From neuroscience to regal life on Ambler stage

Arts | May 16th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Rita Charleston “Camelot,” one of the theater’s most beloved musicals, has been extended through June 24 at Ambler’s Act II. Featuring Lerner and Loewe’s memorable songs, “Camelot” brings the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table to life with a story that poignantly dramatizes the human conflict in this classic […]

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Actor really, really ‘Hates Hamlet’ in Mt. Airy theater

Arts | May 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Rita Charleston Andrew Rally seems to have it all: celebrity and acclaim from his starring role in a hit television series, a beautiful girlfriend, a devoted agent, the perfect New York apartment once inhabited by legendary actor John Barrymore and a chance to play “Hamlet.” However, there are a couple of glitches in Andrew’s […]

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Engineer turning on the power for ghost on Chestnut Hill stage

Arts | April 25th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Rita Charleston “Blithe Spirit,” Noel Coward’s 1941 comedy about the socialite and novelist Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric and clairvoyant Madame Arcati to his house to conduct a séance, continues at Stagecrafters, 8130 Germantown Ave., through April 29. Joe Herman directs the play that backfires on Condomine, who is hoping to gather material […]

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Film chronicles family overcoming fire, guns, racism

Arts | April 25th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Constance Garcia-Barrio If the kids on Judson Street hadn’t been skilled roof jumpers, Christopher Rainey, a.k.a. Quest, would not have lived to marry, raise children and have his tale told in a documentary that premiered at last year’s Sundance Film Festival. “It was 1970, and I was two years old when my folks’ house […]

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