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“Midsummer Night’s Dream” is mirthful pleasure at Shakespeare Theatre

Many know Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream from one of its film adaptations, such as the 1999 version with a cast headed by Kevin...

“Mary Poppins”: You’ll believe a nanny can fly!

Mary Poppins has, since P.L. Travers created her in 1934, captured the imagination of generations of both children and adults. Best known to modern...

“The Merchant of Venice” is a troubling play

Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice is ranked among his comedies, though it is not as raucous as The Comedy of Errors or The Taming of the Shrew, nor...

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...

“Intimate Apparel” is heart-breakingly beautiful

I attend performances at the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton to see solid, professionally crafted and performed works. I was unprepared for the sheer...

“Curvy Widow” is a musical manual to surviving a lover’s loss

Many self-help books have been written on the sensitive topic of surviving the loss of a spouse. Few, if any, have been written from...

“Clever Little Lies,” yes, but not clever liars

Prolific playwright Joe DiPietro (Memphis; The Toxic Avenger; I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change) had an off-Broadway hit with his 2013 comedy Clever Little...

“Hedwig and The Angry Inch” a must-see production at the Forrest...

Before you read this review, stop! Pick up the phone or go online to Forrest Theatre and order tickets to Hedwig and the Angry Inch before...

“Million Dollar Quartet” is a hot jam session with Carl’s boys

One of the most exciting, anything-can-happen times in musical history was in the early 1950’s when rock ‘n’ roll was being born. That time...

“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...
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