It is an uncertain time, to say the least. For nonprofits, it makes an already delicate business model that much more unstable. I have spoken to a number of nonprofit leaders over the past week, and one question that comes up time and time again is, “Should we ask for support right now?”View More Arts and Non-profit Fundraising in These Times: What’s okay to do right now?
The best showcase for new performing arts in Philadelphia gets Revolutionary with an evening of beer and performance at ClivedenView More There’s No Place Like Home: Revolutionary performances by Automatic Arts
Theater, dance, circus, and a return to the stage after 12 years. Nice and Fresh January is supremely accessible performance art.View More Back on Stage After 12 Years: Deborah Crocker returns for SmokeyScout’s Nice and Fresh January!
And now, AMERICAN WISDOM, a mainstage collection of three of Josh’s one-acts, is a handshake between Philly and New York, featuring actors and directors from both sides of the ancient and abiding divide—and performing for one weekend in each city. What’s more, it was launched through an IndieGoGo campaign, representing McIlvain’s collaboration with his audiences.View More AMERICAN WISDOM (SmokeyScout): Interview with Playwright Josh McIlvain
Fresh from the inaugural weekend of NICE AND FRESH, I’m heartened to report that SmokeyScout Productions (founded by Josh McIlvain and Deborah Crocker in 2008)…View More NICE AND FRESH October (SmokeyScout): New art pops up
What a pleasant corner of Philadelphia is Mount Airy. A suburban urban neighborhood: trees and grass yards but also sidewalks and train lines; driveways and…View More NICE AND FRESH theater in Mount Airy