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In the Wings: Chatting with The Dangerous House of Pretty Mbane‘s Aimé Donna Kelly

Philly teaching artist, actor and playwright Aimé Donna Kelly, who you can currently see in InterACT Theatre Company‘s powerful The Dangerous House of Pretty Mbane, talks […]

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In The Wings: Chatting with The Body of an American star Harry Smith

Philly expat Harry Smith, now starring in The Body of an American at the Wilma Theater, talks about the notorious opening night parties at the Wilma, […]

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NO WIRE HANGERS: The Bearded Ladies and Dito van Reigersberg to Perform Mommie Dearest Pop-Opera

Don’t f*ck with me, fellas! This ain’t my first time at the rodeo! I am willing to take bets that we’ll be hearing this line, […]

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Here’s the Brochure for Up-for-Sale Suzanne Roberts Theatre

In an email sent out this morning, CBRE advertised 480 South Broad Street—better known as the Suzanne Roberts Theatre. The bank foreclosed on the home […]

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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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Rudolph the Horny Reindeer: Tribe of Fools’ Holiday Show For the Naughty

Rudolph the horny reindeer had a very shiny “nose,” and if you ever saw it, you would even say it grows … uh, I mean, […]

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Bradley Cooper Breaks Box Office Record In The Elephant Man

I’ve already reported that ticket sales are through the roof for Bradley Cooper’s turn as John Merrick in the Broadway production of The Elephant Man, but new […]

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In the Wings: A Conversation with The Matter of Frank Schaefer Star Paul Kuhn

My name is … Paul Kuhn. The “u” in Kuhn is supposed to have an umlaut over it, but I think that is way too […]

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In the Wings: A Conversation With Red Speedo Star Keith Conallen

Keith Conallen plays Peter, the brother of an Olympic swimmer, in Theatre Exile’s production of Lucas Hnath’s Red Speedo.My name is … Keith Conallen. Sometimes I […]

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In the Wings: A Conversation with Blood Wedding Star Judith Lightfoot Clarke

My name is … as you might suspect, a family name, coming from Francis Lightfoot Lee, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.  Although when […]

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10 Things To Do In Philly This Week: Jewish Film Festival, First Person Arts, Martha Graham Cracker Sings the Music of David Lynch and More

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In the Wings: A Conversation with Detroit Star Geneviève Perrier

My name is … Geneviève Perrier. But if someone says Guinevere, Jean Vive, or Jonbenet, I usually look up. I am …  an actor in Philadelphia […]

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In the Wings: A Conversation with Great Expectations Star Josh Carpenter

My name is … Josh Carpenter and I am playing Pip in Great Expectations. On opening night … I will eat far too many hors d’oeuvres. My […]

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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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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 […]