Shapiro on Theater

Howard Shapiro
Howard Shapiro
  • June 13, 2016 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: The mystery of 'Time Is on Our Side'

    Who gets to tell your story? That's a theme of the Tony-winning sensation "Hamilton," which explores the history of founding father Ale...
  • June 10, 2016 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Leslie Odom Jr., from East Oak Lane to a Tony Award nomination

    Leslie Odom Jr. was growing up in East Oak Lane when he got a tape recorder from his parentsat age 5. He sang into it for hours on end. Move forward 2...
  • May 20, 2016 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: Digging into 'The Secret Garden'

    However much time you're able to spend in the garden these days, it's nothing compared to the classy cast of the musical "The Secret Ga...
  • May 5, 2016 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: Trying to see through 'See What I Wanna See'

    Beware of hucksters. In the musical "See What I Wanna See," in a splendid production in Center City from 11th Hour Theatre Company, you get ...
  • April 29, 2016

    Review: With many faces, 'I Will Not Go Gently'

    Pardon me if tour de force seems too lame a phrase for Jennifer Childsand the new show she's written, "I Will Not Go Gently." Titled af...
  • April 18, 2016

    Review: 'Sex with Strangers,' on-line and off

    I didn't trust Ethan from the minute I saw him. In Kyle Coffman's portrayal at Philadelphia Theatre Company's "Sex with Strangers,...
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