The Sound of War

Review of Audio Drama Adaptation of In Their FootstepsBy Jack Gennaro In the age of COVID-19, more artists in live theatre are understandably turning to digital mediums, as a means of keeping their craft alive. While others have turned to the newer medium that is “virtual theatre” that is frequently presented over Zoom and YouTube, […]

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Soaring Led Blimpie

Written by: Matthew R. BrymanPhotos by: Julie Reyburn Thinking I needed to have an easy Friday night because of a big show I’m working Saturday, I stepped out to Milo: The Meeting House. I heard they were having a Led Zeppelin tribute band and naturally assumed it would be one of Philly’s popular local bands. When […]

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Having Children on Zoom … well … a play about having children performed on Zoom

Jan Ewing’s charming romp into the concerns of 21st-century parenting, “Nursery Rhymes” involves thirty-somethings, Irene and Chip, who have been in heated discussions about having a child this “late in life.”  She wants one, he doesn’t. Hoping to change Chip’s mind, Irene invites Frank and Marge to an arm- twisting party. Marge gave birth at […]

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Theatre East Delivers a Needed Laugh

Review by Domenick Danza Theatre East’s 5×5 Drama Series is in its fifth year of opening the walls of their theatre and bringing their productions into the five boroughs of NYC. In an effort to keep this tradition alive during the Coronavirus pandemic, their production of The Dead Can Zoom is available on line. Written by […]

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Voicing his Concerns

OUTERSTAGE theatre critic, ANTHONY J. PICCIONE writes … and speaks … about Off and Off-Off Broadway Earlier this month, it was announced that Indie Art Today, a new podcast dedicated to covering independent, non-commercial artists – including those in the Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway communities – was launching in the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. […]

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A Tasty Dish

Review: “Cooking with Kathryn” at the Kraine Theater By Anthony J. Piccione As a writer who has their own history with the Kraine Theater, I was well aware of the other ongoing events there, including the recent 2020 FRIGID Festival. While 2020 has been shaping up to be a busy and crazy year, I nonetheless […]

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Thanks, IRTE, for making us Laugh

Review: “Diner on the Edge” at the Producer’s Club by Anthony J. Piccione It’s that time of year again! Even during a time of ongoing crisis, the legendary Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble was as determined as ever, when I saw them this past weekend, to continue with their first show of the season. As I […]

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