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How to Stage Shakespeare’s Most Sexist Play in 2022

Four days before hopping on a call with Philly playwright Charlotte Northeast to talk about her work with West Philly’s Shakespeare in Clark Park, I […]

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REVIEW: In Titus Andronicus, the Son Will Come Out, Tamora

Before heading out on Saturday morning to the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey for Titus Andronicus—a play I hadn’t read in decades and had never […]

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THEATER REVIEW: Worlds Collide in Lantern Theater’s Coriolanus

It begins thrillingly. At Lantern Theater, the skirmishes of ancient Rome in Coriolanus have a high-stakes muscularity that instantly grabs the audience, and doesn’t let […]

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Penn Students Remove Prominent Shakespeare Portrait, Replace With Photo of Renowned Black Female Writer

https://twitter.com/kauvabiryani/status/804741121574371328 Students at the University of Pennsylvania have replaced a massive portrait of William Shakespeare with a photo of Audre Lorde, a black, lesbian, feminist writer […]

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Shakespeare in Clark Park Starts Tomorrow With Five Free Shows Through Sunday

To sit or to stand? That will be the question at the 10th anniversary of Shakespeare in Clark Park. Grab your checkered blankets and bottled (or boxed!) […]

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All-Male Shakespeare Troupe Performs As You Like It and Richard II in Mount Airy

If you paid attention during your high school English class, you already know that there’s a heck of a lot of gender-bending that takes place […]

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DO THIS: Tribe of Fools Presents Gay Take on Romeo and Juliet

It’s Romeo and Juliet. But gay. And with Mummers. If you think this sounds like the plot of an episode of Family Guy, you’re wrong. It’s the show Two […]

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Shakespeare In Clark Park’s Henry IV Comes Complete With a 100-Person Battle Scene and Pub Prelude

Shakespeare’s Henry IV is coming to Clark Park! Shakespeare in Clark Park and Team Sunshine Performance Corporation (TSPC) are joining together to present a unique rendition of […]

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Weekend Roundup

Friday, April 13 GALAEI’s Third Annual DARLA Ceremony (5 p.m.) at City Hall gives the David Acosta Revolutionary Award to someone who works to improve […]


“We’ll Teach Him to Know Turtles From Jays” And Other Wisdom From The New York Public Library’s New Menu Project

One of the most entertaining things about checking in with Tequila’s in its 25th year—the subject of June’s Revisit column—was the chance to spend some […]