Curio Theatre Company presents Amy Conroy’s ‘I Heart Alice Heart I’
Hand over your heart
Curio Theatre Company’s ‘I Heart Alice Heart I’ explores a decades-long partnership with humor and tenderness. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
Inis Nua presents Tatty Hennessy’s ‘A Hundred Words for Snow’
Narrations from the North Pole
With ‘A Hundred Words for Snow,’ Inis Nua mounts a gorgeous production of a flawed play. Josh Herren reviews.
EgoPo Classic Theater presents Sam Shepard’s ‘Fool for Love’
A dusty desert affair
EgoPo Classic Theater’s production of ‘Fool for Love’ lacks the charged current that pulls the doomed central couple together, even as it guarantees their mutual destruction. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium presents Eugène Ionesco’s ‘The Bald Soprano’
Why revisit Ionesco?
Once again, the Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium explores meaning, truth, language, and absurdity in ‘The Bald Soprano’. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
Princeton University Concerts presents ‘Beethoven’s Trios’
A living, laughing presence—250 years later
Beethoven loved composing piano trios, but they often get short shrift today. A Princeton University concert paired two lesser-known works with the famous “Archduke,” playing with a verve that proved the form’s ongoing worth. Linda Holt reviews.
The Kimmel Center presents Amir Nizar Zuabi’s ‘Grey Rock’
When art reaches for the moon
‘Grey Rock,’ from a Palestinian writer/director and cast, reminds us that some things in life are worth pursuing not because they are easy, but because they are hard. Jill Ivey reviews.
Superstar singer Gregory Porter makes his first visit to the Kimmel Center
The rise of Gregory Porter
Especially for those deep in the last 10 years of the Harlem jazz scene, one singer’s international rise has been a thrill. Gregory Porter is heading for his first concert at the Kimmel. Vena Jefferson will be there.
‘Don’t Read the Comments’ by Eric Smith
This story about a young person forced to commodify her every moment is an endearing and compelling window on claiming space in gamer-geek culture. Michelle Nugent reviews.
The Galleries at Moore present ‘Emerging Philadelphia’
Voyeurs, viewers, buyers
The Galleries at Moore present ‘Emerging Philadelphia,’ made up of three conceptually and materially distinct solo exhibitions by local artists Shona McAndrew, Matt A. Osborn, and Stacey Lee Webber. Alicia Link reviews.
The Wilma Theater presents Rajiv Joseph’s ‘Describe the Night’
Truth and lies, then and now
In a theatrical epic, playwright Rajiv Joseph uses Soviet history to make us look at ourselves, right now in the United States. Brad Rothbart reviews.