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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The Wilma Theater presents Kate Tarker’s ‘Dionysus Was Such a Nice Man’ by Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey

Kate Tarker's world-premiere play tells the story of 'Oedipus Rex' in the style of Tom Stoppard's 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead'… but much less successfully. Jill Ivey reviews.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Curio Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s ‘The Winter’s Tale’ by Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey

West Philly’s Curio Theatre Company puts its mark on one of Shakespeare’s most underwhelming works, which also happens to have one of theater’s most famous stage directions. Jill Ivey …

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Simpatico Theatre and the University of the Arts present ‘Click’ by Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey

Set now and in the not-too-distant future, Jacqueline Goldfinger’s darkly funny 'Click' is focused on the fallout of a sexual assault that was streamed online. Jill Ivey reviews.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Quintessence Theatre Group presents Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear’ by Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey

Quintessence uses a diverse cast and versatile set to interpret the Shakespearean classic while staying faithful to the Bard’s work. Jill Ivey reviews.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Lantern Theater Company presents Shakespeare’s ‘Measure for Measure’ by Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey

With its annual spring Shakespeare production, the Lantern tackles ‘Measure for Measure,’ a notorious problem play still onstage in the #MeToo era. Jill Ivey reviews.

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

Irish Heritage Theatre presents Hugh Leonard’s ‘Da’ by Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey

With 10,000 Baby Boomers turning 65 every day and families divided by the current political climate, Hugh Leonard’s 1978 Tony Award-winning ‘Da’ is still remarkably relatable today. Ji…

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Inis Nua Theatre Company presents Monsay Whitney’s ‘Box Clever’ by Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey

Inis Nua Theatre Company deftly and delicately handles the cycle of poverty in this two-actor show. Jill Ivey reviews.

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The Hum’n’Bards present ‘We’ll Sleep When We’re Dead’ by Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey

The collaboratively-written world premiere of 'We’ll Sleep When We’re Dead' is entertaining and unabashedly queer, but it falls a little short in the dystopia department. Jill Ivey revie…

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre Presents Ken Ludwig’s ‘A Comedy of Tenors’ by Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey

With all the big ideas and Very Important Art flying around out there, sometimes we need to just take a seat and laugh, and the Walnut’s ‘Comedy of Tenors’ is waiting. Jill Ivey review…

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre presents David Mamet’s ‘Oleanna’ by Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey

With strong performances and creative staging, the Walnut Street Theatre’s production of Oleanna is — sadly — as relevant in 2019 as the play’s original production was in 1992. Jill …

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