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Lights Go Out on Sondheim Tribute in Old City

Around 7 pm last night, just before the Arden Theatre Company was to stage a Stephen Sondheim tribute concert, the lights went out all around Old […]

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SEE THIS: Pig Iron’s I Promised Myself to Live Faster

Pig Iron Theatre Company has been at the avant-garde theater game for 20 years. For the first three-quarters of that run, the troupe could barely […]

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In the Wings: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Star Jered McLenigan

When Wilma Theater’s Artistic Director Blanka Zizka decided to direct both Hamlet and Tom Stoppard’s dark comedy Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, she made a radical […]

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Bradley Cooper Nominated for Tony Award for The Elephant Man

The nominations for the 69th annual Tony awards were announced this morning, and, as expected, Bradley Cooper has been nominated in the “Best Lead Actor, […]

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REVIEW: Is Respect the Sleeper Hit of the Philly Spring Theater Season?

Appearances can be deceiving. Everything about Respect: A Musical Journey of Women, currently playing at the Penn’s Landing Playhouse, seems, at first, to be modest […]

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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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Tina Fey’s Mean Girls Musical is “60 Percent Written”

Tina Fey’s husband Jeff Richmond, who wrote the theme songs to 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, spilled some proverbial beans in a recent interview […]

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In the Wings: Our Chat With Moon Cave Star Kevin Meehan

Philadelphia actor Kevin Meehan stars in Azuka Theatre‘s world premiere production of Moon Cave, written by another Philadelphian, Douglas Williams. We sat down with the performer […]

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Quince Productions to Explore Race, Sexuality and Gay Marriage in Spring Productions

Quince Productions, the local theater company that produces GayFest!, Philly’s only LGBT theater festival, has announced its spring show lineup. The itinerary features productions that explore […]

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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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Performance Artist Sebastian on His Kickstarter Campaign That’s Creating Lots of Buzz

When Philly performance artist Sebastian launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund his upcoming project Showbiz: Active Terrorism, he had no idea that it would create such a […]

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Pig Iron and UArts Team Up to Offer an MFA in Devised Performance

If you’re a theater student or professional theater practitioner, this is pretty big news: Pig Iron Theatre Company, known throughout the region for their unique […]

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In the Wings: Chatting with Into The Woods Star Steven Pacek

Philly actor and 11th Hour Theatre Company co-founder Steve Pacek gabs about his killer pie-making skills, meeting Dolly Parton and the thoughtful trinket that foreshadowed his […]

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The 600-Pound Gay Man: How Actor Scott Greer Bares It All in The Whale

Imagine eating yourself to death. Sounds dreadful. That’s what Charlie, the protagonist in the darkly humorous and poignant play The Whale, essentially does: After the death […]

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Bradley Cooper Taking The Elephant Man to London

After a record-breaking run on Broadway, Jenkintown’s Bradley Cooper is taking The Elephant Man to London. Deadline reports that he and castmates Patricia Clarkson and […]