Plays and Players
A version of this review was also published on Foley Got Comped. Irish Heritage Theatre is purely a labor of love. All of the company members have day-jobs, rehearse 25…
This Info Will Fucking Dare You: Mary McCool, Brad Wrenn, and Lee Minora bouffon it up at Plays & Players this Fringe
If you dig imaginative and funny collaborative solo shows, Plays & Players theater is the place to go this Fringe Festival.
Comedic Self-flagellation and Rodent-skin Jackets: Interview with CHINCHILLA COATS creator Chris Davis
Chris takes his deranged soliloquy about a drunken, under-sexed, 34-year-old man-child to the Edinburgh Fringe.
Henrik Eger interviews Peggy Mecham about JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK, the second part of playwright Sean O’Casey’s “Dublin Trilogy”.
This chaotic opus reaches Monty Python levels of absurdity one would never associate with Shakespeare’s own overlooked tragedy reject.
One of the most shameful aspects in modern US history took place during World War II, when large numbers of Japanese-American citizens of all ages, including babies, were forced to…
Being Howard Zinn: Interview with Bob Weick, who plays the historian in VOICES OF A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (Plays & Players)
Henrik Eger interviews Bob Weick, who is taking on the role of the brilliant, if much maligned Howard Zinn in VOICES OF A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES.
“This production gives me the chills”: Interview with John Doyle, director of VOICES OF A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (Plays & Players)
Henrik Eger interviews John Doyle about Howard Zinn, history, and theater.
Philadelphia’s first and largest LGBTQ theater festival, GayFest! by Quince Productions, returns this August 5-23 to Plays and Players Skinner Studio. Opening this year’s festival is the The Bang Group’s HEAD OVER HEELS, a high energy mix of concert dance, slapstick, and musical theater in a cabaret setting. Artistic director and choreographer David Parker took time with me to offer some insights into the dance and his New York City dance ensemble’s interests in creating the piece.
SoLow Fest 2014 sweeps the city this June. Floods of performances. Floods of performers. Get swept up!
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 Ingrid Bergman in South Philly, theatrical memoir on Vine, and porn at Quig’s.
Phindie looks at tax returns for local theaters to see how much they brought in from what sources. We also look at who the best paid employee was for each “non-profit”.
Yesterday morning, I received an email from the National Football League. I get these every day, more or less—updates from NFL.com on what’s happening around the league, who’s injured, who’s…