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

Make ‘em laugh, make ‘em laugh. Don’t you know ev’ryone wants to laugh?      Arthur Freed Cry, and you cry alone. Laugh, and you […]

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

As lights go up on a Yorkshire garage shed, Megan, a mouthy, quirkily acerbic teenager, is huddling with Ben and Holly in what she describes […]

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REVIEW: In 1812 Productions’ Hope and Gravity, Romance has its Ups and Downs

‘Tis the season of Michael Hollinger, Philadelphia playwright extraordinaire, and audiences are clearly in a celebratory mood. So am I, though not without reservations. Sing […]

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THEATER REVIEW: In 1812’s Happy Birthday — Couples, Uncouples, and Doors, Doors, Doors

A few years ago, actress and lifestyle authority Gwyneth Paltrow earnestly discussed marital problems, introducing much of the world to the eyebrow-raising term, “conscious uncoupling.” […]

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Q&A with Jen Childs, Mary Martello, and Monica Stephenson of The Carols

Since 1812 Productions began almost 20 years ago, the company mission has been comedy. Their holiday shows in particular are a beloved local tradition. Mostly […]

Jennifer Childs in I Will Not Go Gently - 1812 Productions
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Why 1812 Productions Is Putting on Spanish-Captioned Performance of I Will Not Go Gently

Fernando Mendez had done 5,000 words of translation, and it seemed like a lot. Then he looked at what was remaining in the text of […]

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Q&A: Jen Childs on I Will Not Go Gently

1812 Production’s newest production, I Will Not Go Gently, features Jen Childs as a washed-up British rock star, Sierra Mist, seeking a return to stardom. Between settling in the ’burbs, adjusting to […]

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REVIEW: 1812 Productions’ This Is the Week That Is

It could hardly be a more difficult time to open a comedy — even one as popular as This Is the Week That Is, 1812 […]

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Over 120 Shows Announced for Neighborhood Fringe 2014

FringeArts has announced the lineup for the 2014 Neighborhood Fringe: over 120 independently produced productions by both new and established artists to take place in an array of […]