Introducing Cat on a Hot Tin Roof as “a thinking play,” Tennessee Williams wrote to his audiences: “I want to go on talking to you…View More CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF (Walnut Street Theatre): A thinking play
Bernard Havard shares his experiences with his creative team for A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE by Oscar Wilde:View More What’s going on behind the scenes?: Interview with Bernard Havard on working with his creative team at the Walnut Street Theatre
Part 2 of Henrik Eger’s interview with Walnut Theatre head Bernard HavardView More As if Oscar Wilde himself had arrived on the Walnut stage: Interview with Bernard Havard on casting and working with his actors
Bernard Havard discusses the risks of running a theater as few producers and directors would be willing toView More Risks can lead to financial loss: Interview with Bernard Havard on A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE at the Walnut Street Theatre
How wonderful that we have Oscar Wilde’s works and can go and see his playsView More A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE (Walnut Street): Dropping a stream of bon mots from the sofa
A play of little importanceView More A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE (Walnut Street): 60-second review
Revisiting Philly theater history through the eyes of one of its finest critics.View More Philadelphia theater through the eyes of J. Cooper Robb, Part 2: 2004
PRIVATE LIVES, as written by Coward, is funny because it exposes the savagery that exists beneath the polished façade of the English upper class.View More PRIVATE LIVES (Walnut): Who is being mocked?
Katelyn Behrman’s three-part series on the Walnut Street Theatre concludes with a consideration of the Walnut’s place in the changing landscape of Philadelphia theater.View More Walnut Street Theatre: Part 3, The Changing Shape of Philadelphia Theater
In the second of her three-part series on the Walnut Street Theatre, Katelyn Behrman looks at how the Walnut puts together its season of popular productions, and considers the opportunities presented by the second stage and rented facilities.View More The Walnut Street Theatre: Part 2, Crafting a Popular Season
In the first section three-part series, Kathryn Behrman sits down with Walnut artistic director Bernard Havard and other local theater folk to consider the playhouse’s commitment to popular entertainment.View More The Walnut Street Theatre: Part 1, The People’s Playhouse
Phindie looks at tax returns for local theaters to see how much they brought in from what sources. We also look at who the best paid employee was for each “non-profit”.View More Is there money in theater? Where does it come from? Who gets it?
Eric Conger is leaving his mark as a successful new American playwright, whose four produced plays include BEAUTIFUL BOY, the story of a young man’s search for his birth parents. Henrik Eger caught up with Eric to find out more about BEAUTIFUL BOY, which just had its world premier production at The Walnut Street Theatre.
We caught up with Eric to find out more about BEAUTIFUL BOY, which just had its world premier production at The Walnut Street Theatre.View More From Callow Young Lover to Successful Playwright: Interview with Eric Conger, writer of BEAUTIFUL BOY
Like the rest of us, theater companies have to file taxes. This tax day, we look at some information from the most recent publicly available tax returns (generally 2012) for some major and independent Philadelphia companies.View More Tax time. Is there any money in theater?
GOOD PEOPLE is suffering a weak production at the venerable Walnut Street Theatre for seven weeks until April 28th. Criticizing the Walnut is like insulting…View More GOOD PEOPLE (Walnut): Grumpy Professor Review
I’ve been a lover of the stage as long as I can remember. Mostly this love has been realized as a patron of local theaters.…View More Why’s Everyone Such a Critic?