“Foster Mom” keeps you guessing throughout

Premiere Stages, Kean University’s professional theater company, is proving to be a home of strong contemporary drama. Foster Mom, chosen from more than 400 submissions as...

The Kimmel Center and “Dirty Dancing” invites you to have the...

As this entertainment writer entered the lobby of the Kimmel Center's Merriam Theater, you could feel the energy and the buzz among the theater...

“A Streetcar Named Desire” ius a difficult play well done at...

A Streetcar Named Desire at the Ritz TheatreTennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire was the Ritz Theatre Company's second production for their 2015 season. It is a play that juxtapositions the so-called "Southern Gentility," tottering on its last legs in the character of the mentally unstable Blanche Dubois, against the rough and tumble, sometimes violent, often immigrant Americana, swaggering full force in the character of Stanley Kowalsky, with Blanche's sister Stella caught between the two. 

“Bad Jews” hides the seeds of a good drama in a...

Bad Jews, now appearing at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, gives a look into some old themes through a Jewish lens: the clash...

“Exit the King”: A serious comedy about love and death

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s season so far has been extraordinary. Last night’s opening of Exit the King, a masterpiece by absurdist playwright...

“Beyond the Oak Trees” takes a last ride to freedom with...

A welcome addition to the local theatre scene is Beyond the Oak Trees, from  The Crossroads Theatre Company. Ably directed by Crossroads’ producing artistic director, Marshall Jones...

Sophie Tucker: The Last of the Red-Hot Mamas wows at the...

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Like Carnegie Hall in New York, which has a main stage, Zankel Hall, and Weill Hall, the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia has several venues under its roof. "Sophie Tucker: The Last of the Red-Hot Mamas" is the wonderful musical being offered by the Independence Studio on 3 at the Walnut Street Theatre from now until December 29.

Cirque du Soleil – Toruk is over the top

With the death defying leaps, the awesome backdrops of color, the amazing artists and athletes, and the breath taking dream state the performers of...

“Noura”: A must-see work-in-progress

Award-winning Iraqi-American playwright Heather Raffo has created a poignant play in Noura, now playing a very limited engagement at the Berlind Rehearsal Room/Studio at the McCarter...

“The King And I” comes to Philadelphia at Academy of Music

While enjoying the Lincoln Center’s touring production of Rogers and Hammerstein’s The King And I  this week at the Kimmel Center’s Academy of Music...