Interviews

A Good Matchmaker: Analisa Leaming talks about HELLO DOLLY!

Long before swiping on dating apps, a professional matchmaker was the way to go for those seeking help  to find love.

Bong Joon-Ho Before PARASITE: An ongoing series from Philadelphia Film Society

Interview with PFS programming director Travis Trew about Bong Joon-Ho’s films before PARASITE

A Film Classic Returns to Stage: Director Noel Hanley on THE PHILADELPHIA STORY

An upcoming production at Allens Lane Theater returns the play to the stage, giving audiences a new opportunity to revisit the still-contemporary comedy.

Mike Cefalo’s Visit: PA native returns with Broadway tour of THE BAND’S VISIT

Pittsburgh native Mike Cefalo is making his way across the country with a band of lost musicians.

Holidaze Season: Cirque Dreams founder Neil Goldberg talks about the seasonal show

Neil Goldberg is spreading holiday cheer one city at a time with his stage extravaganza Cirque Dreams Holidaze.

On Target: Matt Pfeiffer talks about directing ON THE EXHALE

Director Matt Pfeiffer talks about directing a one-actor play about gun violence

Visiting Bikini Bottom with Tristan McIntyre, star of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL

Among his many other skills, Tristan McIntyre can proudly add “planktonic copepod” to his list of theater roles. McIntyre joins SpongeBob and the proud residents of Bikini Bottom in the…

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