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Inis Nua’s virtual presentation of ‘How to be Brave’ reminds us of the power of a small story well told. Joshua Herren reviews.
The Wilma kicks off its 2021 offerings with a new series of streaming shorts from its HotHouse Company, ‘Code Black Planet’ and ‘Clay.’ Josh Herren reviews.
We’re not going to make it through the rest of 2020 if we can’t process what’s happened through laughs, and 1812’s ‘This Is The Week That Is’ delivers. Josh Herren reviews.
In ‘Sleep Deprivation Chamber,’ part of the virtual Adrienne Kennedy festival from McCarter and Round House Theatre, a decades-old play gets new life in the painfully perfect moment. Jos…
An audio production of ‘Are You Now or Have You Ever Been,’ from the University of Delaware’s Resident Ensemble Players, sheds light on the moment poet Langston Hughes faced the senate…
Quintessence Theatre finished up its Shout into the Void Virtual Play Reading Festival and celebrated Election Day with Georg Büchner’s political masterpiece ‘Danton’s Death.’ Josh …
In ‘Zoo Motel,’ the latest theatrical presentation for the pandemic age, Thaddeus Phillips brings his magic to the Zoom screen. Josh Herren reviews.
For this year’s Free Fringe, Greg T. Nanni offers a one-man show about the weight we carry. Josh Herren reviews.
For this year's Fringe, Case de Duende presents an international video showcase exploring the legacy of gay porn icon Tom of Finland. Josh Herren reviews.
Stay-at-home orders could be an excuse to become even more set in our ways, but when Joshua Herren decided to do the opposite, he surprised himself.
Longtime ACT UP Philadelphia member Jose de Marco talks with Joshua Herren about what we should learn from AIDS organizers in the COVID pandemic.
With the help of its Young Professionals cohort, Azuka’s ‘Ship’ delivers a funny story with a lot of heart. Josh Herren reviews.
'Abigail/1702 A Twice Told Tale' imagines what happens to Abigail Williams 10 years after 'The Crucible.' Josh Herren reviews.
Hella Fresh Theater premieres ‘Osceola,’ a new play imagining a moment in the life of writer/director John Rosenberg’s grandmother. Josh Herren reviews.
With ‘A Hundred Words for Snow,’ Inis Nua mounts a gorgeous production of a flawed play. Josh Herren reviews.
Lantern Theatre Company’s ‘The Vertical Hour’ makes for uncomfortable viewing in 2020. Josh Herren reviews.
If you’re going to watch ‘Cats’ onscreen or onstage, there’s just certain things you have to accept. Josh Herren comes out as a ‘Cats’ person.
When is theater-making activism? Philly’s Teacher Action Group and Simpatico Theatre teamed up to devise ‘Philly Education Stories,’ a performance co-created by teachers and students. …
Theatre Horizon’s revival of Philadelphia favorite ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’ provides lots of laughs, sharp acting, and clever design. Josh Herren reviews.