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2021-2022 Helen and Morris Zoren World Theater Awards — The Recipients

The Great Return occurred.      Live theater, missing from our lives for 15 months, arrived back on the stage.      Regional theaters opened. London opened. Broadway opened. Masked or not, … Continue reading

August 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

2021-2022 Helen and Morris Zoren World Theater Awards — The Nominees

 As always, paring lists of more than 50 and two of more than 200 to a select group of five is an arduous task even if it’s a lot of … Continue reading

July 25, 2022 · Leave a comment

2021 Philadelphia Theater Critic’s Awards — The Recipients

  Never, since I began seeing theater on a regular basis and keeping a running diary of all the shows I see and the performers in them, have I seen … Continue reading

May 17, 2022 · Leave a comment

2021 Philadelphia Theater Critic’s Awards — The Nominees

Because of COVID, I saw only 22 plays in the Philadelphia area in 2021. Usually, I present what I call “The Philadelphia Theater Critic’s Award” — Notice the placement of … Continue reading

May 12, 2022 · Leave a comment

Hamilton — National Tour, Academy of Music on the Kimmel Cultural Campus

  Sweep on several levels accounts for the achievement and excitement of “Hamilton.” It’s no wonder it’s earned both critical acclaim and popular support since the Lin-Manuel Miranda burst of … Continue reading

October 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

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