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"Tuesdays with Morrie," Thursday with Harold … Both offer major life lessons. And as "Tuesdays With Morrie" - the stage adaptation of the taut best-selling autobiographical Mitch Albom verbal album about a teacher and the young man he taught way beyond Brandeis U.'s brittle walls - gets ready to play the Merriam Theater beginning Nov. 1, actor Harold Gould puts...
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Just two Jews talking … After a High Holiday hiatus, Jackie Mason, star of "Freshly Squeezed - One Jew Talking," coming to the Keswick Theatre on Oct. 26, is back on his high horse trampling through the tzuris and travesties of everyday life. Think of his appearance as a one-man gallop poll as the Borscht Belt-bred comic beats a path...
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Certainly, clothes make the man. And clothes make the man of "I Am My Own Wife" as compelling a vision on a stage as has ever been seen. But, then, this past season's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play is no mere costume drama; the saga of East Berlin transvestite Charlotte von Mahlsdorf is dressed for success in the most...
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Another season, another show … and another great "On the Scene" contest! To help People's Light & Theater celebrate its 31st year, "On the Scene" is offering one lucky contest winner a season pass for two to the Chester County landmark's Mainstage productions. That's right - all of its Mainstage shows. And it begins right now with a revival of...
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Score one for 'Hairspray's hotcomb
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"Hairspray" adds a schpritz of Marc Shaiman sheen to a shandah-shellacked time in history - all with a little rock and roiling of the John Waters. The Tony Award-winning musical, now on stage at the Merriam Theater in Center City, uses Waters' divine rod of a raunchy rabble-rouser film made in 1988 (but set in the uncivil rites of the...
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