The Irish Heritage Theatre Presents WOMAN AND SCARECROWThe Irish Heritage Theatre Presents WOMAN AND SCARECROW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2019

Irish Heritage Theatre announces its Fall 2019 production Woman and Scarecrow by Marina Carr. After a highly successful and critically acclaimed 'Fathers of Ireland' season last year featuring Lay Me Down Softly ( second Barrymore recommendation) and IHT's beloved production of Da , which was the company's best attended show to date, IHT moves to a season of plays dedicated to exploring the final days of life as we know it. The Irish Heritage Theatre's first 'End of Days in Ireland' offering is the aforementioned Woman and Scarecrow, following the last day of the life of the titular character as she wrestles with her inner demons and her alter ego. IHT will follow that up with the classic, Steward of Christendom by Sebastian Barry, a Lear-like exploration of a former officer's final days. (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company Kicks Off Summer And Closes Season11th Hour Theatre Company Kicks Off Summer And Closes Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

11th Hour Theatre Company heats up the city with a three-show concert performance of City of Angels. This TONY Award winning musical will feature a cast of musical theatre stars and the 17-piece Big Band from The Summer Club. City of Angels has a book by Larry Gelbart, Music by Cy Coleman, and Lyrics by David Zippel. It is directed by 11th Hour Resident Director Megan Nicole O'Brien with Music Direction by Dan Kazemi. Larry Lees is conducting the Big Band.  The concert will be Friday, June 7(8 p.m.) and Saturday, June 8 (2 p.m. and 8 p.m.) at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad Street. Tickets cost $19-$39. They are available online at www.11thhourtheatrecompany.org or by phone at 267-987-9865. (more...)

THE SANTALAND DIARIES And More Announced At 1812 ProductionsTHE SANTALAND DIARIES And More Announced At 1812 Productions
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

As This Is The Week That Is plays through the month of December,1812 Productions will present a special two-night-only staged reading of David Sedaris' The Santaland Diaries. A modern comedy classic about the author's time as a Macy's Christmas elf, this special event stars David Bardeen in his 1812 Productions debut. (more...)

1812 Continues Season with THE SANTALAND DIARIES and More1812 Continues Season with THE SANTALAND DIARIES and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

As This Is The Week That Is plays through the month of December,1812 Productions will present a special two-night-only staged reading of David Sedaris' The Santaland Diaries. A modern comedy classic about the author's time as a Macy's Christmas elf, this special event stars David Bardeen in his 1812 Productions debut. The evening will also feature a musical selection of holiday favorites with Emily Kleimo at the mic and Gina Giachero at the piano. (more...)

Theatre Horizon's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Takes Unique Take On Classic TaleTheatre Horizon's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Takes Unique Take On Classic Tale
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

This sure isn't your normal take on Peter Pan. Theatre Horizon, a professional theatre company located in Norristown, PA, will present a new vision for the beloved musical tale PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. Directed by award-winning theatre artist Matthew Decker, the production will play April 26 through May 20, 2018 at 401 DeKalb Street, Norristown. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company to Present Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVETLantern Theater Company to Present Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Lantern Theater Company will launch its 24th season with the regional premiere of Red Velvet, Lolita Chakrabarti's stirring play based on the true story of 19th century actor Ira Aldridge, who made history as the first African-American actor to portray Othello in 1833 London. (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...)

Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2017 Barrymore Award NomineesTheatre Philadelphia Announces 2017 Barrymore Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Theatre Philadelphia, the region's marketing and leadership organization for theatre, has announced the 2017 nominees for the Barrymore Award for Excellence in Theatre. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company presents Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVETLantern Theater Company presents Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Lantern Theater Company will launch its 24th season with the regional premiere of Red Velvet, Lolita Chakrabarti's stirring play based on the true story of 19th century actor Ira Aldridge, who made history as the first African-American actor to portray Othello in 1833 London. Longtime Lantern artistic collaborator Peter DeLaurier will direct a cast that includes Tony Award nominee Forrest McClendon as Ira Aldridge, with David Bardeen, Damon Bonetti, Liz Filios, Adam Hammet, David Pica, Ebony Pullum, and Lauren Sowa. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, September 13 at 7 p.m. A full schedule is included in the fact sheet below. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company to Present Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVETLantern Theater Company to Present Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Lantern Theater Company will launch its 24th season with the regional premiere of Red Velvet, Lolita Chakrabarti's stirring play based on the true story of 19th century actor Ira Aldridge, who made history as the first African-American actor to portray Othello in 1833 London. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents William Shakespeare's Political and Psychological Thriller CORIOLANUS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Lantern Theater Company continues its 2016/17 season with its annual Shakespeare production, the rarely performed Coriolanus. Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon will direct a cast that includes internationally acclaimed actress, director, and author Tina Packer as Volumnia, Robert Lyons as Coriolanus, with Chris Anthony, David Bardeen, Mary Lee Bednarek, Kirk Wendell Brown, Charlie DelMarcelle, Leonard C. Haas, Adam Hammet, Brian McCann, Hannah Van Sciver, and Brock D. Vickers. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, March 15 at 7 p.m. A full schedule is included in the fact sheet below. (more...)

Theatre Horizon to Continue Season with Regional Premiere of GRAND CONCOURSE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Theatre Horizon continues its 12th season with the regional premiere of Heidi Schreck's Grand Concourse. This funny and insightful play runs February 3-26, 2017. (more...)

Theatre Horizon to Host IMAGINE NO HUNGER Project, Exhibit Alongside GRAND CONCOURSE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Theatre Horizon continues its 12th season with the regional premiere of Heidi Schreck's Grand Concourse. This funny and insightful play runs February 3-26, 2017. (more...)

Theatre Horizon to Host IMAGINE NO HUNGER Project, Exhibit Alongside GRAND CONCOURSE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Theatre Horizon continues its 12th season with the regional premiere of Heidi Schreck's Grand Concourse. This funny and insightful play runs February 3-26, 2017. (more...)

Theatre Horizon to Continue Season with Regional Premiere of GRAND CONCOURSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Theatre Horizon continues its 12th season with the regional premiere of Heidi Schreck's Grand Concourse. This funny and insightful play runs February 3-26, 2017. (more...)

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

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Lantern Theatre Company Present MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Honored With Six Barrymore Award Nominations for 2015/16 Season
by BWW News Desk - 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: (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...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents George Bernard Shaw's MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION
by BWW News Desk - 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.  (more...)

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