Theatre Reviews

BodyTraffic wowed Philly

BodyTraffic

By Lewis Whittington | Apr 9
The Annenberg Center in Philly hosted the superior LA dance troupe BodyTraffic.

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," presented by the Philadelphia Theatre Company

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

By Andrew Clark | Apr 8
An estranged family comes together to discuss their regretful pasts and unpredictable futures in this hilarious and moving story.

’Hair’ runs to April 27 at Keegan Theatre

Hair

By Doug Rule | Apr 6
Keegan Theatre’s current production of "Hair" features an acting champion -- specifically the entire ensemble cast of 20-something actors.

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Theatre Features

Billy Porter on ’Kinky Boots’ anniversary, new CD

By Mark Kennedy | Apr 14
Billy Porter has good reason to be happy these days. He’s celebrating his anniversary in the hit musical "Kinky Boots" and is about to release a new CD of Broadway standards.

Yannick Greweldinger, Reinier Schimmel & Silke Hundertmark in "Lebensraum" at ArtsEmerson

Double Reality :: Bringing Humanity to Life in ’Lebensraum’

By Michael Cox | Apr 8
Director Jakop Ahlbom discusses his darkly comic homage to the silent film auteur Buster Keaton, "Lebensraum." In this surreal and dialogue-free play, two male inventors run into problems when they create a mechanical doll to help them keep house.

 Denzel Washington, left, and LaTanya Richardson Jackson during a performance of "A Raisin in the Sun," at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York

Denzel Washington on ’Raisin’ and Sidney Poitier

By Mark Kennedy | Mar 30
The Denzel Washington you meet backstage at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre is not exactly living a glamorous Hollywood life. He’s more like a college kid during finals.

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