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Puppetmaker and actor Aaron Cromie, who is directing a puppet version of The Fantasticks at MumPuppettheater in Center City through tonight.

Playwright, actor and director Austin Pendleton, whose play Orson's Shadow, about the troubled working relationship between Orson Welles and Laurence Olivier, is being produced by the Philadelphia Theatre Company from May 4 through June 3, at Plays & Players Theatre.