PhillyStage Archive: July, 2012

A bare-bones Bard

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By Howard Shapiro 'Lord, what fools these mortals be!" Shakespeare writes in A Midsummer Night's Dream, and given how he operated in the... Read more
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Review: 'Mr. Hart & Mr. Brown"

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER The only thing I hate about Bruce Graham’s new play, Mr. Hart & Mr. Brown, is that I can't... Read more
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Review: 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof'

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Here’s something that might happen with a play, but not with a movie: You go to see it again... Read more
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Review: 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Oh, those crazy, mixed-up Athenian kids of yore. In the spirited telling of the Delaware Shakespeare... Read more
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Review: 'Much Ado About Nothing'

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Much Ado About Nothing, William Shakespeare’s comedy built on tricksters at every turn, is much... Read more
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Review: 'Our Town'

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By Howard Shapiro INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Our Town is one of the most delectable old chestnuts of the American stage and also one of its great... Read more

Dance review: BalletX

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[/BYLINE][BYCREDIT]FOR THE INQUIRER [/BYCREDIT][DROP3]Opening night at the intimate Wilma Theater always seems a bit like a family reunion... Read more

New York Review: MACBETH

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By Toby Zinman For the Inquirer An outrageous, exhausting, thrilling tour de force: Alan Cumming’s one-man Macbeth is both true... Read more