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Friday, October 8, 2021

Now Serving: Hedgerow resumes in-person indoor theater with THE WEIR by Christopher Munden

Marcie Bramucci took on the role of executive director at Hedgerow Theater at an interesting time. For three generations, members of the Reed/Kelsey family had… The post Now Serving: Hedg…

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Make a RENDEVOUS IN BANGKOK: World premiere play premieres this Sunday by Christopher Munden

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. His autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain, sold over one million copies… The post …

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Monday, September 13, 2021

BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE (Elevator Repair Service): 2021 Fringe review by Christopher Munden

Like many people, I’m only now returning to in-person shows after 18 months finding other means of distraction. In a typical example, I went down… The post BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRI…

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Thursday, August 19, 2021

Playing “Girl Games”: WOLFTHICKET draws on playground fun for joyful dance piece by Christopher Munden

Why do we dance? Lily Kind proposes an answer The post Playing “Girl Games”: WOLFTHICKET draws on playground fun for joyful dance piece appeared first on phindie.

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Thursday, August 5, 2021

Kensington-Style Shakespeare: SCP presents a community interpretation of Pericles by Christopher Munden

Shakespeare in Clark Park uses Pericles as the launching point for two community-created interpretations in different Philadelphia parks.  The post Kensington-Style Shakespeare: SCP present…

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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Irina Varina Knows What You Did Last Summer by Christopher Munden

In 2020, filmmaker and theater creator Irina Varina had a plan to make a film called I Know What You Did in the Summer of… The post Irina Varina Knows What You Did Last Summer appeared fi…

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Religious Cults in Philadelphia: Interview with author Thom Nickels by Christopher Munden

Religious cults have marked every society throughout history, and Philadelphia has seen its share of peculiar groups. The city’s streets have seen such charismatic figures… The post Rel…

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Friday, March 19, 2021

Living in A DOLL’S HOUSE: An Ibsen adaption for these times by Christopher Munden

On March 23, 2020, Philadelphia officially went into a lockdown that’s still to end. It’s kinda like we’ve all been stuck in an artificial world,… The post Living in A DOLL’S HOUS…

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Sunday, March 7, 2021

Live dance begins to return with Dream Chapters by Christopher Munden

As warm weather and herd immunity approach, a new dance-theater work heralds a safe return to live performance. The post Live dance begins to return with Dream Chapters appeared first on phi…

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Henrik Eger’s Memorial Service by Christopher Munden

A virtual memorial service held on Sunday, January 17, 2021, for Dr. Henrik Eger, who died January 3, 2021, at the age of 79. The post Henrik Eger’s Memorial Service appeared first on phin…

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Monday, January 11, 2021

Henrik Eger, 1941–2021 by Christopher Munden

The performing arts lost a vocal supporter and the world lost a vibrant presence last weekend. Editor-at-Large Henrik Eger died on Sunday, January 3, 2021, after being admitted to hospital f…

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Thursday, December 31, 2020

Phindie’s Most Read Articles of 2020 by Christopher Munden

What a fucking year that was. The post Phindie’s Most Read Articles of 2020 appeared first on phindie.

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Friday, December 18, 2020

Need A Podcast for Christmas? by Christopher Munden

Hallmark Christmas movies are a genre of cinema that has received decidedly little critical attention... until now The post Need A Podcast for Christmas? appeared first on phindie.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Directing THE WOLVES: Nell Bang-Jensen helms a talented team at PTC by Christopher Munden

THE WOLVES has been reconfigured as a virtual performance, with the same talented all-female-identifying cast and the same devastating drama. The post Directing THE WOLVES: Nell Bang-Jensen …

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Monday, November 30, 2020

Recording HEROES: Wilma’s Kellie Mecleary talks about producing a digital, site-specific production by Christopher Munden

In Will Arbery’s HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING, four Catholic conservative friends gather at a late-night backyard party in Wyoming, shortly before the 2017 eclipse.… The post Recording …

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Tackling THE WOLVES: Star Hanna Gaffney talks about working on the new PTC production by Christopher Munden

Hanna Gaffney's character is the center of much of the action in Sarah DeLappe's wonderfully naturalistic new play The post Tackling THE WOLVES: Star Hanna Gaffney talks about working on th…

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

10 Picks for the 2020 Philadelphia Fringe Festival by Christopher Munden

The Fringe Festival kinda crept up on us this year, but here are a few shows we're looking out for this festival.

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

IRC Goes Into the Absurd with A Weekly Virtually Existential Dinner Conversation by Christopher Munden

Philly's absurdist theater company continues to bring good nothingness to life even in this time of absurd nothingness

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

SoLow Fest Goes Virtual by Christopher Munden

A virtual performance festival

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Saturday, May 23, 2020
Thursday, March 26, 2020

More Videos of Philadelphia Theater to Get You Through the Shutdown by Christopher Munden

Our last post of videos of recent Philly theater productions proved popular, so we're sharing another. Here are five more recordings to get you through.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Watch OSCEOLA the Film: Stream a recent Philly theater production by Christopher Munden

Hella Fresh Theater's production of Osceola lives on in these theaterless times thanks to photographer Kyle Cassidy and videographer Brian Siano, who adapted it for the screen.

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

Videos of Philadelphia Theater to Get You Through the Shutdown by Christopher Munden

Perhaps you find yourself with some time on your hands and a yearning for those bygone days when there were theater shows in Philadelphia. To get you through these dark days, check out these…

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Monday, March 9, 2020
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Considering Wilma’s Next Chapter: Blanka Zizka is joined by three co-directors by Christopher Munden

Changes are afoot at the Wilma Theater, with Blanka Zizka moving on from her role as sole artistic director after forty years in charge of the company.

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Monday, February 17, 2020

Risks can lead to financial loss: Interview with Bernard Havard on A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE at the Walnut Street Theatre by Christopher Munden

Bernard Havard discusses the risks of running a theater as few producers and directors would be willing to

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND (dir. Daniel Roher): Film review by Christopher Munden

It's the classic story of bands across eras and genres, but this is the story of The Band.

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

10 Picks for Philadelphia Theatre Week by Christopher Munden

What to see at Philly Theatre Week

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Playing God: Jacqueline Goldfinger talks about her newest play by Christopher Munden

Jackie Goldfinger on building a tower to god.

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Monday, January 6, 2020

A Film Classic Returns to Stage: Director Noel Hanley on THE PHILADELPHIA STORY by Christopher Munden

An upcoming production at Allens Lane Theater returns the play to the stage, giving audiences a new opportunity to revisit the still-contemporary comedy.

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All that Chat

Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre