The Cherry Sisters and Vaudeville

    The Cherry Sisters were an early vaudeville act which gained popularity for its lack of talent. Philadelphia’s 1812 Productions Company premiers a show about these sisters called, “Cherry Bomb.” We talk with the director of the show and a theater critic about this sister act, Vaudeville performers and their audiences. Our guests are
    JENNIFER CHILDS, Artistic Director and Co-Founder of 1812 Productions. She is the writer and director of “Cherry Bomb.” DAVID FOX is Director of the Penn Reading Project and Lecturer in Theater Arts at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also Theater Critic for the Philadelphia City Paper. Listen to the mp3

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