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REVIEW: In Kill Move Paradise, We Shall Be Moved

Last year at this time, the Wilma Theater played host to the O-Festival’s premiere production of We Shall Not Be Moved, a profound meditation on […]

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REVIEW: In The Brownings, A Pair of Great Romantic Poets Work Blue

Some famous pictures capture the great actress Katharine Cornell as Elizabeth Barrett Browning in The Barretts of Wimpole Street. Rudolf Besier’s sentimental comedy, a Broadway […]

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ThinkFest Preview: Why Philly’s Arts Scene Is Booming

Every week, we provide you with lists of dozens of things to do in Philly — art shows, concerts, theater performances, comedy gigs, book readings, […]

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James Ijames: Breakout Bard

James Ijames (pronounced “like ‘times’ without the ‘t’”) is one of Philly’s most prominent theater people. As an actor, he’s given memorable performances in Angels in […]

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PHOTOS: Time Is On Our Side Reading at William Way Center

It was an interesting juxtaposition at last evening’s reading of R. Eric Thomas‘ newest play Time Is On Our Side at the William Way Center; A portion […]

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James Ijames Wins the Terrence McNally New Play Award

Philadelphia writer, actor, professor, and artist James Ijames has been named the fourth annual Philadelphia Theatre Company Terrence McNally New Play Award recipient for his […]

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REVIEW: Moon Man Walk with Orbiter 3

There’s a line from the documentary Grey Gardens that was stuck in my head throughout the entire performance of James Ijames’s Moon Man Walk, which opened last week at […]

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Orbiter 3 Playwrights Collective Offering Burlesque-Themed Indiegogo Fundraiser

Several weeks ago, we profiled the exciting new Philadelphia-based playwrights collective Orbiter 3. The group, which produces new works to highlight Philly’s rising artistic talent, […]

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New Philadelphia Playwrights Group Offers Three Years of Theater for $30

It’s possibly the best-kept secret (and best value) in all of Philadelphia theater: Imagine getting access to three years of new plays by awarding-winning local artists, […]

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BUY THIS: 2015 Men of Mauckingbird Calendar

We’re finally down to the last page of our 2014 calendars, and it’s time to start thinking about what will fill that space on our walls in […]

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PHOTOS: 2014 Barrymore Awards

The 2014 Barrymore Awards made a spectacular return to the Merriam Theater last night, after an absence of two years when the Theater Alliance, the […]

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Here Are the 2014 Barrymore Award Winners for Philadelphia Theater

On Monday night at the Merriam on Broad Street, the Philadelphia theater community gathered for the Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. The individual Barrymore […]

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7 Gay Things to Do in Philly This Week: A James Ijames World Premiere, Cabarets, the Philly Trans-Health Conference and More

Rounding up the week’s best LGBT events in Philly:

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Barrymore-Winning Actor James Ijames Puts On A New Hat: Playwright

James Ijames wears a ton of hats: Barrymore-winning actor, director, and now playwright. His play, The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington, has its world premiere […]