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Soprano, Describe, Eleanor, Alice, Lear, Man of God, Rachel

THE BALD SOPRANO — Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, at Bethany Mission Gallery, 1527 Brandywine Street, Philadelphia, info@idiopathicridiculopathyconsortium.org, through February 16 — Tina Brock constantly sophisticates and updates her act as she … Continue reading

February 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

King Lear — Globe Theatre at The Annenberg Center

From its first syllable, the Globe Theatre production of “King Lear” impresses with its directness and animation. Line readings are brisk and straightforward. Natural posture and expression reigns. Nothing is … Continue reading

September 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shaw and Stratford Festivals — Canadian Assurance

┬áConsistently theatrical greatness lies just across the U.S. border at the two ends of the Canadian province of Ontario. I first attended the Stratford Festival in 1976 when the actors … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gentleman’s Guide, Natasha and Pierre, Odds and Ends

Although I’d heard oodles of favorable comments about “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” and knew Jefferson Mays played numerous roles in it, I hadn’t read much about the … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

News from the Avenue — Mary Poppins Visits Walnut

Making Shakespeare more Philadelphian by substituting the Avenue of the Arts for the Rialto, “News from the Avenue” will be a regularly updated page that reports matters of interest about … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

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