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PREVIEW: This Is The Week That Is Laughs at Our Crazy World

The 1812 Productions’ team on how and why they make funny in the Age of Trump.

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REVIEW: Arden’s Every Brilliant Thing is a Tour de Force for Scott Greer

Philly’s collective love affair with this superb actor has never been more heartfelt.

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REVIEW: A Treasurable The Color Purple at Theatre Horizon

This gloriously intimate, profoundly moving production finally gets the show exactly right.

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REVIEW: At Quintessence, “Oliver!,” Twisted

Director Alexander Burns’ sometimes imaginative rethinking cannot redeem Lionel Bart’s awful musical.

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REVIEW: Marilyn Maye Scores a Home Run at Dino’s Backstage

Singing doesn’t get better than this.

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REVIEW: Arden’s A Doll’s House, Part 2 Leaves the Door Ajar

This glossy but glib production is enjoyable but adds little of substance to Ibsen’s original.

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REVIEW: In Salt Pepper Ketchup, A Not So Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

The restaurant setting has a sense of authenticity; the action in it, not so much.

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REVIEW: In Wilma’s Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play, Let There Be Light… Please!

This frantic, antic production doesn’t illuminate Anne Washburn’s poignant satire.

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REVIEW: In Sweat, Reading, Pennsylvania Becomes a Microcosm of America

Both play and production are honorable but flawed, though signs are positive for the Philadelphia Theatre Company.

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REVIEW: In Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, the Too-High Cost of Doing Business

Curio’s homerun production breathes new life into a turgid melodrama.

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REVIEW: In Detroit ‘67, Home is Where the Heart and Heartbreak Are

Dominique Morisseau’s meaty, thought-provoking play gets a terrific production at McCarter.

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REVIEW: In Broken Biscuits at 1812, Too Much Charm Equals Too Little Payoff

This tale of terminally unpopular British teenagers feels like a 22-minute sitcom stretched to two hours.

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REVIEW: In Monster in the Hall, Things Go Bump in the Light

Inis Nua’s Scottish import teeters between grim uncertainty and twinkly charm.

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REVIEW: In Love Never Dies at the Academy of Music, He’s Baa-aack

There’s little here about love, but the show suggests that obsession lasts forever.

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PREVIEW: At EgoPo Classic Theater, Two Worlds Meet in Desire Under the Elms

An important but rarely produced American play gets a reboot from a South African company.