What a pleasant corner of Philadelphia is Mount Airy. A suburban urban neighborhood: trees and grass yards but also sidewalks and train lines; driveways and…View More NICE AND FRESH theater in Mount Airy
Josh McIlvain’s RETURN OF CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE AND SHOE should be put in a time capsule and used by future generations as a how-to…View More RETURN OF CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE AND SHOE (SmokeyScout): 60-second review
Kensington cops may ask why you’re on rundown Ormes Street, but don’t get rattled: the play happening inside the Papermill Theater satisfies like mom’s chicken…View More ALP D’HUEZ (Hella Fresh): One couple’s twisting mountain stage
James Tolbert has decades of experience on stages in Philadelphia and around the country, most recently as the lead in August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come…View More Interview with James C. Tolbert III
California transplant John Rosenberg opened the Papermill Theater in an old (you guessed it) paper mill in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia in 2010. Since then, it’s…View More Wild Bunch in Wild Punch in Kensington
This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe, and the 2011 edition looks bigger andbetter than ever. The Live Arts…View More 10 Picks for 2011 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe
In the not distant past, I was watching a dance performance, which I was enjoying, and I couldn’t help thinking—if this dance company was caught…View More Dance and Music Rights, or When Were You Planning To Pay For That Music, Friend?
I was producing a Fringe show last year, and I had an Equity actor (Actors’ Equity is the union for theatre actors). No problem, my…View More Philly needs an Equity Showcase—sound the horn!
I’m interested in the growth of The University of the Arts (UArts) and how its graduates have been sticking around and building their performing arts…View More What the fuck are they teaching our kids? Interview with UArts student Jessica Rodriguez
The Live Arts and Philly Fringe has grown and moved mostly North and West from its Old City nexus, prices have gone up, and the roster of…View More Theater Picks for the 2010 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe