Philadelphia’s best revue of new performing arts returns for another season January 13 and 14, 2017, at Moving Arts of Mount Airy.View More NICE AND FRESH Returns with Josh McIlvain, Irina Varina, Steve Lippe, Evalina “Wally” Carbonell
Every actor has experienced theater critics who got things a little wrong. Here’s their chance to peel their own onion.View More That’s Just Like Your Opinion, Man: RAW ONION REVIVAL (IRC) actors become their own critics
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?
SmokeyScout is named after artistic director Josh McIlvain’s cats: Smokey and Scout. The program of the November NICE AND FRESH thanks them, along with Moving Arts of…View More NICE AND FRESH November (SmokeyScout): Get punched in the face by art at SmokeyScout Productions’ NICE AND FRESH
Fresh from the inaugural weekend of NICE AND FRESH, I’m heartened to report that SmokeyScout Productions (founded by Josh McIlvain and Deborah Crocker in 2008)…View More NICE AND FRESH October (SmokeyScout): New art pops up
What a pleasant corner of Philadelphia is Mount Airy. A suburban urban neighborhood: trees and grass yards but also sidewalks and train lines; driveways and…View More NICE AND FRESH theater in Mount Airy