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Monday, February 5, 2024

InterAct Theatre Company presents Jahna Ferron-Smith's Step Mom, Step Mom, Step Mom by C.m. Crockford

The world premiere of Jahna Ferron-Smith’s Step Mom, Step Mom, Step Mom, now onstage at InterAct, follows a Black woman and a white man navigating the sexual and racial dynamics of their m…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:14PM
Monday, December 4, 2023

Quintessence Theatre Group Presents The Fantasticks by C.m. Crockford

In Quintessence Theatre Group’s December production of The Fantasticks, complex poetries meet deceptively simple story and design, honoring both youthful sparks and older gratitude. C.M. C…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:48AM
Monday, November 6, 2023

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents Whitney White’s Macbeth in Stride by C.m. Crockford

Macbeth in Stride, a new adaptation of the Shakespeare classic now onstage at Philadelphia Theatre Company, rocks but doesn’t dig its daggers deep enough. C.M. Crockford reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:33PM
Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Penn Live Arts and The Acting Company present Lisa Peterson's The Odyssey by C.m. Crockford

A powerful new retelling of The Odyssey, based on Penn professor Emily Wilson’s translation, stops in Philly on its national tour, with New Jersey dates coming in November. C.M. Crockford …

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:48AM
Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Putting on a show with the 2023 SoLow Festival by C.m. Crockford

The SoLow Festival is an accessible local arts festival that doesn’t put financial pressure on the artists. This year, it’s exploring the concept of rest. C.M. Crockford previews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 06:12PM
Monday, June 5, 2023

The Kimmel Cultural Campus and The Schubert Organization present Beetlejuice by C.m. Crockford

The national Broadway tour of Beetlejuice the musical, stopping at the Academy of Music through June 11, 2023, sands the dark edges off the original in favor of feel-good clichés. C.M. Croc…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:55PM
Monday, May 8, 2023

1812 Productions presents Theatre Mischief’s The Play That Goes Wrong by C.m. Crockford

1812’s The Play That Goes Wrong, onstage at Plays & Players, brings the hilarity when things go egregiously, deliriously bad. C.M. Crockford reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:04PM
Monday, April 3, 2023

Act II Playhouse presents Craig Wright’s Mistakes Were Made by C.m. Crockford

Director and star Tony Braithwaite shines in Act II Playhouse’s Mistakes Were Made, a surprisingly emotional farce about the chaotic, horrible, hilarious reality of being a Broadway produc…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:46PM
Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Inis Nua Theatre Company presents Zinnie Harris’s Meet Me At Dawn by C.m. Crockford

Inis Nua brings a popular Scottish playwright to the Philly stage with Meet Me At Dawn, but the performance is more moving than satisfying. C.M. Crockford reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:13PM
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Opera Philadelphia presents David T. Little’s Black Lodge by C.m. Crockford

Opera Philadelphia brings its dark existential opera film to theaters this weekend. C.M. Crockford previews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:59PM
Monday, October 10, 2022

Hedgerow Theatre Company presents Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman by C.m. Crockford

Hedgerow’s production of Martin McDonagh’s disturbing and thought-provoking drama The Pillowman is a worthy Philly-area destination this October. C.M. Crockford reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:42PM
Monday, July 25, 2022

These Are a Few of My Least Favorite Things, by Shannon Frost Greenstein by C.m. Crockford

Philadelphia writer Shannon Frost Greenstein’s new poetry collection, These Are a Few of My Least Favorite Things, chronicles a 21st-century life in which terror is part of daily existence…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:28PM

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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