Theater

Michaela Shuchman and Dana Orange lying on a hardwood floor

Philly Fringe Roundup: Festival Returns With Jewish-Led Productions

Mark your calendars, because it’s time for the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, which features several productions put on by members of the local Jewish community. The...
Daniel Irwin holds roses

In ‘Significant Other,’ A Man Wonders About His Future When His Friends Marry

For artistic director Peter Reynolds, Significant Other is a perfect expression of what Mauckingbird Theatre Co. tries to do — namely, produce affordable theater...
A dancer in a blue outfit performs during the Philadelphia Women's Theatre Festival in 2016

Tribe 12 Coordinator Aims to Empower Women in Theater With Fifth Annual Festival

When Polly Edelstein was a graduate theater student at Villanova University, she wrote a manifesto. The concept of a “manifesto” has taken on some ominous...
Sonya Aronowitz, the producer behind the Off Boardwalk cabaret series in Atlantic City

Jewish Producer Opens Atlantic City Cabaret Series ‘Off Boardwalk’

  A new summer cabaret series, Off Boardwalk, opens July 5 at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City, featuring an eclectic mix of theater, cabaret...

Your Arts and Entertainment Guide for Summer 2019

Struggling to find something to do this summer? Don’t fret — we’ve got you covered with our picks of concerts, shows and events in...

Theater Review | ‘Indecent:’ That’s the Story of Our Times

There is a scene in The Arden Theatre Co.'s production of Indecent, running through June 23 (directed by Rebecca Wright) that could serve as a...

Jewish Actor Jordan Matthew Brown Stars as Elder Cunningham in ‘The Book of Mormon’

The Book of Mormon, the Mormon buddy-comedy musical written by the creators of South Park and a Frozen songwriter, is the story of two...
Michaela Shuchman as Chana and Leah Walton as Halina in Arden Theatre Company’s INDECENT. Photo credit_ Wide Eyed Studio

‘Indecent’ Pushes Boundaries in Yiddish

Indecency, it could be said, is in the eye of the beholder; one man’s unthinkable obscenity is another’s line to be smudged, erased and...
Seth Reichgott and Alana Gerlach

‘Oh, God’ Concludes Theatre Ariel Season

Theatre Ariel’s 2018-2019 season concludes with a play about wrestling with God. Only this time, it’s God asking the questions in Oh, God, a play...

Didi Conn Talks ‘Middletown,’ Bar Mitzvahs

The inimitable beauty school dropout will soon be appearing in New Hope. Didi Conn, who is best known for her role as Frenchy in the...