MINORITY portrays gentrification and its evils in a complexity lacking from the characters that inhabit the fictional Hope Street.View More MINORITYLAND (Power Street Theatre): The G word
Henrik Eger’s entertaining, yet sensitive review of a fun holiday show.View More WINTER WONDERETTES (Walnut Street): The lovely ditzies of winter
Danton, Marat, Robespierre, and their ilk have mostly been forgotten, while the guillotined Marie retains fame.View More MARIE ANTOINETTE (Curio): You say you want a revolution?
On August 21, Theatre Philadelphia announced nominees for the 2017 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. Established companies led the day.View More 2017 Barrymore Awards nominations
KC MacMillan talks about making the transition from freelance artist to administrative director, what she envisions for the next phase of her career, and what advice she has for young women who aspire to direct in PhiladelphiaView More A Woman Who Dares: Interview with KC MacMillan
Playwright James Ijames offers a searing examination of the commodification of black experience.View More WHITE (Theatre Horizon): Representation matters
James talked to Phindie about the genesis of WHITE and its development at PlayPenn, a Philadelphia-based organization for the development of new plays.View More WHITE: James Ijames on PlayPenn and Playwriting
There remains something compelling about ghost stories. Annie Baker’s JOHN demonstrates why: our past haunts just as well as any poltergeist.View More JOHN (Arden): Things that haunt
Theatre Horizon’s production of William Finn’s autobiographical musical comedy is filled with off-beat humor, powerhouse vocals, and a life-affirming message.View More A NEW BRAIN (Horizon): Getting a new lease on life
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
One actor plays dozens of roles in a hilarious parody of the mad scramble for reservations at a trendy restaurant in Manhattan.View More FULLY COMMITTED (Horizon): A zany one-man tour-de-force
On today’s podcast, Akeem Davis and Brian Radcliffe are joined by Mark Bookman and Dana Cook of the Atlantic Center for Capital Representation to dig deep into the matter of LOBBY HERO by: Kenneth Lonergan.View More [podcast] Lobby “Hero”?
Kenneth Lonergan’s new play explores the many levels of trust.View More LOBBY HERO (Theatre Horizon): A web of unintended consequences
Interview with Christopher Colucci about the making of a holidayView More Santa Colucci and His Merry Philadelphia Theater Elves: Behind the scenes of a holiday video
Ozzie Jones’s production of this updated Langston Hughes play dazzles in just about every way a theater piece can.View More BLACK NATIVITY (Theatre Horizon): A celebration of human spirit
2015 Barrymore Awards recipients by award categoryView More And the Winners Are… 2015 Barrymore Award winners
The creators/performers of THE LIGHT PRINCESS discuss the development of their adaptation of the 19th-century Scottish fairytale before its workshop production in the Fringe.View More Fringe Preview: THE LIGHT PRINCESS (Tony Lawton with Ugly Stepsister)
Suzan-Lori Parks’ post-modern re-envisioning of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter addresses the theme of destiny, the tragedy of poverty, and the societal need for compassion in a provocative in-your-face productionView More IN THE BLOOD (Theatre Horizon): Social satire in the service of compassion
Theatre Horizon tackles Steven Sondheim’s alternative take on fairy tales.View More INTO THE WOODS (Theatre Horizon): Agony is ecstasy
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!