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Arts List: 5 Reasons to Go to the Theater

John @ Arden Theatre Company| Through February 26 Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker’s John follows a young couple from Brooklyn on a weekend trip to […]

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THEATER REVIEW: The Legend of Georgia McBride at the Arden is Drag 101

Can an edgy, cult art form be reimagined for mainstream audiences? Should it be? I pondered this while watching The Legend of Georgia McBride, Matthew Lopez’s middle-of-the-road comedy […]

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Drag Queens Take Center Stage at the Arden in The Legend of Georgia McBride

Unless you’re immersed in the Philly theater scene, you probably know Dito van Reigersberg only as Martha Graham Cracker, a hirsute drag queen with an […]

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Arts List: 6 Reasons to Go to the Theater

The Plough and the Stars @ Annenberg Center’s Zellerbach Theatre | October 13-16 Abbey Theatre’s revival of The Plough and the Stars, set during Ireland’s […]

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Arden Theatre Company Dominates Barrymore Nominations With 24 Nods

On Monday morning, Theatre Philadelphia announced the nominees for the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre, and the highly competitive list illustrates just how […]

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8 Plays and Exhibits To See This Week

The Secret Garden @ Arden Theatre Company | Though Sunday, June 26 Based on Frances Hodgson Burnett’s 1911 novel, this musical tells the story of […]

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REVIEW: Funnyman at the Arden

What’s the old theater saying — every clown wants to play Hamlet? Or maybe it’s scratch a comic, and you’ll find a sad, angry man. Either […]

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Philly Theaters Take On Classic Mythology in Radically Different Ways

They’re the tales you learned in freshman year of high school: Of Aphrodite and Antigone, of gods and goddesses too numerous to actually remember (I […]

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Metamorphoses Beautifully Highlights Theater’s Role in Our Search for Meaning in Life

Yes, there’s a 2,600-gallon pool in the middle of the Arden Theater right now, and, of course, that’s what catches everyone’s attention the minute they […]

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Arden Theatre Company’s Latest to Be Set in a 2,600-Gallon Pool

If you know the work of Mary Zimmerman, the theatre artist whose play Metamorphoses opens the season of Philly’s Arden Theatre Company this year, you know […]