Shapiro on Theater

Howard Shapiro
Howard Shapiro
  • November 17, 2014

    Review: The curious play of 'The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence'

    "The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence," being given an able production by Azuka Theatre, is supposed to be a play about connection,...
  • November 14, 2014 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: 'Blood Wedding' with poetry and song

    You've heard of the jilted bride. Now consider the instantly abandonedhusband. In Federico García Lorca's "Blood Wedding," the wif...
  • November 14, 2014 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: A 'Mary Poppins' that flies high

    "I'm practically perfect in every way," Mary Poppins sings to her two young charges, but she could be describing the Walnut Street Thea...
  • November 11, 2014 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: Spooking the Marquis de Sade and his 'Quills'

    What has Halloween done to the play "Quills," the fictionalized account about the chief doctor of an asylum who orders an abbot to stop one ...
  • November 7, 2014 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: Peering into a crystalline 'Glass Menagerie'

    The stunning production of "The Glass Menagerie" at Act II Playhouse in Ambler is all the more stunning because it never tries to be, not fo...
  • November 6, 2014

    Review: 'Red Speedo,' white-hot lies

    The difference between right and wrong doesn't figure into the ways the characters think in "Red Speedo." But what's right for me?...
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