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Bucks County Playhouse presents a star-studded Bridges of Madison County that delivers all the thrill of awakening love. Josh Herren reviews.
American Fast follows a women’s basketball player who struggles with representation, cultural traditions, legacy, and life in the public eye after announcing her Ramadan fast during the pl…
South Camden Theatre Company partners with the Strides Collective to produce Diane Son’s 1998 Stop Kiss for Pride month. But why do we need this story in 2023? Josh Herren reviews.
Act II Playhouse produces the brassy Hello, Dolly! with top-notch local talent, but does the big show suit a small venue? Josh Herren reviews.
Quintessence marks new ground with a world-premiere production in collaboration with Chicago’s New Classics Collective, examining the life of Phillis Wheatley, an enslaved poet who gained …
The Grown-Ups, a thrilling new play developed in a Brooklyn backyard during the pandemic, gets its Pennsylvania premiere at Pottstown’s Theatre with a View. Josh Herren reviews.
Theatre in the X brings its immersive, innovative take to the showbiz musical Dreamgirls at Malcolm X Park, celebrating Black artists and audiences. Josh Herren reviews.
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s Fences has been waiting in the wings since 2020. Josh Herren reviews.
Quintessences’s Reclamation Repertory continues with Pearl Cleage’s Flyin’ West, a deeply relevant play for our ongoing conversations about redlining, gentrification, and reparations. …
Philly creator/performer Bi Jean Ngo’s world-premiere In Search of the Kitchen Gods is an inviting, interdisciplinary exploration of her Vietnamese heritage. Josh Herren reviews.
Delaware Theatre Company’s production of Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs provides nostalgia and some light laughs. Josh Herren reviews.
Lantern Theater Company’s A Man for All Seasons, starring Frank X and Anthony Lawton, is an old-school historical drama that still proves its worth. Josh Herren reviews.
Theatre Exile’s Motherf**cker with the Hat moves the setting of the hit play from New York to Philadelphia, with mixed results. Josh Herren reviews.
Bristol Riverside Theatre returns to live theater with this powerfully acted production of Dominique Mourisseu’s workplace drama Skeleton Crew. Josh Herren reviews.
Inis Nua’s A Holy Show gives a surprising warm and fuzzy feeling despite its grim subject matter: the 1981 hijacking of Aer Lingus Flight 164. Josh Herren reviews.
Josh Herren reviews three movement-based works that explore sexual connection in this year's Fringe Festival.
Quintessence Theatre Group presents ‘The Seven Deadly Sins,’ a rare cycle of Thornton Wilder one-acts, in a radio drama production. Josh Herren reviews.
America’s most-produced playwright, Lauren Gunderson, wrote a play about her famous virologist husband during the pandemic. Josh Herren reviews.
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.