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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Philly Fringe 2018: Irish Heritage Theatre’s ‘Lay Me Down Softly’ (second review) by Cara Blouin

Irish Heritage Theatre's Fringe Fest entry, Billy Roche's 'Lay Me Down Softly' features solid performances but ultimately loses the fight. Cara Blouin reviews.

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Monday, August 6, 2018

‘Watch Me Jump,’ by Jeremy Gable: theater as video game by Cara Blouin

Jeremy Gable's 'Watch Me Jump' world premieres his own play in video game format. Cara Blouin considers.

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Shakespeare in Clark Park presents ‘Twelfth Night’ by Cara Blouin

A summer tradition continues with Shakespeare in Clark Park's production of 'Twelfth Night.' Cara Blouin reviews.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Act II Playhouse presents Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom’s ‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ by Cara Blouin

The stage adaptation of Mitch Albom's bestselling memoir 'Tuesdays with Morrie' keeps its characters at arm's length. Cara Blouin reviews.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

PAPA Mini-Residency Showcase, with Claris Park, Rupal Pujara, Stephanie N. Walter by Cara Blouin

Philadelphia Asian Performing Artists presents its Mini-Residency Showcase featuring works in progress from three emerging artists. Cara Blouin reviews.

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Almanac Dance Circus Theatre presents Nicole Burgio’s ‘xoxo moongirl’ by Cara Blouin

'xoxo moongirl' combines aerial work with narrative and dance to tell the autobiographical story of a family in crisis. Cara Blouin reviews.

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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Applied Mechanics presents ‘This Is on Record’ by Cara Blouin

Applied Mechanics' 'This Is on Record' takes a 50-year look back at our political arena and finds remarkable similarities. Cara Blouin reviews.

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

SoLow Fest 2018: Alma’s Engine presents Eppchez!‘s ‘Publik Private’ by Cara Blouin

Alma's Engine brings Eppchez!'s 'Publik Private' to SoLow Fest and examines the four faces of two historic people. Cara Blouin reviews.

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Monday, June 18, 2018

SoLow Fest 2018: Die Cast presents ‘Pre-Phyre’ by Cara Blouin

Die Cast's interactive SoLow entry 'Pre-Phyre' brings together an apocalyptic event and fascinating characters. Cara Blouin reviews.

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

PAC presents ‘Maria Marten, or, The Murder in the Red Barn’ (second review) by Cara Blouin

Philadelphia Artists' Collective brings serious acting to a very silly play based on a 19th-century true crime tale. Cara Blouin reviews.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

reTHEATER presents John Cameron Mitchell’s ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ by Cara Blouin

RuPaul's Drag Race All-Star Braden Chapman (a.k.a., Mimi Imfurst) heads reTHEATER's 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch,' but sexual harassment allegations that dogged him offstage won't disappear af…

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Simpatico Theatre presents Caridad Svich’s ‘Red Bike’ by Cara Blouin

Simpatico Theatre's production of Caridad Svich's 'Red Bike' serves the playwright better than its script. Cara Blouin reviews.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

FringeArts presents Barcode Circus Company’s ‘Sweat and Ink’ by Cara Blouin

Barcode Circus Company's 'Sweat and Ink' brings exciting feats to the stage along with an interesting story, but sometimes those lines blur in unfortunate ways. Cara Blouin reviews.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Coatesville Cultural Society presents ‘The Gospel at Colonus’ by Cara Blouin

Coatesville Cultural Society's production of 'The Gospel at Colonus' puts the spirit back into Sophocles. Cara Blouin reviews.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Hedgerow Theatre presents Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance of Being Earnest.’ by Cara Blouin

Even the talented performers showcased in Hedgerow Theatre's 'The Importance of Being Earnest' can't overcome its incongruous design. Cara Blouin reviews.

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Feeling feelings about the 2017 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre by Cara Blouin

The Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre are a special time for Philly's theater artists to celebrate their achievements. So, why does Cara Blouin feel so weird about them?

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