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The Wilma Theater Participates In Worldwide Reading Of Andrei Kureichik's INSULTED. B Photo The Wilma Theater Participates In Worldwide Reading Of Andrei Kureichik's INSULTED. BELARUS(SIA)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020

The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia will be one of dozens theaters from around the world that will present a reading of acclaimed playwright Andrei Kureichik's INSULTED. BELARUS(SIA).

Wilma Theater Continues Season with World Premiere of PASSAGE Photo Wilma Theater Continues Season with World Premiere of PASSAGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Obie Award-winning playwright Christopher Chen brings the World Premiere of Passage to The Wilma Theater in collaboration with Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka and the Wilma HotHouse Company of actors. Praised by The New Yorker for his ability to find "ingenious ways to pull the rug out from under the audience's feet," Chen's new play uses the theater's primal evocative powers to examine the most essential questions of our time. Passage begins on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018, and opens on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018. 

Blanka Zizka's ADAPT! Concludes The Wilma Theater's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

It's the summer of 1977 and 22-year-old Lenka is fleeing authoritarian Czechoslovakia for the art and beauty of New York City. At the start of her journey, Lenka is confronted by an Old Woman from an extinct Slavic tribe who guides her through a dream-like world where the past and future meet and multiple realities collide.

The Wilma Theater Continues 2015-16 season with New Stoppard Play THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Tom Stoppard's first new play since Rock 'n' Roll introduces us to Hilary, a 22-year-old psychology student applying for a coveted position with the Krohl Institute for Brain Science. As Hilary prays for strength to move beyond personal regrets, she passionately explores the blurred lines between science and psychology with her colleagues and her sometimes-lover Spike. Ethics are called into question as they delve into the 'hard problem' of consciousness versus gray matter, and debate whether altruism even exists. Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre in London, the Wilma-'America's foremost interpreter of the playwright's work' (Philadelphia Magazine)-is proud to be among the first to bring The Hard Problem to U.S. audiences.

The Wilma Theater to Close 2014-15 Season with ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

In Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, which will mark the Wilma's 11th production of a work by Tom Stoppard, minor characters take center stage as they journey on a boat taking Prince Hamlet to England with players from the royal court. As these characters unknowingly sail to a fate Shakespeare has already scripted for them, arguments of free will and determinism abound, all set to the constant travel game of flipping coins. In this battle of wits, Stoppard's characteristic wordplay and case of mistaken identities create a spectacle that's philosophical, clownish, and complete with a pirate-ambush.

BWW Reviews: Walnut Street Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
by Rebecca Goering - Feb 9, 2014

Jon Robin Baitz' Other Desert Cities tells the story of a dysfunctional family with a troubled past. A depressive formerly successful author, Brooke Wyeth returns home to celebrate Christmas with her family after being away for six years. Previously prominent Republicans, Brooke's parents Polly, a powerful society player with impossible standards, and Lyman, a former actor and former U.S. ambassador, are shocked to learn that Brooke's soon-to-be released novel is actually a memoir about the family's history. Add to the mix Brooke's liberal recovering alcoholic aunt and her brother who, though closer in proximity, has still managed to erect a wall between himself and the family, and the reunion becomes a drama-filled event as they all try to come to grips with the past. Loyalties are questioned, secrets are revealed and the story twists and turns as truths come out, further changing the family forever.

Photo Flash: First Look at Walnut Street Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 205th season with the acclaimed new drama OTHER DESERT CITIES. Written by Jon Robin Baitz and directed by Kate Galvin, the play began previews on January 14th, opens tonight, January 22nd and runs through March 2nd on the WST Mainstage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Walnut Street Theatre Continues 205th Season with OTHER DESERT CITIES, Now thru 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 205th season with the acclaimed new drama OTHER DESERT CITIES. Written by Jon Robin Baitz and directed by Kate Galvin, the play begins previews tonight, January 14th, opens on January 22nd and runs through March 2nd on the WST Mainstage.

Walnut Street Theatre Continues 205th Season with OTHER DESERT CITIES, 1/14-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 205th season with the acclaimed new drama OTHER DESERT CITIES. Written by Jon Robin Baitz and directed by Kate Galvin, the play begins previews on January 14th, opens on January 22nd and runs through March 2nd on the WST Mainstage.

Curio Theatre Continues Season with Re-Imagined ROMEO AND JULIET, Now thru 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

This fall, Curio Theatre Company is taking audiences into Verona, Italy for a very different look at one of William Shakespeare's most beloved works, Romeo and Juliet. Previews begin tonight, October 3. The show opens Friday, October 11 and runs through November 2.

Curio Theatre Company to Continue Season with Re-Imagined ROMEO AND JULIET, 10/3-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2013

This fall, Curio Theatre Company is taking audiences into Verona, Italy for a very different look at one of William Shakespeare's most beloved works, Romeo and Juliet. Previews begin October 3. The show opens Friday, October 11 and runs through November 2. All performances are at 8 p.m. This production showcases this classic work through a new lens. Curio has cast two women in the leading roles. This show will be performed in Curio's home space in the sanctuary at 4740 Baltimore Avenue. Tickets cost $15-25 and are available online at www.curiotheatre.org.

HENRY V Extends at Lantern Theater Through April 21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2013

Lantern Theater Company's critically acclaimed production of William Shakespeare's Henry V will be extended an additional week through Sunday, April 21 to accommodate audience demand, the fourth consecutive production of the season to be extended.

Walnut Street Theatre Presents PROOF Through 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2012

Walnut Street Theatre's Independence Studio on 3 brings audiences David Auburn's award-winning masterpiece Proof. Philadelphia audiences will be the first to experience this breathtaking production before it travels as the second national tour of a Walnut Street Theatre production. Proof begins in Philadelphia with previews on January 17th, opens January 19th and runs through February 5th in the intimate Independence Studio on 3.

Walnut Street Theatre’s Independence Studio on 3 Presents PROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2012

Walnut Street Theatre's Independence Studio on 3 brings audiences David Auburn's award-winning masterpiece Proof.

Walnut Street Theatre Presents PROOF Through 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2012

Walnut Street Theatre's Independence Studio on 3 brings audiences David Auburn's award-winning masterpiece Proof. Philadelphia audiences will be the first to experience this breathtaking production before it travels as the second national tour of a Walnut Street Theatre production. Proof begins in Philadelphia with previews on January 17th, opens January 19th and runs through February 5th in the intimate Independence Studio on 3.

Walnut Street Theatre’s Independence Studio on 3 Presents PROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2012

Walnut Street Theatre's Independence Studio on 3 brings audiences David Auburn's award-winning masterpiece Proof.

BWW Philadelphia Awards Update 12/26 - Voting Ends 12/31!
by BWW - Dec 26, 2011

It's almost over! There's just FIVE days of voting remaining for the 2011 Philadelphia Awards and here is the latest update! Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Award? There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Monday December 26, 2011. Voting ends at midnight on 12/31 so time is running out.

BWW Philadelphia Awards Update 12/19 - TWO Weeks Left!
by BWW - Dec 19, 2011

There's just TWO short weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Philadelphia Awards and here is the latest update! Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Award? There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Monday December 19, 2011. Voting ends at midnight on 12/31 so time is running out.

BWW Philadelphia Awards Update 12/12 - Have You Voted?
by BWW - Dec 12, 2011

There's just a few weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Philadelphia Awards and here is the latest update! Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Award? There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Monday December 12, 2011.

Walnut Street Theatre’s Independence Studio on 3 Presents PROOF
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2011

Walnut Street Theatre's Independence Studio on 3 brings audiences David Auburn's award-winning masterpiece Proof.

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