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    Delaware’s REP Opens Season with ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES

    Newark, DE — The Resident Ensemble Players (REP) opens its 2014-2015 season with the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES, September 25 – October 12. Often lauded as one of the most important plays of the twentieth century, Tony Kushner’s epic and multi-faceted exploration examines […]

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  • David Pica, Jeff Hunsicker in a scene from FARRAGUT NORTH at The Stagecrafters. (Photo credit: Sara Stewart)

    Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows—Stagecrafters Opens Season with FARRAGUT NORTH

    As we are already being inundated with Presidential election punditry, Chestnut Hill’s Stagecrafters has made the interesting choice to mount Beau Willimon’s taut political dramedy FARRAGUT NORTH as their 2014-2015 season opener. Directed by Jane Toczek, this 2008 critical success runs in their historic Germantown Avenue theatre from September 18—October […]

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  • Ryan Goulden, Allison Girard in a scene from LEND ME A TENOR at Players Club of Swarthmore. (Photo credit: Jim Carroll)

    LEND ME A TENOR at PCS Provides Laughs on Key

    For the opening of its 104th season, the Players Club of Swarthmore is presenting Ken Ludwig’s uproarious farce, LEND ME A TENOR, with solid results. Saunders (Michael Steven Schultz), the domineering manager of the prestigious Cleveland Grand Opera Company, and his nervous assistant Max (Ryan Goulden) anxiously await the arrival […]

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  • Daniel Davis and Michael Learned star in LOVE LETTERS at Delaware Theatre Company. (Photo credit: Joe del Tufo, Mobius New Media)

    Chemistry is Key in LOVE LETTERS at Delaware Theatre Company

    It started with an obligatory thank-you note. Young Andy had been invited to the birthday party of a schoolmates, Melissa. It was the beginning of a lifelong correspondence, friendship, and a love that rarely had a life off the handwritten pages, but was very much real. I first saw LOVE […]

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  • Evan McClelland, Mike Monroe, Danny Donnelly and Nick Groch in THE LION IN WINTER at Old Academy Players.

    THE LION IN WINTER Boldly Kicks Off the Season at Old Academy Players

    Old Academy Players, for their 491st show, takes on a play that is not for the faint of heart. THE LION IN WINTER by James Goldman is a play about family life, not every day family life, but a dysfunctional royal family. Chinon, France during the Christmas of 1183 is […]

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  • Union soldiers in The Eagle Theatre's production of THE CIVIL WAR. (Photo credit: Chris Miller)

    THE CIVIL WAR Rages at Eagle Theatre

    THE CIVIL WAR is a “musical” written by Gregory Boyd and Frank Wildhorn, with lyrics by Jack Murphy and music by Wildhorn. The “musical” centers on the American Civil War, with the musical numbers portraying the war through Union, Confederate, and slave viewpoints. The musical styles include Gospel, Folk, Country, […]

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  • Amy Sprouse; Jeff Blomquist; Steven Ciapanna; Ethan Rundell star in MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS. (Photo credit: Lauren Patanovich)

    MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS at the Grand Theatre

    It’s 1939 Hollywood: Legendary producer David O. Selznick has just shut down production on the most eagerly anticipated movie in history – his blockbuster version of Margaret Mitchell’s bestselling novel ‘Gone with the Wind’ – scrapping the script and sacking the director in the process. While fending off the film’s […]

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  • Ingenious Travel Down Memory Lane: SmokeyScout Productions’ SLIDESHOW

    SLIDESHOW, a multimedia production, written and performed by Josh McIlvain is an especially innovative and creative part of the 2014 Philadelphia Fringe festival. McIlvain is well known to Philadelphia Fringe aficionados as he has been involved in many aspects of previous Fringes (both festivals and productions). Historical and current McIlvain […]

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  • Is She or Isn’t She…NUTS? Question Answered at Forge Theatre

    NUTS…is she or isn’t she? That is the basic question, and the basic plot of the latest production at Forge Theatre in Phoenixville. NUTS is the 1979 play by Tom Topor that explores the subjects of sexual abuse, family issues, and the aspects of the criminal court system. The play […]

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  • Colonial Playhouse Stages Miller’s A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE

    “Just remember, kid, you can quicker get back a million dollars that was stole than a word that you gave away.” ~ Eddie Carbone In light of the ongoing debate about immigration, Arthur Miller’s 1955 drama, A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE has become timely again. Aldan’s Colonial Playhouse has chosen […]

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