Before he became a celebrated playwright, Jean-Baptiste Poquelan was a poor thing in a touring shoestring theater company. Although he had wanted to be a…View More TARTUFFE (Lantern): Delightfully over-the-top
Shakespeare wrote Twelfth Night (1599-1600), one of his few fantasy plays, immediately before he penned his incomparable Hamlet (1600-1601). As Artistic Director Charles McMahon describes…View More TWELFTH NIGHT (Lantern): Some are born great
“Shall we set about some revels?” Yes! The battle begins: Lantern Theater Company opened its excellent and enjoyable production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night; soon to…View More TWELFTH NIGHT (Lantern): Shall we set about some revels?
Lightning Rod Special launches new series of FREE theatrical audio works,View More Take a Sound Break with Lightning Rod Special’s New Audio Series
Join the crew as we talk about the 2020 Pulitzer picks, West Coast optimism, and the 1925 Pulitzer winnerView More They Knew What They Wanted by Sidney Howard (1925): Chosen by Committee Episode 7
Playwright Anna Ziegler drops us deep into an intricate game of high-stakes tennisView More THE LAST MATCH (Lantern): Set points
Chuck Schultz gives his thoughts in words and sketchView More Theater in Sketch: THREE SISTERS TWO (EgoPo)
A no-holds-barred look at the ways in which white feminists, with the best of intentions, don’t always walk even their own talk.View More WHITE FEMINIST (Lee Minora): 2018 Fringe review
A loose adaptation by Brenna Geffer and her ensemble based on the novel, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy.View More Theater in Sketch: ANNA (EgoPo)
The Berserker Residents take us back to schoolView More IT’S SO LEARNING (Berserker Residents): Will this be on the test?
Republished by kind permission from FringeArts. Bradley Wrenn, co-founder of The Berserker Residents, talks about how the company is revamping their 2015 Fringe hit It’s So Learning…View More IT’S SO LEARNING is Even Berserker!
The two pieces foment a rowdy audience that’s comfortable interacting and even going up on stage to help the chosen one achieve her missionView More I FUCKING DARE YOU (Berserker Residents): 2016 Fringe review 31
If you dig imaginative and funny collaborative solo shows, Plays & Players theater is the place to go this Fringe Festival.View More This Info Will Fucking Dare You: Mary McCool, Brad Wrenn, and Lee Minora bouffon it up at Plays & Players this Fringe
Can’t decide what to see in the 2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival? Check out Deb Miller’s recommendations in her annual top picks preview.View More Deb Miller’s Top Picks for the 2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival
A dank, metallic, appropriately oppressive feel imbues this production of Sophie Treadwell’s 90-year-old play.View More MACHINAL (EgoPo): Welcome to the machine
Clare Boothe Luce saw her 1936 play as a critique of certain malicious denizens of Park Avenue. Director Lane Savadove sees more in it.View More THE WOMEN (EgoPo): An engaging show turns a trifle into a treatise
A new site-specific re-envisioning of Schnitzler’s 19th-century play brings post-modern import to his now-historic examination of socio-sexual mores.View More LA RONDE (Brenna Geffers): Moving around and switching around Schnitzler
Go back to school with The Berserker Residents in this highly interactive ensemble-devised piece, in which you are the student and your teachers are berserk!View More IT’S SO LEARNING (Berserker Residents): 2015 Fringe Review 51
Top Philly theater writer Deb Miller previews the best of the 2015 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.View More Deb Miller’s 15 Top Picks for the 2015 Fringe Festival
The challenge for EgoPo director Brenna Geffers was to make a play which must have been theatrically and politically radical a century ago relevant to a 21st-century audience.View More THE HAIRY APE (EgoPo): The cage of modern life