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Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's Elf Musical
By Editorial Staff · Oct 24, 2014

The TV and Broadway star's newest project is based on the movie and musical.

Bette Midler Is CrazySexyCool
By Hayley Levitt · Oct 24, 2014

The Broadway songstress takes on a TLC classic in her latest woman-powered album.

The Phantom of the Opera — the Television Show?
By Hayley Levitt · Oct 24, 2014

Save a seat for the Phantom at the Emmys.

Bert Williams: America's First Black Star
By Michael Feingold · Oct 24, 2014

A rediscovered film at MoMA prompts reflections on a great artist's extraordinary career.

Tony Danza and Judith Light Reunite at the Opening of Disgraced on Broadway
By David Gordon · Oct 23, 2014

The new drama stars Hari Dhillon, Gretchen Mol, Josh Radnor, Karen Pittman, and Danny Ashok.

Incorruptible
By Hayley Levitt · May 31, 2014

Michael Hollinger puts the absurdity of blind faith and crooked clerics back under the microscope at Philadelphia's Arden Theatre Company.

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
By Hayley Levitt · May 28, 2014

The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical closes out the 205th season of Philadelphia's historic Walnut Street Theatre.

Barefoot in the Park
By David Finkle · Aug 13, 2012
Neil Simon's 1963 comedy gets a charming revival at the recently reopened Bucks County Playhouse.
Leaving
By Gwen Orel · May 28, 2010
David Strathairn gives a memorable performance in Vaclav Havel's funny and touching satire about a politician forced to leave office.
Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins
By Cooper Robb · Mar 28, 2010
Kathleen Turner gives a remarkable performance as the late newspaper columnist in this involving solo play premiering at the Philadelphia Theatre Company.