FEATURED PRODUCTIONS

American Theatre Cover
American Theatre Cover

Tierisias
Tierisias

Antigone & the Chorus
Antigone & the Chorus

American Theatre Cover
American Theatre Cover

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ANTIGONE

Attis Theater and The Wilma Theater
Directed by Theodoros Terzopoulos
Role: Teiresias/Chorus
"With a cast of six Philadelphians and three Greek actors, the full ensemble works cohesively to tell this story. The Greek chorus’ ability to move and speak as one unit is an enormous feat. ...Ross Beschler shines as one half of Teiresias, entertaining the audience with snark" - DC Metro
 
"Most distinctive is the chorus - a troupe of men, often shirtless, who speak, move, and even crawl with a style suggesting modern dance. They tap the power of the words ...and one constantly hears their breathing, as if the play is an organism."- Philly.com
 
"You will see nothing more visually arresting this season than what Terzopoulos and company do with bodies in space,"  
- Philadelphia  Magazine
 
Our Class
Our Class

Our Class
Our Class

Our Class
Our Class

Our Class
Our Class

1/5

OUR CLASS

The Wilma Theater
Directed by Blanka Zizka
Role: Menachem
"... overpowering... the cast and creative team at the Wilma Theater, giving the play a remarkable United States premiere, are serving more than audiences or even the notion of theater... in a deeply considered staging by Wilma’s artistic director, Blanka Zizka, it’s tough, energized and revealing: extraordinary, provoking theater."- Philly.com
 
"Blanka Zizka has seized on one of the images that appears in the second half of the play, that of ghosts who haunt the perpetrators and the survivors of the massacre, and used it to inform her whole production...  perhaps the biggest achievement is not so much the individual performances of the Wilma’s actors, although they are excellent; it is the fact that the play itself, as well as the production, is able to capture in a dramatic way the spirit of the complicated history of this town." - Theater Magazine

 

"There's no problem in defining why "The Hard Problem" at the Wilma is a stunning success. It's a mix of Stoppard's words and Zizka's decisions about how to make them come across. You know you're crawling around in Stoppard's mind from the opening scene, when a doctoral student in psychology and her slightly smug tutor (Sarah Gliko and Ross Beschler, both outstanding) spar over ethereal notions and you feel like a voyeur watching young folks flexing intellectual sinews." - Newsworks
 
The Hard Problem
The Hard Problem

The Hard Problem
The Hard Problem

The Hard Problem
The Hard Problem

The Hard Problem
The Hard Problem

1/3
US Premiere
The Wilma Theater
Directed by Blanka Zizka
Role: Spike

THE HARD PROBLEM

 

PRODUCTION STILLS

"It's not what I expected, and it's *incredibly* refreshing... It may be that no reviewers in London felt that way because it wasn't what they expected, either, so they didn't see it. But it may also be that the Wilma production is just plain *better* than the National Theatre one was." - Obsidian Wings
 
The Puzzle
The Puzzle

With world-famous clown David Shiner, rehearsing The Puzzle by Juliette Dunn.

Machinal
Machinal

EgoPo 2016. Directed by Brenna Geffers.

Machinal
Machinal

EgoPo 2016. Directed by Brenna Geffers.

The Hard Problem
The Hard Problem

Wilma Theatre, 2016. Directed by Blanka Zizka.

He Who Gets Slapped
He Who Gets Slapped

Philadelphia Artist's Collective, 2016. Directed by Damon Bonetti.

Antigone
Antigone

Wilma Theatre, 2015. Directed by Theodoros Terzopoulos.

Antigone
Antigone

Wilma Theatre, 2015. Directed by Theodoros Terzopoulos.

The Dangerous House of Pretty Mbane
The Dangerous House of Pretty Mbane

Interact 2015. World premiere by Jen Silverman, Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh.

The Lady from the Sea
The Lady from the Sea

EgoPo, 2014. Directed by Brenna Geffers.

Bootycandy
Bootycandy

Wilma Theatre, 2013. Directed by Robert O'Hara.

Bootycandy
Bootycandy

Wilma Theatre, 2013. Directed by Robert O'Hara.

Bootycandy
Bootycandy

Wilma Theatre, 2013. Directed by Robert O'Hara.

Knives in Hens
Knives in Hens

Theatre Exile, 2012. Directed by Brenna Geffers.

Knives in  Hens
Knives in Hens

Theatre Exile, 2012. Directed by Brenna Geffers,

Hamlet
Hamlet

Wilma Theatre, 2015. Directed by Blanka Zizka.

Hell
Hell

EgoPo, 2011. Directed by Lane Savadove.

Lucy
Lucy

Delaware Theatre Company, 2011. Directed by David Stradley.

Cabinet of Wonders
Cabinet of Wonders

Gas & Electric Arts, 2009. World premiere by Kira Obolensky. Directed by Lisa Jo Epstein.

The Ballad of Joe Hill
The Ballad of Joe Hill

Swim Pony, 2013. Directed by Adrienne Mackey.

Our Class
Our Class

Wilma Theatre, 2011. Directed by Blanka Zizka.

Our Class
Our Class

Wilma Theatre, 2013. Directed by Blanka Zizka.

Maple & Vine
Maple & Vine

City Theatre, 2012. Directed by Kip Fagan.

Marat/Sade
Marat/Sade

EgoPo Classic Theatre, 2010. Directed by Brenna Geffers.

Under the Whaleback
Under the Whaleback

Wilma Theatre, 2013. Directed by Blanka Zizka.

The Lonesome West
The Lonesome West

Lantern Theatre Company, 2007. Directed by David O'Connor.

Waiting for Godot
Waiting for Godot

EgoPo Classic Theatre, 2010. Directed by Brenna Geffers.

FAMOUS ACTORS
FAMOUS ACTORS

Object Collection, 2007. Directed by Kara Feely.

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Wilma Theatre, 2015. Directed by Blanka Zizka.

End Days
End Days

People's Light & Theatre, 2009. Directed by Jackson Gay.