An extended consideration of the new Synge production from Mount Airy’s Quintessence Theatre.
Quintessence Theatre Group
When PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD premiered in Philadelphia in 1912, riots broke out. Quintessence’s skillful production features consistently strong performances that manage to surprise and delight.
Henrik Eger interviews the star of Quintessence’s KING LEAR
Stepping back to a Victorian workhouse with Quintessence Theatre Group.
Quintessence Theatre dynamically brings to life Mary Shelley’s classic tale of Frankenstein and his monstrous creation in a fantastic, eerily staged production
Quintessence Theatre Group explores the Shakespearean death throes of the Roman Republic.
Quintessence Theatre’s production of WAITING FOR GODOT just closed. Henrik Eger spoke to the director about his background and his experiences directing Samuel Beckett’s classic.
A jubilant mix of beautiful music and songs, dancing, magic, social politics… and elocution
An excellent play well done.
E. Ashley Izard tackles one of the most daunting roles in the American canon.
Oscar Wilde once wrote to a friend that his two books of fairy tales were intended “partly for children and partly for those who have kept the childlike faculties of…
You don’t have to be ten years old to thoroughly enjoy this production, you just have to retrace the breadcrumbs and remember how to pretend again.
What could be so funny in a play written nearly 500 years ago? There is something for everyone to either laugh or balk at in this bawdy production of a play by Machiavelli.