PhillyStage Archive: October, 2011

New York Review: THE ATMOSPHERE OF MEMORY

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By Toby Zinman For the Inquirer Piradello dunks his Proustian madeleine into his tea and suddenly lines blur between character and actor... Read more

New York Review: CHINGLISH

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By Toby Zinman For the Inquirer Everybody who’s been to China comes back with examples of signs where the translations are hilariously... Read more
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Review: 'The Mystery of Irma Vep'

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Oh, to have been a fly on the wall during reheasals for the frantic production of The Mystery of Irma... Read more

Review: THE FAT CAT KILLERS

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By Toby Zinman For the Inquirer Dumb and Dumber’s adventures in corporate America: Adam Szymkowicz’s new comedy, The Fat Cat... Read more
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Review: 'Red' in Cape May

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER In an unusual turn, the rights to a hot play --Red, which won the best-play Tony on Broadway two years... Read more
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Review: "The How and the Why"

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER In The How and the Why, two women meet, discover they are both (of all things) evolutionary biologists... Read more
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Review: "Phaedra Backwards"

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER In the dark, enticing world-premiere production of Phaedra Backwards, which is evermore galvanizing... Read more
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Review: The Merchant of Venice

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER The excellent, fast-moving rendition of The Merchant of Venice by Quintessence Theatre Group at the... Read more