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Bio:
Andrew Criss is a Philadelphia-based actor. A proud member of AEA, he has performed on stages all over the United States. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Andrew Criss is a Philadelphia-based actor. A proud member of AEA, he has performed on stages all over the United States. (read complete bio)
Philly Designers On Display At Set Model Theatre Photo Philly Designers On Display At Set Model Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2021

1812 Productions will present a one-of-a-kind digital theatre experience, Set Model Theatre. Conceived at the height of national quarantine, Set Model Theatre is a documentary series that pulls back the curtain on the creative processes of 15 Philadelphia theatre designers as they work in distanced collaboration on a fantasy production of Shakespeare's King Lear.

Philly Designers on Display at Set Model Theatre Photo Philly Designers on Display at Set Model Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021

1812 Productions will present a one-of-a-kind digital theatre experience, Set Model Theatre. Conceived at the height of national quarantine, Set Model Theatre is a documentary series that pulls back the curtain on the creative processes of 15 Philadelphia theatre designers as they work in distanced collaboration on a fantasy production of Shakespeare's King Lear.

Lantern Theater Company Presents William Shakespeare's OTHELLO Photo Lantern Theater Company Presents William Shakespeare's OTHELLO
by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2020

Lantern Theater Company continues its 2019/20 season with Othello, part of the company's ongoing commitment to produce the timeless stories of William Shakespeare for both the general public and local school students.

Inis Nua Theatre Presents Philadelphia Premiere Of THE NIGHT ALIVE By Conor McPherson Photo Inis Nua Theatre Presents Philadelphia Premiere Of THE NIGHT ALIVE By Conor McPherson
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 2, 2019

Inis Nua Theatre presents the Philadelphia Premiere of the award-winning play THE NIGHT ALIVE by Tony Award-nominated Conor McPherson. THE NIGHT ALIVE tells the story of Tommy who lives in a filthy studio apartment and survives on odd jobs around Dublin. When he rescues a young woman from her abusive boyfriend, Tommy's dilapidated home becomes a safe haven from her violent past and the tenuous friendship they build forever alters their lives. The production will be directed by Barrymore Award-nominated director and Inis Nua Founder and Artistic Director Tom Reing. Previews begin Wednesday, October 9, with opening night on Friday, October 11. The show runs through October 27, 2019 for a total of 15 performances. All performances will take place at the Louis Bluver Theatre at the Drake, 302 South Hicks Street. Tickets are $15 - $35. For reservations, visit inisnuatheatre.org.

BWW Review: BILOXI BLUES at Act II Playhouse- Nothing Blue about it! Photo BWW Review: BILOXI BLUES at Act II Playhouse- Nothing Blue about it!
by Anne Marie Scalies - Sep 5, 2018

When Tony Braithwaite set out to direct Biloxi Blues at Act II Playhouse, he had no idea what a tribute it would become. Legendary playwright, Neil Simon, passed away a week before opening. Something Braithwaite feared as Simon was upping in age, but with the days leading up to production and the Opening Night reception, he did this Bard justice. As did this impeccable cast and production team.

Act II Playhouse In Ambler Presents Neil Simon's BILOXI BLUES Photo Act II Playhouse In Ambler Presents Neil Simon's BILOXI BLUES
by Julie Musbach - Aug 9, 2018

Act II Playhouse presents Neil Simon's Broadway comedy Biloxi Blues, on stage in Ambler from Aug. 28-Sept. 23.

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; Delaware Theatre Compan Photo Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; Delaware Theatre Company Wins Best Professional Theatre!
by Alan Henry - Jan 11, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the full list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards!

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; Just One Week Left! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; Just One Week Left!
by Alan Henry - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; Just Two Weeks Left! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by Alan Henry - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; KINKY BOOTS Leads Best Tour! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; KINKY BOOTS Leads Best Tour!
by Alan Henry - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; WILMINGTON Leads Best Community Thea Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; WILMINGTON Leads Best Community Theatre!
by Alan Henry - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; Wilmington Drama League Leads Best C Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; Wilmington Drama League Leads Best Community Theatre!
by Alan Henry - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; Clear Space Leads as Best Profession Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards; Clear Space Leads as Best Professional Theatre!
by Alan Henry - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Lantern Theater Company Announces Extension of ...DISCORD
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 19, 2017

Lantern Theater Company announced today that its record-breaking 2016/17 season closing production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord will extend its run to meet audience demand and will now close on Sunday, July 9, 2017. The following performances have been added:

Lantern Theater Company Presents the Philadelphia Premiere of THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Lantern Theater Company concludes its record-breaking 2016/17 season with the regional premiere of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, an uproarious, razor-sharp exploration of legacy and faith from playwright, former stand-up comedian, and longtime Real Time with Bill Maher writer and executive producer Scott Carter.

Lantern Theater Company Announces Additional Performances and Extension of MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION
by Liz Cearns - Sep 21, 2016

Lantern Theatre Company Present MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION
by Liz Cearns - Sep 1, 2016

Philadelphia stage legend Mary Martello plays the title role in George Bernard Shaw's scathing comedy on social hypocrisy and the excesses of capitalism. Mrs. Kitty Warren worked her way out of the London slums and now lives abroad, having provided her daughter Vivie with the education and means to grow into a smart, independent young woman of strong convictions. When Mrs. Warren returns, mother and daughter discover that neither is the woman they thought they knew.

Lantern Theater Company Honored With Six Barrymore Award Nominations for 2015/16 Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 29, 2016

Lantern Theater Company was recognized today with six nominations for the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. The Lantern's award nominations span three productions from the company's 2015/16 season:

Lantern Theater Company Presents George Bernard Shaw's MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 15, 2016

 Lantern Theater Company opens its twenty-third season on September 8, 2016 with Mrs. Warren's Profession, George Bernard Shaw's scathing comedy on social hypocrisy and the excesses of capitalism. Directed by Kathryn MacMillan and featuring Mary Martello in the title role, the cast also includes David Bardeen, Andrew Criss, Daniel Fredrick, Claire Inie-Richards, and John Lopes. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, September 14 at 7 p.m. 

Media Theatre Closes 2015-16 Season with 1776, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

To close the 2015-16 season, The Media Theatre has a musical to lead Philadelphia into the time frame of the upcoming 2016 Democratic Convention which will be hosted by the City of Brotherly Love. 

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