Theatre Exile’s newest offering left Josh Herren cold. He is trying to figure out why.View More BABEL (Theatre Exile): Uncertifiable
Jackie Goldfinger on building a tower to god.View More Playing God: Jacqueline Goldfinger talks about her newest play
Martin Zimmerman’s visceral, thoroughly modern, elegant one-woman show inspired by the tragic 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting.View More ON THE EXHALE (Theatre Exile): A one-woman show handles a loaded issue
Revisiting Philly theater history through the eyes of one of its finest critics.View More Philadelphia theater through the eyes of J. Cooper Robb, Part 2: 2004
Remembering Philadelphia theater history through the eyes of a venerable theater reviewer.View More Philadelphia Theater through the eyes of J. Cooper Robb, Part 1: 2002–2003
Is there more still left in the playwright’s head that didn’t make it to the stage?View More SING THE BODY ELECTRIC (Theatre Exile): Electricity sparks and glows brightly, then sputters
The debate central to Rajiv Joseph’s absorbing new play isn’t just talk: when you lose this one, you really lose.View More GUARDS AT THE TAJ (Theatre Exile): Beauty and brutality join hands
Kim Davies’s SMOKE is a dangerous experiment in sexual politics In the taboo world of kink parties.View More SMOKE (Theatre Exile): Sexy but unsettling
Darnelle Radford chats to Deb Block about Theatre Exile’s production of SMOKE by Kim DaviesView More [podcast] Theatre Exile’s safe word is #SMOKE
Director Deborah Block discusses her approach to the socio-sexual themes in Theatre Exile’s Philadelphia premiere of Kim Davies’ SMOKE.View More S&M, Sexual Politics, and SMOKE from a Female Perspective: An interview with Theatre Exile’s Deborah Block
Not many plays have this kind of unmistakable resonance. When you encounter such a play, you know it. With works of consequence you can feel the pull of intelligence and transformation moving under the surface.View More THE WHALE (Theatre Exile): Intelligence and transformation moving under the surface
“We all do things that are sorta good, and things that are sorta not so good.” In RED SPEEDO, each character is capable of doing those things that are sorta not so good.View More RED SPEEDO (Theatre Exile): A dive into the waters of amorality
Playwright Lucas Hnath raises serious legal, ethical, societal, and personal issues in RED SPEEDO, his 2013 play enjoying its Philadelphia premiere at Theatre Exile.View More A Conversation with Playwright Lucas Hnath, Director Deborah Block, and the Cast of Theatre Exile’s RED SPEEDO
Phindie looks at tax returns for local theaters to see how much they brought in from what sources. We also look at who the best paid employee was for each “non-profit”.View More Is there money in theater? Where does it come from? Who gets it?
Here’s the setup: A young man has lived with his male lover for a few years. During a spat he falls for a woman. Things…View More COCK (Theatre Exile): Spatial choreography reveals isolation, influence, and alliances.
Finding love and self-knowledge beyond the fixed categories of sexual identity (gay, straight, or bi) is the central theme of Michael Bartlett’s COCK, now in…View More COCK (Theatre Exile): A Provocative Fight for Love and Identity
On May 6 this reviewer took in the second of three play readings in Theatre Exile’s New Play Development Series. On tap was FLESH, celebrated…View More Studio X-hibition at Studio X
Like the rest of us, theater companies have to file taxes. This tax day, we look at some information from the most recent publicly available tax returns (generally 2012) for some major and independent Philadelphia companies.View More Tax time. Is there any money in theater?