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(Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs in "Let's Pretend We're Famous," now at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place, Philadelphia.  Photo provided.  Credit: Mark Garvin)

Local Theatre Review: ”Let’s Pretend We’re Famous” Deserves Its Spotlight

No question, Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs are two of the most creative personalities in Philadelphia.


(Don Montrey, Susan Riley Stevens, Tabitha Allen, Scott Greer, Aimé Kelly, and Reuben Mitchell are among the ensemble cast.  Photo by Mark Garvin, provided)

Theatre Review: Another Year of ‘The Week That Is’

1812 Productions, Philadelphia’s hard-working, “all comedy” theatre company, has raised the curtain on its sixth annual offering of political satire.


(Scott Greer stars in "Mistakes Were Made," presented by 1812 Productions.  Photo provided.  Credit: Mark Garvin)

Theatre Review: ”Mistakes Were Made” Is High-Energy, One-Man Comedy

It’s no secret: the passion of Philadelphia’s 1812 Productions is theatrical comedy.


(L-R: Anthony Lawton, David Jadico, Jennifer Childs, and David Ingram in "Our Show Of Shows."  Photo by Mark Garvin, provided)

Theatre Review: Philadelphia Troupe Pairs Original With Classic in Sid Caesar Homage

It’s the second production in this Sid Caesar-related diptych, titled “Our Show of Shows,” that’s the real standout.


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Philly Theatre Review: A Wacky “Week That Is”

This brand-new installment of political satire is written and performed by a collection of talented area artists.


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Theatre Review: “Why I’m Scared Of Dance”

Currently at the Plays & Players Theatre, this is Jen Childs’ first one-woman show.