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Quickie Capsules — Exit Strategy (PTC) and Twelfth Night (Annenberg)

Some of these shows will receive more detailed reviews. Others are about to close and rate mention, this early 2016 being an odd with several interesting failures in which an … Continue reading

February 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Philadelphia Theater Critic’s Awards 2014 — The Recipients Are…

In a year chocked with sterling performance, the combined names of two actors who turn out to be recipients of the 2014 Philadelphia Theater Critic’s Awards sound positively Dickensian. Say … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike — Bucks County Playhouse

Someone who writes lines as punchy and hilarious as Christopher Durang does should remember each whine, comeback, and bon mot he composes. Especially while he is playing the character that … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike — Philadelphia Theatre Company at Suzanne Roberts Theatre

Christopher Durang is a master gagster who is not afraid to let his education or cultural leanings show is his many comedies, most of which spoof some aspect of modern … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Marilu Henner — Learning Health, Unlearning Lines

Marilu Henner returns to New Hope’s Bucks County Playhouse from July 17 to August 10 as Masha in Christopher Durang’s Tony-winning comedy, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.” Durang … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

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