Katherine Perry wants to talk about sex, baby. An inventively funny comic actor, Katherine is one of nine Bright Invention ensemble members performing an original creation this SoLow Fest. Her…
A Car Full of Theater: Nell Bang-Jensen on road trips, small audiences, and her SoLow piece ROAD MAY FLOOD
Nell Bang-Jensen has drive. She’s a high octane, finely tuned machine of fully loaded artistic talent. And other motoring metaphors. As an actor, she seduced audiences at this season’s Luna…
BARE: A Pop Opera – In Concert: Bare-bones budget but not a bare-bones sound. Interview with Fernando Gonzales, artistic director of Truth Be Told, Philadelphia
Fernando Gonzales, Philadelphia theater artist and co-director of Truth Be Told Productions, made his regional directing debut with The Shape of Things at the Ritz Theatre, NJ. As a director,…
Pig Iron’s latest wild theatrical creation opens this week at FringeArts. I Promised Myself to Live Faster is an absurdist sci-fi epic and wild allegory about gayness in 2015,
Sebastian describes SHOWBIZ as “part theater, part concert special, part social commentary extravaganza.”
Thaddeus Phillips Brings the Drug Trade to FringeArts: Interview with the creative mind behind Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental
The Incredibly Dangerous Astonishing Lucrative and Potentially TRUE Adventures of Barry Seal comes to FringeArts May 14–16, 2015. We interview creator Thaddeus Phillips.
A Theologian and the Nazis: Interview with Mary Ruth Clarke, playwright of BONHOEFFER’S COST (Beacon Theatre Productions)
We spoke to Mary Ruth Clarke her thought-provoking play based on an extraordinary German theologian who worked for the anti-Nazi resistance.
“My greatest challenge as a director on Shakespeare”: Alex Burns on language in MACBETH (Arden), part 2
“The magic of Shakespeare is not in his plots. Shakespeare’s genius is his poetry,”
“I was born into Shakespeare, the American Shakespeare”: Alex Burns on directing MACBETH (Arden), part 1
I will never forget the first time I saw Hamlet. My sister and I were out playing on the street in Mount Airy, Philadelphia.
An explosive tale of race, sexuality, and prejudice, THE SUBMISSION gave Jeff Talbott awards, acclaim, and a new life. Phindie talks to the playwright ahead of it’s Philadelphia premiere.
Interview with British actor Zainab Jah, who takes on the role of HAMLET at the Wilma Theater.
LAST CHANCE: From law to lyrics, from classics to folk, interview with Jack Scott and Ingrid Rosenback, Philadelphia’s popular duo.
Last Chance, the musical duo of singer-songwriter Jack Scott (banjo and guitar) and fiddler-vocalist Ingrid Rosenback, has been playing together since 2011 and as a duo since 2012.
No Elephants in This Circus: Lauren Rile Smith talks about Tangle Movement Arts’ circus-theater cabaret TELL IT SLANT
Lauren Rile Smith talks about circus, feminism, and whether or not there will be large mammals at Tangle Movement Arts TELL IT SLANT.
A “real” American isn’t just a white American: Jeanne Sakata and the Journey of Gordon Hirabayashi. Part 2 of the interview with the playwright of HOLD THESE TRUTHS (Plays & Players
Jeanne Sakata gives another interview on her moving play HOLD THESE TRUTHS, about Gordon Hirabayashi’s battle with the Supreme Cour to stop the injustices of Japanese American internment camps.
“We are not nearly as special as we think we are!”: Denise Shubin gives a candid interview about the Philadelphia theater community
For almost three decades, hundreds of theater artists and young companies spread their wings at the Shubin Theatre, Denise Shubin’s converted house on Bainbridge Street.
Meta-morphing Kafka’s Gregor: Interview with director Rebecca Wright in THE METAMORPHOSIS, (Quintessence Theatre Group)
Henrik Eger talks to director Rebecca Wright about her work and influences.
Today marks 28 years since Andy Warhol’s death. Deb Miller talks to his nephew, illustrator Jamie Warhola.
One of the most shameful aspects in modern US history took place during World War II, when large numbers of Japanese-American citizens of all ages, including babies, were forced to…
Henrik Eger talks to playwright Michael Hollinger about his latest work, UNDER THE SKIN.