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"Ruined" and "Sweat," the two Pulitzer Prize-winning plays by Lynn Nottage, deal with political problems in a somber way. But Nottage has another side: "By The Way, Meet Vera Stark." more
Meet Diane, Vera, Rose and Kathy Ann, seniors who are best friends and whose friendship buoys them through life's ups and downs. That's the basic theme of  “Old Ringers,” continuing at Old Academy Players, 3544 Indian Queen Lane, through June 26. more
Elena Nahrmann is making her Stagecrafters debut in “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark.” more
While the actors do their job on stage, many others are hard at work behind the scenes of the Lantern Theater Company production which is scheduled to run through June 26 in Center City. One of those people is longtime radio news broadcaster Tiffany Bacon. more
Castellanos, who currently dances with the Charlotte Ballet’s second company (sort of like Triple-A in baseball), has been promoted and will be a full-time paid professional in the North Carolina troupe’s primary company next season.  more
Philadelphia Dance Theatre, a classic repertory dance company now located on the campus of the New Covenant Church at 7500 Germantown Ave. across from the old Trolley Car Diner, is presenting its … more
A contemporary remake of Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya." Director Robert Bauer's "Life Sucks" creates a show that is engaging on its own terms.  more
State Sen. Art Haywood helped secure the $750,000 grant, a significant step toward the theatre group's ultimate goal of buying and restoring the entire building. more
Directed by Mary Carpenter, the show features an ensemble cast of four who take on multiple roles in a series of vignettes throughout the show, including Lauryn Morgan Thomas, 26, who is making her Act II debut.  more
Filled with such unforgettable numbers as “Try to Remember,” “They Were You,” “Soon It's Gonna Rain” and others, “The Fantasticks” first opened in 1960 and continues to play at various venues to this day, making it one of the longest running musicals in U.S. theatrical history.  more
Stagecrafters' “Crimes of the Heart,” which won a Pulitzer Prize and was nominated for a Tony Award, is scheduled to open Thursday, April 14, and run through April 24. more
You want to burst out laughing, but you don't because you also feel a little bit scared. more
“These are great roles, and I'm lucky to have them,” said Zak, who admits to being 50-ish and growing up as the class clown in Collegeville. more
When a stranger runs his car into a ditch in dense fog in South Wales and makes his way to an isolated mansion, he discovers a woman standing over the dead body of her wheelchair-bound husband. more
Patricia Masarachia's bunker-like break room is expressive, and director Connie Norwood's dynamic cast gives this play a pulse. more
If there is a happy man in "Cure," it is Odysseus, played with resolution by award-winning actor Joseph Langham. more
David Bradley is currently directing People's Light's world premiere musical adaptation of “A Christmas Carol,” streaming a filmed version of the show from Dec. 24 through Jan. 6. more
Just in time for the holidays, Quintessence Theatre reopened with a rousing revival of "Little Women The Broadway Musical" (2004). For over two hours, this high-energy show never lets you rest.  more
"The Revolutionists" argues quite a bit. It is the story of four women who dare to challenge the engulfing terror. more
(1934 / 88 minutes) Sassy Pre-Code musical romp featuring composer Ramon Novarro frantically trying to juggle leading ladies Vivienne Segal and Jeanette MacDonald on his way to opening night. Co-stars Frank Morgan. more
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