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Free Shakespeare in Clark Park Starts Tonight, Now with Peanut the Dog

Kathryn MacMillan is directing Shakespeare in Clark Park for the first time, and of course it’s the year when the show has a dog and […]

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How Much is Theater Worth?

When Azuka Theatre kicks off its fall season with Idris Goodwin’s How We Got On, the seats will be filled with patrons who haven’t paid […]

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Mentally Prepare for the DNC with Political Theater

The Trump Card @ FringeArts | Thursday, July 21 Mike Daisey, called “the master storyteller” by the New York Times, performs his monologue about the […]

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BalletX Leaps into the Surreal

BalletX Summer Series @ The Wilma Theater | July 6-17 Choreographers Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and BalletX co-founder Matthew Neenan team up with “experiential art shop” […]

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8 Performances to Catch This Week

JUNK’s Urban Scuba: Retro Dive @ Shiloh Baptist Church Acclaimed as “audacious” by the New York Times, the Philly-based contemporary dance company that gathers inspiration from garbage plunges into a deep […]

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LGBTQ&A: Anthony Mustafa Adair

Anthony Mustafa Adair, a 24-year-old rising star in Philadelphia’s theater scene, chats with us about his experiences as an openly gay Afghan performer and his […]

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Jim Kenney Made a Cameo in a High School Musical

Seated in the dark back row of a theater during the climactic scene of Curtains, a comedy musical murder mystery put on by St. Joe’s Prep, […]

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Local Production of The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning Provokes Trans Controversy

Some members of Philadelphia’s live arts community have co-signed an open letter raising concerns about a local production of the 2012 play The Radicalisation of Bradley […]


Pop-Up Dinner Theater at Neuf

On Monday, May 9th, Sam Jacobson (Stargazy) and dinner theater are coming to Joncarl Lachman’s Neuf. Billed as a “strange and sumptuous evening,” this night of […]

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TOP PICKS: 5 Unique LGBTQ Events This Weekend

FRIDAY EVENTS The 17th Annual Philly Black Pride Celebration April 28th through May 2nd Philly Black Pride is finally here and bigger than ever with […]

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Arts Shortlist: See a Play About WikiLeaks

See What I Wanna See @ Christ Church Neighborhood House | April 28 to May 15 For 11th Hour Theatre Company’s 11th season, the founders […]

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Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival Issues Call for Applications

The Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival, a collective intended towards the creation of female opportunity in the performing arts, is currently accepting submissions for its second annual showcase, set for August 1st through […]

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Review: Theatre Exile’s Smoke is 50 Shades of Meh

“Will I seem terminally un-hip,” worried the 59-year-old critic, “if I admit I’m not into bondage?” Don’t get me wrong: I’m not offended, but I just […]

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Orbiter 3 Welcomes Two New Playwrights

Lauren Feldman and Sam Henderson are now orbiting. It was announced this morning that the two acclaimed theater artists have joined the exciting Philadelphia playwriting […]

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REVIEW: Mauckingbird Theatre’s The Sisterhood Reimagines Gender Norms

Who could have ever thought a 17th-century French play could be so gay and gender-bending — and work so damn well as a result? Philly-based […]