Comedy, tragedy, growth, and discovery mingle in surprising and compelling ways when Fringe artists use their artistic platforms to undo stigmas around mental illness and associated issues.
In 2017, it’s hard to separate fact from fiction and know who’s siding with whom, especially when it comes to the controversy over removing the Frank Rizzo statue. Alaina Mabaso reports.
This year’s festival wouldn’t be complete without a huge helping of the issues and causes that have been getting Philadelphians into the streets by the thousands, from the Women’s March to #PhillyIsCharlottesville. Here’s a look at how the resistance is fueling Fringe 2017.
Feeling left out of Dîner en Blanc this year? Or gloating because they couldn’t pay you to go? Philly is full of things to do on Thursday, August 17, that don’t require you to wear white or pack dinner.
Forget roaring. It’s war for the Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival, with a new patriarchy-smashing musical to anchor its third annual lineup. Alaina Mabaso reviews.
Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis's documentary, filmed on the front lines of the 2014 protests in Ferguson, Missouri, introduces a new generation of civil rights activists. Alaina Mabaso reviews.
An artists’ workshop from local theater-makers and inclusion specialists asked how we can make spaces more accessible for all people. Alaina Mabaso was there.
With a scale and sound producers say is ready to rival ‘Les Miserables,’ this Victor Hugo epic gets new life onstage with this adaptation, borrowing the stirring music of the Disney animated film for a grown-up story.
The Mann Center promises an “out of this world” concert event, honoring an extraordinary Air Force and NASA veteran with the tunes of Strauss, Haydn, John Williams, and more.
Courageous writer/performer Tenara Calem tackles hard and hilarious truths as she explores life with a brother who has autism. Alaina Mabaso reviews.