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Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Neil Simon’s Biloxi Blues, Aug. 28-Sept. 23

Act II Playhouse presents Neil Simon’s Broadway comedy Biloxi Blues, on stage in Ambler from Aug. 28-Sept. 23. In this dramatic comedy, inspired by Simon’s own life, young soldier Eugene Morris Jerome goes to boot camp and learns about sex, love, and war. It’s the second of Simon’s autobiographical comedies, following Brighton Beach Memoirs, which Act II produced in… Continue reading Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Neil Simon’s Biloxi Blues, Aug. 28-Sept. 23

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Community Theatre Review: Go INTO THE WOODS for one weekend only!

Last night, Director Daniel K. Williams (also a Philly Life & Culture contributor) invited some press to the final dress rehearsal of Bravo Theatre Company’s Into the Woods which opens this evening in West Chester.  One of the more highly produced Stephen Sondheim musicals (book by James Lapine) especially since the release of the film… Continue reading Community Theatre Review: Go INTO THE WOODS for one weekend only!

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BIKE, LAUGH, HEAL LAUNCH SHOW WITH COMEDIANS MARA MAREK AND ANDREW COLLIN

August 15, 2018 At Punch Line in Philadelphia, PA A Coast-To-Coast Bicycle/Comedy Tour to Raise A Million Dollars to Fight Domestic Violence DONATION LINK HERE WHO: Comedians Mara Marek and Andrew Collin are launching a coast-to-coast bicycle/comedy tour to raise $1M dollars to end domestic violence WHAT: Comedy Show in Philadelphia, PA, part of a bicycle/comedy… Continue reading BIKE, LAUGH, HEAL LAUNCH SHOW WITH COMEDIANS MARA MAREK AND ANDREW COLLIN

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Restaurant Review: Fine Food, Craft Beer, So Much Whiskey, Vegetables, Too! Tradesman’s Opens on Chestnut Street.

Before you even walk inside Tradesman’s on Chestnut Street, you can understand the vibe it's trying to achieve.  With large garage-style windows that open from the main bar onto about a half dozen stools on the sidewalk, the industrial feel is evident from the street.  The first floor is large and spacious, with high ceilings… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Fine Food, Craft Beer, So Much Whiskey, Vegetables, Too! Tradesman’s Opens on Chestnut Street.

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Pennsylvania’s Theatre Horizon to Commemorate the 20 Year Anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s Murder with THE LARAMIE PROJECT Reading

The professional theatre company’s presentation will run for three days only, September 28-30, 2018. Twenty years ago, in October 1998, an openly gay college student named Matthew Shephard was kidnapped, beaten, and left tied to a fence on the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming. A month later, a troupe of actors descended among the town to… Continue reading Pennsylvania’s Theatre Horizon to Commemorate the 20 Year Anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s Murder with THE LARAMIE PROJECT Reading

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Alice in Wonderland at Players Club of Swarthmore Aug. 11-19

The Players Club of Swarthmore concludes its 2017-18 Children’s Theater Series with the classic tale Alice in Wonderland Aug. 11 and 18 at 11am and 3pm and Aug. 12 and 19 at 11am at Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Ave., in Swarthmore.  Visit www.pcstheater.org to buy tickets in advance. Directed by Heather Timberman and written by Eric Humble, Alice In Wonderland follows the curious Alice as she chases… Continue reading Alice in Wonderland at Players Club of Swarthmore Aug. 11-19

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The Wilma Theater begins the 2018/19 Season with the Philadelphia premiere of James Ijames’ Kill Move Paradise

After a successful run at the National Black Theatre in Harlem, Kill Move Paradise makes its Philadelphia premiere at The Wilma Theater. Written by award-winning local playwright and HotHouse Affiliated Artist James Ijames, Kill Move Paradise follows Isa, Grif, Daz, and Tiny as they find themselves in an afterlife. Together they confront the police brutality and violent power structure that… Continue reading The Wilma Theater begins the 2018/19 Season with the Philadelphia premiere of James Ijames’ Kill Move Paradise