Jane M. Von Bergen, For The Inquirer

Jane M. Von Bergen, For The Inquirer

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This busy Philly theater pro is using his sudden downtime to do one kind deed a day

As Philadelphia's stages have gone dark during the coronavirus pandemic, arts world dynamo Bryan Buttler has shifted gears to become a lean, mean, people-helping machine.

Azuka Theatre’s ‘Ship’ nails what special really means

Also in Philly theater news this week: A protest at 'West Side Story,' and the alienation of black women in the fight for voting rights at Theatre Horizon.

Temple U. show celebrating the ‘Shirley Temple of Hawaii’ will go on after honoree’s death

Also in Philly theater news this week: A one-woman 'Othello' at the Kimmel Center and an extension for 'Rachel.'

Meet a hot Philly playwright — and a really big stork

Jacqueline Goldfinger's "Babel" opens this week at Theatre Exile. Also opening: "Everything is Wonderful" at the Philadelphia Theatre Co. And the deals for Philly Theatre Week continue.

Philly Theatre Week is here, and there are some great deals on hot plays

You can see "Describe the Night" at the Wilma Theater for just $30. There's more savings where that came from.

More hardware for ‘Hadestown’: N.J. producer now has a Grammy to go with her Tonys

In other news on the regional theater scene, Philly Theatre Week is around the corner. Plus new productions on local stages.

Parents: If the ‘Goodnight nobody’ line in ‘Goodnight Moon’ creeps you out, this new play may be for you

And in other Philadelphia theater news, "Thurgood" plays Walnut Street Theatre, "Describe the Night" opens at the Wilma, and Temple Theaters premieres a new work by Marisela Treviño Orta.

Here are 11 shows in Philly that theater insiders can’t wait to see in 2020

From major venues like the Wilma and the Arden to a room above the bar at the Latvian Society, it's a packed season on Philly stages. We asked top names in local theater to recommend some must-sees.

These are the shows that Philly theater insiders can’t wait to see in 2020

A musical at People's Light about civil rights leader Bayard Rustin, Arden's "Streetcar Named Desire," and the Wilma's "Is God Is" are among the shows the pros are anticipating in the new year.