This Is the Week: Election Special

This is the Week That Is: Election Special. 1812 Productions, performing at Plays & Players Theatre in Philadelphia, October & November 2016.

 

Will Rogers used gentle, folksy humor to become famous as a political commentator in the 1920s and ‘30s.

Tom Lehrer and his collaborators on TV’s That Was the Week That Was applied a touch of wry …

War of the Roses: less nasty this time

The War of the Roses, by Warren Adler. American stage premiere directed by Bud Martin. Delaware Theatre Company.

 

This production improves on the successful 1989 movie of the same name, which starred Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner.

The stage offering has been crafted by Warren Adler, the author of the original novel. As directed here by Bud Martin, <...

Presidential politics spoofed

Electile Dysfunction. Written by and starring Tony Braithwaite, Tracie Higgins and Will Dennis. Braithwaite directed at Act II Playhouse, Ambler, PA.

 

We readily identify with the problem facing Tony Braithwaite. He can’t get excited by the 2016 Presidential campaign; can’t get it up, so to speak, for any of the candidates and so he calls in …

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