The audience gather together on two adjacent hill sides and in the middle is a stretch of grass,
HAMLET (REV Theatre Company): “For the apparel oft proclaims the man” Fashion-forward styling updates HAMLET
REV Theatre Company creates a powerful rendition of HAMLET through scenery and clothing
Bedlam’s imagination and the energy of their acting make their production stand out.
Toby Zinman gives bullet reviews of nine Shakespeare-ish shows in this year’s Fringe.
It’s “like Hamlet”, with all the key plot points, “only scrambled” in a light-hearted Commedia dell’arte of masks, jokes, music, and puppets.
Addressing the needs of the communities in West Philadelphia through self-esteem building experiences for youth in theater.
Local theater writers vote for their favorites in twelve categories!
Moonwalking on the Moon: Lindsay Smiling on Michael Jackson, Philly theater, and the inaugural production by Orbiter 3
This week marks a landmark in independent theater in Philadelphia: the inaugural production by Orbiter 3, a new producing playwrights collective. Over the next three years, the company will produce six…
Tom Stoppard’s ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD is perhaps the most ubiquitous work of postmodern drama.
Not unlike the U.S. Constitution, HAMLET endures partly because its imperfections and spaces allow for different ways to read it.
“I was born into Shakespeare, the American Shakespeare”: Alex Burns on directing MACBETH (Arden), part 1
I will never forget the first time I saw Hamlet. My sister and I were out playing on the street in Mount Airy, Philadelphia.
Interview with British actor Zainab Jah, who takes on the role of HAMLET at the Wilma Theater.
Shakespeare vs Stoppard: Exploring the Wilma’s dream pairing of HAMLET and ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
Two of the best plays in the English language share most of the same characters and much of the same dialog. The Wilma is doing them in successive productions.
Dan Hodge discusses his edited version of HAMLET, onstage through November 23 at Hedgerow Theatre.
Every staged version of Hamlet is edited. Posterity left us two “authentic” written versions of William Shakespeare’s masterpiece, as well as a poorly transcribed but dramatically more coherent “foul” text….
Phindie will provide more Philly Fringe Festival coverage than any publication in the world! Coverage begins with 15 picks from star Phindie writer Deb Miller.
While “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark,” something is wonderful in the state of Delaware! With its unsurpassed examination of the human condition, profound emotions, and exquisitely beautiful language, HAMLET is considered by many (myself among them) to be the world’s greatest play by the world’s greatest playwright.
Hip, fast-paced, with a frat-boy-cool lead: these aren’t usually phrases to describe HAMLET. But Quintessence Theatre Group’s heavily edited version takes a bare bodkin to Shakespeare’s story of revenge and existential crisis in the state of Denmark.