'Rizzo': Political strife, in a drama for right now

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Who're ya gonna vote for? Today, that question divides Philadelphians no less than it did in 1991, during the final mayoral bid of Frank Rizzo... Read more

Chipaumire explores African man in 'Father' portrait

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The core image of Portrait of Myself as My Father, presented during the final days of this year's Philly Fringe Festival, was unforgettable... Read more

Fringe: Camus' 'The Just' explores terror as an act of love

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Across the street from Bartram's Garden in Southwest Philly, a former paint factory on Grays Avenue is serving as the venue for three shows... Read more

2016 Barrymore Award nominations announced

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The 2016 Barrymore Award nominations for excellence in Philadelphia theater, announced Monday morning by Theatre Philadelphia, showed little... Read more

'Tommy and Me': Story of a boy and his idol

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I can't remember the last time I saw so many men in a theater - some sporting Eagles jerseys, others drinking beers, and all groaning at the... Read more

Pa. Shakespeare puts on electrifying 'Love's Labour's Lost,' old-school

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Actors in Elizabethan theater companies always kept multiple roles in their heads, because these troupes performed multiple plays within a... Read more

Upper Darby Summer Stage returns to the '20s in "Nice Work If You Can Get It"

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“Love, in any form, can hit you in the face,” said Brian Walsh. He’s directing Nice Work if You Can Get It at the Upper... Read more

"Who Will Carry the Word?" gives an alternative view of the Holocaust

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Imagine: lightly dabbing your sister’s lips with cold tea, holding her tight as you watch her die through the night. This is one of... Read more