I asked cast members of the Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium (IRC), Philadelphia’s absurdist theatre (since 2006), founded by artistic director Tina Brock, what Ionesco’s RHINOCEROS brought up for them as actors and as people. The range of responses is as astounding as this production. A big thank you to everyone who participated in this Phindie interview.View More Give the rhinos a chance: Interview with the actors of Ionesco’s RHINOCEROS
Director Tina Brock brings spot-on casting, lightning-quick pacing, and non-stop hysteria (of both the panicked and hilarious varieties) to Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium’s FringeArts production of Eugène Ionesco’s RHINOCEROS. The devastating consequences of mindless conformity, social apathy, and turning a blind eye to a growing threat are the important themes of the darkly comic Theater of the Absurd masterpiece.View More RHINOCEROS (Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium): 2014 Fringe Review 5
Theater writer Jessica Foley is seeing 20 Fringe plays in 20 days. Why is she starting with Ionesco’s Rhinoceros?View More Foley’s Fringe Binge 2014: 20 Shows in 20 days. Who’s On First?
Phindie will provide more Philly Fringe Festival coverage than any publication in the world! Coverage begins with 15 picks from star Phindie writer Deb Miller.View More Deb Miller’s 15 Top Picks for the 2014 Philadelphia Fringe Festival
Though Franz Kafka’s work is not categorized as theater of the absurd per se, his writings have been cited as important predecessors of the genre.…View More  THE CASTLE (Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium): Fringe review
If your favorite part of Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory was the creepy boat ride or if you even remember that scene with a tingle of…View More Paradise Park (Idiopathic Ridiculopathy): Men in Dresses