Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Entertainment, Theater

Theater news, reviews, and criticism from The Philadelphia Inquirer.

There's a part in the new Star Wars movie just waiting for you if you donate to the UNICEF "Star Wars: Force For Change" charity drive. This week, Stephen...
People's Light's fine cast and creative choreography enhance this delightful adaptation of Jane Austen's definitive romcom.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18: (L-R) Actors Elisabeth Rohm, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence accept the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture award for ´American Hustle´ onstage during the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Want to get up close and personal with Rydal's own Bradley Cooper? The recent Oscar nominee will reprise his role as John Merrick in a revival of Bernard Pomerance's "The Elephant Man," Entertainment Weekly reports.
Glen Macnow, of WIP Sportsradio. (Sharon Gekoski-Kimmel / Staff Photographer)
Glen Macnow has settled on new contract details with SportsRadio WIP.
"On the Concept of the Face, Regarding the Son of God' is such a boat-rocking experience that I can’t recommend it across the board. But I wouldn’t have missed it for anything, says critic David Patrick Stearns.
Says critic David Patrick Stearns of this truncated A Doll's House, "EgoPo made you reappreciate the full text in its absence. Too bad for those seeing the play for the first time. They might mistake it for 'Feminism for Dummies.' "
"What doesn't kill us makes us stronger." Nietzsche's dictum, great for individuals seeking motivation, bad for couples incapable of masking mutual resentment. Case in point: Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years, now receiving a soulful production by 11th Hour Theatre Company, says critic Jim Rutter