Pig Iron APT Class of 2016 show May 27 & 28, 2015.
Reject Theatre Project launches this week with an inventive take on Shakespeare’s CORIOLANUS courtesy of Lesley Berkowitz.
Hodge’s one-man adaptation of William Shakespeare’s epic poem returns to Philadelphia in a four-day copresentation with the Wilma Theater.
Enda Walsh’s existential thought-play treads a well-worn path, but it does so with intelligence and poetry.
Come One Come All: Gathering of Northwest Philadelphia performing arts companies and artists on April 20
With Chestnut Hill’s Stagecrafters Theater, East Falls’ Old Academy Players, and Mount Airy’s Allens Lane Theater, there’s a surprising number of theaters in Northwest Philadelphia. Two of the newest companies,…
Sherlock Holmes at Home in Northwest Philadelphia: THE VALLEY OF FEAR at the Ebeneezer Maxwell Mansion
Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional detective stories are well suited to stage, with strong characters, a firm setting, and delicious plot lines.
An explosive tale of race, sexuality, and prejudice, THE SUBMISSION gave Jeff Talbott awards, acclaim, and a new life. Phindie talks to the playwright ahead of it’s Philadelphia premiere.
This month, Cliveden opens its historic grounds for a two-night engagement of new performing arts.
The four recent college grads of Madness Most Discreet weren’t even in kindergarten when Baz Luhrmann Romeo +Juliet came out, but they hope their version will appeal to a new generation, as his did.
Shakespeare vs Stoppard: Exploring the Wilma’s dream pairing of HAMLET and ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
Two of the best plays in the English language share most of the same characters and much of the same dialog. The Wilma is doing them in successive productions.
MZ FEST brings together several local avant garde companies to provide dramatic theater opportunities for female artists.
Agatha Christie has always been a theatrical guilty pleasure, like sitting down with a nice genre book or singing along to top 40
The Tour is FREE but the Facts aren’t Facts: Walk around Philadelphia as part of the FIVE DOLLAR COMEDY WEEK
Five Dollar Comedy Week returns for its second year March 23-29, 2015 at a new home, Plays & Players Theater. The seven-day festival features 30 new original comedy shows, fake…
Burns maintains the energy and pacing of his best work for Quintessence and takes full advantage of the Arden’s high production values to create an exuberant and understandable version of Shakespeare’s masterpiece.
Readers of Phindie will know that I’m a big fan of William Shakespeare. Yet in the Fall, when I got an invitation to see a favored young Shakespeare group, Revolution…
No Elephants in This Circus: Lauren Rile Smith talks about Tangle Movement Arts’ circus-theater cabaret TELL IT SLANT
Lauren Rile Smith talks about circus, feminism, and whether or not there will be large mammals at Tangle Movement Arts TELL IT SLANT.
Netanyahu isn’t Israel’s only visitor to the United States this month. Philadelphia’s annual Israeli Film Festival opens its 19th season this Saturday with a dark comedy featuring many of Israel’s top actors.