Today on the podcast, Founder and Chairman, Dan Rottenberg talks about the origins of Broad Street Review, his long career as a journalist and future plan. Here is my interview with Founder and Chairman Dan Rottenberg.Read More
The Antidote has created an unapologetic love letter to David Lynch - Red Lodge, Montana - for this year's Fringe Festival (September 7-15). Co-created by the ensemble - including Philly favorite Amanda Schoonover, Anthony Crosby, Kelly McCaughan, Josh Hitchens, and others - the show is a live-action nightmare staged in the former girls' locker room at Bok in South Philadelphia.
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On today’s podcast, Edinburgh Festival Fringe offering “Trump Lear” is discussed with creator David Carl aka David Carl. Will this piece be the formula for a successful fringe production? Here’s my interview with Trump Lear’s David Carl.Read More
On today’s podcast, Almanac Dance Circus Theatre brings the wildly popular XOXO Moongirl to Edinburgh Festival Fringe. After taking the production to Mexico, Nicole Burgio and Melanie Hsu settle into their space at Assembly Festival for this experience. Here is my interview with Nicole Burgio and Melanie Hsu of XOXO Moongirl.Read More
On today’s podcast, Musician, Jean-Francois Alcoléa talks about the Edinburgh Festival Fringe offering, Right In The Eye, a live musical production featuring the works of Georges Méliès, the inventor of cinema and special effects. This production, featured at the French Institute in Edinburgh, tours all over the world. Here is my interview with Jean-Francois Alcoléa.Read More
On today’s podcast, meet some of the founders of #FreeFringePhilly, a free version of the Fringe Festival (Unaffiliated). You got a show you want to make? Do it. Here’s my interview with #FreeFringePhilly.Read More
On today’s podcast, Associate Editor, Kyle V. Hiller stopped by to talk about his start in journalism, what makes him unique and his own podcast “Casual Misfits Radio”. Here’s my interview with Kyle V. Hiller.Read More
On today’s podcast, Richard Chan and Bi Jean Ngo talk about Interact’s production of “The Great Leap” by Lauren Yee. The aftermath of The Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution lay the foundation for a rival Basketball game 18-years in the making. Here’s my interview with Richard Chan and Bi Jean Ngo. Stay Tuned.Read More
On today’s podcast, Alaina Johns, Editor-in-Chief, talks about her role at Broad Street Review. We discuss getting into journalism, dealing with feedback and finding a balance when not curating the intersection where art and ideas meet. Here is my interview with Alaina Johns.
On today’s podcast, playwright Emily Acker, who you may know as a founding member of Orbiter3, talks about Azuka Theatre’s world premiere of “Boycott Esther”, an urgent response to the #metoo movement. We discuss the pros and cons of social media, and conversations that shaped the piece. Here’s my conversation with Emily Acker.Read More
On today’s podcast, we caught up with James Ijames, director of August Wilson’s “Gem of the Ocean” at Arden Theatre Company. James makes everyone think a little bit deeper about the intentions of characters and the worlds they inhabit. We talk about crafting a vision on an already layered piece, sharing that vision with an amazing design team, audience responses and the through-lines of Wilson’s work.Read More
On today’s podcast, we meet Niya Colbert to talk about Theatre in the X’s production of “The Colored Museum” at the African American Museum of Philadelphia which, sold out as soon as tickets became available. We also learn about how the X makes its mark on the community and a little background on Niya. Part of Philly Theatre Week. Stay Tuned!Read More
On today’s podcast, we visit The Proscenium at The Drake to talk about Interact Theatre Company’s production of “HYPEMAN: A Break Beat Play” written by Iris Goodwin and directed by Ozzie Jones. Kyle Glenn (Pinnacle) and Bianca Sanchez (Peep One) sit in to break down this piece and talk a bit about hip-hop culture and its connection to their lives. We even get a sample rap from the piece as a tease at the end. Stay Tuned!Read More
On today’s podcast, Johnnie Hobbs Jr. and Jessica Johnson stop by to talk about David Mamet’s “Oleanna”. We discuss a challenging piece as society continues to talk about privilege and power, sexual assault and rape. No talkbacks for this piece. Deb Marcucci’s direction places this production in new light. Stay Tuned.Read More
On today’s podcast, we sit down with Director Kathryn MacMillan to talk about Harold Pinter’s “Betrayal”. Beginning in late 70’s London, the story is told backwards to reveal the clues that were hidden in plain sight the open doors that expose the lies that bind together a triangle between Emma, Robert and Jerry in a piece that is presented in the middle period of Pinter’s career and his masterpiece. Stay Tuned!Read More