Northeast Times

 Articles by Ruth Rovner

Cheesesteaks and controversy at InterAct Theatre

Theater director and actor Matt Pfeiffer is a born-and-bred Philadelphian who grew up in the Northeast and now lives in South Philly.


‘The Rise and Fall of Little Voice’ coming to the Walnut

Even though it was years ago, Denise Whelan still recalls her enthusiasm when she saw the film version of the play titled The Rise and Fall of Little Voice.


Northern Liberties actress stars in Ibsen classic

Genevieve Perrier plays the title role of Ellida in “Lady of the Sea” at EgoPo Classic Theatre this week.


A lifelong love of music

When Alan Taylor first retired after 42 years working for Conrail, he looked forward to leisure time, but wasn’t sure how he’d use it.


Local students present a musical revue Dec. 13 at Kimmel Center

This Friday evening, Dec. 13, youthful talent will be on display at the Kimmel Center.


Northern Liberties harpist is soloist for a U.S. premiere

A Northern Liberties harpist will perform as a soloist at a Philadelphia Orchesta multimedia concert this weekend that includes film.


Lifelong devotion

Local activist is dedicated to battling AIDS epidemic.

When the annual AIDS Walk Philly takes place this Sunday, Oct. 20, Robb Reichard of Wissinoming will be there — just as he’s been every year since his first walk in 1988.


Walking for a worthy cause

A Fishtown man will be playing a key role in organizing the 27th annual AIDS Walk Philly this year.


Jack of all trades

The last time Fox Chase actor David Bardeen was onstage at the Lantern Theater, he played the role of the chief rabbi of Amsterdam in the company’s remounting of the highly successful play New Jerusalem. It was the opening production this season.


Exploring ‘Endgame’

In the Arden Theatre Company’s current production of Endgame, only four actors are on stage. Two of them, Nancy Boykin and Dan Kern of Elkins Park, play the roles of husband and wife — the same role they have in real life.