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Jonathan Stein

Revealing Neighborhood Mysteries and Artistries

Lea Bostick, vetted for "This Town is a Mystery," was asked by Andrew Simonet if her family members were shy. She said, “Shy was the only gene they didn’t have.”
September 18, 2012
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Everyone’s Dancing in "Le Grand Continental"

The post-moderns not only asked “what is dance?” but also “who can or should the dancer be?”. The latter question will soon receive the resounding answer--“Everyone!"
September 1, 2012
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Excavating The Past And Future

Anne-Marie Mulgrew’s latest work continues her 25-year Philadelphia dance legacy of whimsical landscapes and stages inhabited with charm and panache.
May 23, 2012
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The Challenge of Embodying Saudade

Sometimes titles raise expectations that are not always realized in the actual performance.
May 17, 2012
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A Dark, Dismembered Happening

The ghosts of an earlier generation’s Happenings were awakened by a new work, Still Life, by the renamed Miller Rothlein company (formerly MIRO Dance Theater).
April 3, 2012
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Lots of Glitter, Few Stars

In this season of Nutcrackers, feuding Republicans, and holiday kitsch, the Annenberg’s Dance Celebration Series brought us “Champions of the Dance.”
December 21, 2011
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Lionel Popkin and Gabrielle Revlock at the Performance Garage

The declarative title of Lionel Popkin's "There Is An Elephant In This Dance" cued us to look for a pachyderm. But "Aida" it ain't.
November 22, 2011
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