A cross-temporal interpretation of Shakespeare’s Elizabethan classic injects passages of current expressions and gestures, slapstick, and original music into the well-known pastoral rom-com.
Commonwealth Classic Theatre presents a world-premiere production of Paul Parente’s meaningful tragicomedy on the absurdities and horrors of war, inspired by the events and characters from Homer’s Iliad.
Director Charles McMahon equates the hot-blooded battle of wills between Kate and Petruchio with the intense, sensual, and stylized dance of the tango.
Katherine Fritz sat down with Ian August to chat Shakespeare, history, and what it means to be the guy who says, “I think I’d like to write a sequel to Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus.”
Love, betrayal, vengeance, and death are the themes of Federico García Lorca’s Spanish Symbolist tragedy, BLOOD WEDDING.
Phindie spoke to Damon Bonetti, a founding member of the Philadelphia Artists’ Collective and director of PAC’s latest offering, Frederico Garcia Lorca’s BLOOD WEDDING.
WE CAN ALL AGREE TO PRETEND THIS NEVER HAPPENED (Tiny Dynamite and InterAct Theatre Company): A Philadelphia world-premiere comedy
Season 4 of Tiny Dynamite’s month-long happy-hour series A Play, A Pie and A Pint concludes with its first commissioned work.
They’ve known each other for what—a couple of hours? Already they’re crazy in love, and they’ll steadfastly love each other against all odds. A love to die for. One of the world’s most celebrated and enduring love stories, ROMEO AND JULIET, is currently on stage at The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre.
New City Stage Company’s Philadelphia premiere of FROST/NIXON is anything but the dry historical debate you might expect. Under Aaron Cromie’s brilliant direction, playwright Peter Morgan’s story of the series of TV interviews conducted by faltering British talk-show host David Frost in 1977 with disgraced US President Richard Nixon is a painfully tense and surprisingly humorous cat-and-mouse game.