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What’s going on behind the scenes?: Interview with Bernard Havard on working with his creative team at the Walnut Street Theatre

Bernard Havard shares his experiences with his creative team for A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE by Oscar Wilde: 

Considering Wilma’s Next Chapter: Blanka Zizka is joined by three co-directors

Changes are afoot at the Wilma Theater, with Blanka Zizka moving on from her role as sole artistic director after forty years in charge of the company.

Risks can lead to financial loss: Interview with Bernard Havard on A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE at the Walnut Street Theatre

Bernard Havard discusses the risks of running a theater as few producers and directors would be willing to

Talking to the Roosevelts: Interview with Eleanor, Franklin, and Sara from the cast of ELEANOR at Media Theatre

Henrik Eger spoke to the actors about their roles and the real-life characters behind them.

An Important Role: Karen Peakes on playing Wilde at the Walnut

Karen Peakes is portraying the sassy, outspoken Mrs. Allonby in A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE at the Walnut

10 Picks for Philadelphia Theatre Week

What to see at Philly Theatre Week

Jackie Goldfinger. Babel Theatre Exile

Playing God: Jacqueline Goldfinger talks about her newest play

Jackie Goldfinger on building a tower to god.

Neal Zoren’s 2019 Philadelphia Theater Critic’s Award Winners

For the 40th year, Neal picks his favorite Philadelphia-area productions and performances

A Good Matchmaker: Analisa Leaming talks about HELLO DOLLY!

Long before swiping on dating apps, a professional matchmaker was the way to go for those seeking help  to find love.

Bong Joon-Ho Before PARASITE: An ongoing series from Philadelphia Film Society

Interview with PFS programming director Travis Trew about Bong Joon-Ho’s films before PARASITE

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