Robin Stamey

THE ACCOUNTANT (Trey Lyford): 2018 Fringe review

Do the math. That’s what accountants do, right? The show is 75 minutes long. I looked at my watch about ten times, from which we can deduce by simple arithmetic…

THE TEMPEST (Lantern): Sounds and sweet airs that give delight and hurt not

Lantern Theater’s production of THE TEMPEST, Shakespeare’s last play, is an enjoyable, modest show, full of comedy and romance and the gentle spirit of human forgiveness.

COPENHAGEN (Lantern): Observable quantities

I suspect that among the reasons COPENHAGEN has been so successful is that it invites us to believe that we are smarter than we actually are

IDEATION (Theatre Exile): How to succeed in business

The sterile corporate-speak of modern business pervades Aaron Loeb’s darkly comic contemporary play

LEAPS OF FAITH AND OTHER MISTAKES (Almanac): 2017 Fringe review

A beautiful spectacle, full of humor, sadness, joy and handstands

LEAPS OF FAITH AND OTHER MISTAKES (Almanac Dance Circus Theatre): 2017 Fringe review

Four seafarers embark on a voyage of escapism and mutual self-discovery, expressed through breathtakingly impressive acrobatics

FISHTOWN: A Hipster Noir (Tribe of Fools): 2017 Fringe review

This is what you’re looking for. This is Fringe. Tribe of Fools delivers the goods… again.

ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL (PAC): A mingled web well woven

PAC’s current production confirms its reputation as the best adaptor of classic works.

Theater in Sketch: ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL (PAC)

Sketches of William Shakespeare’s ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL from Philadelphia Artists’ Collective.

THE BIRDS (Curio): Terror takes flight

This adaptation by master Irish playwright Conor McPherson finds its horror in the claustrophobic relationships between its four characters

Ionesco Anticipation: IRC’s Tina Brock on another buzz-worthy Fringe show, and her favorite chair

Tina Brock talks about Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium’s Fringe show Eugene Ionesco’s THE CHAIRS.

A Room with a View: Jennifer Summerfield talks THE YELLOW WALLPAPER

Jennifer tells us how and why she staged this haunting tale of one woman’s mental collapse.

Devised Theater Meets Disability: Matt Purinton talks EXPOSURE

Collaborative performer Ben Grinberg sat down with Matt Purinton to talk about the EXPOSURE project and what he hopes to share with audiences.

THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN (Curio): A light surface has a dark pull

Something funny across the surface with dark issues riding just under it.

DRACULA (Hedgerow): Raising the stakes

This not your usual resurrection of the Dracula story of seducing young women to join him in the realm of the undead.

David Stanger stars as K in the Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium’s THE CASTLE (Photo credit: Johanna Austin, austinart.org) Fringe Review

[14] THE CASTLE (Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium): Fringe review

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. So it is fitting that…