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Four Fast Takes — As You Like It, The Mousetrap, Nureyev’s Eyes, Sound of Music

AS YOU LIKE IT, Lantern Theater, 10th and Ludlow Streets, Philadelphia, through Sunday, April 17 —Ultimately entertaining, Charles McMahon’s production of Shakespeare’s wise comedy is a hodge-podge that not only … Continue reading

March 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Quickies: The Bald Soprano, Baskerville, Book of Mormon, McCarter Carol, Volunteers…

Oops! I’m behind for a change. Too much attention to creative writing is the culprit, but it’s time to catch up with what’s happening in local theater. “Quickies” will begin to appear … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Marriage of Figaro — McCarter Theatre

The last half hour of Stephen Wadsworth’s production of “The Marriage of Figaro” at McCarter Theatre is among the most exciting, moving, and galvanizing sequences of theater I’ve ever seen. … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Barber of Seville — McCarter Theatre

Stephen Wadsworth is a master of style. As opposed to being naturalistic, he heightens gestures, facial expressions, poses, and the physical timing of the characters in plays he directs, such … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

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