Cameron Kelsall didn't plan to write a 2017 best-of-theater list, but considering the proliferation of excellent new work by local playwrights, he couldn't help himself.
Philadelphia Orchestra’s annual presentation of Handel’s ‘Messiah,’ under the baton of Cristian Măcelaru, offered few reasons to shout "Hallelujah." Cameron Kelsall reviews.
Broadway powerhouses Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley bring their intimate cabaret to Princeton’s McCarter Theatre. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
As black women in the United States reclaim their time and refuse to be silenced, ‘The Color Purple’ feels more relevant than ever. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
The Philadelphia premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s ‘Shroud’ lifted an otherwise banal PCMS program from Emerson String Quartet. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
Several strong performances cannot overcome City Theater Company’s muddled interpretation of ‘Sunday in the Park with George.' Cameron Kelsall reviews.
Sam Henderson's world premiere ‘The Brownings,' presented by playwriting collective Orbiter 3, flirts with heavy ideas, but too often takes the path of least resistance. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
Donald Runnicles’s Philadelphia Orchestra program takes listeners on a musical trip around Europe. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
Brilliant soprano Barbara Hannigan makes her local recital debut with a surprising and sometimes frustrating all-lieder program. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
Curio Theatre Company presents an astonishingly fresh take on Beth Henley’s ‘Crimes of the Heart.' Cameron Kelsall reviews.