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Best of Philly 2018 Fun and Games: From Scrabble to Drag to Marijuana Dinners

Best of Philly 2018, our annual listing of the region’s outstanding food, people, shops, services, and more, is now online as well as on newsstands. Here are […]

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Does the World Really Need a Mr. Rogers Drag Queen Musical Right Now?

The new Mr. Rogers documentary is currently getting rave reviews over at the Ritz East in Old City. Meanwhile, a very different kind of Mr. […]

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THEATER REVIEW: In the Wilma’s Adapt!, Immigration Even Pre-Trump Is No Picnic

A few weeks ago, I saw the Broadway revival of The Glass Menagerie—a highly unconventional, radically pared-down take on the play—while it was still in previews. […]

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THEATER REVIEW: Questioning the Nature of Belief in The Christians at Wilma

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. The Bible is full of promises to the […]

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Theater Review: Harrowing, Hilarious An Octoroon at the Wilma

In the deliberately misleading opening of Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins’ brilliant An Octoroon, we meet the likable, awkward “Black Playwright” (a character, not Jacobs-Jenkins himself, though the […]

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Best Things to Do in Philly in March

March 3 Daughter at the Union Transfer Check out Not to Disappear, the brand-new release from this atmospheric British band. Our favorite single is “Doing […]

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REVIEW: The Hard Problem

In February 2000, director Blanka Zizka mounted Tom Stoppard’s The Invention of Love at the Wilma Theater in a production that proved to be a […]

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Famed Playwright Tom Stoppard to Appear at Wilma Theater

Tom Stoppard, whose works include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, The Real Thing, and Arcadia, amongst many others, will be heading to Philadelphia’s Wilma Theater for one […]