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THE LADY WAS A GENTLEMAN is Fabulous Fun at Strand Theater in Baltimore

The year is 1858. Charlotte Cushman, renowned performer in the US and abroad, plays male roles onstage as often as female roles, and prefers them. Strand Theater Company produces Barbara Kahn's script, which is built for humor, and spotlights an underappreciated American heroine. This female-centric production is triumphant queer comic theater.

THE LADY WAS A GENLTEMAN Comes to The Strand Theater

The Strand Theater Company continues its 15th Anniversary Season as Baltimore's women-centric company with the production of The Lady Was a Gentleman by Barbara Kahn. Directed by Emma Hooks.

Philadelphia Premiere of HYMN to be Presented at Inis Nua Theatre This Month

Inis Nua Theatre Company willpresent the final mainstage production of its 19th season with the Philadelphia premiere of Hymn, written by British playwright Lolita Chakrabarti.

Barbara Kahn's THE TIME TRAVELERS CLUB Turns Back the Clock In Greenwich Village

Walking around New York City can be a kind of time travel, as we see old buildings still standing and sometimes what appears when other old buildings are demolished. But if you could step into a time machine and travel back in time for real, to a particular place and meet particular people, where, when and who would that be?

Chelsea Factory Announces 2023 Resident Artists And Winter Programming

Continuing its commitment to supporting New York City-based artists and community organizations in myriad ways, Chelsea Factory has announced the six new individuals and groups that comprise its 2023 Resident Artists, as well as a host of artistic partnerships that will bring the venue to life over the course of the next year.

Inis Nua Theatre Company to Present 10 DATES WITH MAD MARY as Part of Pop-Up Play in a Pub

Inis Nua Theatre Company will open its 19th season with the American premiere of 10 Dates With Mad Mary, written by Yasmine Akram. This comedy play tells the story of Mary McArdle, an antisocial young woman trying to find a date for her best friend’s wedding. The show runs from October 26, 2022 until November 6, for a total of eight performances.

Kathryn MacMillan Named New Artistic Director of Inis Nua Theatre Company

Inis Nua Theatre Company has announced new leadership for its much anticipated 19th season. After a nation-wide search, the Board of Directors has named Kathryn (KC) MacMillan is its new Artistic Director.

Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs to Present A COUPLE OF SWELLS at Act II Playhouse

Act II Playhouse in Ambler, PA has announced that Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs are now onstage in a new comedy cabaret, 'A Couple of Swells.'

Applied Mechanics to Present Multi-Year, Multi-Modal Experience, OTHER ORBITS

Applied Mechanics are in the midst of presenting a multi-year, multi-modal theatrical experience that is literally creating a new world from the ground up.

New Comedy THE WAY I WALK to Debut at 1812

1812 Productions will present The Way I Walk. The first in a series of related projects premiering over the coming years, The Way I Walk will be performed live nightly for a streaming audience. The show will play from April 29 through May 23rd. Opening Night will be Wednesday, May 5 at 7:00pm.

EgoPo Classic Theater Announces Beckett's ROCKABY

EgoPo Classic Theater has announced the cast for their live solo-audience, walk-up window production of Samuel Beckett’s intensive 10-minute classic, Rockaby. EgoPo’s version of this famed, one-woman show welcomes a powerhouse trio of Cathy Simpson, Melanie Julian, and Karen Vicks.

Act II Playhouse Announces Holiday Season

Act II Playhouse in Ambler, PA has announced their holiday theatre season. 'We're excited that we are able to continue our 2020/21 season - albeit virtually,' said Tony Braithwaite, Artistic Director. 'We expected that we would not be able to perform live yet, so we're working hard to find ways to bring Playhouse experiences to our patrons.'

TYNDALE PLACE Postponed At 1812 Productions

Given the growing scope of efforts to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, 1812 Productions has postponed the production of its newest musical Tyndale Place until the 2020-2021 theatre season. The show will have its world premiere production at a time to be determined at Plays & Players Theatre in Center City, Philadelphia.

Act II Playhouse Announces Extended Run Of CHAPTER TWO

Can you find your soulmate more than once? Loosely based on his three-week courtship of actress Marsha Mason, Neil Simon created George and Jennie - a couple each recovering from lost love. The pressure is on from George's brother, who wants him 'back out there', and Jennie's best friend who still believes in passion. The whirlwind romance becomes a marriage and the pair needs to decide if they truly believe in second chances.

CHAPTER TWO Comes to Act II Playhouse

Can you find your soulmate more than once? Loosely based on his three-week courtship of actress Marsha Mason, Neil Simon created George and Jennie - a couple each recovering from lost love. The pressure is on from George's brother, who wants him a?oeback out therea??, and Jennie's best friend who still believes in passion. The whirlwind romance becomes a marriage and the pair needs to decide if they truly believe in second chances.

IRC Presents Ionesco's THE BALD SOPRANO

The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, Philadelphia's critically acclaimed theater company known for intelligent and accessible interpretations of classic absurdist works, will present Ionesco's anti-play tackling communication gone awry as part of Philadelphia Theatre Week 2020.  The Bald Soprano will run for eight shows only, opening Thursday, February 6 @ 7:30 pm and running through Sunday, February 16 @ 2:30 pm, Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday matinees at 2:30 pm.  Tickets for all performances @ BaldSoprano@bpt.me, 215.285.0472 or todaytix.com.

Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs Create and Star In An All-New Comedy Cabaret at Act II Playhouse

Philly's funniest friends, Artistic Director at Act II Playhouse, Tony Braithwaite, and Producing Artistic Director at 1812 Productions, Jennifer Childs, have created and are sharing the spotlight in a new comedy cabaret, Together Again For the First Time. Music Direction and piano accompaniment are by Owen Robbins. Reflecting the pace and style of classic comedy duo Mike Nichols and Elaine May, Braithwaite and Childs merge their wit and musical chops in a high-energy performance of songs, sketches and hilarious asides.

People's Light Presents THE CHILDREN By Lucy Kirkwood in January

People's Light presents Lucy Kirkwood's The Children, 2018 Tony Award nominee for Best Play. Two retired nuclear physicists live a quiet life in a cottage by the sea. Outside, the world is plagued by earthquakes, tsunamis, and a nearby nuclear meltdown. When a former colleague turns up after forty years with a shocking request, three old friends must reckon with their shared culpability in this darkly funny disaster drama. Directed by Executive Artistic Director Abigail Adams, The Children stars People's Light veterans Janis Dardaris, Marcia Saunders, and Graham Smith; and runs in the 160-seat Steinbright Stage January 15 a?" February 9. Tickets start at $35, including fees. To purchase, call 610.644.3500 or visit peopleslight.org. People's Light is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355.

IRC Announces 2020 Season

Two seldom-performed plays: one by dazzling Irish storyteller Enda Walsh, one by Pulitzer-winning American playwright Tennessee Williams, plus a remounting of the IRC's 2017 Fringe success from the grandfather of Absurdism usher in the Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium's 2020 season, their 15th in the Philadelphia region.

The 2019 Barrymore Awards Recipients Announced

The 25th Annual Barrymore Awards were held in South Philly and awarded $92,000 in grants to artists and organizations.

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