PhillyStage Archive: January, 2012

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Review: 'Microcrisis'

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Bankers are lending big money to poor folks who can never pay it back, Ivy League whiz kids are developing... Read more

review: THE MOUSETRAP

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By Toby Zinman For the Inquirer That creaky sound you hear is not just a door ominously opening; it’s also the plot of this legendary... Read more
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Review: 'Beautiful Child'

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Isaac is a guy in his 30s who teaches art and has a burning love for a student of his — a boy... Read more
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Review: 'Time Stands Still'

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER The issue in Donald Margulies’ engrossing drama Time Stands Still is not whether you can come... Read more

Review: THE CONVERT

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By Toby Zinman FOR THE INQUIRER A contempt-filled word: Bafu means traitor in Shona, the indigenous language in the African land that would... Read more

Review: JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE

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By Toby Zinman FOR THE INQUIRER Joe Turner’s Come and Gone is a big, strong, juicy play, and Plays & Players’ production is... Read more

Cooking onstage at the Wilma Theater

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER I went into the Wilma Theater the other day to cook. That’s right, cook. On stage. Actually... Read more

Review: PROOF

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By Toby Zinman For the Inquirer David Auburn’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, Proof, has found a perfect venue in the intimate Independence... Read more