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The Howl of the Under-Represented: Interview with WOLVES director Michael Osinski

Michael Osinski is a Philadelphia-based director, educator, and deviser (a person who works with a form of theater where the script originates not from a writer but a collaborative, improvisatory…

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Building Bridges with Love and Theater: Sarah Gafgen organizes a concert for victims of violence

Philadelphian actor, singer, and director produces a charity concert in support of three organizations that work diligently on overcoming violence.

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Sailing into Success at GayFest! Interview with HARBOR playwright Chad Beguelin

Talking to the playwright for GayFest! 2016′s Mainstage production.

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Welcome to Happy Hour: Four PDC playwrights showcasing their breakthrough work

Preview of the first Playwrights’ Happy Hour Showcase from PDC.

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Filling the World with Love and Theater: Interview with Harry Dietzler of Upper Darby Summer Stage

Summer Stage, one of the largest draws for young theater artists on the East coast: Interview with founding executive and artistic director Harry Dietzler

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NICE WORK on a Summer Stage

The Upper Darby Summer Stage just opened its 2016 season with an entertaining Gershwin farce.

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GIANTESS: Interview with Genne Murphy, successful PlayPenn dramatist

Our series of interviews with prominent PlayPenn playwrights continues…

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Summer Club: Swinging on the Shore

This weekend, while the cheese-steak crowd is piling into Wildwood, sophisticated Philadelphians go on their annual pilgrimage to Cape May to experience the latest program of The Summer Club.

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Flying with BOEING BOEING Captain Damon Bonetti: An interview with the Hedgerow director

Damon Bonetti returns to Hedgerow Theatre for another summer farce.

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A Trewly Awful Trip to the Desolat Interior of a Successful PlayPenn Dramatist: Interview with Ellen Struve

To celebrate this year’s conference, Phindie is running six interviews with prestigious playwrights who have benefited from their experiences with PlayPenn.

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Widower and Beyond: Successful PlayPenn dramatist David Jacobi talks about the playwriting process

We celebrate PlayPenn with interviews of the major dramatists who have benefited from its programs.

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War Stories: Interview with Richard Dresser, successful PlayPenn dramatist

To celebrate this year’s conference, Phindie is running interviews with prestigious playwrights who have benefited from their experiences with PlayPenn.

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Jamaica, Jamaica: Interview with actors and dancers at the New Freedom Theatre

Cast members share their responses to this exuberant musical:

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The Power of the Invisible Hand: Interview with Anthony Mustafa Adair as Dar, a Pakistani captor, at Theatre Exile

Theatre Exile’s production of THE INVISIBLE HAND features an all-star creative team. We interviewed them.

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Men At Some Time Are Masters of Their Fates: Interview with Maboud Ebrahimzadeh on THE INVISIBLE HAND

Theatre Exile’s production of THE INVISIBLE HAND features an all-star creative team. We interviewed them.

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Taken Hostage By a Play: Interview with Ian Merrill Peakes on THE INVISIBLE HAND

Theatre Exile’s production of THE INVISIBLE HAND features an all-star creative team. We interviewed them.

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The Invisible Hand of Director Matt Pfeiffer

Theatre Exile’s production of THE INVISIBLE HAND features an all-star creative team. We interviewed them.

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Ireland Rising: Irish Heritage Theatre actors respond to THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS

Nine Irish Heritage Theatre actors talk about the Irish roots of Sean O’Casey’s THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS.

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Working with the First National Congress in 1776: Interview with director-choreographer Jennie Eisenhower, part 2

In this, the second of a two-part interview, we talk to Eisenhower about the history behind 1776: The Musical