Interviews

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GIANTESS: Interview with Genne Murphy, successful PlayPenn dramatist

Our series of interviews with prominent PlayPenn playwrights continues…

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Philly’s Kinda Cool episode 5: Ten citywides, harassment, and which is cooler “black or gay”?

This week’s Philly’s Kinda Cool considers Melania Trump’s plagiarism, harassment, and whether it’s cooler to be black or gay.

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Comedic Self-flagellation and Rodent-skin Jackets: Interview with CHINCHILLA COATS creator Chris Davis

Chris takes his deranged soliloquy about a drunken, under-sexed, 34-year-old man-child to the Edinburgh Fringe.

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Flying with BOEING BOEING Captain Damon Bonetti: An interview with the Hedgerow director

Damon Bonetti returns to Hedgerow Theatre for another summer farce.

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A Trewly Awful Trip to the Desolat Interior of a Successful PlayPenn Dramatist: Interview with Ellen Struve

To celebrate this year’s conference, Phindie is running six interviews with prestigious playwrights who have benefited from their experiences with PlayPenn.

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Philly’s Kinda Cool episode 4: The police, babies, local music and James Franco “getting in character”

On this week’s Philly’s Kinda Cool, we share stories of interactions between local people and the police. We also talk babies, James France “getting into character”, and whether it’s dangerous…

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Widower and Beyond: Successful PlayPenn dramatist David Jacobi talks about the playwriting process

We celebrate PlayPenn with interviews of the major dramatists who have benefited from its programs.

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A Room with a View: Jennifer Summerfield talks THE YELLOW WALLPAPER

Jennifer tells us how and why she staged this haunting tale of one woman’s mental collapse.

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Philly’s Kinda Cool Episode 3: Interviews, theater picks, local music, and WEEN

Phindie editor Christopher Munden gives his weekend performing arts picks: BalletX’s Summer Series, Jennifer Summerfield’s The Yellow Wallpaper, and Greenfield Collective’s Bad Hamlet with Brews. And more!

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Philly’s Kinda Cool: Episode 2

What kinda cool? Philly’s Kinda Cool. Episode 2 of new local music and talk podcast.

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War Stories: Interview with Richard Dresser, successful PlayPenn dramatist

To celebrate this year’s conference, Phindie is running interviews with prestigious playwrights who have benefited from their experiences with PlayPenn.

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Jamaica, Jamaica: Interview with actors and dancers at the New Freedom Theatre

Cast members share their responses to this exuberant musical:

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This Number is in Service: Mike Durkin gives us the SoLow down on FOR A GOOD TIME CALL

Mike gave Phindie the SoLow down (and the number) for this brilliantly conceived new work.

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[podcast] “Siding with Time” – R.Eric Thomas

Today’s podcast welcomes back R.Eric Thomas to talk about the upcoming production of “Time Is On Our Side” which, he created with Simpatico Theatre Project.

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Growth, Cockroaches, and *not* Micropenises: Julius Ferraro and Dani Solomon give us the SoLow down on MICROMANIA

We got the SoLow down on this compelling original piece from writer/actor Julius and director Dani Solomon.

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The Power of the Invisible Hand: Interview with Anthony Mustafa Adair as Dar, a Pakistani captor, at Theatre Exile

Theatre Exile’s production of THE INVISIBLE HAND features an all-star creative team. We interviewed them.

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Men At Some Time Are Masters of Their Fates: Interview with Maboud Ebrahimzadeh on THE INVISIBLE HAND

Theatre Exile’s production of THE INVISIBLE HAND features an all-star creative team. We interviewed them.

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Taken Hostage By a Play: Interview with Ian Merrill Peakes on THE INVISIBLE HAND

Theatre Exile’s production of THE INVISIBLE HAND features an all-star creative team. We interviewed them.

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The Invisible Hand of Director Matt Pfeiffer

Theatre Exile’s production of THE INVISIBLE HAND features an all-star creative team. We interviewed them.