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Aiming to Change: In CANDLES, a teenaged playwright tackles gun violence

A professional production of a prizewinning student-written play

A Film Classic Returns to Stage: Director Noel Hanley on THE PHILADELPHIA STORY

An upcoming production at Allens Lane Theater returns the play to the stage, giving audiences a new opportunity to revisit the still-contemporary comedy.

Mike Cefalo’s Visit: PA native returns with Broadway tour of THE BAND’S VISIT

Pittsburgh native Mike Cefalo is making his way across the country with a band of lost musicians.

Year in Review: Phindie’s most-read articles of 2019

The most popular articles of the last year.

Holidaze Season: Cirque Dreams founder Neil Goldberg talks about the seasonal show

Neil Goldberg is spreading holiday cheer one city at a time with his stage extravaganza Cirque Dreams Holidaze.

Comedy in Sketch: Dom Irrera and Eleanor J. Kerrigan at Helium

A Thanksgiving show is packed with all the reasons why we choose to live in Philadelphia.

A Decade in Review

Phindie after 10 years.

THE GAP

To the Core: InterAct’s residency program culminates in four free readings

InterAct’s 2018/19 Core Playwrights Program culminates in a series of free readings showcasing the work of four local playwrights.

On Target: Matt Pfeiffer talks about directing ON THE EXHALE

Director Matt Pfeiffer talks about directing a one-actor play about gun violence

Neal Zoren’s Plays to See in Philadelphia This December

Previewing December theater in Philadelphia

Chris Davis Ballet

Comedy in Sketch: YOUR SUNDAY BEST

An awesome recurring show with a line up of comedians and comic performers

Visiting Bikini Bottom with Tristan McIntyre, star of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL

Among his many other skills, Tristan McIntyre can proudly add “planktonic copepod” to his list of theater roles. McIntyre joins SpongeBob and the proud residents of Bikini Bottom in the…

Things You’ll Like to Watch: A new web series from a local filmmaker

Spice up your weekend with a funny, sexy, and painful web series from local filmmaker Irina Varina

Remembering Veterans and War Through Art

Today we are celebrating the lives of those who have fought for our country.

Theater in Sketch: DRUNK LION (Chris Davis)

Chris Davis displays an amazing talent to paint with memory and to share the fruits of his personal experience and imagination.

You Won’t Know What Hit You: Bastion Carboni on his new short-theater series

Previewing RABBIT PUNCH, two nights of short, hard, fast theater

A Millennial’s Guide to Seeing Theater in Philly and Still Paying Your Rent

Theater tickets are expensive. What’s a young theater lover in Philadelphia to do? 

Neal Zoren’s Shows to See in Philadelphia This November

Rundown of Philadelphia theater shows onstage this November

An Irish Masterpiece Still Shocking: Considering Synge’s PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD

An extended consideration of the new Synge production from Mount Airy’s Quintessence Theatre.

Speak From Away: Dialect coach Joel Goldes teaches Newfie-talk and other accents for COME FROM AWAY

Dialect coach Joel Goldes breaks down what it takes to learn an accent.