Theater of the Extreme: Amanda Schoonover looks back on PHAEDRA’S LOVE

Henrik Eger talks to actor Amanda Schoonover about Sarah Kane and her career.

Berlin to Broadway, a Musical Voyage with Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill: Cast interview

This Fringe, the Department of Theatre and Dance at West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCU) presented Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill, a Musical Voyage,with a cast from the Theater and Drama Department.

German Cabaret in Philadelphia: Interview with Berlin’s Dieter Rita Scholl

Interview with Dieter Rita Scholl, performing in DO YOU WANT A COOKIE?

“When I step on the stage as Marx, I directly challenge the system”: Interview with Bob Weick, Part 1

Bob Weick has taken Howard Zinn’s MARX IN SOLO all over the U.S. He’s now taking it to England

Remembering TIME REMEMBERED: Interviews with the IRC cast

Henrik Eger talked to the IRC cast about their production of Jean Anouith’s play.

Why Wait? Director Ken Marini talks about Quintessence Theatre’s brilliant WAITING FOR GODOT

Quintessence Theatre’s production of WAITING FOR GODOT just closed. Henrik Eger spoke to the director about his background and his experiences directing Samuel Beckett’s classic.

Dinner for One: The greatest cult film you’ve never heard of

A comedy little known in its native Britain has become a cult favorite in Germany.

EVERY BRILLIANT THING (Arden): Scott Greer in an entertaining, painful, life-enhancing play

To balance the traumas of life—from a difficult childhood through a challenging adulthood—a man writes down every brilliant thing, every wish he can think of.

I Just Wanted To Be Happy: SUICIDE STORIES, a Fringe preview

How would you feel if your entire life was summed up by a single number? A suicide statistic.

Even Talking about Suicide Is Difficult: Nine playwrights on collaborative playwriting with Elephant Room Productions

The subject of suicide is so taboo that few playwrights tackle the topic, and even fewer theater companies present a whole evening of plays about suicide.

James Ijames

WHITE: James Ijames on PlayPenn and Playwriting

James talked to Phindie about the genesis of WHITE and its development at PlayPenn, a Philadelphia-based organization for the development of new plays.

Playwrights Under Pressure: Part 2 of interview with OSLO playwright J.T. Rogers

“The American theater is chock full of inward looking plays that fester over small, personal family dramas”

Beyond PlayPenn: Former conference interns come into their own, part 3

Former PlayPenn interns come into their own as theater professionals.

Under the wing of America’s most promising playwrights: PlayPenn interns speak, part 2

PlayPenn interns describe what its like to work with top playwrights.

Interning PlayPenn, part 1: What theater students do behind the scenes of the playwriting conference

We hear from PlayPenn interns about the daily goings on of the conference.