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Women of Will — Coming to Delaware Theatre Company

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Book my trip to Lenox, Massachusetts. After seeing, and hearing, the magic Tina Packer can conjure using primarily language, movement, and attitude, I want to see…

January 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rizzo — Theatre Exile at Christ Church Neighborhood House

Frank Rizzo is such an indelible figure, 24 years is not enough time to erase his image or the force of his personality from the people who followed his exploits … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Antigone — Wilma Theater

Call me Philistine. The pity of Theodoros Terzopoulos’s production of “Antigone” for Wilma Theater is so much effort, exactitude, and fine execution have gone into this handsome, ritualistic staging only … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Metamorphoses — Arden Theatre

For all that can be commended in Doug Hara’s production of “Metamorphoses” for Arden Theatre, and there’s plenty, the show ultimately suffers from lack of attention to its most important … Continue reading

October 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Romeo and Juliet — Quintessence Theatre Group at Sedgwick Theatre

Alexander Burns infuses the Quintessence stage with energy and romance via his bold, wise use of cinematic techniques in his brilliant and moving “Romeo and Juliet.” Early in Shakespeare’s play, … Continue reading

October 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Karen Mason — Breath and Song Restored

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In an earlier era, Karen Mason would be an international star. Her voice is one of the best and most versatile, and her song stylings range…

September 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Souvenir — Montgomery Theater

The souvenir referred to in the title of Stephen Temperley’s affectionate and funny play is a recording by Florence Foster Jenkins, an independently wealthy socialite who became a novelty in … Continue reading

September 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Intimate Exchanges — 1812 Productions — at the Arden

Alan Ayckbourn loves combinations and permutations as much as a mathematician does. The playwright is constantly coming up with different ways a single play can include multiple variations of a … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ain’t Misbehavin’ — Bucks County Playhouse

Zest and gaiety are so engrained in Fats Waller’s tunes, a show like “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” that features a collection of Waller composition, automatically comes packed with lively jazz and sassy … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Marilu Henner — Learning Health, Unlearning Lines

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Marsha Mason and Marilu Henner Marilu Henner returns to New Hope’s Bucks County Playhouse from July 17 to August 10 as Masha in Christopher Durang’s Tony-winning…

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

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