PhillyStage 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

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
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Review: 'Ethel'

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Once you’re gone, so are your rights to the way you’re portrayed. The sleazy Roy Cohn... Read more
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Tony Braithwaite to lead Act II Playhouse

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Tony Braithwaite, one of the region’s premiere comic actors, will take the helm of Act II Playhouse... 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: KNIVES IN HENS

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By Toby Zinman For the Inquirer First, put your mind to rest about this play’s awful title: nobody is stabbing any chickens. But that’s... Read more
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Review: 'Educating Rita'

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Into an office walks a woman, off the street, and asks a professor to make her a cultured lady. If... Read more