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.

Welsh Christmas in Philadelphia: Interview with the cast of Walnut Street Theatre’s A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES

A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES: Interview with Aaron Cromie, Scott Greer, Maggie Lakes, Matthew Mastronardi, and Amanda Jill Robinson

“Lauren Feldman is a goddess”: 10 Philadelphia playwrights describe a beloved PlayPenn teacher

Lauren Feldman’s 7-week course for Philadelphia area playwrights had such a profound impact on those she taught.

Six Questions for Six Directors: John O’Hara’s 12 CHAIRS gets a revamped production

Female-centric theater group ReVamp Collective presents 12 CHAIRS.

Gaslighting Done Right: Interview with the cast of Hedgerow Theatre’s reinvented ANGEL STREET

Considering a trimmed, contemporized, and feminized version of a classic British drama

Talking EMPEROR JONES: Interview with the director and cast of O’Neill’s tragedy at the South Camden Theatre Company

Eugene O’Neill’s THE EMPEROR JONES kicks off the South Camden Theatre Company’s Fall season

Leading the Blind: Interview with the director and cast of Irish Heritage Theatre’s MOLLY SWEENEY

We presented five questions to IRT’s Peggy Mecham, the director, and the three cast members: Kirsten Quinn as Molly Sweeney, the blind woman; Ethan Lipkin as the husband; and Michael P. Toner as the physician.

A Little Bird Who Fucks Everything Up: Interview with Haygen Brice Walker, the new enfant terrible of Philadelphia

Henrik Eger talks to Fringe playwright Haygen Brice Walker of BIRDIE’S PIT STOP (AND THE TRIBE OF QUEERS WHO FUCKED EVERYTHING UP).

“Casting call” for the chairs in Ionesco’s THE CHAIRS: Interview with IRC artistic director Tina Brock

The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium brings Eugene Ionesco’s hilarious, controversial, absurdist classic THE CHAIRS to the 2016 Fringe Festival. We talk to director Tina Brock about the show.

Black Theater and How It Can Heal A Community: An historic town hall meeting in Philadelphia

Black theater speaks to the souls and cells of Black folk, and it is within this space that healing may occur.

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…

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.

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

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

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

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