EgoPo Classic Theater presents ‘Emily’ by Brenna Geffers and Natalia de la Torre
A letter from Miss Dickinson
EgoPo Classic Theater’s ‘Emily’ brings theater to your mailbox, and reconsiders the life and legacy of Emily Dickinson in the process. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
Berkeley Rep presents ‘It Can’t Happen Here,’ a radio play streaming nationwide
It’s already happening here
In its radio-play adaptation of Sinclair Lewis’s 'It Can’t Happen Here,' Berkeley Rep makes us confront ourselves. Brad Rothbart reviews.
‘The Museum of Whales You Will Never See’ by A. Kendra Greene
What do museums mean?
‘The Museum of Whales You Will Never See’ is an ethereal look at seven unusual museums in Iceland, and what they tell us about ourselves. Elisa Shoenberger reviews.
The Phoenix Theatre presents Shakespeare’s ‘Henry VI, Part III’
“To make less the depth of grief”
The Phoenix Theatre in Chester Springs embraces Zoom with its presentation of ‘Henry VI, Part III,’ one of the Bard’s lesser-performed histories. Jill Ivey reviews.
Here’s why everybody should watch FX’s ‘What We Do in the Shadows’
My favorite murderers
Killers with no regard for human life may not sound like the most queer-positive demographic, but everyone should be watching ‘What We Do in the Shadows,’ a lovingly queer TV series about vampires. Mina Reinckens reviews.
Thaddeus Phillips presents ‘Zoo Motel’
Don’t know before you go
In ‘Zoo Motel,’ the latest theatrical presentation for the pandemic age, Thaddeus Phillips brings his magic to the Zoom screen. Josh Herren reviews.
The German Society of Pennsylvania presents Natalie Zhu and Clancy Newman
How does a concert on video compare to a live one?
A concert at the German Society with cellist Clancy Newman and pianist Natalie Zhu provided a unique opportunity to compare a live concert with a video version. Margaret Darby reviews both.
The Philadelphia Orchestra presents ‘Sight/Sound/Symphony’
Streams for eyes and ears
The Philadelphia Orchestra’s second Digital Stage stream, ‘Sight/Sound/Symphony,’ added another success to its 2020 season, including an orchestra-commissioned world premiere by Carlos Simon and visual design by Rejik Anadol. Linda Holt reviews.
Philly Fringe 2020: Tangle Movement Arts presents ‘The Way Out’
The limbo of life
A performance made for pandemic, ‘The Way Out’ took audiences on a drive-in journey through music, movement, theater, and glassblowing at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Melissa Strong reviews.
Philly Fringe 2020: Maren Montalbano presents ‘The Bodice Ripper Project’
Loving life backstage
Mezzo-soprano Maren Montalbano has long shared steamy stories with her castmates, and now she’s bringing them to your living room in ‘The Bodice Ripper Project’ for this year’s Fringe. Jill Ivey reviews.