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Monday, March 30, 2020

‘Dishing with Julia Child’ premieres on WHYY by Gail Obenreder

Today’s top culinary stars view a past master on PBS’s ‘Dishing with Julia Child.’ Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 07:09PM

‘The Secret Lives of Color’ by Kassia St. Clair by Gail Obenreder

Who knew hues could be so riveting? Gail Obenreder reviews Kassia St. Clair’s colorful book.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:28PM
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The Resident Ensemble Players present Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’ by Gail Obenreder

Irish director Ben Barnes takes on American troubles with REP’s ‘Crucible.’ Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 09:27PM
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

#GLASSFEST and The Crossing present Donald Nally’s ‘Knee Plays’ by Gail Obenreder

The Crossing mixes it up to kick off #GLASSFEST, with the premiere of ‘Knee Plays,’ drawn from the music of Philip Glass and David Byrne. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:25PM
Friday, February 21, 2020

The Delaware Symphony Orchestra presents ‘An Evening of Strings with the Mendelssohns’ by Gail Obenreder

Delaware Symphony players meet the Mendelssohns and Caroline Shaw with virtuosic joie di vivre. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:10PM
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Mélomanie presents ‘Music & Art of Iran’ by Gail Obenreder

The Mélomanie ensemble makes a chamber-music visit to Persia. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:27PM
Monday, February 17, 2020

The Delaware Contemporary presents ‘Focal Points: Women Advancing the Aperture’ by Gail Obenreder

The Delaware Contemporary marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment in its own style, with an eye on women’s lenses in ‘Focal Points: Women Advancing the Aperture.’ Gail Obenreder rev…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:12PM
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia presents ‘Music of the Enlightenment’ by Gail Obenreder

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia hails the glass harmonica to revive the Enlightenment—an appropriate sound for Philadelphia’s history. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:23PM
Saturday, January 25, 2020

The Delaware Symphony Orchestra presents ‘False Starts’ by Gail Obenreder

Delaware Symphony plays works by Borodin, Elgar, and Rachmaninoff that had difficult premieres in their own times. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:22PM
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Resident Ensemble Players presents Michael Gotch’s ‘Starter Pistol’ by Gail Obenreder

The Resident Ensemble Players take on the troubles of America in Michael Gotch’s latest play. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:24PM
Monday, November 25, 2019

Brandywine River Museum presents ‘Cinderella & Co. ‒ Three Fairy Tales Reimagined’ by Gail Obenreder

Fairy tales always have more going on under the surface, and a new exhibition at the Brandywine River Museum offers fresh, multicultural takes on three of our favorites. Gail Obenreder revie…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:42PM
Monday, November 18, 2019

Winterthur Museum welcomes National Gallery of Art director Kaywin Feldman by Gail Obenreder

The first woman director of the National Gallery of Art has already been shaking up the field around the country. Kaywin Feldman offered a vision for museums of the future in a special lectu…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:05PM
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Resident Ensemble Players present Ken Ludwig’s ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ by Gail Obenreder

Climb aboard REP’s ‘Orient Express’ for a fabulous journey. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:48PM
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Delaware Theatre Company presents Joshua Ravetch’s ‘One November Yankee’ by Gail Obenreder

‘One November Yankee’ gets a bumpy landing at Delaware Theatre Company. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:05PM
Monday, September 16, 2019

Delaware Theatre Company presents ‘Hound of the Baskervilles’ by Gail Obenreder

Victorian noir meets comic mayhem in DTC’s ‘Hound of the Baskervilles.’ Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 08:39PM
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Philly Fringe 2019: Pig Iron Theatre Company presents ‘Superterranean’ by Gail Obenreder

Mimi Lien and Pig Iron venture into society’s anomie with the curated Fringe’s ‘Superterranean.’ Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:39PM
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

OperaDelaware presents Jake Heggie and Terrence McNally’s ‘Dead Man Walking’ by Gail Obenreder

‘Dead Man Walking’ is a moving, disturbing, gorgeous, and inspiring experience at OperaDelaware. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:36PM
Saturday, April 27, 2019

Delaware Theatre Company presents ‘Honk! The Ugly Duckling Musical’ by Gail Obenreder

Family-friendly, but more than a kids' show, 'Honk!' paddles swimmingly into Delaware. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:47PM
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The Resident Ensemble Players presents ‘Inherit the Wind’ by Gail Obenreder

Does 'Inherit the Wind,' now staged with Newark’s REP, take us back to the future? Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:26PM
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Delaware Theatre Company presents George Bernard Shaw’s ‘Saint Joan’ by Gail Obenreder

Contemporary playwright Chelsea Marcantel assays the great George Bernard Shaw for ‘Saint Joan,’ now onstage at Delaware Theatre Company. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 09:43PM
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The Resident Ensemble Players present Michael Gotch’s ‘Minor Fantastical Kingdoms’ by Gail Obenreder

Into the 21st-century woods we go with the Resident Ensemble Players' premiere of ‘Minor Fantastical Kingdoms’ at the University of Delaware. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 09:06PM
Monday, December 10, 2018

Delware Theatre Company presents ‘A Sign of the Times’ by Gail Obenreder

It’s a long way back to the 1960s with 'A Sign of the Times," and DTC makes it a tuneful trip. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:46PM
Saturday, November 17, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre presents Roald Dahl’s ‘Matilda the Musical’ by Gail Obenreder

Walnut Street Theatre's holiday treat, 'Matilda the Musical,' features fine performances and agile direction. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 08:57PM
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

University of Delaware REP presents Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘Woman in Mind (December Bee)’ by Gail Obenreder

All the elements combine to make REP's production of Alan Ayckbourn's 'Woman in Mind' a fantastic evening of theater. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:20PM
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Delaware Shakespeare presents ‘The Merchant of Venice’ by Gail Obenreder

It's quite a moment to be mounting a production of Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice,' but Delaware Shakespeare did — and took it on the road. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:18PM
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Delaware Theatre Company presents Becky Mode’s ‘Fully Committed’ by Gail Obenreder

At Delaware Theatre Company, 'Fully Committed,' gets the full commitment of actor Kraig Swartz in a zippy, hilarious solo performance. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:38PM
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Villanova Theatre presents Karen Zacarías’s ‘The Book Club Play’ by Gail Obenreder

Dysfunctional group dynamics are on full display in Villanova Theatre's 'The Book Club Play.' Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 07:30PM

University of Delaware REP presents Conor McPherson’s ‘The Seafarer’ by Gail Obenreder

The Resident Ensemble Players bring a first-rate production of Conor McPherson's 'The Seafarer' to Delaware. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:37PM
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Delaware Theatre Company presents Bruce Graham’s world premiere ‘Sanctions’ by Gail Obenreder

Bruce Graham's world premiere 'Sanctions' at Delaware Theatre Company tackles college sports and campus sexual assault in a strong production. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 07:25PM
Monday, September 17, 2018

University of Delaware REP presents Peter Shaffer’s ‘Lettice and Lovage’ by Gail Obenreder

University of Delaware's Resident Ensemble Players bring back the old chestnut 'Lettice and Lovage' and find it's still pretty tasty. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:07PM
Saturday, September 8, 2018

Philly Fringe 2018: Heiner Goebbels’s ‘Stifter’s Dinge’ by Gail Obenreder

What do inanimate objects demand for themselves? This performative installation in the Curated Fringe lets them speak. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:32PM

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