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Tuesday, May 14, 2024

The popular new Broadway Cabaret at Rittenhouse Grill will return for the 2024-25 season by Sarakay Smullens

A longtime Philly artistic director and Rittenhouse restaurant owner launched a new cabaret that has drawn Broadway stars and sold-out crowds since it debuted last December. They promise a r…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:58PM
Monday, April 29, 2024

Curio Theatre Company presents Hannah Moscovitch’s Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story by Sarakay Smullens

This thrilling music/theater hybrid is inspired by the true story of two Jewish Romanian refugees, broken by the inhumanities of war, who find love after arriving on the shores of Canada in …

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:08PM
Monday, October 31, 2022

Act II Playhouse presents Mark St. Germain’s Eleanor by Sarakay Smullens

Actor Penelope Reed brings iconic First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt to life in the regional premiere of this powerful one-woman show by Mark St. Germain, now onstage at Act II. SaraKay Smullens r…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:11PM
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

On Independence Day 2022, is our democracy failing? Not if we listen to our children. by Sarakay Smullens

SaraKay Smullens knows a thing or two about adolescence: she’s a social worker, a family therapist, and a mother. Things in the US seem pretty bleak, but she argues that this is our adoles…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 10:54AM
Sunday, February 26, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre’s Studio 3 presents Will Stutts’s ‘The Gift’ by Sarakay Smullens

'The Gift,' Will Stutts's imagined meeting between Harper Lee and Truman Capote is built on "alternative facts." SaraKay Smullens reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:29PM
Monday, January 23, 2017

Broadway Up Close: Vanessa Williams, hosted by Seth Rudetsky by Sarakay Smullens

The Kimmel Center's Broadway Up Close series featured Vanessa Williams hosted by Seth Rudetsky. But did the interview format do her talents justice? SaraKay Smullens reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:23PM
Sunday, July 17, 2016

1812 Productions’ JillineFest, celebrating 10 years of the Jilline Ringle Solo Performance Program by Sarakay Smullens

As part of JillineFest, in Caroline Dooner's 'Possible Memoir Titles (& Songs)' the solo performer looks at herself and sees her mother.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 07:46PM

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