By John Bear
Murder in the City of Brotherly Love
Sean Christopher Lewis says he came to Philadelphia after graduate school to work at a local theater company. While he was in town, he was asked to participate in the mural program at Graterford Prison. The inmates, mostly people serving life sentences, constructed murals on cloth that were hung around the city.
Adobe Theater’s The Playboy of the Western World
By Christie Chisholm
People get famous for all kinds of stupid reasons. Look no further than Snooki and Kim Kardashian for bewildering proof. It’s human nature, perhaps, to be fascinated by extremes, whether they come in the form of money, personality, emotion or action. This is the concept that fuels John Millington Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World.
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Review by John Bear
Miss Me When I'm Gone
Miss Me When I'm Gone is like a friend from another state who won't shut up about his old buddies. He's a nice guy, but damn, you don't know those people and you'll probably never meet them.
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