Author Archives: Dan Luner

Philadelphia Theatre Company Names Paige Price new Artistic Director

Acclaimed actress, producer and arts executive succeeds Sara Garonzik as PTC’s creative leader The Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) announced that Paige Price will join the organization as Producing Artistic Director. Price brings more than thirty years of experience in the performing arts to the Theatre, most recently serving as Executive and Artistic Director at the nationally-renowned Theatre Aspen in Aspen,

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Tony Award-Nominated Hand To God Comes To Philly

Philadelphia Theatre Company continues its 2016-2017 season with the Tony Award-nominated comedy “Hand to God“ by Robert Askins running March 31 through April 30, 2017. Previews begin March 31st before the production officially opens April 6th. An all-Philadelphia cast takes the stage for the Philly premiere of the stage which features Grace Gonglewski as Margery, Alex Keiper as Jessica, Aubie Merrylees (Pictured

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Last Emperor of Mexico Combines Theatre & Small Business In Philadelphia

 Chris Davis brings The Last Emperor of Mexico, written and performed by himself, to Philadelphia this weekend combining theatre and small business for a one of a kind experience at a Philadelphia icon. “…a strikingly original writer & performer.”  – The Scotsman The Last Emperor of Mexico is a historical journey exploring the rise and fall of Maximilian I (Pictured Right). Maximilian I has

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Remembering What Is Retro with BRT’s Brooklyn DooWop Explosion

** Seven Performances Only, February 15-19 ** Bristol Riverside Theatre presents an explosion of sound with Brooklyn DooWop Explosion running February 15-19. The seasoned professionalism of The Manhattan Skyline and The Casinos whisks audiences back to another time and place in a high-energy show that has been delighting audiences since 2008. The program features doo wop hits of the 50s

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Delany Sisters Recall A Century At Philadelphia Theatre Company

Philadelphia Theatre Company kicks off the new year with the inspiring and warm-hearted “Having Our Say, The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years” by Emily Mann. Adapted from the book by Miss Sarah (Sadie) L. Delany and Dr. A. Elizabeth (Bessie) Delany with Amy Hill Hearth, the show runs January 27 through February 19. Like molasses and vinegar, 103-year-old Sadie Delany

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Bryn Mawr College Presents Wintry Mix/Performance Festival

The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series presents two different lineups of innovative theater makers, choreographers and musicians for the second installment of its Wintry Mix/Performance Festival, a curated sampler of new works of performing arts. Emerging and established regional artists and performers known for their artistic daring will show their latest creations at the Hepburn Teaching Theater stage in

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Cabrini Gets Lucky With Lucky Stiff On Stage

*This Theatre Review is brought to you by Luner on Theatre’s Philadelphia correspondent; Dan Luner The Cabrini College Theatre comes together twice a year to put on productions of all styles for friends, family and community members. After putting on Shakespeare on the Green in the fall, the cast and creative team quickly adjusted their focus to their spring musical,

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