IRC presents a must-see revival of Eugene Ionesco’s 1952 classic THE CHAIRS, a defining work of the theater of the absurd.
“Casting call” for the chairs in Ionesco’s THE CHAIRS: Interview with IRC artistic director Tina Brock
The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium brings Eugene Ionesco’s hilarious, controversial, absurdist classic THE CHAIRS to the 2016 Fringe Festival. We talk to director Tina Brock about the show.
Tina Brock talks about Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium’s Fringe show Eugene Ionesco’s THE CHAIRS.
A series of stand-up monologues culled from the satirical articles of The Onion delivered riotous socio-political commentary in a fast-paced 75 minutes.
Corruption Then, Corruption Now: Interview with IRC director Tina Brock about Gogol’s THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR
IRC director Tina Brock shares her insights and experiences in producing and directing Gogol’s THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR.
In this two-part interview with Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium (IRC) director Tina Brock shares facts and her insights on Gogol’s The Government Inspector,
A collection of six short one-act comedies address the existentialist dilemma and pose the ubiquitous question, “What if?”
When an actor cannot move, the director has to jump in: Tina Brock is the new KING in the sold-out final performances of Ionesco’s classic
Director Tina Brock shares her thoughts as she steps into the lead role for IRC’s final performances of EXIT THE KING
Henrik Eger talks to director Tina Brock about this intriguing Fringe production.
Philadelphia’s favorite absurdist theater troupe, Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, is Fringing all Festival long with Eugene Ionesco’s EXIT THE KING. Henrik Eger talks to the six cast members about the characters…
Top Philly theater writer Deb Miller previews the best of the 2015 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.
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.
Tina Brock, writer, actor, founder and producing artistic director of the Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium (IRC) since 2006—Philadelphia’s only absurdist theatre company—holds degrees from the University of Maryland and West Chester University, works as a Standardized Patient Trainer at the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, and makes the impossible possible, year after year, with some of the most thought provoking and unusual productions.
“Your little ducks,” Leah says, as we look over our shoulders at the line of weaving their way south on 21st, “they’re all in a row.”
Anyone who says that Philadelphia is provincial hasn’t attended the annual Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Here’s the latest sampling of shows, performances, playwrights, and artists from around the world. Phindie writer…