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Due to popular demand, Quintessence Theatre Group is extending the run for its well-reviewed seasonal musical, Mary Poppins, through Jan. 8.  more
It has been quite a year for theater in the Chestnut Hill area, with feature shows from two equity theaters as well as professional-grade productions from neighborhood troupes. more
A musical revue of Cole Porter? Where do you start? The number of Cole Porter songs that are now jazz standards is staggering. more
There aren’t many stories as beloved as Charles Dickens’ seasonal classic, “A Christmas Carol.”  Countless versions and adaptations have emerged. more
Here she comes again, sailing through the air under that parrot-handle umbrella. It is 1910 in Edwardian England as Mary Poppins returns to Quintessence Theatre for the holiday season. more
You'd never know it from his 25-year career as a professional actor with many accolades that Germantown resident Gregory Isaac did not secure his first theatrical role in a school play because of any acting ability. more
Stagecrafters kicked off the holiday season with a lush production of "Miss Bennet – Christmas at Pemberley." more
Quintessence Theatre Group has won Theater Philadelphia’s $25,000 Philadelphia Award for Social Insight, honoring the company for its production of "Flyin' West." more
Eleanor Roosevelt was much more than a memorable First Lady and the wife of a man many consider to be one of the nation’s greatest presidents. more
You wonder if the historical Eleanor Roosevelt was as captivating as the Eleanor you see on the stage at Act II Playhouse. more
Frank X., the Barrymore Award winner now starring in Eugene Ionesco's “The Chairs,” says the playwright knew exactly what he was doing when he created the two roles.   more
Legendary historians David McCullough and Doris Kearns Goodwin have both written that much of their research for their biographies of historical giants consisted of reading and quoting from letters.  more
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately one in five adults in the U.S. suffers from some form of mental illness. more
Set in the isolated mountains of Connemara in County Galway, Ireland, “The Beauty Queen of Leenane” tells a sometimes comic - and sometimes dark - story. more
Bob Weick didn't start acting until he was 40, when a music director for his choral group suggested he give it a try. more
East Falls' historic Old Academy Players is celebrating its 100th anniversary season with the Philadelphia premiere of “ShakespeareaPalooza!” more
Bob Weick didn't become an actor until what he calls “late in life.” He was 40 and singing with a choral group when the musical director suggested that he try acting. more
Maureen wants to escape rural Ireland and live a different life. While this seems like a run-of-the-mill set-up, there is nothing mundane about "The Beauty Queen of Leenane." more
Among other awards, "Proof" by David Auburn won the Pulitzer Prize in 2001 for Best Play, and the work is now a staple with community theaters. more
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