PhillyStage Archive: November, 2011

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Review: 'Endgame'

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER For a fan of absurdist playwright Samuel Beckett, is there anything as comforting as seeing two large... Read more

New York Review: VENUS IN FUR

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By Toby Zinman For the Inquirer Venus in Fur (no s) is a dazzling play by the endlessly surprising playwright David Ives about a playwright... Read more

Review: "Pardon My Invasion"

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By Wendy Rosenfield FOR THE INQUIRER So here’s a real surprise: On the third floor of Plays and Players Theatre, there’s a world... Read more

Review: "Even Steven"

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By Jim Rutter FOR THE INQUIRER Most romantic comedies succeed by indulging fantasy: men want to date out of their league; women want a nice... Read more

Review: Maroons: The Anthracite Gridiron

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By Wendy Rosenfield For the Inquirer Like any good sports drama, Iron Age Theater’s world premiere production of Ray Saraceni’s... Read more

Dance Review: "Seed"

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By Merilyn Jackson FOR THE INQUIRER Tui is the Maori name for a black bird with a small white tuft at its throat. When the English came... Read more

Review: "Meanwhile ..."

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By Jim Rutter FOR THE INQUIRER Too many writers bank on early success and never expand their literary boundaries. Madi Distefano sprang onto... Read more
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Review: 'The Whipping Man'

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER It was a dark and stormy night. No, really. So dark and so stormy in the play The Whipping Man, or... Read more