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Art, History, Love: Hannah Van Sciver and FIFTY DAYS AT ILIAM

With last year’s Fringe hit Marbles and her recent SoLow show Bicycle Face, Hannah Van Sciver has been building a reputation as a “smart, funny, and provocative” local playwright. This…

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Nominate This! 2015 Barrymore Awards nominees

Theatre Philadelphia announced the nominations for 2015 Barrymore Awards for Excellence (think Tony or Olivier, wiz wit).

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Skin Deep: Jeanine McCain talks UNDER HER SKIN

Jeanine McCain talks about her inventive dance show in the 2015 Fringe Festival.

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Living on the fringes: a survival guide for the avant-garde theater of Toneelgroep Amsterdam

Toneelgroep Amsterdam mixes a distinctive trademark blend of the classical and the innovative with its adaptation of Ingmar Bergman.

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I’m The Hero? This Fringe, Daniel Park says YOU ARE THE HERO

Daniel Park is a happy guy, and he’d like to make you happy too. First, he’ll give you a Sturburst, then he’ll invite you to unwrap it with him, then…

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Disarming Discourse: Arielle Pina talks race and the body in her Fringe show UNARMED

America has embarked on a complicated discussion about race and policing. How can a Fringe show contribute to this conversation?

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Editorial: Dancing around the glass closet

Vestiges of homophobia and negative gay stereotypes persist even in the dance community.

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Dance at the Fringe: Lew Whittington on the Fringe line-up and other insights

This year’s festival presents over 30 dance events by newcomers and favorites. Dance writer Lew Whittington previews some highlights.

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Jess Conda’s Shameless Plugs and Top Picks for the 2015 Fringe Festival

Jess Conda IS Fringe. Here are her in-the-know picks and plugs for the 2015 Fringe Festival

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Shakespeare’s Darkest Play, Literally: TILL BIRNAM WOOD… returns to the Fringe

Director John Schultz talks about his immersive staging of Shakespeare’s Macbeth: to a blindfolded audience.

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Nowhere Woman: Femme fatale Emilie Krause on 901 NOWHERE STREET

Emilie Krause talks about her Fringe play, her work as an actor and devisor, and how she’s probably not a real-ife femme fatale.

​Dwayne Thomas as Iago and LaNeshe Miller-White as his wife Emilia. Photo by Tieshka Smith.

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.

​Dwayne Thomas as Iago laughs at the carnage he has caused. Photo by Tieshka Smith.

Bringing OTHELLO to the Hood: Interview with director Ozzie Jones, part 1

Henrik Eger speaks to director Ozzie Jones about Theatre in the X and presenting Shakespeare in an area some call “the hood”.

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Back in White: Philadelphia’s fourth annual DÎNER EN BLANC

The elegant group picnic returns with entertainment by DJ Sabeel Chohan, dance troupe The Canarsie Wobblers, and The Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret.

Red 40 and the Last Groovement kicks off a stellar fortnight of Late Night Fringe.

Fringe Late Night: FULL Schedule and Preview

For this year’s Fringe Festival, King Britt and Kate Watson-Wallace has put together a tasty schedule of Late Night offerings at the Fringe bar.

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PAC Presents THE CAPTIVE: FringeArts Interview with Dan Hodge

Philadelphia Artists Collective has produced some of the finest works of the last few Fringe Festivals. Director Dan Hodge tells us about this year’s offering.

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2014/15 Critics’ Awards: The best in Philadelphia theater

Local theater writers vote for their favorites in twelve categories!

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Fringe Preview: THE LIGHT PRINCESS (Tony Lawton with Ugly Stepsister)

The creators/performers of THE LIGHT PRINCESS discuss the development of their adaptation of the 19th-century Scottish fairytale before its workshop production in the Fringe.

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1 Actor, 1 Audience Member, 64 Shows, 10 Billion Possibilities: Sam Henderson’s 100 takes over the Fringe Festival

Sam Henderson is keeping the location and the subject of his Fringe show secret. In this interview, Phindie tries to squeeze out a little more information.

Bill Egan, Andrew Dean Laino, and Peggy Smith in MOTHER TONGUE at GayFest! 2015. Photo by John Donges.