August Strindberg

FullSizeRender (4)

Fringe in Sketch: (MISS) JULIE (Svaha Theatre Collective)

Rich people need it. Poor people have it. If you eat it then you die.

Earth, 03, by stokpic
svaha-miss-julie-fringe-review

(MISS) JULIE (Svada Theatre Collective): 2017 Fringe review

In (MISS) JULIE, Svada Theatre Collective gives the naturalistic classic a much-needed reinterpretation.

say-no-more-fringe-review

SAY NO MORE (Wild Plum Productions): 2016 Fringe review 66

Wild Plum Production’s reimagining of Strindberg’s The Stronger. Review with sketches by Chuck Schultz.

world-hands
2. Deborah Block headshot

S&M, Sexual Politics, and SMOKE from a Female Perspective: An interview with Theatre Exile’s Deborah Block

Director Deborah Block discusses her approach to the socio-sexual themes in Theatre Exile’s Philadelphia premiere of Kim Davies’ SMOKE.

251x300xghostsonata-251x300

Treats of the 2012 Philly Fringe: THE GHOST SONATA and THE MAIDS

One of the great things about the Fringe Festival is the opportunity to see independent companies perform works unlikely to be attempted by more established theater groups. This year brought…

Dan Hodge as Adolph and Krista Apple as Tekla in the PAC’s CREDITORS, featuring a sculpture by Roger Wing on the table (Photo credit: David Comdico)

CREDITORS (Philadelphia Artists’ Collective): Everything Great Theater Should Be

August Strindberg’s CREDITORS is a revenge tragedy of classic proportions, a modern descendant of the ancient Greeks and Shakespeare. His unnerving story of a love triangle in late 19th-century Sweden…