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REVIEW: In Waitress, Lots of Sugar and Lard, Not Much Filling

I’ve seen Sweeney Todd, read Mildred Pierce, and eaten at Magpie, so believe me when I tell you that I know the transformative power of […]

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THEATER: The Color Purple Makes a Joyful Noise at the Forrest Theatre

“Make a joyful noise / A joyful noise! / Unto the Lord!” So begins The Color Purple, with a clarion call from this exceptionally gifted […]

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THEATER REVIEW: In Fun Home, The Days and Days that Make Up Our Lives

A day or two ago, a savvy theater friend and I were debriefing about the Tony Awards. While we both agreed there was plenty to […]

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THEATER REVIEW: Hedwig, Both Lost and Found in Translation

Cut to the chase: Hedwig and the Angry Inch is here at the Forrest for only a few days, it’s a terrific show, and you […]

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REVIEW: The Book of Mormon at Forrest Theatre

It’s hard to believe the Broadway production of The Book of Mormon will turn five next year, and that the show is just as inappropriate, just as […]

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Kinky Boots: A Bunch of Big-Hearted Drag Queens Remind Us Of The Golden Rule

As Lola, the extravagant drag queen who is half the protagonist team in Kinky Boots, says in her splashy opening number, “No need to be […]

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Getting Kinky With Kinky Boots Star Steven Booth

When I asked Steven Booth, who is starring as the very straight Charlie in the drag-infused musical Kinky Boots, if audiences come “dressed” to the show, […]

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Pair of Tickets to Kinky Boots Worth $225

Broadway sensation Kinky Boots is about to clip-clop into town for its big Philadelphia debut starting April 28th, and we’ve got a super-nice pair of tickets to […]

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The Book of Mormon Breaks Forrest Theatre Record

All the craze surrounding the Philadelphia engagement of Broadway’s The Book of Mormon, the oh-so-wrong musical by the creators of South Park, is clearly for a reason: It was announced today […]

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LAST NIGHT: Braving The Book of Mormon Rush Ticket Crowd at the Forrest Theatre

It’s the hottest ticket in town, but 20 lucky guests on Thursday night won the opportunity to purchase $27 rush tickets to the Philadelphia engagement of […]

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The Boys of The Book of Mormon

They tap-dance in missionary outfits. They sing. They change into really strange costumes and perform a full-on show-stopping routine during a number called the “Spooky Mormon […]

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8 Gay Things to Do in Philly This Week: The Book of Mormon Opens, Mimi Imfurst and Josh Schonewolf’s Zombie Wedding, Phreak N Queer Kicks Off, and More

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5 Things To Do In Philly This Week: Shakespeare in Clark Park, The Book of Mormon, BlackStar Film Festival + More

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July Theater Guide: The Book of Mormon, Xanadu and More Summer Theater Picks

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The Book of Mormon Announces Philly Rush Ticket Policy

The much-anticipated national tour of Broadway’s The Book of Mormon, which will be playing Philadelphia’s Forrest Theatre from July 29 through September 14, has announced that […]