Rob McClure is a performer who can do it all. He’s a puppeteer – spending many years pulling the strings in Avenue Q. He’s a hysterical physical comedian, leaping around while playing the flaming Carmen Ghia in The Producers and Charlie Chaplin in a new musical. Through March 6th, Rob is playing the manic genius – Wolfgang […]
Director Seth Rozin on Silverhill
Director Seth Rozin talks about InterAct Theatre’s production of Silverhill Part 2 of a series of chats with Philadelphia directors. Before I plan a trip to Philadelphia, I always check to see if InterAct has a show running. This weekend, 6 members of The Ushers and Broadway Bound Meetup will be heading to Philly with […]
Richard Stafford directs Curtains
Part 1 in a series on Philadelphia directors from Curtains, SilverHill, Macbeth, and The Three Penny Opera. It’s one of my favorite Kander and Ebb musicals and I’ll be seeing the final performance of Curtains at the intimate Walnut Street Theatre on October 24th. Last year I loved Walnut’s production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and […]
DC’s Sherri L. Edelen and Joe Calarco receive Philly Theatre’s highest honors
Helen Hayes Award winners Sherri L. Edelen and Joe Calarco Receive Barrymore Awards for their work in Philadelphia Theatre Company’s The Light in Piazza The 16th annual Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre in Philadelphia were presented by Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia, on Monday, October 4th at the Walnut Street Theatre.
Mark Jacoby on playing Tevye
Mark Jacoby on playing Tevye in Walnut Street Theatre’s Fiddler on the Roof. It was so nice to get a second chance to interview Mark Jacoby as he was “Ya ha deedle deedle, bubba bubba deedle deedle dum-ing” through the role of Tevye in Walnut Street Theatre’s stunning production of Fiddler on the Roof. Mark […]
Jeffrey Coon on playing Georges Seurat
Report from Philadelphia: Jeffrey Coon in the role of Georges Seurat in The Arden’s Sunday in the Park with George. It’s always an honor and pleasure to watch Jeff Coon perform. He can do it all – musicals, plays, and children’s theatre. He has one of the most beautiful voices I have ever heard on […]
Walter Charles celebrates 40th year on stage in Philly
What can you say about a man whose career has spanned over four decades with no end in sight? Walter Charles is a rare breed! He’s charming, is constantly working, and is respected so much by his peers. DC theatergoers were fortunate to see Walter’s work as Herr Schultz in his Helen Hayes Award nominated […]
Opening new ROOMS in Philly
It’s starting to make the regional theatre rounds, new productions are popping up, and there are no happier people than composer Paul Scott Goodman and his wife Miriam Gordon, who composed and co-wrote the book of the musical ROOMS a rock romance. DC audiences and critics loved the MetroStage production of the show,
Hugh Panaro gets into Fagin makeup
In his dressing room, Broadway star Hugh Panaro talks about creating the makeup for his first mature character role as Fagin in Walnut Street Theatre’s Oliver.
Sherri L. Edelen and Matthew Scott in Philly’s The Light in the Piazza
Listen in as actors Sherri L. Edelen and Matthew Scott talk about playing Margaret and Fabrizio in Philadelphia Theatre Company’s acclaimed new production of Light in the Piazza.
Joe Calarco on directing The Light in the Piazza
Award winning Director Joe Calarco talks with Joel Markowitz about designing, casting and directing the critically acclaimed Philadelphia Theatre Company’s The Light in the Piazza.
The women of Philadelphia’s Grey Gardens: Lisa Peterson, Joy Franz and Hollis Resnik
I’m off for a theatre weekend in the “City of Brotherly Love” with DCTS’ editor Lorraine Treanor to see three classic musicals: Grey Gardens, Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits
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