Jilline Ringle Solo Performance Program Deadline ExtendedJilline Ringle Solo Performance Program Deadline Extended
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

1812 Productions has extended the deadline for submissions to The Jilline Ringle Solo Performance Program to Friday, May 18th, 2018. Now in its 12th year, The Jilline Ringle Solo Performance Program is dedicated to supporting the creation, development and production of work by female solo artists across a variety of disciplines-theater, performance art and cabaret. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents THE TEMPEST By William ShakespeareLantern Theater Company Presents THE TEMPEST By William Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Lantern Theater Company continues its record-smashing 24th season with The Tempest by William Shakespeare. Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon will direct a cast that includes some of Philadelphia's finest actors: Chris Anthony, Peter DeLaurier, J Hernandez, Dave Johnson, John Lopes, Bi Jean Ngo, Ruby Wolf, and Frank X. Performances run Thursday, March 15 through Sunday, April 29, 2018; a full schedule is included in the fact sheet below. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to request tickets for opening night on Wednesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. by contacting Anne Shuff at ashuff@lanterntheater.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: Interact Theatre Company Kicks Off 2018 With World Premiere of SENSITIVE GUYSPhoto Flash: Interact Theatre Company Kicks Off 2018 With World Premiere of SENSITIVE GUYS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Is it enough just to be working on your sh*t ? Lauded playwright MJ Kaufman's skewering play SENSITIVE GUYS, presented by InterAct Theatre Company as the second show of their 30th Anniversary Season, uses the safe spaces of a small liberal arts college, and the passionate yet na ve students who inhabit them, to explore pitfalls that lurk on the path toward undoing institutionalized patriarchal norms. This prescient piece, though developed a few years ago through InterAct's Core Playwrights program, speaks directly to the current cultural moment with humor, biting insight, and hopeful compassion. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 1/20/2018Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW - Jan 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for Philadelphia (more...)

Interact Theatre Company Kicks Off 2018 With World Premiere Of MJ Kaufman's SENSITIVE GUYSInteract Theatre Company Kicks Off 2018 With World Premiere Of MJ Kaufman's SENSITIVE GUYS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Is it enough just to be working on your sh*t ? Lauded playwright MJ Kaufman's skewering play SENSITIVE GUYS, presented by InterAct Theatre Company as the second show of their 30th Anniversary Season, uses the safe spaces of a small liberal arts college, and the passionate yet na ve students who inhabit them, to explore pitfalls that lurk on the path toward undoing institutionalized patriarchal norms. This prescient piece, though developed a few years ago through InterAct's Core Playwrights program, speaks directly to the current cultural moment with humor, biting insight, and hopeful compassion. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Announces 2017-18 Season CastingLantern Theater Company Announces 2017-18 Season Casting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Lantern Theater Company announces complete casting for its upcoming 2017/18 season, which begins this week with the Philadelphia premiere of Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend Red Velvet opening night on Wednesday, September 13 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Theater Unspeakable to Bring THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION to Arden Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Theater Unspeakable brings their brand of family friendly, physical theater to Philadelphia with The American Revolution, a whirlwind re-telling of the American fight for independence. It runs in Arden Theatre Company's Studio Theatre, June 2-June 11, 2017. (more...)

North Korean Refugee Story to Make Philadelphia Premiere at InterAct Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Why would you run from the "greatest country in the world"? InterAct Theatre Company presents Mia Chung's expressionistic and intensely relevant story of two sisters' perilous journey as they flee oppression in North Korea. You for Me for You is a harrowing, poetic, and satirical tale that creates metaphorical context for larger questions of immigration, assimilation, and human connection, casting a light on the culture clash between American values and North Korea's notoriously inscrutable regime.  (more...)

Theatre Philadelphia Celebrates Philadelphia Theatre Community with 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

This evening, in a celebration attended by approximately 900 theatre artists, staff, critics, and friends, Theatre Philadelphia distributed 27 awards at the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre, including the first-ever Victory Foundation Award for Outstanding Theatre Education Program. (more...)

Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2016 Barrymore Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Theatre Philadelphia has announced the nominees for the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. (more...)

InterAct Theatre Company Adds YOU FOR ME FOR YOU to 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

InterAct Theatre Company is proud to announce that they will round out the 2016/17 season with the fantastical YOU FOR ME FOR YOU by Mia Chung. This deeply imaginative work perfectly complements the other three shows that InterAct has programmed for the first full season in its new home at The Drake in Center City. There are also several updates to their previously announced productions. (more...)

InterAct Theatre Company to Round Out 2016-17 Season with YOU FOR ME FOR YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

InterAct Theatre Company is proud to announce that they will round out the 2016/17 season with the fantastical YOU FOR ME FOR YOU by Mia Chung. This deeply imaginative work perfectly complements the other three shows that InterAct has programmed for the first full season in its new home at The Drake in Center City. There are also several updates to their previously announced productions. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company to Present 36 VIEWS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Lantern Theater Company closes its 2015/16 season with the Philadelphia premiere of 36 Views by award-winning playwright Naomi Iizuka. Directed by longtime Lantern artistic collaborator Peter DeLaurier and featuring scenic, sound, and projection design by Jorge Cousineau, 36 Views runs May 26 - June 26, 2016. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m. [A full schedule of performances and related special events is included in the fact sheet below.] (more...)

2015 Philadelphia Barrymore Awards Winners Announced - Ben Dibble, Liz Filios, THE WHALE and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

This evening, in a celebration attended by almost 750 theatre artists, staff, critics, and friends, Theatre Philadelphia distributed 26 awards at the 2015 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre - now in its second successful season since relaunching in fall 2013. The Awards Ceremony was held at the Merriam Theater, followed by an After-Party at Dorrance Hamilton Hall at the University of the Arts. A full list of award recipients is below. (more...)

TCG Announces 10th Round of Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

The William & Eva Fox Foundation and Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, are pleased to announce the tenth round of Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships recipients. (more...)

Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2015 Barrymore Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Theatre Philadelphia is thrilled to announce the nominees for the 2015 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. Now in its second season since its successful relaunch, the 2015 Barrymore Awards will celebrate and honor outstanding achievements in professional theatre throughout the Greater Philadelphia region during the 2014/15 season. (more...)

Shakespeare in Clark Park's THE WINTER'S TALE Plays This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Shakespeare in Clark Park celebrates its 10th Anniversary with The Winter's Tale, Shakespeare's tragicomedy of family and forgiveness. Director Kittson O'Neill (InterAct Theatre Company, Hedgerow Theatre) helms the company of professional actors along with a chorus of over 30 Philadelphia-area children. The Winter's Tale opens under the stars in 'the Bowl' of Clark Park today, July 29 and runs through August 2. All performances are at 7 p.m. (more...)

Shakespeare in Clark Park's THE WINTER'S TALE to Run 7/29-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Shakespeare in Clark Park celebrates its 10th Anniversary with The Winter's Tale, Shakespeare's tragicomedy of family and forgiveness. Director Kittson O'Neill (InterAct Theatre Company, Hedgerow Theatre) helms the company of professional actors along with a chorus of over 30 Philadelphia-area children. The Winter's Tale opens under the stars in "the Bowl" of Clark Park on July 29 and runs through August 2. All performances are at 7 p.m. (more...)

BARRYMORE AWARD Winners Announced - MIDSUMMER, DOWN PAST PASSYUNK and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

On October 27, 2014, the following nominees and award recipients were honored at the 2014 Barrymore Awards Ceremony at The Merriam Thater, produced by Theatre Philadelphia. (more...)

Philadelphia's 2014 Barrymore Awards -- Live Blog!
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 27, 2014

The 2014 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre, live blogged from the Merriam Theatre! (more...)

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