A world-premiere fictionalized bio-play on silent-film star Clara Bow captures the era and the lessons of her life and career as seen through a contemporary lens.View More THE IT GIRL (Simpatico): Sounds of silence that still resonate
Barrymore Award-nominated actress and choreographer K.O. DelMarcelle talks about her past experiences, current life, and future aspirations.View More K.O. DelMarcelle: Maintaining versatility with an eye on the future
John Guare’s play about race relations in early 19th century New Orleans is sprawling and convoluted under the best of circumstances.View More A FREE MAN OF COLOR (Temple): Outrageous but haphazard vaudeville
Known to everyone in the Philadelphia theater community as a director, dramaturg, and associate artistic director of Lantern Theater Company, KC MacMillan is now adding actor…View More A Reversal of Roles for KC MacMillan: The director speaks to Phindie about her return to acting in THE FAIR MAID OF THE WEST (PAC)
Director Charles McMahon equates the hot-blooded battle of wills between Kate and Petruchio with the intense, sensual, and stylized dance of the tango.View More THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Lantern): Capturing the passion and the parody
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!
VOICES is not just provocative; it is full of infectious hope that this time, united, we really will succeed.View More VOICES OF A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (Plays & Players): This time we have to succeed
Cities and thrones and powers/ Stand in time’s eye,/ Almost as long as flowers,/ Which daily dieView More DETROIT (PTC): Where the American Dream goes to die
Part of an ongoing international tour, FringeArts’ 13-performance engagement of White Rabbit, Red Rabbit follows the playwright’s rules: A script waits in a sealed envelope. ach night, a different actor steps on stage and opens the envelope, reading the script aloud for the first—and last—time.View More Fringe preview: Actor schedule for WHITE RABBIT, RED RABBIT includes David Morse
While THE TOUGHEST BOY IN PHILADELPHIA has something important to say, the material is arranged so carelessly that I’ll be damned if I can tell you what it is.View More THE TOUGHEST BOY IN PHILADELPHIA (Iron Age Theatre): Gender confusion
Neil Simon’s autobiographical comedy, LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, offers an intimate, insightful, and uproarious glimpse into his experiences as a junior writer for Your Show of Show—the influential TV program that ran on NBC from 1950-54, and was the first to incorporate sitcom sketches into the traditional variety-show format.View More LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR (Bristol Riverside Theater): The Humor and Hysteria of 1953
Henrik Ibsen’s name is so thoroughly canonized in theater history that it’s easy to forget just how progressive the man was as a playwright. Works…View More THE LADY FROM THE SEA (Egopo): Bare production showcases Ibsen’s mental gymnastics
The Lantern opens its twentieth anniversary season with the Philadelphia premiere of Jane Austen’s class-conscious romantic comedy of manners, in which a young idle-rich heroine’s…View More EMMA (Lantern): Meddlesome Matchmaking and Regency Amusements
You may ask, “Do we need yet another production of Romeo and Juliet?” The answer is yes we do. This is the Lantern. Next question? The…View More Romeo and Juliet (Lantern Theater Company): Do we need another R&J?