Posts tagged Philly Theatre Week
Niya Colbert and Theatre in the X's "The Colored Museum"

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!

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Breaking Down and "Break Beat" Play - Interact's "HYPEMAN"

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!

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Oleanna - Walnut Street Theatre

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.

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MacMillan directs Pinter's "Betrayal" - Lantern Theater Company

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!

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