbart

In a fine production at People's Light, Lucy Kirkwood's 'The Children' brings a human scale to the kind of story that often feels overwhelming. Brad Rothbart reviews.

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

The Bearded Ladies present ‘All I Want for Christmas Is a Dead Chanteuse’ by Brad Rothbart

If we’re having Christmas in July, why not Bastille Day in December? The Bearded Ladies sang of revolution in a holiday-ish cabaret at World Café Live. Brad Rothbart reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 09:12PM
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The Kimmel Center presents ‘An Evening with Sutton Foster’ by Brad Rothbart

In a one-night solo performance at the Merriam, Tony Award-winning Broadway star Sutton Foster offered a transcendent performance from an artist at the height of her powers. Brad Rothbart re…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 08:09PM
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Asian Arts Initiative and Qunify present Ali Asgar’s ‘Roopbaan Reimagined’ by Brad Rothbart

A unique performance from Bangladesh native Ali Asgar found the true roots of performance art while reimagining an ancient folktale for today. Brad Rothbart reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:32PM
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Philly Fringe 2019: Hella Fresh Theater presents John Rosenberg’s ‘Autopia’ by Brad Rothbart

When language is a limiter: in the Fringe’s ‘Autopia,’ the play is not the thing. Brad Rothbart reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 07:48PM
Sunday, September 8, 2019

Philly Fringe 2019: Hestia Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’ by Brad Rothbart

Reclaiming their time; claiming their space. Hestia Theatre mounts a feminist revisioning of ‘Richard III.’ Brad Rothbart reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 10:37PM

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Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre