Venue Details

13 Star Starred
Plays & Players Theatre
1714 Delancey Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
866-811-4111
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"Marcus; or the Secret of Sweet"
3 ratings
3.7 average rating
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3 reviews
7 stars
attended Oct 19 2013

While I thought the actors did a good job as actors, I did not care for the way the story of the play unfolded. I thought it was too long and attempted to introduce too many issues. Overall, though, I had a good experience at Plays & Players...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 26 2013

The secret reveals the damage and the struggles homosexuals experience. Marcus portrayed the confusion of a young man dealing with the secret and wanting to know, if it was passed down from his father or is it just him. When questioning everyone...continued

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2 events
1 review
6 stars
attended Oct 27 2013

Wasn't bad. Enjoyed the play

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Quotes & Highlights

Marcus is an engaging, gently provocative, universal tale. And, yes, it’s sweet.” —San Francisco Chronicle
“[McCraney] writes with a passion and urgency that can’t be faked.”—The New York Times
“The greatest piece of writing by an American playwright under 30 in a generation or more.” —Chicago Tribune
“These are spiritual works that thrum with vitality, whether it’s joyous or melancholy, told in vigorous language that artfully folds together slangy vernacular with bursts of haunting poetry.” —Variety

<em>The Carols</em> Mariah Carey <em>A Drag Queen Christmas</em> Dutch Wonderland <em>A Christmas Story: The Musical</em> New Jersey Ballet's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>A Year with Frog and Toad</em> The Philadelphia Orchestra: <em>The Glorious Sound of Christmas</em> <em>Found</em> <em>Rock of Ages</em> <em>Home Alone</em> with the Philadelphia Orchestra