Deeply stirring and mournful, a remarkable accomplishment
Theatrically spectacular but without the marvelous profundity of the source novel
In repertory with their solid production of PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, the company presents three of Synge’s one-acts as THE SYNGE TRIPTYCH.
An extended consideration of the new Synge production from Mount Airy’s Quintessence Theatre.
Dialect coach Joel Goldes breaks down what it takes to learn an accent.
Hey, who won a 2019 Barrymore Award?
A challenging show, with musically complicated, character-driven songs, that demands performers tell almost the entire story through song.
When PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD premiered in Philadelphia in 1912, riots broke out. Quintessence’s skillful production features consistently strong performances that manage to surprise and delight.
At first it seems to be just another mad housewife story: a church-going, cookie-baking, carpet-vacuuming middle-aged empty nester whose husband works until 11 p.m. and most weekends. But Ian August’s…
Preview of Philadelphia theater this October
Jessica Bedford is shining brightly in Steve Martin’s Meteor Shower.
3 weeks. 10 plays. My first Fringe Festival.
The wife of America’s richest man is put in an insane asylum.