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The Wilma Theater
Broad & Spruce Streets 265 S. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-546-7824
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3.0 / 5 Rated by 2 members
Review from Eric Fischer
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The "whaleback" is the heightened bow of fishing boats that plowed the North Sea,
under which were positioned the sleeping quarters of the crew. The program advises
that this is just about the most dangerous and arduous job that exists, an...continued

reviewed Mar 12 2013 report as inappropriate
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“Poets and playwrights have glorified the exploits of seafaring men since Homer’s Odyssey_. The Wilma Theater presents a more personal, though no less inspiring, look at this tradition in its riveting North American premiere of Richard Bean’s _Under the Whaleback.” —Philadelphia Inquirer

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