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Tuesday, June 1, 2021

The Arden presents ‘Joilet Harris and Mary Martello: Sisters!’ by Cameron Kelsall

Stalwart Philadelphia performers chronicle their decades-long friendship in 'Sisters!,' a virtual cabaret produced by Arden Theatre. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Monday, May 3, 2021

Arden Theatre Company presents Nilaja Sun’s ‘No Child…’ by Cameron Kelsall

In a strong streaming production from Arden Theatre Company, Nilaja Sun’s ‘No Child…’ explores the power of art and compassion. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Tuesday, April 27, 2021

One year later: Philly theater artists ask what reopening means by Cameron Kelsall

In parts 1 and 2 of our One Year Later series about the pandemic and Philly theater, Cameron Kelsall explored the first closures, and productions in lockdown. Now, the community prepares for…

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Friday, April 16, 2021

The Philadelphia Orchestra presents Ellington, Gershwin, and Stravinsky by Cameron Kelsall

George Gershwin and Duke Ellington take their place beside Stravinsky in the latest digital offering from the Philadelphia Orchestra. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

One year later: What Philly theater artists dreamed up when stages shut down by Cameron Kelsall

In part 1 of our One Year Later series, Cameron Kelsall spoke with Philly artists about the moment shutdowns began. Now, he looks at what emerged as the shutdowns lasted for the next 12 mont…

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Monday, April 12, 2021

South Camden Theatre Company presents Dominique Morisseau’s ‘Pipeline’ by Cameron Kelsall

The streaming regional premiere of Dominique Morisseau’s ‘Pipeline’ showcases the pluck and polish of South Camden Theatre Company. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Monday, April 5, 2021

Review: Wish You Were Here at Williamstown Theatre Festival via Audible by Cameron Kelsall

Through their partnership with Audible, Williamstown Theatre Festival presents the world premiere of Sanaz Toosi's play, a chronicle of female friendship against the backdrop of the Iranian …

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Friday, April 2, 2021

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society presents Richard Goode by Cameron Kelsall

After a pandemic cancellation last season, pianist Richard Goode returns to Philadelphia Chamber Music Society with a striking program of Bach, Beethoven and Debussy. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

George Street Playhouse presents Becky Mode’s ‘Fully Committed’ by Cameron Kelsall

Maulik Pancholy superbly embodies more than 40 characters in George Street Playhouse’s ‘Fully Committed,’ but Becky Mode’s restaurant comedy shows its age in uncomfortable ways. Came…

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

One year later: Philly theater artists open up about the first shutdown by Cameron Kelsall

A year after theaters around the country suspended in-person performances due to the pandemic, Cameron Kelsall speaks with Philadelphia theater artists about looking back and moving forward.

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Monday, March 22, 2021

The Philadelphia Orchestra presents Mozart and Valerie Coleman by Cameron Kelsall

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s latest program brings together chamber-sized wind compositions by Mozart and Valerie Coleman. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Friday, February 26, 2021

Opera Philadelphia presents Courtney Bryan’s ‘Blessed’ by Cameron Kelsall

Courtney Bryan’s ‘Blessed,’ the second of four digital commissions from Opera Philadelphia, is a stirring exploration of Christian theology and present-day activism. Cameron Kelsall re…

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Friday, February 19, 2021

The Philadelphia Orchestra presents Rossini, Schubert, and Price by Cameron Kelsall

Pianist and Curtis professor Michelle Cann offers a passionate and technically flawless account of Florence Price’s Concerto in One Movement with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Cameron Kelsal…

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Friday, February 12, 2021

InterAct Theatre Company presents Thomas Gibbons’s ‘Steal Her Bones’ by Cameron Kelsall

‘Steal Her Bones,’ a world premiere from InterAct Theatre Company, offers a compelling portrait of human bonds and the complicated nature of belief. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Monday, February 1, 2021

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society presents Michelle Bradley by Cameron Kelsall

Soprano Michelle Bradley made a distinctive recital debut with Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, singing a wide-ranging program with elegance and flair. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Friday, January 29, 2021

The Philadelphia Orchestra presents ‘An Evening with Beethoven’ by Cameron Kelsall

Following her appointment as principal guest conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Nathalie Stutzmann makes her first appearance leading Beethoven on the Digital Stage. Cameron Kelsall re…

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Monday, January 25, 2021

Lantern Theater Company presents Brian Friel’s ‘Molly Sweeney’ by Cameron Kelsall

Lantern Theater’s digital production of ‘Molly Sweeney’ tells the simple but striking tale of a blind woman whose life is upended when her vision is restored. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Monday, January 11, 2021

Opera Philadelphia presents Lee Hoiby and Mark Shulgasser’s ‘Bon Appétit!’ by Cameron Kelsall

A benefit performance of the Julia Child-inspired ‘Bon Appétit!’ for Opera Philadelphia highlights the arresting artistry and comic chops of mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton. Cameron Kelsall …

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Round House Theatre and McCarter present Adrienne Kennedy’s ‘Ohio State Murders’ by Cameron Kelsall

In ‘Ohio State Murders,’ playwright Adrienne Kennedy uses tragedy to explore the lingering effects of racism on personal relationships and society at large. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

EgoPo presents Damien J. Wallace and Dane Eissler’s ‘UNDERGROUND’ by Cameron Kelsall

‘UNDERGROUND,’ a co-production of EgoPo Classic Theater and Lawrence Theatre Company, updates Dostoyevsky to contemporary Philadelphia. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Monday, November 30, 2020

A stream of Jefferson Mays’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ benefits regional theaters by Cameron Kelsall

Actor Jefferson Mays offers a thrilling, one-person ‘Christmas Carol’ as a benefit for theaters across the country. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Philadelphia Theatre Company presents Sarah DeLappe’s ‘The Wolves’ by Cameron Kelsall

Philadelphia Theatre Company brings ‘The Wolves,’ a stunning portrait of adolescent self-discovery, to the digital stage. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

McCarter and Round House Theatre present Adrienne Kennedy’s ‘He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box’ by Cameron Kelsall

An online festival dedicated to the life and legacy of playwright Adrienne Kennedy commences with ‘He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box,’ a lyrical and brutal chronicle of interracial roma…

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Friday, November 13, 2020

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society presents Jeremy Denk by Cameron Kelsall

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society’s reimagined fall season brings live recitals from world-class artists, like pianist Jeremy Denk, directly to viewers at home. Cameron Kelsall considers.

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Steppenwolf NOW presents James Ijames’s ‘What Is Left, Burns.’ by Cameron Kelsall

Philadelphia playwright James Ijames makes his Steppenwolf Theatre Company debut with ‘What Is Left, Burns,’ an engrossing, elliptical digital play. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Philadelphia Artists’ Collective presents Alice Childress’s ‘Trouble in Mind’ by Cameron Kelsall

Philadelphia Artists’ Collective presents a sharp digital staging of ‘Trouble in Mind,’ a much-revered but underproduced exploration of racism in the theater. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Opera Philadelphia presents ‘Lawrence Brownlee & Friends in Philadelphia’ by Cameron Kelsall

Stylishly produced and eminently thoughtful, ‘Lawrence Brownlee & Friends in Philadelphia’ sets a high bar for the Opera Philadelphia Channel, the company’s new streaming endeavor.…

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Monday, October 19, 2020

EgoPo Classic Theater presents ‘Emily’ by Brenna Geffers and Natalia de la Torre by Cameron Kelsall

EgoPo Classic Theater’s ‘Emily’ brings theater to your mailbox, and reconsiders the life and legacy of Emily Dickinson in the process. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

The Wilma presents Aleshea Harris’s ‘Is God Is,’ reimagined radio-style by Cameron Kelsall

The Wilma salvages its scrapped production of Aleshea Harris’s ‘Is God Is’ as a streaming audio production. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Friday, June 26, 2020

The Wilma presents ‘Code Blue,’ a digital performance open to all by Cameron Kelsall

With ‘Code Blue,’ the Wilma Theater engages a national dialogue and offers a possible step forward for filmed theatrical performances amid the ongoing shutdown. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Hulu presents ‘Love, Victor’ by Cameron Kelsall

Like its predecessor ‘Love, Simon,’ the Hulu series ‘Love, Victor’ moves the conversation about LGBTQ+ representation in mainstream media forward. But some voices still aren’t part…

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