Move over, Nutcracker; make way, Tiny Tim: there is a new theatrical tradition in town this year just in time for the holidays, and this one features hot latkes, chocolate gelt, live klezmer music and Chanukah candle lighting. Gas and Electric Arts, a Philadelphia-based theater company founded by Lower Merion native Lisa Jo Epstein and partner David Brown in 2005,...
Shakers rattle and a renowned writer and a duchess of dance roil the artistic waters in a new movement/theater piece that expresses an abundance about the repressed Shaker sect that settled in New Hampshire in the late 1700s under its gatekeeper/guardian Mother Ann Lee.
For an actress whose career mantra has been "Let Me Entertain You," Tovah Feldshuh has found audiences eager to agree, letting her into their homes and hearts through acclaimed TV portrayals (Helena Slomova, Holocaust; Danielle Melnick, Law & Order), films (Kissing Jessica Stein) and a bounty of bravura Broadway shows.
This pizza man delivers with a domino effect: Within 10 minutes of Sal Buonacotti bounding into the room, everything falls into place in Woody Allen's "Honeymoon Hotel," part of the trio of comedies that is Relatively Speaking, now on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.