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BWW Interview: Ozzie Jones, Jared Chichester, Davon Johnson, And David Pica of PASS O Photo BWW Interview: Ozzie Jones, Jared Chichester, Davon Johnson, And David Pica of PASS OVER at Theatre Exile And Theatre In The X
by Amber Kusching - Jun 24, 2021

An interview with the director and cast of Theatre Exile and Theatre in the X’s production of Antoinette Nwandu’s Pass Over.

Lantern Theater Company Presents Bertolt Brecht's THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Photo Lantern Theater Company Presents Bertolt Brecht's THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Lantern Theater Company launches its 2019/20 season with the Philadelphia premiere of Ralph Manheim's translation of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht, which begins previews tonight. Focusing on a shady businessman's rise to power, Brecht wrote this brilliant drama on the eve of World War II as a parable about the rise of Hitler and fascism. Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon directs a cast that includes Anthony Lawton as Arturo Ui, with Mary Lee Bednarek, Charlie DelMarcelle, Julia Hopkins, Gregory Isaac, Jered McLenigan, David Pica, Brian Anthony Wilson, and Frank X. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to request press comps for opening night on Wednesday, September 11 at 7 p.m. by contacting Anne Shuff at ashuff@lanterntheater.org. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui runs Thursday, September 5 through Sunday, October 13, 2019; a complete schedule of performances and audience enrichment events is included in the fact sheet below.

BWW Review: 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE at Philadelphia Artists' Collective Photo BWW Review: 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE at Philadelphia Artists' Collective
by Alyssa Biederman - Mar 30, 2019

As audience members pile in, the set up for Philly Artists' Collective's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore seems more than promising.

Philadelphia Artists' Collective Presents 'TIS PITY By John Ford Photo Philadelphia Artists' Collective Presents 'TIS PITY By John Ford
by Julie Musbach - Mar 22, 2019

Philadelphia Artists' Collective (PAC) continues its 2018-19 season with 'Tis Pity She's a Whore by John Ford.

Lantern Theater Company Presents The Philadelphia Premiere Of HAPGOOD By Tom Stoppard Photo Lantern Theater Company Presents The Philadelphia Premiere Of HAPGOOD By Tom Stoppard
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2018

Lantern Theater Company kicks off its 2018/19 season with the regional premiere of Hapgood by Tom Stoppard. Longtime Lantern artistic collaborator Peter DeLaurier will direct a cast that includes McKenna Kerrigan as MI5 spymaster Elizabeth Hapgood, with Damon Bonetti, Kirk Wendell Brown, Trevor William Fayle, Christopher Patrick Mullen, Adam Phelan, David Pica, William Zielinski, and young actors Charles LaMonaca and Will Zielinski, who will share the role of Hapgood's son Joe. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to request tickets for opening night on Wednesday, September 12 at 7 p.m. by contacting Anne Shuff at ashuff@lanterntheater.org. Performances run Thursday, September 6 through Sunday, October 14, 2018; a full schedule of performances and related special events is included in the fact sheet below.

Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence's THE WILD DUCK Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence's THE WILD DUCK
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2018

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its blockbuster Season VIII with The Power and Idealism Repertory: Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR presented in rotating repertory with Henrik Ibsen's THE WILD DUCK. Striving for gender parity, Quintessence welcomes an A-list eleven-actor ensemble composed of Quintessence favorites and Philadelphia's best to explore new adaptations of two timely classics. As America's democracy is being tested, and the #metoo movement is challenging us all to reconsider America's complex history with patriarchy and the assault of women, directors Alexander Burns and Rebecca Wright revive these harrowingly relevant dramatic masterpieces to join in the conversation.

Quintessence Theatre Group Presents JULIUS CAESAR & THE WILD DUCK Photo Quintessence Theatre Group Presents JULIUS CAESAR & THE WILD DUCK
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2018

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its blockbuster Season VIII with The Power and Idealism Repertory: Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR presented in rotating repertory with Henrik Ibsen's THE WILD DUCK. Striving for gender parity, Quintessence welcomes an A-list eleven-actor ensemble composed of Quintessence favorites and Philadelphia's best to explore new adaptations of two timely classics. As America's democracy is being tested, and the #metoo movement is challenging us all to reconsider America's complex history with patriarchy and the assault of women, directors Alexander Burns and Rebecca Wright revive these harrowingly relevant dramatic masterpieces to join in the conversation.

Lantern Theater Company to Present Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVET Photo Lantern 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.

Lantern Theater Company Announces 2017-18 Season Casting Photo Lantern 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.

Lantern Theater Company presents Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVET Photo Lantern Theater Company presents Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVET
by A.A. Cristi - 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.

Lantern Theater Company to Present Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVET Photo Lantern 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.

Azuka's Pay What You Decide Season Continues with World Premiere of SH_THEADS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Following a record, at-capacity run of How We Got On, Azuka Theatre continues their 2016-2017 "pay what you decide" season with the world premiere of Sh_theads. Developed in partnership with PlayPenn, playwright Douglas Williams and director Kevin Glaccum examine a down-and-out bike shop in lower Manhattan and the lives of the people who love to work there.

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.

Lantern Theater Company to Present 36 VIEWS
by Tyler Peterson - 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.]

Inis Nua Theatre to Stage American Premiere of THE RADICALISATION OF BRADLEY MANNING
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 12, 2016

Inis Nua Theatre Company moves to The Proscenium Theatre at its new home The Drake (at 203 South Hicks Street) to present The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning by Tim Price. The American premiere of this Welsh play revives some not-so-long-ago American history to tell the story of the young Army intelligence analyst who leaked the largest amount of classified documents in U.S. history.

BWW Interview: Ozzie Jones, Jared Chichester, Davon Johnson, And David Pica of PASS OVER at Theatre Exile And Theatre In The X
by Amber Kusching - Jan 1, 2001