What happens when we peek behind the scenes of a beloved classic? This musical version lets grownups in and provides a satisfactory tear at the end, but why is the story of a strong young woman turned into a tale of a man’s love lost?
In I Will Not Go Gently, Jennifer Childs provides plenty of laughs about aging without ever addressing the critical question: How do you do it well?
In 1the 1920s the repressed protagonist of Machinal murdered her husband. Today’s women have found healthier outlets for their frustrations.
In Always… Patsy Cline, a Texas housewife meets her idol, and the rest of us share vicariously in the joyous entertainment of the moment.
The new Philadelphia Design Center offers a coworking space that gives theatrical designers both space and access to high-tech design aids.
A rollicking good comedy about pirates and crocodiles and star stuff has me laughing while asking questions about gender parity, trans issues, and child abuse. Why can’t I just enjoy the show and forget about all that other stuff?
Setting our lives to music makes the hard parts so much more palatable. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical makes us feel good about ourselves and the possibility of happiness with and without marriage, even if it’s just a modern day fairytale.
Two Trains Running addresses the problem of racial, if not gender, diversity in the theater. It’s interesting to note the ways in which the discussions the characters were having in 1969 are still relevant today.
The Women is a play by a woman starring women. Does having a male director make a difference in how the material is handled? Or is this just a play that isn’t relevant any longer?
The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s International Pop exhibit is a far-reaching look into the world of Pop Art, but it lacks a feminine side.