The Barrymore Awards are on hiatus this year, returning in all their splendor for the 2013/14 season, but on November 4, 2013, Theatre Philadelphia gave out several awards recognizing local theaters and artists.View More And the winners are….
SHE STOOPS is an 18th-century comedy of manners and mistaken identities by Oliver Goldsmith. It is considered by many to be the most enduring of…View More SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER (Quintessence): A contemporary 18th-century comedy
Hip, fast-paced, with a frat-boy-cool lead: these aren’t usually phrases to describe HAMLET. But Quintessence Theatre Group’s heavily edited version takes a bare bodkin to Shakespeare’s story of revenge and existential crisis in the state of Denmark.View More HAMLET (Quintessence): Brevity is the soul of it
The FIVE BEST Shakespeare plays according to Revolution Shakespeare artistic director Griffin Stanton-Ameisen.View More Revolution Shakespeare! The FIVE BEST Shakespeare plays according to artistic director Griffin Stanton-Ameisen
I hope one day to see (and understand) a Moliere play in the original French, though as I’m not doing anything about that desire except…View More THE MISANTHROPE (Quintessence): What’s not to like?
Two main threads run through George Bernard Shaw’s plays: social critique (he was an early member of the socialist Fabian society) and sharp observant humor.…View More ARMS AND THE MAN (Quintessence) plays up the farce
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?
Quintessence Theatre Group is wrapping up its inaugural season at the Sedgwick Theater in Mount Airy with The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, which is…View More Classics Now and Forever: Interview with Quintessence Theatre’s Alexander Burns