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THEATER REVIEWS: City Paper On Arden, InterAct and Walnut Street Theatre’s Latest

In its latest issue, City Paper reviews three shows playing in Philly right now. David Anthony Fox on Arden Theatre Company’s Water by the Spoonful: Water is […]

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4 Things to Do Tonight in Philly: Weird Larry the Puppet, Trippy Japanese Theater and More

Malvern, Pa. brothers Ben and Mike Lebovitz are premiering their TV pilot/short film Welcome to Brownsville this week at PhilaMOCA. The protagonist of the film is a […]

Rocky The Musical On Broadway
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Yo Broadway! It’s Rocky the Musical

Andy Karl knows what you’re thinking. He had the same reservations before agreeing to play Rocky Balboa. How do you turn that film—“Yo Adrian!” and […]

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Philly Author Warren Hoffman Tackles Racism on Broadway in “The Great White Way”

Are you ready for this, musical theater nerds? The original title of West Side Story was East Side Story, and it was supposed to be […]

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Top 5 Must-Dos This Week in Philly: An ’80s Dance Party, Grimm With a Twist and More

Every Monday we round up five of the best things to do in the week ahead. Local artists Ellie Brown, Seth Reichgott and Arlen Hancock […]

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James Sugg Tells Us What It’s Like to Write Songs for Kathleen Turner

If you haven’t seen Philadelphia actor, sound designer, composer, and Pig Iron Theatre Company member James Sugg around town in a while, it’s because he […]

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DO THIS: Pig Iron Theatre’s
“Lights, Ham-eras, Action!”

In 1995, a group of Swarthmore grads decided to start a “dance-clown-theatre ensemble,” performing strange works in church basements. They called it Pig Iron Theatre […]

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TONIGHT: Gary Shteyngart, Phosphorescent, an ’80s Party and More

Our daily roundup of what’s happening tonight in Philadelphia. Quick note before we move on: All tonight’s events are subject to cancellation because of weather. […]

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GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to See Karmin at TLA [CONTEST CLOSED]

We’re celebrating our first week of Ticket by giving away — well look at that — tickets to see Karmin at the TLA on Fri., […]


Perhaps the Weirdest Show Ever Opens In Philadelphia Tonight

I know that we tend to be pretty quick with the superlatives in this business, but I don’t think it’s any exaggeration to say that […]

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PHOTOS: The Opera Version of Brokeback Mountain

Out has some first-look photos of composer Charles Wuorinen and writer Annie Proulx’s Brokeback Mountain opera that’s opening in Madrid on Jan. 28 at the Teatro […]

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Two Philly LGBT Theater Troupes Receive Big Arts Grants

Christmas came early (late?) for a few arty Philly folks last night, when the Cultural Alliance doled out $90,000 in grants to 62 arts groups […]

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Young, Gay Love Takes Center Stage in Mauckingbird Theatre Company’s Season Opener

Mauckingbird — G Philly‘s 2013 pick for Best Theater Troupe — is beginning its 2014 season with Jonathan Harvey’s Beautiful Thing, The coming-of-age story — which debuted on American stages 20 […]

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ThinkFest Video: Pig Iron Theatre Company, Pt. 2

“What kind of world would you like to live in, in 200 years?” Benjamin Franklin asks the big questions, but would you expect anything less […]

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2013 Barrymore Award Winners Include Actress Charlotte Ford

On Monday night, the 2013 Barrymore Award winners were announced at Old City’s Arden Theatre. Philadelphia actress Charlotte Ford (pictured) came away the biggest individual […]