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New and Noteworthy: Theater

"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" continues at Walnut Street Theatre through next Sunday.
"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" continues at Walnut Street Theatre through next Sunday.

New This Week

Bach at Leipzig (People's Light and Theatre Company) Leipzig, 1722. Many are vying for the job of organist at the grand Thomaskirche. Where's Bach? Previews Wednesday-Friday, opens Saturday.

Hamlet (Delaware Shakespeare Theatre) Something is still rotten in the state of Denmark. Opens Friday.

Herringbone(Flashpoint Theater) All singing, all dancing, all acting - and all by one possessed guy. Previews Thursday and Friday, opens Saturday.

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    Continuing

    Reviewed by Wendy Rosenfield (W.R.), Jim Rutter (J.R.), and Toby Zinman (T.Z.).

    Read complete reviews at www.inquirer.com/theater

     

    A Thousand Clowns (Montgomery Theater) Hal Gardner's '60s comedy is a worthwhile journey back in time. Through next Sunday. - W.R.

    Deathtrap (Bucks County Playhouse) How do you murder a sure thing? This production of Ira Levin's thriller finds a way. Through next Sunday. - W.R.

    How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Walnut Street Theatre) J. Pierrepont Finch shows how it's done in a pleasant production of this Tony winner. Through next Sunday. - T.Z.

    The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival) This shimmering production is what fits summer Shakespeare best: a little romance, some comedy, a dash of heartbreak, and pretty tunes. Through next Sunday. - W.R.

    Unconstitutional (Philadelphia Theatre Company) Colin Quinn's hilarious, high-energy romp through American history uncovers the source of political bickering. Ends Sunday. - J.R.

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