Shakespeare made simple, and simply fun.
Arden Theatre Company
The simple tricks of the stage awe an audience of CGI-era children, showing that even something as normal as friendship can be magic.
Dito van Reigersberg in a new drag persona steals the spotlight in this riotuous, fierce production.
Aaron Posner’s hilarious reinvention of The Seagull captures all of Chekhov’s laughable characters, absurdities of life, and self-references to the theater from a 21st-century perspective.
New Freedom Theatre’s latest teaches us that anger is a valid reaction to any play that depicts racial injustice.
A superb cast and creative artistic design bring the story of traumatic loss and joyful renewal to life in the haunting musical adaptation of a Victorian classic.
A critic evaluating TWO TRAINS RUNNING is not an anthropologist studying another culture through their artifacts.
How can theater attract people of all socio-economic, educational, and ethnic backgrounds?
When you think Philadelphia theater, you think Bruce Graham. He shares his thoughts about his latest play, the state of theater in Philadelphia, and the art of writing plays.
Reflections on Playwriting: A personal interview with Walt Vail, one of Philadelphia’s most experienced playwrights
Part two of a multi-part interview with one of Philadelphia’s oldest and most prolific playwrights.
A world-premiere stage adaptation of Mary Mapes Dodge’s 19th-century children’s story delivers a clear message about the importance of kindness and understanding.
In the wake of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, Shakespeare is summoned to take on a play commission for the Crown.
A look at the building of the impressive set for the Arden production of METAMORPHOSES.