Philadelphia’s favorite absurdist theater troupe, Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, is Fringing all Festival long with Eugene Ionesco’s EXIT THE KING. Henrik Eger talks to the six cast members about the characters…
Here’s the latest sampling of Fringe shows, performances, playwrights, and artists from around the world, now grown to 18 countries.
An ALL-Black OTHELLO: Director Ozzie Jones talks about his “gloriously liberating” casting for Theatre in the X, part 2
In part two of our interview with Ozzie Jones, the director talks about his decision to cast an ALL-black OTHELLO.
Henrik Eger speaks to director Ozzie Jones about Theatre in the X and presenting Shakespeare in an area some call “the hood”.
GayFest! Reveals a Different Kind of “Love Triangle”: Interview with MOTHER TONGUE playwright F.J. Hartland, part 2
Part 2 of our interview with GayFest! playwright FJ Hartland.
Successful young director-playwright Michael Perlman talks to Phindie ahead of his new play in GayFest! 2015.
“Nobody cares what a playwright looks like”: GayFest! playwright F.J. Hartland talks MOTHER TONGUE and more (part 1)
FJ Hartland’s MOTHER TONGUE, about a different kind of love triangle, will be one of the highlight productions of this year’s GayFest!
Home Run! Shakespeare at a Ball Park: Interview with Rosemary Hay and Rudy Caporaso of REV Theatre Company, part 2
REV Theatre Co brings THE COMEDY OF ERRORS to Columbus Square Park in South Philly.
Building New Audiences for Classical Theater: Interview with Rosemary Hay and Rudy Caporaso, artistic co-directors of REV Theatre Company
REV Theatre Company presents Shakespeare and other classical works in innovative ways. We talk to their co-directors.
How do you get your play accepted to PlayPenn? Founder Paul Meshejian gives the low down to the selection process.
Everything you always wanted to know about PlayPenn, but were afraid to ask: Interview with founder Paul Meshejian, Part 2
Part 2 of a three-part interview with PlayPenn founder Paul Meshejian.
PlayPenn, Theater, and “A comfortable place for misfits”: Interview with founder Paul Meshejian, Part 1
It’s unfashionable to suggest there’s such a thing as human nature, but we are “Homo narrans”—Man, the story teller. The theater will always be with us—as a sacred space.
Frank E. Reilly’s latest play, POST HASTE, just finished its world premiere run at the Hedgerow Theatre. Henrik Eger interviewed the playwright about his works.
BARE: A Pop Opera – In Concert: Bare-bones budget but not a bare-bones sound. Interview with Fernando Gonzales, artistic director of Truth Be Told, Philadelphia
Fernando Gonzales, Philadelphia theater artist and co-director of Truth Be Told Productions, made his regional directing debut with The Shape of Things at the Ritz Theatre, NJ. As a director,…
Every actor has experienced theater critics who got things a little wrong. Here’s their chance to peel their own onion.
A Theologian and the Nazis: Interview with Mary Ruth Clarke, playwright of BONHOEFFER’S COST (Beacon Theatre Productions)
We spoke to Mary Ruth Clarke her thought-provoking play based on an extraordinary German theologian who worked for the anti-Nazi resistance.
“My greatest challenge as a director on Shakespeare”: Alex Burns on language in MACBETH (Arden), part 2
“The magic of Shakespeare is not in his plots. Shakespeare’s genius is his poetry,”