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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.
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…
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.
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.
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…
The Wilma Theater shows off its versatility with ‘Expired’ and ‘The Lagniappe Project,’ the latest in its HotHouse Shorts series. Brad Rothbart reviews.
‘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…
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…
In its radio-play adaptation of Sinclair Lewis’s 'It Can’t Happen Here,' Berkeley Rep makes us confront ourselves. Brad Rothbart reviews.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
When language is a limiter: in the Fringe’s ‘Autopia,’ the play is not the thing. Brad Rothbart reviews.
Reclaiming their time; claiming their space. Hestia Theatre mounts a feminist revisioning of ‘Richard III.’ Brad Rothbart reviews.