Friday, September 24, 2021

Fringe in Sketch: Walk Around Philadelphia by Aaron Krolikowski

Discover the city that you thought you knew by walking its edges. Walk Around Philadelphia invites you to explore the perimeter of Philadelphia on foot,… The post Fringe in Sketch: Walk A…

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Make a RENDEVOUS IN BANGKOK: World premiere play premieres this Sunday by Christopher Munden

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. His autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain, sold over one million copies… The post …

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Sunday, September 19, 2021

The Subject Was Roses by Frank Gilroy (1965): Chosen by Committee episode 43 by Phindie Podcasts

Chosen by Committee · Episode 43- The Subject Was Roses (1965) Today, Frank Gilroy may be best known as the father of screenwriters Tony Gilroy… The post The Subject Was Roses by Frank G…

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Monday, September 13, 2021

BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE (Elevator Repair Service): 2021 Fringe review by Christopher Munden

Like many people, I’m only now returning to in-person shows after 18 months finding other means of distraction. In a typical example, I went down… The post BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRI…

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Thursday, August 19, 2021

How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (1962): Chosen by Committee episode 42 by Phindie Podcasts

Based on Shepherd Mead’s 1952 faux self-help book of the same name, the comedy musical How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying won the… The post How To Succeed In Business With…

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Playing “Girl Games”: WOLFTHICKET draws on playground fun for joyful dance piece by Christopher Munden

Why do we dance? Lily Kind proposes an answer The post Playing “Girl Games”: WOLFTHICKET draws on playground fun for joyful dance piece appeared first on phindie.

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Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Lisette: A Haitian song travels through Philadelphia history and beyond by Margaret Darby

The oldest-known Haitian song has a Philadelphia connection. The post Lisette: A Haitian song travels through Philadelphia history and beyond appeared first on phindie.

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Thursday, August 5, 2021

Annette (dir. Leos Carax): Film review by Dan Scully

The most exciting thing about ANNETTE is the way it breaks the formal rules of a musical, most notably in how it begins and ends its songs. The post Annette (dir. Leos Carax): Film review ap…

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Kensington-Style Shakespeare: SCP presents a community interpretation of Pericles by Christopher Munden

Shakespeare in Clark Park uses Pericles as the launching point for two community-created interpretations in different Philadelphia parks.  The post Kensington-Style Shakespeare: SCP present…

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Saturday, July 24, 2021

An Insight into How Fraudsters Cheat Slot Machines and the Methods They Use by Smalley Bogg

Slot Machine Cheats Still Pulling the Same Scams They Did Years Ago You are never far away from a slot machine, and whilst they can… The post An Insight into How Fraudsters Cheat Slot Mac…

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Friday, July 16, 2021

All the Way Home by Tad Mosel (1961): Chosen by Committee episode 40 by Phindie Podcasts

In a long-awaited return to the podcast game, Josh, John, and Chris discuss Tad Mosel’s All the Way Home, winner of the 1961 Pulitzer Prize… The post All the Way Home by Tad Mosel (1961…

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Wednesday, July 7, 2021

The Tomorrow War (dir. Chris McKay): Film review by Dan Scully

When the film embraces its B-movie vibes, it rocks extremely hard. It’s when it takes itself too seriously that it ends up coming across as silly. The post The Tomorrow War (dir. Chris Mc…

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Saturday, June 26, 2021

Fiorello! by Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock (1960): Chosen by Committee episode 39 by Phindie Podcasts

Back in dark days of January 2021, the podders at Chosen by Committee considered the political biographic musical Fiorello! The post Fiorello! by Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock (1960): Chose…

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Friday, June 25, 2021

My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To (dir. Jonathan Cuartas): Film review by Dan Scully

A film which will stick with you long after it ends.  The post My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To (dir. Jonathan Cuartas): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Back on Stage: Christine Cox talks about BalletX’s return this week at the Mann Center by Debra Danese

The limited-run engagement will showcase the work of Hope Boykin, Matthew Neenan, and Dwight Rhoden.  The post Back on Stage: Christine Cox talks about BalletX’s return this week at the M…

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

THE SPARKS BROTHERS (dir. Edgar Wright): Film review by Dan Scully

Perhaps the most wonderful thing about the film is how welcoming it is to new fans. The post THE SPARKS BROTHERS (dir. Edgar Wright): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Monday, June 14, 2021

EVENTIDE (3AM Theatre): by Dorie Byrne

A visually impressive showcase of professional circus talent held together by a thin plot of romance, heartbreak, and redemption The post EVENTIDE (3AM Theatre): appeared first on phindie.

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Come to PAPA: Philadelphia Asian Performing Artists celebrates local Pan-Asian Art with a 10-day virtual festival by Smalley Bogg

With 34 events, 105 artists, and 21 cities, Come to PAPA celebrates the ingenuity and necessity of Philadelphia’s Pan-Asian performing arts community. The post Come to PAPA: Philadelphia A…

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HELIOPAUSE (Circadium School of Contemporary Circus): Where I end and you begin by Dorie Byrne

If this is the future of American circus, we have a lot to look forward to. The post HELIOPAUSE (Circadium School of Contemporary Circus): Where I end and you begin appeared first on phindie.

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Thursday, June 3, 2021

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (dir. Michael Chaves): Film review by Dan Scully

A disappointing entry in the Conjuring canon The post The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (dir. Michael Chaves): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021

In the Heights (dir. Jon M. Chu): Film review by Dan Scully

The musical which first put Lin-Manuel Miranda on the map gets a cinematic treatment The post In the Heights (dir. Jon M. Chu): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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10th Philadelphia Latino Film Festival Begins This Weekend by Smalley Bogg

The Philadelphia Latino Film Festival (PHLAFF) returns for its 10th annual edition, May 30 to June 6, 2021. The post 10th Philadelphia Latino Film Festival Begins This Weekend appeared first…

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Army of the Dead (dir. Zack Snyder): Film review by Dan Scully

More so than anything else, ARMY OF THE DEAD is a great piece of entertainment The post Army of the Dead (dir. Zack Snyder): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Sunday, May 23, 2021

Adverse (dir. Brian Metcalf): Film review by Dan Scully

It’s not the plot that resonates once the credits roll — it’s the characters.   The post Adverse (dir. Brian Metcalf): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Friday, May 14, 2021

Those Who Wish Me Dead (dir. Taylor Sheridan): Film review by Dan Scully

A supremely entertaining thriller that delivers its charms in brutal flourishes The post Those Who Wish Me Dead (dir. Taylor Sheridan): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Horse Heritage Through Philadelphia’s History by David Garcia

Horses played a significant role in the evolution of humankind. These graceful creatures have been our companions for centuries. Horses have always stayed by our… The post Horse Heritage …

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Oxygen (dir. Alexandre Aja): Film review by Dan Scully

This solid thriller had reviewer Dan Scully clenching his clenchables much harder than he expected The post Oxygen (dir. Alexandre Aja): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Opera Philadelphia’s FREE world premiere THEY STILL WANT TO KILL US commemorates 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre by Smalley Bogg

On Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 8pm EST, a group of arts institutions across the nation will premiere the short film They Still Want to… The post Opera Philadelphia’s FREE world premiere TH…

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The Mauritanian (dir. Kevin Macdonald): Film review by Dan Scully

The Mauritanian is very worth watching, but it feels like it exists just a few years too late. The post The Mauritanian (dir. Kevin Macdonald): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Saturday, May 8, 2021

RESILIENCE (Pennsylvania Ballet): A moment to breathe by Eri Yoneda

More than one year has passed since the first lockdown was declared in Philadelphia due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It has affected everyone’s life in… The post RESILIENCE (Pennsylvania B…

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Wrath of Man (dir. Guy Ritchie): Film review by Dan Scully

WRATH OF MAN, the British gangster-heist-revenge film from Guy Ritchie, is a legitimately great movie The post Wrath of Man (dir. Guy Ritchie): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54