Inis Nua Theatre Company

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SWALLOW (Inis Nua): This Scottish play is a spot on reflection of America right now

A visceral, exquisitely written, three-person anxiety attack

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Stef Smith and SWALLOW: A word with the Scots playwright of Inis Nua’s new production

We checked in with Stef Smith to find out how she approaches her work.

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LEPER + CHIP (Inis Nua): More booze than the Bard

A fast-paced shaggy dog tale of love and revenge, told mostly in dueling monologs of Irish brogue

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DUBLIN BY LAMPLIGHT (Inis Nua / Drexel MPiRP): Irish theater for the theatrical

Inis Nua Theatre Company’s 2011 breakout hit DUBLIN BY LAMPLIGHT returns to the stage in partnership with Drexel University’s Mandell Professionals in Residence Project

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RADIANT VERMIN (Inis Nua): Devilishly good home redecoration

An entertaining cautionary tale about the wages of greed and consumerism

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Barrymore Awards Nominations

Industry insiders vote on their favorite shows and artists in their community from the preceding theater season. The resulting awards recognize the best that Philly stages have to offer, and also musicals.

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“Nothing about us without us”: The Radicalisation of CHELSEA Manning

When does the subject trump gender identity? Responses to the latest Inis Nua production.

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THE RADICALISATION OF BRADLEY MANNING (Inis Nua): An unforgettable examination of a critical American subject

An intense and impactful bio-play on Bradley Manning makes its powerful American debut in a stellar production by Inis Nua.

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We Are All Chelsea Manning: Inis Nua actors on what THE RADICALISATION OF BRADLEY MANNING means to them

We asked the actors in this challenging production: Who is Bradley Manning to you?

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Protect the #SPINE

On today’s podcast, we get to know Claire Moyer, director of Inis Nua’s SPINE, discuss the issues that make up the piece, and talk about some of the first books that moved us.

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SPINE (Inis Nua): Beauty in the library stacks

Dramatizing the effects of public library closings doesn’t sound like the most engaging of topics, but playwright Clara Brennan weaves a beautiful story about the importance of seeing the people behind numbers and statistics.

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SPINE (Inis Nua): A funny and poignant paean to libraries

A funny, touching, and uplifting 70-minute solo show considers the vital importance of books, libraries, and a supportive community on human happiness and development.

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HOOKED (Inis Nua): A pub play in a pub

Entertaining for anyone looking for a fun and a little different night at the pub, or just an excuse to spend the night at the pub.

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Old Friends and Frequent Collaborators Get HOOKED! An interview with Tom Reing and Charlie DelMarcelle

Director Tom Reing and actor Charlie DelMarcelle talk about their childhood, their collaborations, and Inis Nua’s upcoming production of HOOKED!

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From the UK to Philadelphia to Broadway: An interview with actor Harry Smith

British-born actor Harry Smith talks about his background in the UK, his life and career in Philadelphia, and his upcoming debut on Broadway.

The Letter of Last Resort by David Greig. Directed by Claire Moyer, with Adam Rzepka and Susan Giddings. October 2nd, 3rd, 5th 2014.

THE LETTER OF LAST RESORT (Inis Nua): Tastefully staged pub theater

Inis Nua brings pub theater to Philly with it’s delectable production of David Greig’s THE LETTER OF LAST RESORT

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PENELOPE (Inis Nua): Love and death in a hot country

Enda Walsh’s existential thought-play treads a well-worn path, but it does so with intelligence and poetry.

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LONG LIVE THE LITTLE KNIFE (Inis Nua): A delightfully duplicitous foray into the art(s) of deception

What do art forgers and the theater have in common? Both try to convince you that something is real when it’s not, and both do it with the expectation of…

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PESTS opens Inis Nua’s reading series tonight

Vivienne Franzmann’s new play, PESTS, is the first offering of Inis Nua Theatre Company’s 2014/15 reading series

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The winners of the 2014 Barrymore Awards…

From about 100 entries, winners in twenty-two categories were selected by a panel of twelve judges and announced at the Barrymore Awards ceremony tonight. InterAct Theatre’s Down Past Passyunk won top…