Interviews

You Won’t Know What Hit You: Bastion Carboni on his new short-theater series

Previewing RABBIT PUNCH, two nights of short, hard, fast theater

Speak From Away: Dialect coach Joel Goldes teaches Newfie-talk and other accents for COME FROM AWAY

Dialect coach Joel Goldes breaks down what it takes to learn an accent.

Fringe Forecast Podcast: Episode 3

The 2019 Fringe Festival podcast concludes with interviews with Peter Woolsey of La Peg at FringeArts and John Cambridge

Shining Star: Jessica Bedford talks about METEOR SHOWER at the Walnut

Jessica Bedford is shining brightly in Steve Martin’s Meteor Shower.

A Web Series Irina Varina Made Instead of Thinking About Men

Irina Varina gives a behind-the-scenes look at her unique new series, part of the Free Fringe

Podcasting the Fringe: Interviews with Fringe artists

Episode two of Fringe Forecast hit the internet today. Cohosted by Phindie contributor Julia Taus, editor Christopher Munden and University of Pennsylvania producer Taylor Durham, the Fringe Forecast focuses on the ongoing…

An Adventure with Peppa Pig: Emily Killian on playing the beloved children’s character

Anyone who has spent any time around young children in the last few years will be familiar with the phenomenon that is Peppa Pig

Resurrecting a Mel Brooks’ Favorite: Mary Martello talks YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

Mary Martello is scaring up some fun-and foals in Walnut Street Theatre’s Young Frankenstein.

Up and Over the Rainbow: The Impact of Judy Garland on the work of Tyler Houchins

From being bullied to falling in love with Judy Garland. Tyler Houchins takes us down the yellow brick road.

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.

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

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.

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

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