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Review: Strange But Relatable JUMP at Everyman Theatre

Families, sisterly conflicts, alienation from parents, suicidal tendencies, dissociation, nostalgia for childhood mingled with mature reevaluation of it: all these themes and tropes are universal. And audiences of all backgrounds should find this show about them quite relatable, not to mention intriguing.

Everyman Theatre Presents JUMP Beginning This Month

 From an exciting new voice in American theatre comes this enlightening story about the bonds that unite us, and the journey of experiencing grief. Everyman Theatre presents Jump by Charly Evon Simpson and Directed by Summer L. Williams. 

Handsome Production, Tedious Script: THE LION IN WINTER at Everyman Theatre

You not only have to have the talent to do the technical side of costume drama well, and have actors who can emote convincingly and then (in this case) reverse gears convincingly, and then reverse gears again as many times as the script calls for. You need a script that doesn’t make them do it so often it makes the audience stop following and stop caring. That is a bar this script doesn't clear.

Everyman Theatre Unveils Pay-What-You-Choose Performances

In keeping with its Everyman for Everyone mission, Everyman Theatre announces the expansion of its Pay-What-You-Choose (PWYC) program. 

THE LION IN WINTER At Everyman Theatre Begins October 18

All is fair in love and war, as Everyman Theatre presents James Goldman's modern-day classic, THE LION IN WINTER.

Review: Stunning, Well-Made HOUSE OF THE NEGRO INSANE at Contemporary American Theater Festival

A well-made, stunning play, about racist mental hospital practices in the not very long-distant past, with four strongly-imagined characters and an explosive ending.

BWW Review: CATF's THE HOUSE OF THE NEGRO INSANE is a Riveting, Mind-Blowing Experience

Terence Anthony's offering at this year's Contemporary American Theater Festival, 'The House of the Negro Insane,' will sweep you up in a tornado of emotions and deliver a few gut-punches as well, with riveting characters whose challenges make our own problems look as trivial as that fly landing on your picnic blanket. A polished piece of playwriting, this piece-now finally launched, after the long COVID hiatus-should find its place on stages across the country.

World Premiere of DINNER AND CAKE & More Announced for Everyman Theatre's 2022/2023 Season

The seven-play season marks the organization’s 32nd, with a varied roster featuring stories from a wide range of playwrights and perspectives. The distinctive, LIVE theatre experience for Everyman patrons offers more access through both in-person and digital opportunities. 

Kate Hamill's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Announced at Everyman Theatre

Follow the fortunes (and misfortunes) of the Dashwood sisters, sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne, as Everyman Theatre continues its live, in-person 2021/2022 season with Jane Austen's, Sense and Sensibility, a play adapted by playwright and actor Kate Hamill. The production at Everyman Theatre is directed by Susanna Gellert and runs from April 5 through May 1, 2022. At-home streaming is also available through May 13.

BWW Review: DAPHNE'S DIVE at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre reopens their intimate space with a gripping and gritty look at the denizens of a neighborhood bar in north Philly.

Photos & Video: First Look at DAPHNE'S DIVE at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre has released production photos and videos for Daphne’s Dive, a play by Quiara Alegría Hudes, which reopens Signature’s ARK Theater for live performances now through March 20, 2022.

Cast and Creative Team Announced for DAPHNE'S DIVE at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for Daphne’s Dive, a play by Quiara Alegría Hudes, which will reopen Signature’s ARK Theater for live performances from February 1 – March 20, 2022.

THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Reimagined At Everyman

Everyman Theatre is gearing up for one of the most produced plays from the American canon, and the third offering in its LIVE 31st season, Thornton Wilder's romp through the ages, THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH. The production at Everyman Theatre is directed by Associate Artistic Director Noah Himmelstein and runs from December 7, 2021 through January 2, 2022.

Everyman Theatre's Season Continues With FLYIN' WEST

Everyman Theatre continues to welcome audiences back to LIVE THEATRE with the second offering in its 31st season, Pearl Cleage’s groundbreaking play FLYIN’ WEST.

Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE Up Next At Everyman

Award-winning playwright Dominique Morisseau's riveting and emotionally powerful Pipeline is next up on the production calendar at Everyman Theatre.

Signature Theatre Announces Cast for AT THE FULL YUM SigWorks Reading

Signature Theatre has announced the cast for At the Full Yum by Rahima R. Rice, the first of four readings in its 2020/21 SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Reading Series. The reading will be directed by Jared Shamberger and stars Valeka Jessica, Gary-Kayi Fletcher, Avery Michael Johnson and Jefferson A. Russell.

Everyman Theatre Presents THE HOUSE THAT HOLDS US

The first event born out of the new partnership between Everyman Theatre and the Baltimore City Office of Equity and Civil Rights (BCOECR) -- The House That Holds Us, is slated for August 28 at 7 pm, and will be the culminating event of the week-long Fair Housing Film Festival.

Felicia Curry and Helen Hedman Named To Resident Company Of Artists Roster At Everyman

Everyman Theatre's Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi is thrilled to announce that actors Felicia Curry and Helen Hedman have joined the organization as members of the Everyman Theatre Resident Company of Artists. Everyman Theatre is one of only a handful of Regional Theatres that has a resident company of professional artists as part of its mission.

BWW Review: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at The Everyman Theatre

Escape into the luxe world of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express st the Everyman Theatre, a murder mystery for all seasons.

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