Director Tom Reing and actor Charlie DelMarcelle talk about their childhood, their collaborations, and Inis Nua’s upcoming production of HOOKED!View More Old Friends and Frequent Collaborators Get HOOKED! An interview with Tom Reing and Charlie DelMarcelle
British-born actor Harry Smith talks about his background in the UK, his life and career in Philadelphia, and his upcoming debut on Broadway.View More From the UK to Philadelphia to Broadway: An interview with actor Harry Smith
Inis Nua brings pub theater to Philly with it’s delectable production of David Greig’s THE LETTER OF LAST RESORTView More THE LETTER OF LAST RESORT (Inis Nua): Tastefully staged pub theater
Enda Walsh’s existential thought-play treads a well-worn path, but it does so with intelligence and poetry.View More PENELOPE (Inis Nua): Love and death in a hot country
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…View More LONG LIVE THE LITTLE KNIFE (Inis Nua): A delightfully duplicitous foray into the art(s) of deception
Vivienne Franzmann’s new play, PESTS, is the first offering of Inis Nua Theatre Company’s 2014/15 reading seriesView More PESTS opens Inis Nua’s reading series tonight
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…View More The winners of the 2014 Barrymore Awards…
CIPHERS displays an ultra-modern set, an unflinchingly poised cast, and all the classic elements of an intriguing spy thriller,View More CIPHERS (Inis Nua): An ultra-modern spy thriller
A Play, A Pie and A Pint opens with THE LETTER OF LAST RESORT, Scottish playwright David Greig’s political satire on the absurdities of our atomic age.View More THE LETTER OF LAST RESORT (Tiny Dynamite and Inis Nua): A Thought-Provoking Satire on “The Crazy Strategy” of Nuclear Weapons
It’s a great idea, imported from Britain: a happy-hour-long play, served with a slice of pizza and a beer.View More Another round of A PLAY, A PIE, AND A PINT
For the second year, Phindie asked local theater writers to vote on the best theatrical work produced in or near the city in the 2013/14 theater season.View More 2013/14 Critics’ Awards: The best in Philadelphia theater
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?
Closing its 2013-14 season of funny and poignant contemporary two-handers with one-word titles (the excellent BLINK and TROUSERS—see Phindie reviews here and here, respectively—were the…View More MIDSUMMER (Inis Nua): A Dream of a Rom-Com
In keeping with their native tradition of storytelling, Irish playwrights Paul Meade and David Parnell weave an engaging tale of two estranged men who reconnect…View More TROUSERS (Inis Nua): The Proof Is in the Pants
The Barrymore Awards are on hiatus this year, returning in all their splendor for the 2013/14 season, but on November 4, 2013, Theatre Philadelphia gave out several awards recognizing local theaters and artists.View More And the winners are….
Phil Porter’s BLINK—making its American premiere with Inis Nua Theatre—is a touching pastiche of romance, high drama and farce. It’s both heavy and light, comic…View More BLINK (Inis Nua): The Manufacturing of Affection
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?
A pleasingly unpretentious comedy, THE HAND OF GAUL is something of a departure for Inis Nua, which generally produces serious works by contemporary Irish and…View More 60-second review: THE HAND OF GAUL (Inis Nua)
“[H]alf-way up the hill, I see the Past Lying beneath me with its sounds and sights,— A city in the twilight dim and vast, With…View More PIFA 2013: HSP’s ArkHIVE and other theatrical highlights
Here are my annual picks for the best of Philadelphia theater: Best Play: August: Osage County (Arden) Honorable mention: The Island (Lantern) Best Actor, Male: Frank…View More Best of Philadelphia Theater, 2011-12