PhillyStage Archive: January, 2012

News: Service planned in memory of Jiri Zizka

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A memorial service for Jiri Zizka, co-founder of the modern Wilma Theater who died last week at his home in Philadelphia at age 58, is set... Read more
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Broadway bound, but not before it's done in Philly

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Clybourne Park, a provocative and funny play about the way people discuss race — has become... Read more
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Review: 'Bachelorette'

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER The in-your-face play Bachelorette has one major element in common with the hit movie Bridesmaids... Read more

Trend: The stage and Black History Month

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Soon after Black History Month became a February fixture in the mid-1970s, professional stages in... Read more

Review: "The Scottsboro Boys"

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By Wendy Rosenfield FOR THE INQUIRER Let’s make one thing clear: The Scottsboro Boys is not a minstrel show. It’s a musical, yes... Read more

Review: "Fallow"

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By Wendy Rosenfield FOR THE INQUIRER The trouble with Kenneth Lin's Fallow, receiving its world premiere at People's Light & Theatre Company... Read more

Jiri Zizka, 58, a force in Philadelphia theater

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Jiri Zizka defected from Czechoslovakia, joined a small Philadelphia theater company, and, with his... Read more
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News: Wilma Theater website reports death of Jiri Zizka

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER The Wilma Theater posted a banner across its website late Wednesday to announce that Jiri Zizka —... Read more