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Howie Shapiro on the Philly theater scene

Posted May 19th, 2008

Don’t miss today’s page one Inquirer article about Philly’s nascent theater community. Howie Shapiro takes a careful look at what’s new in theater, from more traditional venues like the Walnut, to the experimental madhouse that is our very own Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe. The article features The Happiness Lecture, lauding the show as a demonstration of the great collaborations that happen between artists from New York and Philadelphia. Starring Tony-award winning actor and clown Bill Irwin, The Happiness Lecture will also feature several acclaimed local performers including longtime Festival artists Nichole Canuso, Aaron Cromie, Dawn Falato, and Makoto Hirano. Click here to read more.

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Bill Irwin. Photo by Mark Seliger.