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Capsules Galore — Birds, Disgraced, Mountaintop, Notes on a Native Son

The first two months of Philadelphia’s 2016-17 theater season have been extraordinary., Not only was much of quality presented, but variety and creativity have soared. Almost every night in the … Continue reading

October 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Mountaintop — Shaw Festival — Studio Theatre

Katori Hall’s play, “The Mountaintop,” alas, is a recent of example of one my least favorite playwriting gimmicks, borrowing poignance by making a celebrity, literary, or historical figure the central … Continue reading

September 1, 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
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