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Producer Brings ‘Curious Incident’ to Life in US, Enjoys Greater Jewish Presence Here

So how does the story of an autistic teenage boy who discovers his neighbor’s dog has been killed and tries to find the culprit...
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Theatre Ariel Returns With Reflection on International Tragedy

Sherri Mandell wanted to continue doing the little things for her son, Koby: taking him to school, packing his lunches, sharing the joy of...
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A Play on Witches Takes a Jewish Approach

A Bala Cynwyd native, Molly Lang wrote They’ll Be Callin’ Us Witches, a play that explores adolescent rage, violence and devilry, pushing the boundaries of...
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Jewish by Numbers: Theatre Ariel Represents Judaism Through Several Short Plays

Theatre Ariel’s fourth and final salon of the year, called 1-­18: Illuminations, featured a series of 13 short plays written by different playwrights — each...
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Forrest Award Recipients Look Back on Experiences

Len Karabell and Audrey Merves to receive Edwin Forrest Award for their service to the Walnut Street Theatre on May 6. Len Karabell had hopes...
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What Happens when the Macbeths Go to Therapy?

Dr. Dan Gottlieb sat down with one of Shakespeare's most notorious couples and gave them a psychotherapy session. The lights in the studio room at...
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For Actor in Carole King Musical, Life Is ‘Beautiful’

Like most aspiring artists and singers, Ben Fankauser knew the iconic songs of Carole King, but he had no idea about her story. Like most...
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For This Rebbetzin, a Second Act Beckons Onstage

For Kelly McCormick, the hills are alive — with the sound of Jewish music. McCormick, who will be in town for performances of The Sound...
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Walnut Street Theatre’s New Production Is Sure to Have Audiences Seeing ‘Red’

Mark Rothko's artwork of the early Abstract Expressionist era is the focus of the Tony Award-winning play, Red, which will be at the Walnut Street...
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Four Decades After John Rubinstein’s Debut in ‘Pippin,’ Everything Is the Same, Only Different

John Rubinstein, son of the famed concert pianist Arthur Rubinstein, will return to the "Pippin" stage as King Charlemagne. When Pippin burst onto the Broadway...