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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Inis Nua presents Siân Owen’s ‘How to Be Brave’ by Josh Herren

Inis Nua’s virtual presentation of ‘How to be Brave’ reminds us of the power of a small story well told. Joshua Herren reviews.

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Monday, February 15, 2021

The Wilma presents the HotHouse Company’s ‘Code Black Planet’ and ‘Clay’ by Josh Herren

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.

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Monday, December 14, 2020

1812 Productions presents ‘This Is The Week That Is’ by Josh Herren

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.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Round House Theatre, Howard University, and McCarter present ‘Sleep Deprivation Chamber’ by Josh Herren

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…

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Resident Ensemble Players present Carlyle Brown’s ‘Are You Now or Have You Ever Been…’ by Josh Herren

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…

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Monday, November 9, 2020

Quintessence Theatre presents Georg Büchner’s ‘Danton’s Death’ by Josh Herren

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 …

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Monday, October 12, 2020

Thaddeus Phillips presents ‘Zoo Motel’ by Josh Herren

In ‘Zoo Motel,’ the latest theatrical presentation for the pandemic age, Thaddeus Phillips brings his magic to the Zoom screen. Josh Herren reviews.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Free Fringe Philly 2020: Greg T. Nanni presents ‘FAT’ by Josh Herren

For this year’s Free Fringe, Greg T. Nanni offers a one-man show about the weight we carry. Josh Herren reviews.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Philly Fringe 2020: Casa de Duende presents ‘States of Desire’ by Josh Herren

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.

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Monday, July 6, 2020

When a pandemic means having time to change your mind by Josh Herren

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.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Philly is still fighting: AIDS, activism, and COVID-19 by Josh Herren

Longtime ACT UP Philadelphia member Jose de Marco talks with Joshua Herren about what we should learn from AIDS organizers in the COVID pandemic.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Azuka Theatre Company presents Doug Williams’s ‘Ship’ by Josh Herren

With the help of its Young Professionals cohort, Azuka’s ‘Ship’ delivers a funny story with a lot of heart. Josh Herren reviews.

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Monday, February 10, 2020

South Camden Theatre Company presents Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s ‘Abigail/1702’ by Josh Herren

'Abigail/1702 A Twice Told Tale' imagines what happens to Abigail Williams 10 years after 'The Crucible.' Josh Herren reviews.

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Hella Fresh Theater presents John Rosenberg’s ‘Osceola’ by Josh Herren

Hella Fresh Theater premieres ‘Osceola,’ a new play imagining a moment in the life of writer/director John Rosenberg’s grandmother. Josh Herren reviews.

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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Inis Nua presents Tatty Hennessy’s ‘A Hundred Words for Snow’ by Josh Herren

With ‘A Hundred Words for Snow,’ Inis Nua mounts a gorgeous production of a flawed play. Josh Herren reviews.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

Lantern Theater Company presents David Hare’s ‘The Vertical Hour’ by Josh Herren

Lantern Theatre Company’s ‘The Vertical Hour’ makes for uncomfortable viewing in 2020. Josh Herren reviews.

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Monday, January 6, 2020

How I learned to stop worrying and love ‘Cats’ by Josh Herren

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.

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

Teacher Action Group and Simpatico Theatre present ‘Philly Education Stories’ by Josh Herren

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. …

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Theatre Horizon presents ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’ by Josh Herren

Theatre Horizon’s revival of Philadelphia favorite ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’ provides lots of laughs, sharp acting, and clever design. Josh Herren reviews.

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