Theater

‘Aladdin’ a Whole New World of Material

Like many growing up before the age of DVDs, Jed Feder has a well-loved and worn copy of Aladdin on VHS. (When was the...

Josh Davis Tracks Down Prisoner 24601 on ‘Les Mis’ Tour

Josh Davis was steaming his voice and resting while preparing for another performance of Les Misérables in Washington, D.C. And it’s no wonder, as he’s...

Producer Brings ‘Curious Incident’ to Life in US, Enjoys Greater Jewish Presence Here

So how does the story of an autistic teenage boy who discovers his neighbor’s dog has been killed and tries to find the culprit...
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Theatre Ariel Returns With Reflection on International Tragedy

Sherri Mandell wanted to continue doing the little things for her son, Koby: taking him to school, packing his lunches, sharing the joy of...
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A Play on Witches Takes a Jewish Approach

A Bala Cynwyd native, Molly Lang wrote They’ll Be Callin’ Us Witches, a play that explores adolescent rage, violence and devilry, pushing the boundaries of...
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Jewish by Numbers: Theatre Ariel Represents Judaism Through Several Short Plays

Theatre Ariel’s fourth and final salon of the year, called 1-­18: Illuminations, featured a series of 13 short plays written by different playwrights — each...
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Forrest Award Recipients Look Back on Experiences

Len Karabell and Audrey Merves to receive Edwin Forrest Award for their service to the Walnut Street Theatre on May 6. Len Karabell had hopes...
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What Happens when the Macbeths Go to Therapy?

The lights in the studio room at WHYY dim. A small stage is set up on the front left side before an audience of...
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For Actor in Carole King Musical, Life Is ‘Beautiful’

Like most aspiring artists and singers, Ben Fankauser knew the iconic songs of Carole King, but he had no idea about her story. Like most...
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For This Rebbetzin, a Second Act Beckons Onstage

For Kelly McCormick, the hills are alive — with the sound of Jewish music. McCormick, who will be in town for performances of The Sound...