The Players Club News

The Near-Sighted Knight and Far-Sighted Dragon Come to PCSThe Near-Sighted Knight and Far-Sighted Dragon Come to PCS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Players Club of Swarthmore's Children's Theater Series continues the summer fun with the Children's Series musical comedy The Near-Sighted Knight and the Far-Sighted Dragon, directed by Ryan Goulden.  Performances are July 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27 at 7 p.m.  on the Raymond W. Smith Stage at Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Rd. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for children and free for children under age 3. Buy tickets at www.pcstheater.org or at the door. Running time is 50 minutes. (more...)

The Players Club of Swarthmore to Present 2017 New Play FestivalThe Players Club of Swarthmore to Present 2017 New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Players Club of Swarthmore presents its 2017 New Play Festival on the weekend of July 28.  There are four plays, all by experienced area playwrights, each performed once in a staged reading. (more...)

New Podcast by Justin Sayre SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Features LGBT Activist Dick LeitschNew Podcast by Justin Sayre SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Features LGBT Activist Dick Leitsch
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official monthly podcast of theInternational Order of Sodomites - has posted its new episode, which features an interview with Dick Leitsch, a writer, historian and activist who was involved in some of the major events in queer history. (more...)

Romy Nordlinger's PLACES to Make World Premiere at 59E59 Before Edinburgh FringeRomy Nordlinger's PLACES to Make World Premiere at 59E59 Before Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Yonder Window Theatre Company and Parity Productions have announced that writer/performer Romy Nordlinger's Places is among the selected performances for this year's East to Edinburgh at 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director). Places will play 6 performances in July before traveling to Edinburgh, Scotland for the 2017 Fringe Festival where it will have 25 performances over the month of August (4th - 27th).   (more...)

FURRY TAILS WITH A TWIST Comes to Players Club of SwarthmoreFURRY TAILS WITH A TWIST Comes to Players Club of Swarthmore
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

The Players Club of Swarthmore Children's Series kicks off the summer with an inventive and interactive production of Furry Tails with a Twist. (more...)

Amber Martin Featured on New Episode of Justin Sayre's SPARKLE & CIRCULATE PodcastAmber Martin Featured on New Episode of Justin Sayre's SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted its new episode, which features an interview with vocalist, actress and writer AMBER MARTIN. She joins host Justin Sayre to discuss her new album "A.M. Gold" - which features collaborations with transgender pioneer Kate Bornstein and Jake Shears of the Scissor Sisters - in addition to her love of vintage K-Tel records, and Mattachine, the acclaimed New York queer party she hosts with John Cameron Mitchell. (more...)

Elliot Martin, Broadway Producer of Shows Starring Ingrid Bergman, Rex Harrison, Al Pacino and More, Dies at 93Elliot Martin, Broadway Producer of Shows Starring Ingrid Bergman, Rex Harrison, Al Pacino and More, Dies at 93
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Elliot Martin, renowned Broadway producer and Tony Award winner passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21st, in Connecticut, surrounded by his family. He was 93. (more...)

Photo Flash: Greg Hildreth, Dave Malloy & More Celebrate SPACE on Ryder Farm at 2017 Kick-Off PartyPhoto Flash: Greg Hildreth, Dave Malloy & More Celebrate SPACE on Ryder Farm at 2017 Kick-Off Party
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

SPACE on Ryder Farm, the non-profit artist residency program located on Ryder Farm, an idyllic 200 year-old working organic farm in Brewster, New York announced its 2017 season for The Working Farm, Family Residency, Creative Solutions Symposium and Artistic Residency programs at The Players Club. In attendance were Greg Hildreth, Vella Lovell, and Colby Minifie, as well as 2017 SPACE residents Dave Malloy, Eliza Bent, and Cusi Cram. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond and More Sign on for THE MEETING*'s Final Shows at Joe's PubJustin Vivian Bond and More Sign on for THE MEETING*'s Final Shows at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will conclude its acclaimed eight year run this Sunday, May 14 with two performances at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

Young People's Theatre Workshop presents BYE BYE BIRDIE 5/26- 6/4Young People's Theatre Workshop presents BYE BYE BIRDIE 5/26- 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Young People's Theatre Workshop (YPTW) presents the hip-swiveling, rock 'n roll musical comedy Bye Bye Birdie, on stage at the Players Club of Swarthmore May 26 to June 4. The Bye Bye Birdie cast includes more than 60 student thespians from the Philadelphia area, ages 8-18. Show dates are May 26, 27, 30, June 1 and 3 at 7:30 p.m., May 29 at 6 p.m. and May 28 and June 4 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 and all seats are reserved. Call 610-558-0988 to reserve tickets. (more...)

Justin Sayre's THE MEETING* to Livestream Final Shows from Joe's PubJustin Sayre's THE MEETING* to Livestream Final Shows from Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will conclude its acclaimed eight year run this Sunday, May 14 with two performances at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Society for the Preservation of Theatrical History in association with New Perspectives Theatre Company (NPTC) is pleased to present a limited run engagement of STAGE STRUCK: Reclaiming the History of Women in Theatre written and performed by Paula Ewin*, Ginger Grace*, Mari Lyn Henry, Judy Rosenblatt*, and Sandhi Santini. Additional text is by Melody Brooks. The production runs May 19-22, 2017 at New Perspectives Studio, 458 W 37th Street (more...)

Justin Sayre's Solo Play 'THE LAMENTABLE TALE OF A DOG' to Debut in High Line's 'Out of Line' SeriesJustin Sayre's Solo Play 'THE LAMENTABLE TALE OF A DOG' to Debut in High Line's 'Out of Line' Series
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Lamentable Tale of a Dog; as told by Beppo, formerly of the Castaglioni company of Padua - the new and timely solo work by outrageous writer/performer Justin Sayre - will debut on Thursday, May 18 at 9:00 PM as part of the High Line "Out of Line" event series. (more...)

Nightcap Cabaret and The Players Club of Swarthmore present THE GIRLS ARE BACK IN TOWNNightcap Cabaret and The Players Club of Swarthmore present THE GIRLS ARE BACK IN TOWN
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Nightcap Cabaret and The Players Club of Swarthmore bring together three powerhouse divas for a cabaret of aspirations and realizations. These women from the suburbs each set forth on a journey of exploration is 3 different major cities of the US. Successful in each city, the reality of Philadelphia life loomed over them. (more...)

New Episode of  SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast Features 'Drag Race' Winner Jinkx MonsoonNew Episode of SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast Features 'Drag Race' Winner Jinkx Monsoon
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE – the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites – has posted its new episode, which features an interview with 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 5 winner JINKX MONSOON. (more...)

Julia Murney, Cole Escola, Molly Pope and More to Honor Patti LuPone at THE MEETING* This WeekendJulia Murney, Cole Escola, Molly Pope and More to Honor Patti LuPone at THE MEETING* This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, April 23 with a celebration of Broadway legend Patti LuPone at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater.  (more...)

MOMS IN FILM AWARDS Honor Special Guests Tomorrow Evening at the Player's ClubMOMS IN FILM AWARDS Honor Special Guests Tomorrow Evening at the Player's Club
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Moms-in-Film, an organization founded to energize the careers of mothers in film and television by providing community, funding and advocacy, is celebrating its one-year anniversary at The Players on April 18, 2017 at 7pm. The Bi-coastal organization is honoring filmmaker (and mother) Marielle Heller, whose upcoming film CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME stars Melissa McCarthy. Entertainment will include songs from rising Broadway star Kat Cunning and special remarks from Emily Bergl (SHAMELESS, SOUTHLAND, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES), David Paterson (BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA) and Ana Asensio (SXSW jury award winner: MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND).  (more...)

THE MEETING* to Honor Broadway Legend Patti LuPone This MonthTHE MEETING* to Honor Broadway Legend Patti LuPone This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, April 23 with a celebration of Broadway legend Patti LuPone at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

THE FULL MONTY to Strut Onstage at Players Club of SwarthmoreTHE FULL MONTY to Strut Onstage at Players Club of Swarthmore
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The Players Club of Swarthmore closes its 2016-17 season with the raucous, blue collar, musical comedy The Full Monty April 21-May 6, for ten performances at 614 Fairview Ave. in Swarthmore. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli Appears on Justin Sayre's SPARKLE & CIRCULATE PodcastGabrielle Stravelli Appears on Justin Sayre's SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted its new episode, which features an interview with the acclaimed jazz/pop vocalist and songwriter GABRIELLE STRAVELLI. (more...)

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