3 theater events to check out in Philadelphia this week

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If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Philadelphia this week, from London-based play about a struggling mother to a deal on acting and modeling classes.

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Box Clever at Luis Bluver Theatre





Making its American debut, Box Clever centers around Marnie, a woman caring for her four-year-old daughter in a women's shelter in East London. With three good-for-nothing boyfriends and unhelpful caseworkers, Marnie is trying to prove she's a competent mother in the midst of chaos.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 7 p.m.
Where: Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks St.
Price: $12.50
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Awake and Sing! at Sedgwick Theater





This 1935 play by Clifford Odets tells the story a multi-generational Jewish family struggling to survive during the Great Depression in the Bronx. Film, television and stage icons Buzz Roddy and Lawrence Pressman will also join the stage.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave.
Price: $15
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Up to 51 Percent Off Classes at CEG Performing Arts Academy





If you're an aspiring model or actor, check out a deal for classes for children and adults at the CEG Performing Arts Academy. The deal includes one acting or modeling class for children ages 3-12 or one class per week for a month for the same age group. There's also one acting or modeling class for adults or one class per week for a month.

Where: CEG Performing Arts Academy, 684 N. Broad St.,2nd Floor, Avenue of the Arts North
Price: $15-$99 (up to 51 percent discount off regular price)

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