Based on the true story of a lesbian who fled Uganda to escape an honor killing by her father, ASYLUM traces a treacherous landscape where non-conformity is a matter of life and death.
Online, The Fringe Has Already Begun: An inside look at medical gender transition now live as part of 2015 Digital Fringe
A new Fringe component launches with a two-year, exhaustive archive of transgender performer Swift Shuker’s transition from a male body to an androgynous body.
Performers past and present share their thoughts and memories on a decade of Shakespeare in Clark Park.
Even a brief encounter with Allen Radway reveals the intelligence, sympathy, and generosity of spirit evident in his theatrical work. We talk to him ahead of his newest, CCTCs THE TEMPEST.
Where Luv Lives: Local director Mikal K. Odom premieres his feature film LUV Don’t Live Here Anymore
On a whim, Mikal K. Odom submitted his thesis project at American University, a film script of LUV Don’t Live Here Anymore, to the Sundance Filmaker’s Lab. To his surprise, the script became a finalist.
What Do Indie Rock and Contemporary Ballet Have in Common? Musician Chris Kasper tells us ahead of his show with BalletX
Talented indie folk rocker Chris Kasper prepares for a show with Philly’s top contemporary ballet troupe, BalletX.
Moonwalking on the Moon: Lindsay Smiling on Michael Jackson, Philly theater, and the inaugural production by Orbiter 3
This week marks a landmark in independent theater in Philadelphia: the inaugural production by Orbiter 3, a new producing playwrights collective. Over the next three years, the company will produce six…
Inspired by the Guinness Book of World Records, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sam Green embarked on THE MEASURE OF ALL THINGS, an ode to the jagged edges of human experience. This…
A Leap of Faith: Photos and words from the creative team behind Almanac’s newest dance circus theater
The collaborators on Almanac’s newest show of dance circus theater talk about the joys of working for this creative group. Photos by Jenna Spitz.
Katherine Perry wants to talk about sex, baby. An inventively funny comic actor, Katherine is one of nine Bright Invention ensemble members performing an original creation this SoLow Fest. Her…
Brightening Up SoLow Fest: Bright Invention takes over this year’s festival with nine original shows
Nearly a quarter of the works in this year’s SoLow Fest come from one company: Bright Invention.
A Car Full of Theater: Nell Bang-Jensen on road trips, small audiences, and her SoLow piece ROAD MAY FLOOD
Nell Bang-Jensen has drive. She’s a high octane, finely tuned machine of fully loaded artistic talent. And other motoring metaphors. As an actor, she seduced audiences at this season’s Luna…
The adaptation appropriates the ludicrous plot points and outlandish characters in Arthur Conan Doyle’s opus for a fast and fun theatrical comedy.
Take It Away Dance’s latest full-length project is one of a series of contemporary tap performances the group has presented since 2007
Students develop a new musical by NYC writer David Reiser inspired by his relationship with Broadway veteran Caissie Levy.
Novels and cocktails are two of the best things in life. STORIES AND SPIRITS combines them in a one-off evening of drinks and performances.
The show will feature acrobats disguised as normal visitors to the popular Clark Park Farmers Market,