Henrik Eger speaks to director Ozzie Jones about Theatre in the X and presenting Shakespeare in an area some call “the hood”.
Philadelphia Artists Collective has produced some of the finest works of the last few Fringe Festivals. Director Dan Hodge tells us about this year’s offering.
The creators/performers of THE LIGHT PRINCESS discuss the development of their adaptation of the 19th-century Scottish fairytale before its workshop production in the Fringe.
1 Actor, 1 Audience Member, 64 Shows, 10 Billion Possibilities: Sam Henderson’s 100 takes over the Fringe Festival
Sam Henderson is keeping the location and the subject of his Fringe show secret. In this interview, Phindie tries to squeeze out a little more information.
GayFest! Reveals a Different Kind of “Love Triangle”: Interview with MOTHER TONGUE playwright F.J. Hartland, part 2
Part 2 of our interview with GayFest! playwright FJ Hartland.
Successful young director-playwright Michael Perlman talks to Phindie ahead of his new play in GayFest! 2015.
Cruising through History with Rainbow Sails at GayFest!: Interview with Sean Chandler and David Leeper, co-authors of AT THE FLASH, part 2
Part two of our interview with GayFest! cowriters David Leeper and Sean Chandler.
“Nobody cares what a playwright looks like”: GayFest! playwright F.J. Hartland talks MOTHER TONGUE and more (part 1)
FJ Hartland’s MOTHER TONGUE, about a different kind of love triangle, will be one of the highlight productions of this year’s GayFest!
GayFest! Goes Beyond the Gay Archetype: Interview with Sean Chandler and David Leeper, co-authors of AT THE FLASH, part 1
Couple David Leeper and Sean Chandler created AT THE FLASH, the flagship production of GayFest! 2015.
Republished by kind permission from the FringeArts blog. “Since the beginning of my career as a choreographer, I have always selected a group of international individuals. I like the idea…
Theater’s Second Sex: Caridad Svich on playwriting as a woman, as an act of political resistance, and for the first Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival
When Caridad Svich decided to be a playwright, she read every playwright in the public library. Only one of them was a woman. Svich talks to Phindie ahead of the PWTF.
Home Run! Shakespeare at a Ball Park: Interview with Rosemary Hay and Rudy Caporaso of REV Theatre Company, part 2
REV Theatre Co brings THE COMEDY OF ERRORS to Columbus Square Park in South Philly.
Building New Audiences for Classical Theater: Interview with Rosemary Hay and Rudy Caporaso, artistic co-directors of REV Theatre Company
REV Theatre Company presents Shakespeare and other classical works in innovative ways. We talk to their co-directors.
Ant Hampton talks audience, space, and the experience of the extra ahead of Fringe Festival show, THE EXTRA PEOPLE
“It’s almost like this isn’t really a ‘show,’ more some kind of process.”… Ant Hampton talks THE EXTRA PEOPLE
How do you get your play accepted to PlayPenn? Founder Paul Meshejian gives the low down to the selection process.
PlayPenn, Theater, and “A comfortable place for misfits”: Interview with founder Paul Meshejian, Part 1
It’s unfashionable to suggest there’s such a thing as human nature, but we are “Homo narrans”—Man, the story teller. The theater will always be with us—as a sacred space.
Even a brief encounter with Allen Radway reveals the intelligence, sympathy, and generosity of spirit evident in his theatrical work. We talk to him ahead of his newest, CCTCs THE TEMPEST.
What Do Indie Rock and Contemporary Ballet Have in Common? Musician Chris Kasper tells us ahead of his show with BalletX
Talented indie folk rocker Chris Kasper prepares for a show with Philly’s top contemporary ballet troupe, BalletX.
Moonwalking on the Moon: Lindsay Smiling on Michael Jackson, Philly theater, and the inaugural production by Orbiter 3
This week marks a landmark in independent theater in Philadelphia: the inaugural production by Orbiter 3, a new producing playwrights collective. Over the next three years, the company will produce six…
A Woman’s World: A conversation with Brenna Geffers, Lane Savadove, and Adrienne Mackey on bringing a new focus on women to Philadelphia theater
For the theme of its 2015–16 season, EgoPo Classic Theater has announced it will honor American female playwrights: Lillian Hellman, Clare Boothe Luce, and Sophie Treadwell.