EgoPo Classic Theater Presents its Upcoming Season, SHEPARD COUNTRY EgoPo Classic Theater Presents its Upcoming Season, SHEPARD COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

EgoPo Classic Theater will carry on its tradition of producing annual themed festival seasons with the 2019-2020 Festival Season, Shepard Country, celebrating the ground-breaking works of the late, great American playwright Sam Shepard. This year, EgoPo returns to America, but through the lens of Shepard, a playwright dedicated to stripping the mask off the myth of the American family to reveal its true depth, rawness, and often painful reality. (more...)

EgoPo Classic Theater Presents CENSORED EgoPo Classic Theater Presents CENSORED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

EgoPo Classic Theater presents CENSORED, two powerful plays, both banned by the South African government, to shine a light on two very different experiences of apartheid: Athol Fugard's "Master Harold"…and the Boys and Matsemela Manaka's Egoli, co-produced by Theatre in the X. On March 22 and 23, EgoPo will open these plays to run in rotating repertory. Master Harold previews March 21 and opens Friday, March 22. Egoli previews March 20 and opens March 23. The shows run three weeks, closing April 7. Single show tickets range $25-$35 with discounts available when both are purchased together. Performances are at the Latvian Society Theater at 7th & Spring Garden. For more information, go to EgoPo.org, or call 267-273-1414. (more...)

Curio Theatre Company To Open Season With Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS Curio Theatre Company To Open Season With Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Curio Theatre Company opens its 2018-2019 Season with an American classic. The company's 14th Season, begins with a beloved Arthur Miller work that audiences will see through a new lens. Curio is presenting Miller's All My Sons October 10-November 3. The official press opening is Saturday, October 13 at 8 p.m. Industry Night is Monday, October 15 at 8 p.m. and there is a matinee performance October 27 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15-$30 and are available online at www.curiotheatre.org or by phone at 215-921-8243. All shows are performed at Curio's home theatre at the Calvary Center for Culture and Community, 4740 Baltimore Avenue. (more...)

EgoPo Announces 2018-19 Season Theater of South Africa EgoPo Announces 2018-19 Season Theater of South Africa
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

EgoPo Classic Theater announces their 2018-19 Season: Theater of South Africa, celebrating great dramatic works of South Africa and highlighting the remarkable transformation from apartheid to democracy. The season will begin with a South African version of Eugene O'Neill's Desire Under the Elms, as created and performed by Abrahamse and Meyer Productions from Cape Town, South Africa, in partnership with Drexel University's Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and their Performing Arts Department. EgoPo's mainstage season launches with A Human Being Died That Night, a gripping account of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission by psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela; followed by Three Sisters Two by Reza de Wet, a Chekhov sequel confronting the fall of privileged class; and concluding with two plays in rotation repertory: "Master Harold"…and the Boys by Athol Fugard and Egoli by Matsemela Manaka (co-produced with Theatre in the X), shining a light on two vastly different experiences under apartheid. (more...)

Curio Theatre Company Announces 2018-2019 Season Curio Theatre Company Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Curio Theatre Company has announced its 2018-2019 Season. For its 14th Season, the company is looking at three pieces of classic theatre through a new lens. (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET Now on the Road in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's WillPower Tour ROMEO AND JULIET Now on the Road in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's WillPower Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

From the page and to the stage, William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet launches Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's annual WillPower Tour which will perform for 50 schools across Pennsylvania and New Jersey through November 17. (more...)

Tony-Winning Playwright John Guare to Toast EgoPo's New Season at 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

On Sunday, June 4 at 6 p.m., EgoPo will be hosting its Annual Gala on the Water to kick off the 2017-18 John Guare Festival Season, featuring the world premiere of Guare's Lydie Breeze Trilogy. Guests will enjoy a Nantucket-themed summer evening at Morgan's Pier on the Delaware River where there will be seafood, songs, sangria, and special guests. (more...)

EgoPo Classic Theater Announces ANNA by Brenna Geffers and the Anna Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

On March 31, EgoPo presents Anna, a World Premiere adaptation of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina. Playwright and Director Brenna Geffers brings literature's greatest heroine to new life with the help of a wandering theater troupe armed with a collection of rickety antiques and instruments. They perform the story, set in the shifting landscape of Imperial Russia, to seek refuge from their own unsettling world. You are invited on their journey, and Anna's, as they travel together toward the story's unavoidable end. Anna previews March 29-30 and opens Friday, March 31. The show runs three weeks, closing on Sunday, April 16. Tickets start at $25. Performances are at the Latvian Society Theater on 7th and Spring Garden. (more...)

EgoPo Classic Theater to Stage World Premiere of ANNA This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

On March 31, EgoPo presents Anna, a World Premiere adaptation of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina. (more...)

Photo Flash: Quintessence Theatre Group Presents MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre and launces its seventh season with David Hare's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, with original music by Michael Friedman. (more...)

Janis Dardaris to Star in 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Quintessence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre and launces its seventh season with David Hare's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, with original music by Michael Friedman. (more...)

Janis Dardaris to Star in 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Quintessence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre and launces its seventh season with David Hare's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, with original music by Michael Friedman. (more...)

Janis Dardaris to Star in 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Quintessence
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre and launces its seventh season with David Hare's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, with original music by Michael Friedman. (more...)

Josh Piven's MUDDLED, A STAGE COMEDY to Play Drexel URBN Annex
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

New York Times best-selling humorist Josh Piven brings his unique brand of comedy to Philadelphia with the world premiere of Muddled, A Stage Comedy, from June 16 through June 26 at Drexel URBN Annex (3401 Filbert St). Penned by the author of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook and directed by William Steinberger, Muddled gives theater audiences a best-case scenario for what happens when a group of hot-headed headbangers meet the home-grown hipsters of Brooklyn. In this craft brewed comedy, Piven trades navigating alligator pits for navigating mosh pits, and surviving frostbite for surviving the frosty bite of a quick-witted hipster. Muddled is Piven's second play, following 2013's hit No Reservations. (more...)

EgoPo's MACHINAL Opens 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

On April 22, EgoPo presents the opening of Sophie Treadwell's expressionist masterpiece, Machinal. Machinal is directed by Brenna Geffers, whose most recent work with EgoPo includes Eugene O'Neill's The Hairy Ape, and Henrik Ibsen's Lady from the Sea and A Doll's House. (more...)

Orbiter 3 to Present James Ijames' MOON MAN WALK in July
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

This July Orbiter 3 will produce the world premiere of four-time Barrymore Award Winner James Ijames's Moon Man Walk. This production reunites Ijames with renown director Edward Sobel, who collaborated on last summer's smash-hit The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington.   (more...)

EgoPo's THE HAIRY APE Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

EgoPo Classic Theater's 2014-15 American Giants Festival will close with Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece, The Hairy Ape, running April 8th-26th at the Latvian Society, with press opening tonight, April 10th. (more...)

EgoPo's THE HAIRY APE Opens 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

EgoPo Classic Theater's 2014-15 American Giants Festival will close with Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece, The Hairy Ape, running April 8th-26th at the Latvian Society, with press opening on Friday, April 10th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre's RICHARD II
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group launches its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with an all-male Shakespeare repertory: AS YOU LIKE IT presented in rotating repertory with RICHARD II. Bringing together the best professional actors and designers from Philadelphia and across the country, Artistic Director Alexander Burns leads this collective of artists on a mission to ignite the classics through visceral, actor-focused and text-driven productions. RICHARD II opened on Saturday, October 18. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group launches its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with an all-male Shakespeare repertory: AS YOU LIKE IT presented in rotating repertory with RICHARD II. Bringing together the best professional actors and designers from Philadelphia and across the country, Artistic Director Alexander Burns leads this collective of artists on a mission to ignite the classics through visceral, actor-focused and text-driven productions. AS YOU LIKE IT opened on October 4 and RICHARD II will begin previews this Thursday, October 9 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 18 at 8pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA. Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast of AS YOU LIKE IT in action! (more...)

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