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Impressions and Lightning Takes

IMPRESSIONS   Bruce Graham is having the most magnificent year of his playwriting career. His new works so far in 2016, “Funnyman” and ‘White Guy on the Bus” not only … Continue reading

May 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

News from the Avenue — Be On the Lookout!

Ambition is most certainly on the hoof.       Interesting things are cooking at some of the Philadelphia area’s smaller theaters, rarely done Schiller and O’Neill classics for example. Meanwhile, plans … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fences — McCarter Theatre

Troy Maxon knows a lot about fences. As a baseball player, he swung for them, successfully, hitting more than his share of home runs for the Pittsburgh Grays of the … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The White Snake — McCarter Theatre

In “The White Snake,” director Mary Zimmerman continues her gift for finding sweetness and drama in the myths and folklore of cultures long enough established to provide her plenty of … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

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