An Interview with the playwright of Kill Move Paradise, James Ijames

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 2:16pm


We asked HotHouse actor Lindsay Smiling to interview playwright James Ijames about Kill Move Paradise and being an artist in Philadelphia. Lindsay Smiling plays Isa in the Wilma Production of Kill Move Paradise and also acted in James Ijames’ play Moon Man Walk, which was produced by Orbiter 3 in 2015.


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What's your favorite Passing Strange song?

Posted Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 12:01pm


As the Wilma Staff prep for next season, the Passing Strange soundtrack is on everyone’s ears. Check out the top songs on Passing Strange soundtrack according to the Wilma staff. 


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Journey through the Creation of Adapt! - What's Waiting?

Posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:49am

When I was in college, three Tibetan monks arrived on campus to create a sand mandala. They worked nonstop for a week in the library atrium with precision and devotion, creating an intricate and colorful design like nothing I’d ever seen. Then they said a prayer and swept it all away. I struggled to understand the meaning of it, then.

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Journey through the Creation of Adapt! - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way Through the Lobby

Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:08am

At Lobby Talks, post-performance. 


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Journey through the Creation of Adapt! - Getting Naked

Posted Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 9:11am

45 minutes into Adapt!, I make my entrance by getting rolled onstage in a bathtub. I take a bubble bath for a bit, then get out, dry myself off, get dressed. It’s the first time I’ve ever been naked onstage. But it’s not the moment in Adapt! when I feel the most exposed.

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