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Theater in Sketch: CRUEL INTENTIONS (Kimmel Center)

Sketches of the musical by Chuck Schultz.

Getting into the Swing of CATS: Bucks Co native Justin Geiss on his feline roles

Justin Geiss talks about working as a “swing” performer who can be called on to take the stage at a moment’s notice.

A Passion for Dance and Music: Bryan Koulman talks ahead of his 4th annual show

Phindie interviewed director and choreographer Bryan Koulman about the program and his passions for dance and music.

Cirque on Ice: Director Fabrice Lemire talks Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL

Lemire talks to Debra Danese about the unique challenges of bringing acrobatics and skating together.

It’s a Philadelphia Thing: A new performing arts festival fosters artistic exchange

There’s new performing arts festival in town: Trade School PHL/LAX runs June 5-8

Rennie Harris Gets Funky: Interview with the choreographer ahead of FUNKEDIFIED

Rennie Harris: Funkified is inspired by the funk music of his youth.

Blonde Brief: Sean Thompson stars in LEGALLY BLONDE

Sean Thompson returns to the Walnut Street Theatre in the new production of Legally Blonde: The Musical, an adaption of the hit comedy film.

Theater in Sketch: LET IT SNOWDEN (Hella Fresh Theater)

Theater takes us out of the fictional world we occasionally mistake as real.

Missionary Position: Interview with BOOK OF MORMON star Liam Tobin

Broadway veteran Liam Tobin will lead the cast of Book of Mormon as Elder Price when the show returns to Philly this month.

Interview Over Morning Coffee with Ian Hussey, departing Principal Dancer at Pennsylvania Ballet

Since he met ballet at age of 8 when his parents brought him to the Academy of Music to see the Nutcracker by Pennsylvania Ballet, Ian Hussey lived a life…

“It’s all a marathon, not a sprint”: Interview with Keith Illidge on Inis Nua’s production of UNTITLED

Tina Gill interviews Keith Illidge about his work and role in Inis Nua’s UNTITLED

Dance in Sketch: KUN-YANG LIN/DANCERS (NextMove Dance)

An iridescent light shining on a crater with life crawling out of it.

Theater in Sketch: MASTER HAROLD… AND THE BOYS (EgoPo)

Chuck Schultz sketches one half of the “Censured” series of South African plays

Getting to Know Annie Wilson

Annie Wilson has proven to be among the freshest, funniest, and fearless choreographers in Philadelphia. She talks to John Rosenberg.

The Grounds Shout: Reggie Wilson and local artists bring performance to sacred spaces

Grounds that Shout! (and others merely shaking), explores connections between faith, movement, race, and the body, with a focus on the African American religious experience.

Dance, Philly Style: Interview with PHILADANCO founder Joan Myers Brown

“If you really look at dance, look at Soul Train. “

Aching for Love in South Camden: SCTC puts on David Schulner’s AN INFINITE ACHE

Raymond Croce, artistic director of South Camden Theatre Company, decided “he wanted to stage a play that would speak to a younger audience from across the Delaware Valley. One that…

Theater in Sketch: ‘TIS PITY SHE’S A WHORE (PAC)

Philadelphia Artist Collective’s’TIS PITY SHE’S A WHORE is running March 28-April 14, 2019 at Philadelphia Boys and Girls Choir 1336 Spring Garden street, and I was there to sketch it….

Tsarina on Tour: Lila Coogan visits Philadelphia in ANASTASIA

Lila Coogan transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to 1920’s Paris in her role as Anya in the touring production of Anastasia.