Doug Williams

Yossarian Dies At The End: Getting to know Doug Williams

A long-form interview with playwright Doug Williams.

BON IVER FIGHTS A BEAR (mauraampersanddoug): 2018 Fringe review

Justin is a heartbroken young musician who escapes to his father’s cabin in the middle of nowhere

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SHITHEADS (Azuka): Nice ride

Azuka’s terrific production of SHITHEADS, a new play by Douglas Williams, details the New York bicycle subculture.

BREATHE SMOKE (Orbiter 3): These are times of change

Williams avoids the metatheatrics associated with plays about performance for an inquiry into painful transitions we all must undergo.

HOLLY’S DEAD SOLDIERS (Chris Davis, Bruce Walsh and Douglas Williams): 60-second review

Adapting Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s but not pulling verbatim from the novella, three playwrights have created a special experience in a Point Breeze row home.

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s with Chris, Bruce, and Doug: Interview with three playwrights restaging a Fringe favorite

We talk to Chris Davis, Bruce Walsh, and Doug Williams ahead of their relaunch of HOLLY’S DEAD SOLDIERS.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre): What fools these mortals be!

Philly Shakes’ production isn’t afraid to embrace the wonderfully silly and naughty aspects of Shakespeare, and the approach works like a charm.

Diary of a Playwright, part 2: Doug Williams sees MOON CAVE take the stage

Part Two of Douglas Williams backstage diary as the play he wrote finishes rehearsals and opens to audiences.

MOON CAVE (Azuka Theatre): Eclipse of the mind

Playwright Douglas Williams gives us a view into the life and psyche of a young man haunted by horrific events from his past.

Diary of a Playwright: Doug Williams tracks his thoughts as he prepares for his first professional production

Douglas Williams has partnered with Phindie to share the playwright’s perspective as a new play is developed, rehearsed, and produced

Finding art in taking risks: Doug Williams

“I have hated this play sometimes,” says Doug Williams. Strong words, when you’re talking about something you’ve written yourself.

Orbiter 3: A new producing playwrights collective to launch in Philadelphia

A group of Philadelphia playwrights have come together to form a producing collective, Orbiter 3, to showcase their work.

SAFE SPACE (Apocalypse Club): 2014 Fringe Review 39

A collaboration between three inventive local playwrights, SAFE SPACE provides its audience a Fringe adventure: a choose your own adventure.

Playwright to playwright: Douglas Williams (Safe Space) interviewed by Chris Davis (Anna K)

In this special Phindie feature, Chris interviews Doug about safe spaces, role-playing, and the playwriting process.

Happier times: some guy (Andrew Carroll), Chris Davis, and Doug Williams at the opening of IRC's Ondine.

Playwright to playwright: Chris Davis (Anna K) interviewed by Douglas Williams (Safe Space)

In this special Phindie feature, Holly’s Dead Soldiers alums Douglas Williams and Chris Davis talk about Chris’s new work and his recent trip to Scotland for the world-famous Edinburgh Fringe.

Aaron Cromie and Christie Parker in THE BODY LAUTREC. Photo credit: plate3photography.com.

Doug Williams’s 5 Fringe Picks: Festival fave reveals his not-to-miss shows

Playwright Douglas Williams collaborated on a stand-out Fringe hit of 2013, Holly’s Dead Soldiers Doug shared five picks the 2014 Fest.

Solstice. Image courtesy of Douglas Williams.

SOLOW FLASH INTERVIEWS 2014, EPISODE TWO: DOUGLAS WILLIAMS, GAVIN WHITT, and HANK CURRY

Needless to say, with over forty individual shows slated to pop up across Philly from June 19-29, it can be hard to decide where you’re going to spend your pocket money.

To give you a clearer picture of what’s in store, freelance writer/performer Julius Ferraro conducts a series of flash interviews of our artists!

In episode two, we get Chaplin in Queen Village, time travel in South Philly, and brain spasms in Kensington.

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[19] HOLLY’S DEAD SOLDIERS (Bruce Walsh, Douglas Williams, Chris Davis): 2013 Fringe review

The play transpires in and around Bruce Walsh’s living room. (September 14 performances will take place at the home of Doug Williams.) Three collaborating playwrights share a sense of community that…

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2013 Philly Fringe Festival :: the MOST coverage and Six Picks for the Festival

As its mission, Phindie provides independent coverage of Philadelphia theater and arts, with a focus on independent theater. So the Philly Fringe Festival* is a perfectly aligned two-week event. With…

2014 Fringe Festival Philadelphia

Fringe Preview 6: North Liberties Fringe

For a while, Northern Liberties replaced Old City as a hub of the Fringe, with the headquarters of the former Live Arts and Philly Fringe, the festival box office, and…