Christopher Munden

Christopher Munden is the publisher of Phindie.com. Read his reviews and articles here.

Fringe Forecast Podcast: Episode 3

The 2019 Fringe Festival podcast concludes with interviews with Peter Woolsey of La Peg at FringeArts and John Cambridge

Podcasting the Fringe: Interviews with Fringe artists

Episode two of Fringe Forecast hit the internet today. Cohosted by Phindie contributor Julia Taus, editor Christopher Munden and University of Pennsylvania producer Taylor Durham, the Fringe Forecast focuses on the ongoing…

MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Lantern): A Gchat review

Julius Ferraro and Christopher Munden discuss Lantern Theater’s production on Gchat.

Yo Philly, No More Safe Bullshit

Excerpted from gchat conversations between Christopher Munden and John Rosenberg.

Philly’s Kinda Cool episode 2.1: We back!

Would Sebastian would rather sleep with Hillary or Donald, what the hell his Fringe show was about, and what’s the worst way to cook an omelette?

Philly’s Kinda Cool episode 5: Ten citywides, harassment, and which is cooler “black or gay”?

This week’s Philly’s Kinda Cool considers Melania Trump’s plagiarism, harassment, and whether it’s cooler to be black or gay.

Philly’s Kinda Cool episode 4: The police, babies, local music and James Franco “getting in character”

On this week’s Philly’s Kinda Cool, we share stories of interactions between local people and the police. We also talk babies, James France “getting into character”, and whether it’s dangerous…

Philly’s Kinda Cool Episode 3: Interviews, theater picks, local music, and WEEN

Phindie editor Christopher Munden gives his weekend performing arts picks: BalletX’s Summer Series, Jennifer Summerfield’s The Yellow Wallpaper, and Greenfield Collective’s Bad Hamlet with Brews. And more!

Philly’s Kinda Cool: Episode 2

What kinda cool? Philly’s Kinda Cool. Episode 2 of new local music and talk podcast.

Philly’s Kinda Cool: Episode 1

A new radio show playing local music and talk local happenings and bullshit.

Dear White People: TWO TRAINS RUNNING is not a play about race

A critic evaluating TWO TRAINS RUNNING is not an anthropologist studying another culture through their artifacts.

Phindie in 2015: The most popular articles of the last twelve months

In 2015, Phindie published over 550 pieces on local theater, dance, and other arts. W look back at the pieces which you liked the most.

Get to know your favorite Phindie editor

Christopher Munden is the publisher and editor of Phindie. In these pages you’ve probably read what he thinks about local theater and arts. But what’s his deal? Read Henrik Eger’s interview with…

Why Phindie? The editor’s personal statement

Personal statement by Phindie editor Christopher Munden. How he got into publishing and why he started Phindie.

The Conversation Starter: A Fringe show, a reviewer’s word choice, and why it’s good to talk

Conversations are not always comfortable, but when Colie McClellan had an issue with a Phindie review, she decided to start one.

Gizel Jimenez and ensemble in the Walnut's 2013 show IN THE HEIGHTS. Photo credit: Mark Garvin.

Walnut Street Theatre: Part 3, The Changing Shape of Philadelphia Theater

Katelyn Behrman’s three-part series on the Walnut Street Theatre concludes with a consideration of the Walnut’s place in the changing landscape of Philadelphia theater.

Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5.

The Walnut Street Theatre: Part 2, Crafting a Popular Season

In the second of her three-part series on the Walnut Street Theatre, Katelyn Behrman looks at how the Walnut puts together its season of popular productions, and considers the opportunities presented by the second stage and rented facilities.

The Walnut opened as a circus theater in 1809.

The Walnut Street Theatre: Part 1, The People’s Playhouse

In the first section three-part series, Kathryn Behrman sits down with Walnut artistic director Bernard Havard and other local theater folk to consider the playhouse’s commitment to popular entertainment.