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Howard Shapiro
Howard Shapiro
  • May 18, 2017 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: A not altogether 'Peaceable Kingdom'

    The prophet Isaiah sees a day when the wolf lives with the lamb and the leopard lies down with the little goat. In Mary Tuomanen's inventive and ...
  • April 26, 2017 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: 'Hand to God,' with a puppet on it

    I'm convinced that a special place awaits me in heaven because, feeling duty-bound, I went to see the play "Hand to God" not just once,...
  • April 20, 2017 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: 'I and You,' confined to a room

    It's a rare play that suddenly gathers steam the way Lauren Gunderson's "I and You" does. At People's Light in Malvern, it�...
  • April 6, 2017 |  Shapiro on Theater

    'A Midsummer Night's Dream,' 'Coriolanus,' 'Love's Labour's Lost' — springtime for Shakespeare in Philly

    Summer is Shakespeare's big season, in Philadelphia and around the nation. A few miles north of Quakertown, the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival...
  • April 3, 2017 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: 'Adapt!' because you must

    Write about what you know, they say. And that's just what Blanka Zizka, the bold and inventive artistic director of Wilma Theater, has done.
  • March 27, 2017 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: The importance of 'The Importance of Being Earnest'

    The Walnut Street Theatre seems a natural place to see Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest," which premiered in both London ...
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