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FringeArts Announces 2014 Lineup

The Philadelphia Fringe Festival announced the lineup of the “Presented” shows being staged at this fall’s festival, taking place September 5-21. Out of the 11 theater, […]

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Curio to Produce Play About Defrocked PA Pastor Frank Schaefer

The United Methodist Church purports to being guided by a simple principle: “All means all.” That sounds absolutely lovely, huh? But where was that ideology last winter […]

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June Theater Guide: Colin Quinn, Paula Deen Meets Rodney King and Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll

Our guide to the best of what’s opening on Philly stages in June.

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InterAct Debuts New Gay-Themed Play, Ritu Comes Home

Last night, InterAct Theatre Company world-premiered its latest show, Ritu Comes Home, at the Adrienne Theater. The story follows Brendan and David, an affluent gay couple who […]

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Jesus Christ Superstar Mysteriously Cancelled Before Debut

The star-studded North American tour of Jesus Christ Superstar that had punk icon John “Johnny Rotten” Lydon playing King Harold and Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child […]

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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 […]

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May Theater Guide: What’s Opening On Stages This Month in Philadelphia

Our guide to what’s happening on Philly stages in May. Looking for something else? We’ve compiled a good list of local events happening now through […]

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Rocky Gets Four Tony Nominations

Nominations for the 68th annual Tony Awards were announced yesterday, and Rocky gets four mentions. Among them is a Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading […]

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Patti LaBelle to Perform on Broadway This Summer

Miss Patti LaBelle — who we imagine is still reeling from this week’s Cher and Cyndi show — is set to play a rotating role in […]

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The Wizard of Oz Coming to Academy of Music

Heads up friends (and allies) of Dorothy: The Academy of Music just announced that it will stage a touring production of The Wizard of Oz […]

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Bank Forecloses on Suzanne Roberts Theatre

A bit of shocking news from South Broad Street. Just a couple of blocks and a couple of weeks away from the street’s biggest development […]

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Lantern Theater Company’s 2014 / 2015 Season Lineup

Lantern Theater Company released its 2014/15 lineup and, true to form, it’s full of classics, modern faves, and its signature revisions of both. Expect fresh […]

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Facebook Says Boudoir Photo of Philly Actress Amanda Schoonover Is Obscene

(Editor’s Note: Ticket editor Josh Middleton has designated this entry one of the blog’s top posts for 2014.) If you regularly attend theatrical productions in […]

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April Theater Guide: What’s Opening On Stages This Month in Philadelphia

Our guide to the best of what’s opening on Philly stages in April. Looking for something else? We’ve compiled a good list of local events […]

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Don Juan Comes Home From Iraq Sheds New Light on Buried Stories

Don Juan is not in hell; he’s in purgatory. Well, he’s in Philadelphia, but it sure is infernal. The Wilma Theater’s latest, Don Juan Comes Home […]