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Gaslighting Done Right: Interview with the cast of Hedgerow Theatre’s reinvented ANGEL STREET

Considering a trimmed, contemporized, and feminized version of a classic British drama

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Dinner Theater, Recooked

Irreverent local performers present two strange and sumptuous evenings of independent theater and comedy alongside food and cocktails

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Talking EMPEROR JONES: Interview with the director and cast of O’Neill’s tragedy at the South Camden Theatre Company

Eugene O’Neill’s THE EMPEROR JONES kicks off the South Camden Theatre Company’s Fall season

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Thomas Choinacky Says There’s No Hope

The founder of SoLow Fest talks about his latest work, HOPELESSNESS, performed one night only October 8.

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Leading the Blind: Interview with the director and cast of Irish Heritage Theatre’s MOLLY SWEENEY

We presented five questions to IRT’s Peggy Mecham, the director, and the three cast members: Kirsten Quinn as Molly Sweeney, the blind woman; Ethan Lipkin as the husband; and Michael P. Toner as the physician.

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Philly’s Kinda Cool episode 2.1: We back!

Would Sebastian would rather sleep with Hillary or Donald, what the hell his Fringe show was about, and what’s the worst way to cook an omelette?

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Drone Warfare Hits Home: Kittson O’Neill on InterAct’s GROUNDED

Kittson O’Neill plays a fighter pilot and expectant mother living in a desert suburb in the U.S. Southwest, controlling weapons which kill people in a distant foreign desert.

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Shakespeare Fringe Roundup: Misadventures among the classics

Toby Zinman gives bullet reviews of nine Shakespeare-ish shows in this year’s Fringe.

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The Bastard of KING JOHN: Carlo Campbell on Revolution Shakespeare Fringe offering

Rev Shakes’ annual mainstage productions begin the final weekend of the Fringe and showcase a sensibility at home in the festival

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A Little Bird Who Fucks Everything Up: Interview with Haygen Brice Walker, the new enfant terrible of Philadelphia

Henrik Eger talks to Fringe playwright Haygen Brice Walker of BIRDIE’S PIT STOP (AND THE TRIBE OF QUEERS WHO FUCKED EVERYTHING UP).

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“Casting call” for the chairs in Ionesco’s THE CHAIRS: Interview with IRC artistic director Tina Brock

The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium brings Eugene Ionesco’s hilarious, controversial, absurdist classic THE CHAIRS to the 2016 Fringe Festival. We talk to director Tina Brock about the show.

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Life on Mars? Dani Solomon gets interplanetary in ONE WAY RED

Our nearest neighbor, the red planet has a strong gravitational hold over us earthlings. Dani Solomon tells us about her trip there this Fringe.

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Late Night at the Fringe

After the party it’s the after party. All Festival long, things go late into the night at La Peg, the festival bar along Delaware Avenue.

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This Info Will Fucking Dare You: Mary McCool, Brad Wrenn, and Lee Minora bouffon it up at Plays & Players this Fringe

If you dig imaginative and funny collaborative solo shows, Plays & Players theater is the place to go this Fringe Festival.

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Dance and the Internment Camp: Brendan Tetsuo on the long WALK TO TOPAZ this Fringe

During WWII Brendan Tetsuo’s grandparents were interned in a camp in Topaz, Utah, a family legacy which led him to create his Fringe show WALK TO TOPAZ,

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Hey Artists! You’re enough.

Sebastian Cummings is putting together a show in just two weeks. His reasons why should be a clarion call to all artists out there.

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Bard in BEDLAM: Manayunk Theatre Company gets crazy with Shakespeare

Is Lady Macbeth mad? Who has people figured out: Shakespeare or Freud? Answers from the folk behind BEDLAM: SHAKESPEARE IN REHAB

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The Long Tides of Time: Nicole Quenelle on her 2016 Fringe show

THE LONG TIDES weaves clown, movement, audience participation and narrative in a poignant audit of how we spend our minutes.