The four recent college grads of Madness Most Discreet weren’t even in kindergarten when Baz Luhrmann Romeo +Juliet came out, but they hope their version will appeal to a new generation, as his did.
Shakespeare vs Stoppard: Exploring the Wilma’s dream pairing of HAMLET and ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
Two of the best plays in the English language share most of the same characters and much of the same dialog. The Wilma is doing them in successive productions.
MZ FEST brings together several local avant garde companies to provide dramatic theater opportunities for female artists.
The Tour is FREE but the Facts aren’t Facts: Walk around Philadelphia as part of the FIVE DOLLAR COMEDY WEEK
Five Dollar Comedy Week returns for its second year March 23-29, 2015 at a new home, Plays & Players Theater. The seven-day festival features 30 new original comedy shows, fake…
Diary of a Playwright: Doug Williams tracks his thoughts as he prepares for his first professional production
Douglas Williams has partnered with Phindie to share the playwright’s perspective as a new play is developed, rehearsed, and produced
Sharpen your stilettos! BrainSpunk Theater introduces its new performance space in Kensington with THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW LIVE!, March 5-28, 2015.
In 1997, Inquirer theater critic Douglas J. Keating attended the world premiere of LAFFERTY’S WAKE, an interactive Irish-style play conceived by Susan Turlish and her cast of local actors.
Intellectual property lawyer, art collector, and university lecturer Mari Shaw’s just-published book, Painter and Pataphysician Thomas Chimes excerpts 15 years of private conversations with artist Chimes. Her idiosyncratic book combines…
Just 26 years old, De La Cruz has already received astounding recognition for his choreography. BalletX premiere’s his “Talsikan” as part of the Winter Series 2015.
A Love Made in Shakespeare: Valentine’s Day performance with the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre
The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre are giving each other greeting cards, buying each other flowers, and teaming up for a one-night-only concert of music and performance.
World-renowned comic actor Bill Irwin kicks off of on-stage interviews with some of the major theater artists this Monday, February 16
For THE WHALE, Scott Greer takes an hour putting on his 50 pound costume. The photo essay looks at the elaborate costuming process.
Theater, dance, circus, and a return to the stage after 12 years. Nice and Fresh January is supremely accessible performance art.
I was born in the late 1970s, so my childhood only just coincided with the days of the family slideshow. We never had one in my home, but I have memories…
MUMMENSCHANZ transform the ordinary into extraordinary using everyday objects and silent storytelling.
This month features circus heroes Almanac, Philadanco alum Lauren Putty White, a short by SmokeyScout artistic director Josh McIlvain, and the return of prodigal playwright John Rosenberg.
FringeArts’ December Scratch Night included a sneak peek of the 1.1 HOLIDAY REVUE SPECIAL, this year’s all-ages seasonal offering by Brian Sanders’ JUNK.