Interviews

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Does It All Add Up? Trey Lyford takes account of his upcoming Fringe show

The Accountant fuses physical theater, humor, and illusion to create a “dreamscape of memory and loss.”

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“When I step on the stage as Marx, I directly challenge the system”: Interview with Bob Weick, Part 1

Bob Weick has taken Howard Zinn’s MARX IN SOLO all over the U.S. He’s now taking it to England

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A Champion of Magic: Alex McAleer on reading minds and performing magic

McAleer will be appearing with four other world class magicians in Champions of Magic at the Merriam Theater June 20-24

The members of Orbiter 3: Emily Acker, L M Feldman, Sam Henderson, James Ijames, and Mary Tuomanen

All Things Must Pass: Orbiter 3 members consider their finale

In the end, the plays you produce are greater than the plays you don’t

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Abracadabra: Jonathan Weir appears in ALADDIN

Jonathan Weir is set to return to Philadelphia as the villainous Jafar in Disney’s ALADDIN.

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We Come to Rock: Local SCHOOL OF ROCK star talks about the touring production

Doylestown native and Penn State grad Liam Fennecken is ready to rock and roll in the high octane musical SCHOOL OF ROCK.

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Back to Prison: Playwright Kash Goins on his reprised play V to X at Arden Theatre

Kash Goins talks to Phindie about the new production of his acclaimed prison drama and the Arden’s coming season.

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Paul is Live: Interview with the fab star of RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles

An accomplished musician, Paul Curatolo’s love of the Beatles has driven him to master the character of McCartney.

Paul McElsee as The Ice Cream Man, Katherine Perry as Amanda, Thomas-Robert Irvin as The Taxi Driver in TIME REMEMBERED. Photo by Johanna Austin.

Remembering TIME REMEMBERED: Interviews with the IRC cast

Henrik Eger talked to the IRC cast about their production of Jean Anouith’s play.

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Why Wait? Director Ken Marini talks about Quintessence Theatre’s brilliant WAITING FOR GODOT

Quintessence Theatre’s production of WAITING FOR GODOT just closed. Henrik Eger spoke to the director about his background and his experiences directing Samuel Beckett’s classic.

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SOMETHING ROTTEN in Philadelphia: Philly natives return with the touring production

Philadelphia natives Rob McClure and Maggie Lakis are returning home for SOMETHING ROTTEN.

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Frankenstein’s Author: Jennifer Summerfield on her new show MARY SHELLEY

This month, actor Summerfield showcases another side of her talents with MARY SHELLEY, a solo performance she created for rare book museum the Rosenbach.

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Dreamed a Little Dream Come True: Phoenix Best stars in Les Mis

Philadelphia native, Phoenix Best, comes full circle as she prepares to return to the area in the touring production of Les Misérables.

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Mister in THE COLOR PURPLE: Gavin Gregory talks about the touring production

Gavin Gregory takes on the gritty role of “Mister” in the current North American tour of THE COLOR PURPLE.

Rehearsal was beginning to take off and each dancer has their own way of preparing. Some dancers are more relaxed and others are stretching. Sketch by Chuck Schultz.

Dance History Onstage: Pioneering dancers Brigitta Herrmann and Manfred Fischbeck in BEAUTIFUL DECAY

Nicolo Fonte’s choreography for Beautiful Decay includes parts for two older dancers, Brigitta Herrmann and Manfred Fischbeck. Sketches by Chuck Schultz.

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FINDING NEVERLAND with Lael Van Keuren: Interview with star of the touring musical

Lael Van Keuren and the cast of Finding Neverland fly into Philadelphia over the Thanksgiving holiday.