Rev Shakes’ annual mainstage productions begin the final weekend of the Fringe and showcase a sensibility at home in the festivalView More The Bastard of KING JOHN: Carlo Campbell on Revolution Shakespeare Fringe offering
Industry insiders vote on their favorite shows and artists in their community from the preceding theater season. The resulting awards recognize the best that Philly stages have to offer, and also musicals.View More Barrymore Awards Nominations
Fans of the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre were dismayed to receive this letter from artistic director Carmen Khan. It looks like this season will be the last in a while. We wish the best to Carmen and everyone at the company.View More Our Revels Now Are Ended? Philly Shakes takes a break
The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre demonstrates Shakespeare’s continued relevance with a well-choreographed comedy of contemplation.View More TWELFTH NIGHT (Philly Shakes): What you will!
This is a solidly accessible MACBETH, with comprehensible delivery and an easy-to-follow story—the kind of Shakespeare you go see with your high school class.View More MACBETH (Philly Shakes): Blood should have blood
In her amusing staging of Shakespeare, director Carmen Khan focuses on the compromise, interplay, and transformative power of love which make up a mature relationship.View More THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre): A woman moved
Seven actors explain, enact, and parody a series of Shakespeare’s “bloody bits” in this fast, furious, and funny mash-up of The Bard’s iconic death and battle scenes.View More KILL WILL (Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre): 2015 Fringe review 54
Shakespeare blindfolded: In the darkness, Shakespeare is illuminated.View More TILL BIRNAM WOOD… (John Schultz): 2015 Fringe review 3
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
Philly Shakes is offering audiences a mid-spring series of supplemental events on three Sundays in April and May.View More Lecture, Talkback, Slam! Upcoming events at The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre
Philly Shakes’ production isn’t afraid to embrace the wonderfully silly and naughty aspects of Shakespeare, and the approach works like a charm.View More A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre): What fools these mortals be!
The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre are giving each other greeting cards, buying each other flowers, and teaming up for a one-night-only concert of music and performance.View More A Love Made in Shakespeare: Valentine’s Day performance with the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre
J Hernandez has been a constant presence on Philadelphia stages his acclaimed portrayal of Iago in a 2013 production of Othello. Phindie spoke to the Texas native about relocating, being a Latino actor, and why he loves Philly theater.View More J Hernandez: Feeling the Love in Philadelphia!
Aaron Cromie brings his inimitable brand of wit and insight to this exuberant interpretation of HENRY V.View More HENRY V (Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre): Bringing history to life and making learning fun
Robin Malan’s iHAMLET, a stripped-down contemporary one-man adaptation of Hamlet, is performed in The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre’s Fringe production by one impressive woman. Actor/musician/composer Melissa Dunphy displays a remarkable command of the non-linear script, not once misspeaking a word of her 55-minute solo performance.View More iHAMLET (Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre): Fringe Review 28
Under Aaron Cromie’s creative direction, Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre’s production of LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST captures the playfulness of the Bard’s early comedy in a fluid romp.View More LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST (Philly Shakes): Cromie finds a feast of language and comedy
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
They’ve known each other for what—a couple of hours? Already they’re crazy in love, and they’ll steadfastly love each other against all odds. A love to die for. One of the world’s most celebrated and enduring love stories, ROMEO AND JULIET, is currently on stage at The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre.View More ROMEO AND JULIET (Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre): A Love to Die for
When presenting Shakespeare comedies, companies often forget that they should be funny. This is not the case with Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre’s production of MUCH ADO…View More MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Philly Shakes): A Shakespeare comedy that’s actually funny
OTHELLO by the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre at 21st and Sansom, is quite an excellent show. Carmen Khan, the director, really gets perfect diction from every…View More OTHELLO (Philly Shakes): Grumpy Professor Review