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6/12 Azuka Theatre Philadelphia Premiere of HAZARD COUNTY Opens
6/1 Villanova University and Abbey Theatre Launch 'Summer Studio' in Dublin
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ARCADIA, DOUBT & More Set for Lantern Theater Company's 2014-15 Season Photos ARCADIA, DOUBT & More Set for Lantern Theater Company's 2014-15 Season
(4/17/2014) - In the midst of their milestone 20th anniversary season, Lantern Theater Company today announced the productions that will comprise their 2014/15 season. Continuing a critically acclaimed tradition of presenting classic, modern and original works that authentically and intimately explore the human spirit, the season will open with Tom Stoppard's thrilling masterpiece Arcadia, directed by the Lantern's Associate Artistic Director Kathryn MacMillan. Arcadia will be presented in conjunction with a sixth annual festival of special events and guests, inviting audiences into the work and inspiring continued conversation. In the winter months, Barrymore Award-winning actors Mary Martello and Ben Dibble will headline John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning Doubt: A Parable, also directed by MacMillan. In the spring, Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon helms a fresh, sexy take on William Shakespeare's comedy of the sexes, The Taming of the Shrew. The season will close with an inventive and cheeky adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles, featuring Dave Johnson.


11th Hour Theatre Company to Present ALTAR BOYZ, 5/15-6/1 Photos 11th Hour Theatre Company to Present ALTAR BOYZ, 5/15-6/1
(4/17/2014) - 11th Hour Theatre Company presents its only mainstage production of the season, the hilarious, boy-band "holy hit" musical Altar Boyz running May 15-June 1, 2014 at The Arts Bank at the University of the Arts. With a book by Kevin Del Aguila and music and lyrics by Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker, Altar Boyz is directed by Megan Nicole O'Brien with an ensemble cast of Robert Hager, Adam Hoyak, Billy Kametz, Michael Linden, and Nicholas Park.


Kimmel Center Expands Campus Offerings with New Culinary, Visual and Performance Art, Spring 2014 Photos Kimmel Center Expands Campus Offerings with New Culinary, Visual and Performance Art, Spring 2014
(4/16/2014) - This Spring, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts brings culinary, visual and performance art to the main stage, opening its doors to Volver Restaurant created by Chef Jose Garces, showcasing a provocative new visual art series, and premiering nationally renowned artists-in-residence programs. The performing arts center, which first opened in 2001 as home to the world renowned Philadelphia Orchestra and a total of eight resident companies, diversifies its programming model with innovative partnerships that create 'experiential' art on its campus.


Sharr White's ANNAPURNA Makes Philly Premiere at Theatre Exile, Now thru 5/11 Photos Sharr White's ANNAPURNA Makes Philly Premiere at Theatre Exile, Now thru 5/11
(4/17/2014) - Theatre Exile closes its 17th season with the Philadelphia premiere of Annapurna, a moving and explosive new play by critically acclaimed, emerging Broadway playwright Sharr White. Driven by the emotionally charged relationship between a husband and wife, Exile's production stars Barrymore Award-winning actors Pearce Bunting (Exile's A Behanding in Spokane, HBO's Boardwalk Empire) and Catharine Slusar (Iron, Any Given Monday) as Ulysses and Emma. Performances run today, April 17 - May 11 in Theatre Exile's South Philadelphia Studio X.


People's Light & Theatre to Stage WOODY SEZ, 5/7-25 Photos People's Light & Theatre to Stage WOODY SEZ, 5/7-25
(4/15/2014) - People's Light & Theatre presents Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie running May 7-25 on the Leonard C. Haas Stage.


Nicholas Saverine, Sean Thompson and More Join Ann Crumb in Media Theatre's SUNSET BOULEVARD, Beg. Tonight Photos Nicholas Saverine, Sean Thompson and More Join Ann Crumb in Media Theatre's SUNSET BOULEVARD, Beg. Tonight
(4/16/2014) - The Media Theatre presents the regional premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony winning musical 'Sunset Boulevard' tonight, April 16-May 18. The show, based on Billy Wilder's classic 1950 film, is produced by Media Music Theatre Company (MMTC), the non-profit music theatre organization that brings professional musicals to the historic venue. Jesse Cline is its Artistic Director


State Theatre Collecting 'Books for Belle' for Easton Area Public Library Photos State Theatre Collecting 'Books for Belle' for Easton Area Public Library
(4/15/2014) - In conjunction with two June productions of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the State Theatre Center for the Arts will be collecting "Books for Belle" with the donated books staying in the local community at the Easton Area Public Library.


TCG Announces Round 2 Cycle B Recipients of 2014 Leadership U[niversity] Program Photos TCG Announces Round 2 Cycle B Recipients of 2014 Leadership U[niversity] Program
(4/14/2014) - Theatre Communications Group (TCG) announces the 2014 Round 2 Cycle B recipients of the Leadership U[niversity]-Continuing Ed program. Through the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, grants of up to $5,000 will support four mid-career and veteran theatre professionals at TCG Member Theatres for learning opportunities to advance their leadership skills. The goal of this program is to strengthen the field by developing the individuals who are the core and the future of theatre.


Bucks County Playhouse to Open 75th Anniversary Season with Gala Featuring Betty Buckley, 5/3 Photos Bucks County Playhouse to Open 75th Anniversary Season with Gala Featuring Betty Buckley, 5/3
(4/14/2014) - Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) celebrates its 75th anniversary season on Saturday, May 3rd with a Gala evening benefit, featuring Tony Award-winning actress Betty Buckley in her Bucks County debut with a special concert under the musical direction of Christian Jacob.


SEX, DRUGS, ROCK AND ROLL Opens 6/7 at Plays and Players Photos SEX, DRUGS, ROCK AND ROLL Opens 6/7 at Plays and Players
(4/14/2014) - Like a hard rock track turned all the way up, this hilarious and riveting one-man tour de force about masculinity, capitalism, and the great American way explodes on to Plays & Players' stage. In a nonstop, 'brilliant' (New York Times) collection of monologues, characters from top to bottom of the eat-or-be-eaten food chain delve into all matters of adult behavior. After a lengthy run Off-Broadway in the 1990s, Obie Award winning playwright Eric Bogosian's creation is remounted with Philadelphia's own Eric Scotolati, bringing the era of cable, wall street, and 'just say no' perfectly back to life and reminding us how little things change about the larger issues that define our time.


Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 13 Photos Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 13
(4/13/2014) - Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 13, 2014.


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 13 Photos Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 13
(4/13/2014) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 13, 2014.


Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 4/13/2014 Photos Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 4/13/2014
(4/13/2014) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Philadelphia


Bristol Riverside Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season Photos Bristol Riverside Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season
(4/12/2014) - Bristol Riverside Theatre announces its 2014-2015 mainstage season including two comedies, a play with music, a musical and a classic drama. The new season features the Tony Award-winning comedy The 39 Steps adapted byPatrick Barlow, Neil Simon's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Lost in Yonkers, Always…Patsy Cline about the Grammy Award-winning singer, the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime with book by Terrence McNally, music byStephen Flaherty, and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and the timeless drama An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen.


Media Theatre to Welcome Ann Crumb & Kelly Briggs in SUNSET BOULEVARD, 4/16-5/18 Photos Media Theatre to Welcome Ann Crumb & Kelly Briggs in SUNSET BOULEVARD, 4/16-5/18
(4/11/2014) - The Media Theatre presents the Tony winning musical Sunset Boulevard, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's magnificent take on Billy Wilder's legendary film focusing on the silent film star Norma Desmond as she hopes for a return to screen glory during the advent of the talkies.


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🔀PHILADELPHIA SHOWS
Three Sisters
(Runs 3/20 - 4/20)
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
(Runs 3/21 - 4/20)
The Sound of Music in PhiladelphiaThe Sound of Music
(Runs 4/25 - 4/26)
Jesus Christ Superstar in PhiladelphiaJesus Christ Superstar
(Runs 4/25 - 4/26)
Annie Get Your Gun (Stone) in PhiladelphiaAnnie Get Your Gun (Stone)
(Runs 4/24 - 4/26)
Oklahoma! in PhiladelphiaOklahoma!
(Runs 4/25 - 4/26)

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