Julius Ferraro

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PARROT TALK (Julius Ferraro): Like a sound wave begging to be heard

PARROT TALK follows a simple narrative arc of a woman dying on her way to the grocery store; however, nothing about her journey is linear.

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The Art of a Show: Creating graphics for an independent theater production

A play with gorgeous graphics for its marketing just looks like it has its shit together. How does that happen?

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A Different Type of Theatrical Experimentation: PARROT TALK with Julius Ferraro

Philly theater creators experiment with physical theater, but use TV-type language. Julius Ferraro goes down a different path.

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Growth, Cockroaches, and *not* Micropenises: Julius Ferraro and Dani Solomon give us the SoLow down on MICROMANIA

We got the SoLow down on this compelling original piece from writer/actor Julius and director Dani Solomon.

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Phindie in 2015: The most popular articles of the last twelve months

In 2015, Phindie published over 550 pieces on local theater, dance, and other arts. W look back at the pieces which you liked the most.

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A KNEE THAT CAN BEND (Orbiter 3): Love and life in a hot country

In Africa as elsewhere, for queers as for everyone, life plays out messily in small tragedies and little loves.

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A DOLL’S HOUSE (Jo Strømgren Kompani): 2015 Fringe review 9.1

This DOLL’s HOUSE is human and multifaceted, lighthearted and ironic, narrative with a dancer’s expression of character.

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AFTER THE REHEARSAL / PERSONA (Toneelgroep Amsterdam): 2015 Fringe review 7.1

Toneelgroep’s take on these classic screenplays retains all of the rawness of and cruelty of Bergman’s films.

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How to Fringe? On a Bike.

It’s more dope than Lance Armstrong. And ballsier too. The Phindie Fringe Bike Tour is the best way to enjoy the 2015 Fringe Festival.

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The SoLow Down: Six picks for SoLow Fest 2015

Phindie’s recommendations for SoLow Fest 2015.

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Revolutionary Theater, Dance, and Circus: NICE AND FRESH at Cliveden historic house

This month, Cliveden opens its historic grounds for a two-night engagement of new performing arts.

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Kerouac and Google Maps: ON THE ROAD by GPS

Head northwest on W 7th St toward 7th Ave. Take the 1st left onto 7th Ave. Turn right onto W 39th St. Take the ramp onto Lincoln Tunnel. Parts of this road are closed Mon-Fri 4:00 – 7:00 pm. Entering New Jersey.

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Dada Is a State of Mind: {HTP} explores PAINTER AND PATAPHYSICIAN THOMAS CHIMES

Intellectual property lawyer, art collector, and university lecturer Mari Shaw’s just-published book, Painter and Pataphysician Thomas Chimes excerpts 15 years of private conversations with artist Chimes. Her idiosyncratic book combines…

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Micro-interviews of some Micromaniacs: Manon Manavit, Julius Ferraro, Drew Carroll, Scott Rodrigue, James Wadsworth Strong, Shelby Jackson

Interviews with the creative team for Micromanias, a double-bill of original performances coming up this November at Kensington’s Little Berlin.

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PHINDIE BIKE TOUR 2.0: Kensington Arts

On November 8, 2014, join Phindie for Bike Tour 2.0, which will take viewers to experience the Near Northeast’s idiosyncratic, cutting-edge arts!

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PHINDIE’S OFFICIAL FRINGE BIKE TOUR: Experience Fringe in a way never before possible

Wanna experience the best of Fringe, but don’t know how? Overwhelmed by the offerings of the Guide? Fearful to take your first taste of Philly’s oldest and largest performance festival and somehow get it wrong? Or else just don’t want to do it alone?

Join Phindie for a one-day Fringe immersion, led by Julius Ferraro—Phindie.com theater editor, journalist, playwright, performer, and veteran fringehopper.

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SOLOW FLASH INTERVIEWS 2014, EPISODE SIX: STEVEN WEISZ, MELISSA RAUB & ROBERT GROSS

SoLow is lo fi.

SoLow is lo stress.

SoLow is lo budget.

SoLow is happening, and to give you a clearer picture of what’s in store, freelance writer/performer Julius Ferraro conducts a series of flash interviews of our artists.

This episode we have modern dance in center city, astral projection installation performance in Kensington, and #sexualharassment on #Twitter.

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Micromaniac: Interview with Julius Ferraro about his new work, Philadelphia theater, and how well-paid critics are

Julius Ferraro talks about his new show, MICROMANIA, and how writing about theater has changed the way he looks at it.

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Victor Fiorillo, A Doll’s House, and the role of the reviewer

A review by Victor Fiorillo of EgoPo Classic Theatre’s A Doll’s House got Phindie writer Julius Ferraro contemplating the role of reviewer. This is part of Phindie‘s ongoing series on theater criticism….