Readers of Phindie will know that I’m a big fan of William Shakespeare. Yet in the Fall, when I got an invitation to see a favored young Shakespeare group, Revolution…
Part Two of Douglas Williams backstage diary as the play he wrote finishes rehearsals and opens to audiences.
The theater community contains a wealth of multi-talented artists who are not only gifted actors, but also highly skilled singers, musicians, and composers.
No Elephants in This Circus: Lauren Rile Smith talks about Tangle Movement Arts’ circus-theater cabaret TELL IT SLANT
Lauren Rile Smith talks about circus, feminism, and whether or not there will be large mammals at Tangle Movement Arts TELL IT SLANT.
Diary of a Playwright: Doug Williams tracks his thoughts as he prepares for his first professional production
Douglas Williams has partnered with Phindie to share the playwright’s perspective as a new play is developed, rehearsed, and produced
Celebrating its 250th anniversary in 2015, the Powel House is hosting an array of special events in the fine and performing arts throughout the year.
Members of Andy Warhol’s family are preserving their personal recollections in a new film project, UNCLE ANDY: THE ANDY WARHOL FAMILY FILM.
“We are not nearly as special as we think we are!”: Denise Shubin gives a candid interview about the Philadelphia theater community
For almost three decades, hundreds of theater artists and young companies spread their wings at the Shubin Theatre, Denise Shubin’s converted house on Bainbridge Street.
Today marks 28 years since Andy Warhol’s death. Deb Miller talks to his nephew, illustrator Jamie Warhola.
Intellectual property lawyer, art collector, and university lecturer Mari Shaw’s just-published book, Painter and Pataphysician Thomas Chimes excerpts 15 years of private conversations with artist Chimes. Her idiosyncratic book combines…
When Susan Wefel moved into Hedgerow Theatre’s farmhouse in Rose Valley, PA, she was the youngest person in the building. Thirty-six years and dozens of performances later, she’s still going strong.
One of the most shameful aspects in modern US history took place during World War II, when large numbers of Japanese-American citizens of all ages, including babies, were forced to…
For THE WHALE, Scott Greer takes an hour putting on his 50 pound costume. The photo essay looks at the elaborate costuming process.
Turning sixty is a big milestone,. South Philadelphia-based songwriter Charles Gilbert is celebrating in a different and rather unconventional way.
Interview with award-winning costume designer and star blogger Katherine Fritz on tackling Kafka’s METAMORPHOSIS
Being Howard Zinn: Interview with Bob Weick, who plays the historian in VOICES OF A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (Plays & Players)
Henrik Eger interviews Bob Weick, who is taking on the role of the brilliant, if much maligned Howard Zinn in VOICES OF A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES.
Theater, dance, circus, and a return to the stage after 12 years. Nice and Fresh January is supremely accessible performance art.