Northeast Times

 Articles by Ruth Rovner

Searching for acceptance

As a theater director, Northeast Philly native Matt Pfeiffer has often found unusual ways to prepare for a play.


NE musician to play at Kimmel

Musician Daniel Orlock is a longtime fan of American composer Aaron Copland.


A tale of beauty

A Northeast Philly native stars in the classic fairy tale, ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ now on stage at the Arden Theatre.   


Double Exposure: Northeast Philly actor has two roles in Arden play

Onstage at the Arden Theatre, a cast of five brings to life the classic fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast, by Charles Way.


Sounds of the Season

As a longtime member of Choral Arts Philadelphia, bass singer Dave Mosteller of Huntingdon Valley has sung in many holiday concerts. But the concert next week is a first.


A woman’s way

The theories of feminism — and anti-feminism — are a major focus of ‘Rapture, Blister, Burn.’ A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama last year, the play has been extended at the Wilma Theater. 


Labor of love

Ever since she landed her first role — when she was a first-grader at St Christopher Elementary School in Somerton — Alex Boyle has enjoyed the pleasures and challenges of theater.


Labor of love

Ever since she landed her first role - when she was a first-grader at St Christopher Elementary School in Somerton - Alex Boyle has enjoyed the pleasures and challenges of theater.


Wissinoming woman an advocate for AIDS awareness

This Sunday, Oct. 19, almost 15,000 people will assemble on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art to participate in an event that is focused on a crucial public health issue. 


Story of a Survivor

Carla Donato is raising awareness about ovarian cancer.

In early September, Carla Donato was on an unusual mission in Lower Moreland Township. She was tying teal blue ribbons on lamp posts, trees and even on traffic lights.