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Alexander Burns directing MACBETH at the Arden

“I was born into Shakespeare, the American Shakespeare”: Alex Burns on directing MACBETH (Arden), part 1

I will never forget the first time I saw Hamlet. My sister and I were out playing on the street in Mount Airy, Philadelphia.

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KING LEAR (Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Company): In West Philadelphia, old and gray

Seeing a show at the Elizabethan-era replica theater The Globe is a thrilling experience for any Shakespeare fan: the arrangement of (fairly uncomfortable) seats, natural light, and open London air…

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Why present an all-female production of KING LEAR? Revolution Shakespeare’s director lays down a persuasive case ahead of their reading

On Monday, May 12, 2014 (the day after Mother’s Day), upstart local Shakespeare company Revolution Shakespeare will present a staged reading of the Bard’s classic KING LEAR. The reading’s director, Samantha Bellomo tells Phindie what excites her about the decision to give the reading an all-female cast.

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Revolution Shakespeare! The FIVE BEST Shakespeare plays according to artistic director Griffin Stanton-Ameisen

The FIVE BEST Shakespeare plays according to Revolution Shakespeare artistic director Griffin Stanton-Ameisen.

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Phindie Podcast 02: Brian McCann

For the second of Phindie’s Philadelphia Independent Theater podcasts, hosts Christopher Munden and John Rosenberg talk to talented and versatile local actor Brian McCann. We talk about improv, director Matt…

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Shakespeare in Philadelphia: The Arden’s Romeo and Juliet Introduces a Season of the Bard

Four hundred years after his death, William Shakespeare remains the world’s most produced playwright. For evidence of his enduring popularity look no further than the region’s stages: there are at least five…