Matt Pfeiffer talks love of Shakespeare and SHAKESPEARE IN LOVEView More Bringing Shakespeare to Life: Interview with director Matt Pfeiffer about SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE (People’s Light)
The constant menace of teenage ambition hums under the entire production.View More DANCE NATION (Wilma): What it means to be ferociously pubescent
THERE is not a place on Earth’s map. It is not a poem recital, nor is it a play.View More THERE (Wilma): 2019 Fringe review
Visually arresting and aurally haunting, THERE makes rarefied language solid and visceralView More THERE (Wilma): 2019 Fringe review
The way to get an audience to ask itself profound questions about a work is not by asking the audience profound questions about the work.View More PASSAGE (Wilma): Love and death in Country X
Lorca’s BLOOD WEDDING makes a fitting vehicle for the Wilma Theater in-house troupe.View More BLOOD WEDDING (Wilma): Movement in the veins
The Berserker Residents may parody the conventions of theater, but they clearly believe in its powerView More THESE TERRIBLE THINGS (Berserker Residents): 2017 Fringe review
Playwright James Ijames offers a searing examination of the commodification of black experience.View More WHITE (Theatre Horizon): Representation matters
Cameron Kelsall has some ideas for the new executive director.View More How should Philadelphia Theatre Company rebrand itself?
This thoughtful production changes how we see the world and ourselvesView More YOU FOR ME FOR YOU (Interact): Sisters in different worlds
The Berserker Residents take us back to schoolView More IT’S SO LEARNING (Berserker Residents): Will this be on the test?
Republished by kind permission from FringeArts. Bradley Wrenn, co-founder of The Berserker Residents, talks about how the company is revamping their 2015 Fringe hit It’s So Learning…View More IT’S SO LEARNING is Even Berserker!
The play has a compelling point to make about the diversity of truth and mutual respect, but in the end, it’s difficult to take the argument seriously.View More INFORMED CONSENT (Lantern): A strange kind of ethics
Ho boy, it’s been quite the election cycle. Thankfully, Philadelphia has 1812 Productions to ease the pain with its annual satirical show.View More THIS IS THE WEEK THAT IS: THE ELECTION SPECIAL (1812 Productions): Yuugely funny
Beyond being entertaining and thought-provoking, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s AN OCTOROON is an experienceView More AN OCTOROON (Wilma): A melodrama, a social commentary, an experience
A new $10 million in funds includes money for an updated facade, a cafe space, and a 10-member artistic company.View More What Can The Wilma Do With $10 Million?
This year’s installment of the annual politically-incorrect political comedy skewers the presidential candidates and brings some welcome laughs to a troubled weekView More THIS IS THE WEEK THAT IS (1812): The tenth anniversary of an annual favorite
The man behind the 2013 Fringe Festival hit AJAX, The Madness directs his version of ANTIGONE for the Wilma Theater.View More ANTIGONE (Wilma): Spectacular, but a spectacular failure
Go back to school with The Berserker Residents in this highly interactive ensemble-devised piece, in which you are the student and your teachers are berserk!View More IT’S SO LEARNING (Berserker Residents): 2015 Fringe Review 51
Top Philly theater writer Deb Miller previews the best of the 2015 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.View More Deb Miller’s 15 Top Picks for the 2015 Fringe Festival