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.
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,…
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…
We spoke to Mary Ruth Clarke her thought-provoking play based on an extraordinary German theologian who worked for the anti-Nazi resistance.
Hodge’s one-man adaptation of William Shakespeare’s epic poem returns to Philadelphia in a four-day copresentation with the Wilma Theater.
A serious drama about the last year and a half of a short, fascinating life.
“The magic of Shakespeare is not in his plots. Shakespeare’s genius is his poetry,”
I will never forget the first time I saw Hamlet. My sister and I were out playing on the street in Mount Airy, Philadelphia.
Publisher and Editor in Chief Christopher Munden Editors at Large Henrik Eger Toby Zinman Frequent Contributors Debra Danese Henrik Eger Joshua Herren Christopher Munden Kathryn…
Interview with British actor Zainab Jah, who takes on the role of HAMLET at the Wilma Theater.
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.
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.
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.
The lesser-known story of Gordon Hirabayashi, who ought to be publicly regarded as one of America’s outlying forces of justice, is told fearlessly by Makoto Hirano in Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS.
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,…
A sensational production of Franz Kafka’s story, utilizing sound, movement, color, and light to transport the audience into the eerie world of salesman-turned-cockroach Gregor Samsa .
Interview with award-winning costume designer and star blogger Katherine Fritz on tackling Kafka’s METAMORPHOSIS
Jen Silverman’s play tells the story of a young woman who has moved to London to escape the dangers of being a lesbian in South Africa.
A thrilling, thought-provoking, wonderfully heart-wrenching play now receiving its world premiere by InterAct Theatre Company.
The first complete calendar year of Phindie’s existence is almost at a close. This year Phindie published almost 500 pieces on local theater, dance, and other arts. We look back at the articles which you liked the most in 2014. Here are the top ten in various categories.