Theater Archive: February, 2012

News: A new surprise ending for 'The Mousetrap'

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Night after night, Agatha Christie’s murder mystery The Mousetrap repeats itself in England... Read more

Watch the Melies film at the heart of "Hugo"

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"The Artist" may have taken Oscar gold, but we preferred the other critically-lauded homage to early cinema: Martin Scorsese's "Hugo," which... Read more

Philadelphians up for Helen Hayes awards

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Eric Hissom as Cyrano de Bergerac at the Folger Theatre in D.C. Hissom will revive the part at the Arden in March (Photo by Carol Pratt) Philly... Read more

Review: John Jasperse's "Fort Blossom Revisited 2000/2012"

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By Merilyn Jackson FOR THE INQUIRER The philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein said, “Philosophy ought really to be written only as a form... Read more

Review: Sheetal Gandhi at the Painted Bride

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By Nancy G. Heller For The Inquirer This was not just another Asian-fusion dance concert. In recent years there’s been a vogue for... Read more

Review: "Of Mice and Men"

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By Wendy Rosenfield FOR THE INQUIRER Of Mice and Men is so well-known and universally taught in American middle and high schools, you’d... Read more

Review: "Wings"

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By Jim Rutter FOR THE INQUIRER Opera depicts tragedy. American musicals, for the most part, show sappy, silly stories of young lovers stumbling... Read more

Review: "Slaughterhouse-Five"

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By Jim Rutter FOR THE INQUIRER Despite science fiction’s immense popularity in books and film, it has never enjoyed similar esteem on... Read more