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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

KEELY AND DU (Allens Lane): 60-second review by Christopher Munden

An unexpected friendship

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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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Saturday, December 28, 2019

Year in Review: Phindie’s most-read articles of 2019 by Christopher Munden

The most popular articles of the last year.

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Friday, December 13, 2019

A Decade in Review by Christopher Munden

Phindie after 10 years.

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Monday, December 9, 2019

To the Core: InterAct’s residency program culminates in four free readings by Christopher Munden

InterAct’s 2018/19 Core Playwrights Program culminates in a series of free readings showcasing the work of four local playwrights.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

FALL SERIES (BalletX): Stellar ballet by Christopher Munden

An unexpected holiday show from BalletX

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Monday, December 2, 2019

On Target: Matt Pfeiffer talks about directing ON THE EXHALE by Christopher Munden

Director Matt Pfeiffer talks about directing a one-actor play about gun violence

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Friday, November 22, 2019

Visiting Bikini Bottom with Tristan McIntyre, star of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL by Christopher Munden

Among his many other skills, Tristan McIntyre can proudly add “planktonic copepod” to his list of theater roles. McIntyre joins SpongeBob and the proud residents of Bikini Bottom in the.…

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Things You’ll Like to Watch: A new web series from a local filmmaker by Christopher Munden

Spice up your weekend with a funny, sexy, and painful web series from local filmmaker Irina Varina

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

You Won’t Know What Hit You: Bastion Carboni on his new short-theater series by Christopher Munden

Previewing RABBIT PUNCH, two nights of short, hard, fast theater

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Sunday, September 22, 2019

So long, and thanks for all the Fringe by Christopher Munden

A few shows continue into next week (hello Let Me Die and Late Night Snacks!), but today marks the official last day of the 2019 Fringe Festival. We hope it’s been as good for you as it ha…

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