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Monday, September 19, 2022

Lantern Theater Company presents Travesties by Cameron Kelsall

Slack pacing and a dire piece of miscasting sink the Lantern’s season-opening production of Tom Stoppard’s Travesties. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:14PM
Monday, September 12, 2022

Philly Fringe 2022: IHT presents Dermot Bolger’s In High Germany and The Parting Glass by Cameron Kelsall

With In High Germany and The Parting Glass, a pair of plays by Dermot Bolger, Irish Heritage Theatre explores Ireland’s lost generation and one man’s enduring fealty to soccer. Cameron K…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:28PM
Saturday, September 10, 2022

Philly Fringe 2022: IRC presents Tennessee Williams’s The Two-Character Play by Cameron Kelsall

Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium dives into the weird and wonderful world of Tennesse Williams’s The Two-Character Play as part of the Fringe Festival. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:38PM
Monday, August 22, 2022

Following the Philadelphia Orchestra to its summer residency in Saratoga Springs, NY by Cameron Kelsall

After a season of covering the Philadelphia Orchestra at Verizon Hall, music critic Cameron Kelsall followed it to Saratoga Springs, New York. Programs spanning Beethoven to Barber and Valer…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:21PM
Thursday, August 18, 2022

The Kimmel Cultural Campus presents the national tour of Dear Evan Hansen by Cameron Kelsall

Once a cultural phenomenon, Dear Evan Hansen now feels manipulative and misguided as its national tour plays Philadelphia. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:33PM
Monday, August 15, 2022

People’s Light presents Bess Wohl’s Grand Horizons by Cameron Kelsall

Grand Horizons at People’s Light explores the fallout from the end of a long marriage, but Bess Wohl’s boulevard comedy chooses cheap laughs over high stakes. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:51PM
Monday, June 20, 2022

EgoPo Classic Theater presents Sam Shepard’s Curse of the Starving Class by Cameron Kelsall

EgoPo Classic Theater finally concludes its survey of Sam Shepard with his brutal, bitingly funny Curse of the Starving Class. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:47PM
Friday, June 10, 2022

Quintessence Theatre Group presents Alexandre Dumas fils’s Camille by Cameron Kelsall

Despite a stylish physical production, Quintessence Theatre’s Camille lacks the passion of traditional melodrama and the perspective needed for a contemporary reinvention. Cameron Kelsall …

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:14PM
Thursday, June 9, 2022

Arden Theatre Company presents Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods by Cameron Kelsall

The Arden takes another trip Into the Woods, with delightful and poignant results. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:03PM
Thursday, May 26, 2022

Theatre Horizon presents Gracie Gardner’s Athena by Cameron Kelsall

Fencing and friendship are equally dangerous sports in Athena, a razor-sharp coming-of-age comedy at Theatre Horizon. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:35PM
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Review: Which Way to the Stage at MCC by Cameron Kelsall

Ana Nogueira pens "a love letter to the geeks, queerdos, and obsessives" and their complicated relationship with musical theatre and each other. Cameron Kelsall reviews. The post Review: Wh…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 08:00PM
Monday, May 2, 2022

The Philadelphia Orchestra presents Gil Shaham playing Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Cameron Kelsall

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s string players took the spotlight in a performance anchored by Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, with guest soloist Gil Shaham. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:45PM
Monday, April 25, 2022

Review: The Skin of Our Teeth at the Vivian Beaumont Theater by Cameron Kelsall

Thornton Wilder's ever-relevant play returns in a powerful, but inconsistent revival at Lincoln Center. Cameron Kelsall reviews. The post Review: The Skin of Our Teeth at the Vivian Beaumon…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 10:00PM

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents Madeline Sayet’s Where We Belong by Cameron Kelsall

In Where We Belong, a compelling but uneven solo work at Philadelphia Theatre Company, Madeline Sayet explores what it means to study Shakespeare from an Indigenous perspective. Cameron Kels…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:41PM

Review: Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera by Cameron Kelsall

The Met premieres another new production of Donizetti's opera, this time in the hands of Australian auteur Simon Stone. Cameron Kelsall reviews. The post Review: Lucia di Lammermoor at the …

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 12:58PM
Thursday, March 24, 2022

Curio Theatre Company presents Lanie Robertson’s Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill by Cameron Kelsall

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill at Curio Theatre offers a complex, entertaining portrait of Billie Holiday’s final Philadelphia performance. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:21PM
Friday, March 11, 2022

Arden Theatre Company presents R. Eric Thomas’s Backing Track by Cameron Kelsall

In Backing Track, a world premiere at the Arden, R. Eric Thomas offers a warm, witty portrait of a multigenerational Black queer family. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:59PM
Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Theatre Horizon presents James Ijames’s TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever by Cameron Kelsall

TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever, a world premiere from James Ijames at Theatre Horizon, asks its characters, and its audience, to wrestle with the complicated concept of inheritance. Cameron Kelsall r…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:15PM
Monday, March 7, 2022

Isis Productions presents Marsha Norman’s ’Night, Mother by Cameron Kelsall

Despite strong performances, Marsha Norman’s ’Night, Mother shows its age in a staging from Isis Productions. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:10PM
Monday, February 21, 2022

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia presents Brandenburg & the Baroque by Cameron Kelsall

Conductor Jeffrey Brillhart and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia highlighted the diversity of early modern music, showing how much vigor still resides in these oft-dismissed composition…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 06:11PM
Friday, February 11, 2022

The Kimmel Cultural Campus presents the national tour of Hadestown by Cameron Kelsall

The touring production of Hadestown, a wildly popular retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, arrives at the Academy of Music with energy and verve. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:43PM
Friday, February 4, 2022

Quintessence Theatre Group presents Seamus Heaney’s The Cure at Troy by Cameron Kelsall

Quintessence Theatre offers a modern, vibrant riff on Sophocles with Seamus Heaney’s The Cure at Troy. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:27PM
Monday, January 31, 2022

The Philadelphia Orchestra presents Daniele Rustioni by Cameron Kelsall

Mussorgsky’s vivid Pictures at an Exhibition and a remarkable concerto by local composer Ke-Chia Chen enlivened the Philadelphia Orchestra’s most recent concerts, led by debuting conduct…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:51PM
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Review: Long Day’s Journey into Night at the Minetta Lane Theatre by Cameron Kelsall

The Tyrones face the opioid crisis and Covid-19 in Robert O'Hara's contemporary production. Cameron Kelsall reviews. The post Review: Long Day’s Journey into Night at the Minetta Lane Thea…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 09:01PM
Monday, January 24, 2022

EgoPo Classic Theater presents Alice Childress’s Wine in the Wilderness by Cameron Kelsall

EgoPo Classic Theater offers a rich portrait of connection through art in Alice Childress’s Wine in the Wilderness. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:25PM
Friday, January 21, 2022

Arden Theatre Company presents Tennessee Williams’s A Streetcar Named Desire by Cameron Kelsall

The Arden Theatre Company’s long-delayed staging of A Streetcar Named Desire lacks realism and magic. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:26PM
Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Rising mezzo-soprano star Chrystal E. Williams makes her PCMS debut by Cameron Kelsall

Chrystal E. Williams made her PCMS recital debut with an intriguing but uneven program. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 10:58AM
Thursday, December 9, 2021

McCarter Theatre Center presents Heidi Shreck’s What the Constitution Means to Me by Cameron Kelsall

In What the Constitution Means to Me, playwright Heidi Schreck examines the personal and political intersections of our country’s laws. Cameron Kelsall reviews an engagement of the nationa…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:50AM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Nathalie Stutzmann conducts a historical guest role with Philadelphia Orchestra by Cameron Kelsall

In her first concerts as principal guest conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Nathalie Stutzmann balances repertory warhorses and new music with fresh ideas and attention to detail. Came…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:53PM
Friday, November 19, 2021

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents Lindsay Joelle’s The Garbologists by Cameron Kelsall

The Garbologists, a world premiere from Philadelphia Theatre Company, searches for deep meaning in a dirty job but offers a fairly thin character study instead. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:07PM
Monday, November 15, 2021

The Philadelphia Orchestra presents Rafael Payare by Cameron Kelsall

Fast-rising conductor Rafael Payare made his Philadelphia Orchestra debut with a program featuring a world-premiere Clarinet Concerto that highlighted the virtuosity of Ricardo Morales. Came…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:32PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards