PhillyStage Archive: February, 2012

NY Review: THE BROKEN HEART

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by Toby Zinman for the Inquirer As a friend suggested at dinner after we’d seen John Ford’s, *The Broken Heart*, there sure has... 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

Review: "Lincoln Luck"

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By Merilyn Jackson FOR THE INQUIRER Abe Lincoln had an irksome dream that he’d be assassinated just two weeks before he actually was... Read more

Review: "Tennessee's Last Curtain"

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By Jim Rutter FOR THE INQUIRER Memories of trauma tormented Tennessee Williams most of his adult life. His father bullied him, his lover died... Read more

Review: MARRIAGE (an utterly improbable occurrence in two acts)

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By Toby Zinman FOR THE INQUIRER Nikalai Gogol, the 19th century Russian writer with a strong sense of the ridiculopathy of life — after... Read more

Review: Pennsylvania Ballet's Pushing Boundaries

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Pennsylvania Ballet principal dancer Riolama Lorenzo's final performance before retiring is Sunday, but it was already a lovefest Thursday... Read more

Review: Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company's 'Oyster'

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By Nancy G. Heller FOR THE INQUIRER It’s 60 minutes of sheer delight — jam-packed with slapstick humor, astonishing acrobatic... Read more