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Theatre Review: Act II delivers with Simon’s own Act II of the Eugene Trilogy with Biloxi Blues

When Tony Braithwaite set out to direct Biloxi Blues at Act II Playhouse, he had no idea what a tribute it would become.  Legendary playwright, Neil Simon, passed away a week before opening.  Something Braithwaite feared as Simon was upping in age, but with the days leading up to production and the Opening Night reception,… Continue reading Theatre Review: Act II delivers with Simon’s own Act II of the Eugene Trilogy with Biloxi Blues

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Tribe of Fools Takes on The Eagles’ Super Bowl Run in Fly Eagles Fly World Premiere Set for Philadelphia Fringe Festival September 6-22

Tribe of Fools has made a name for itself creating physically daring, smart and heartfelt theatre during the Philadelphia Fringe Festival that tackles the City of Brotherly Love. In the past, they have created work related to the Mummers, the Parking Authority, and more all with a sharp eye on the issues that impact the… Continue reading Tribe of Fools Takes on The Eagles’ Super Bowl Run in Fly Eagles Fly World Premiere Set for Philadelphia Fringe Festival September 6-22

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INIS NUA THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE OF CHAROLAIS BY NONI STAPLETON MAY 22-24, 29-30, 2018

Inis Nua’s Pop-Up Play in a Pub is our chance to give our audience one more taste of the terrific playwrighting of Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales. We gather upstairs at Fergie’s Pub for the Pop-Up Play and also throw in the great taste of local East Passyunk pie shop Stargazy Pies and a Fergie’s… Continue reading INIS NUA THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE OF CHAROLAIS BY NONI STAPLETON MAY 22-24, 29-30, 2018

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11th Hour Theatre Company Presents World Premiere of Big Red Sun May 31-June 17

11th Hour Theatre Company closes it’s 2017-2018 season with it’s MainStage production, Big Red Sun. This World Premiere musical, which the company helped develop is set to run May 31-June 17. Written by John Jiler & Georgia Stitt this emotional new musical will open Monday June 4 at 7 p.m. It is directed by 11th Hour co-founder and Resident… Continue reading 11th Hour Theatre Company Presents World Premiere of Big Red Sun May 31-June 17

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Theatre Review: Imagination in the truest form with Theatre Horizon’s Peter and the Starcatcher

After a season or two of this production cycling through the city and the burbs, I do think Peter and the Starcatcher is the new Godspell and I am more than okay with that! For decades, Godspell has been the go-to musical for theatre houses nation-wide to explore conceptual theatre and dialogue.  After seeing Peter… Continue reading Theatre Review: Imagination in the truest form with Theatre Horizon’s Peter and the Starcatcher

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Theatre Review: Lydie Breeze Trilogy Part III: Madaket Road Ends Ego Po’s Season with a Home Run

Ego Po Classic Theatre culminates its ambitious staging of John Guare’s epic Lydie Breeze Trilogy with the opening of Madaket Road.  It is a long and complicated walk through the past. Guare has written mind bending and heartbreaking twists and turns throughout. Leaving the audience to piece it together for some time after they leave… Continue reading Theatre Review: Lydie Breeze Trilogy Part III: Madaket Road Ends Ego Po’s Season with a Home Run

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11th Hour Theatre Company continues Spotlight Series with Backwards & in Heels: A Celebration of Women in Musical Theatre

11th Hour Theatre Company finishes its Spotlight Series with a celebration of women in musical theatre featuring some of the company’s celebrated female powerhouses. Backwards & in Heels: A Celebration of Women in Musical Theatre will be Sunday, April 22 at 6 p.m., Upstairs at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St. The doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are General… Continue reading 11th Hour Theatre Company continues Spotlight Series with Backwards & in Heels: A Celebration of Women in Musical Theatre