ames Joyce is Dead And So Is Paris was presented at Christ Church Annex in Old City in 2003. It was something else!
Theater writer Jessica Foley is seeing 20 Fringe plays in 20 days. Why is she starting with Ionesco’s Rhinoceros?View More Foley’s Fringe Binge 2014: 20 Shows in 20 days. Who’s On First?
In this special Phindie feature, Chris interviews Doug about safe spaces, role-playing, and the playwriting process.View More Playwright to playwright: Douglas Williams (Safe Space) interviewed by Chris Davis (Anna K)
Mike breaks down his picks into two categories: Fringe-tastic are those that embrace the festival, try new ways to story-tell and create an exciting audience experience. The Guide Image picks are picked solely on their image in the guide,View More Mike Durkin’s 10 Fringe Picks: Fringe-tastic and great-image choices from The Renegade Company director
Every fan of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival has seen Josh McIlvain’s work—even if they haven’t seen his theatrical work. For the past few years Josh has…View More Fringe interview: Josh McIlvain on SLIDESHOWs and editing the Fringe Guide
Now in its 18th year, the Philadelphia Fringe Festival has changed a lot since its early days. Once a small weeklong Old City event, with…View More Fringe interview with Michelle Pauls: LIVING IN EXILE and the early days of the Fringe
Sometimes, the best thing you’ll see in a Fringe Festival will be an unexpected delight at the FREE late night cabaret. (Last years highlight: Greg…View More Fringe preview: Full line-up of the late night cabaret
Some contemporary choreographers prefer not to explain, in concrete terms, what they intend their choreography to mean, but Trajal Harrell is happy not only to talk about his dance works, but also his creative process. In a phone interview from Berlin earlier this month, Harrell delved into the various aspects of his dance-theater opus Antigone Sr. / Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at the Judson Church (L), before its opening as one of the centerpiece shows at 2014 FringeArts.View More Fringe preview: Trajal Harrell brings Greek theater ‘Realness’
‘Tis the season. Phindie announced its own awards for regional theater on Monday, and Theatre Philadelphia announced the reconstituted Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre today.…View More Barrymore Nominations Announced!
Phindie spoke to Colie McClellan about her Fringe show THEY CALL ME ARETHUSA, a story of intimate partner violence interweaved with Greek mythology and Southern folklore.View More Fringe interview with Colie McClellan of THEY CALL ME ARETHUSA
Two groundbreaking plays in the history of queer theater–Lillian Hellman’s THE CHILDREN’S HOUR and Mart Crowley’s THE BOYS IN THE BAND—will be presented in the format of staged readings over the next two weekends by Mauckingbird Theatre Company.View More Mauckingbird Presents Staged Readings of Two Gay Milestones
In this special Phindie feature, Holly’s Dead Soldiers alums Douglas Williams and Chris Davis talk about Chris’s new work and his recent trip to Scotland for the world-famous Edinburgh Fringe.View More Playwright to playwright: Chris Davis (Anna K) interviewed by Douglas Williams (Safe Space)
The Renegade Company presents a new work, The Hunchback of Notre Dame…A Mute Play, as its offering for the 2014 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.View More Fringe preview: The Hunchback of Notre Dame, A Mute Play: Trailer
Wanna experience the best of Fringe, but don’t know how? Overwhelmed by the offerings of the Guide? Fearful to take your first taste of Philly’s oldest and largest performance festival and somehow get it wrong? Or else just don’t want to do it alone?
Join Phindie for a one-day Fringe immersion, led by Julius Ferraro—Phindie.com theater editor, journalist, playwright, performer, and veteran fringehopper.View More PHINDIE’S OFFICIAL FRINGE BIKE TOUR: Experience Fringe in a way never before possible
For the second year, Phindie asked local theater writers to vote on the best theatrical work produced in or near the city in the 2013/14 theater season.View More 2013/14 Critics’ Awards: The best in Philadelphia theater
Geoff Sobelle’s The Object Lesson, which premiered at the 2013 Philadelphia Fringe Festival, is the winner of the 2014 Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh award.View More Philly-born ‘The Object Lesson’ Takes Top Prize at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Dance writer Lew Whittington gives 10 “moving” picks for the 2014 Fringe FestivalView More 10 Fringe Dance Picks: Lew Whittington on the best of the 2014 Fringe Festival
From the mind that created the internationally popular ‘Clive Barker’s Books of Blood’ and the movie ‘Hellraiser’ comes another of Barker’s successes, also known as a play called CRAZYFACE. The downright madness of this three-hour play is performed by a cast of over 30 of the finest members of the local BrainSpunk Theater group.View More CRAZYFACE (BrainSpunk): Maybe we’re crazy
Phindie dance writer Katelyn Bobek spoke with New York City based choreographer John Ollom about his work and a new series of classes in Philadelphia.View More About, or in, the Liminal Space: John Ollom at 954 Dance Movement Collective
“There is no future for a people who deny their past. My Foreparents, My Grandparents, My Mother, My Father did not suffer and die to…View More DEATH OF A SALESMAN (GoKash): What happens to a dream deferred
Plays and Players Theatre is host to x shows in this year’s Philadelphia Fringe Festival and the upstairs bar is a regular after-show spot for Fringe performers, so Daniel Student, artistic director of the resident theater company, has his finger on the festival pulse. Daniel told Phindie what he’s looking forward to this year, at P&P and beyond.View More Fringe Picks: Daniel Student gives his shameless plugs and insider tips