KING LEAR Comes To Philadelphia's Quintessence Theatre GroupKING LEAR Comes To Philadelphia's Quintessence Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Quintessence Theatre Group, a professional classic theatre company located in Philadelphia's Mt. Airy neighborhood, takes on Shakespeare's greatest tragedy this spring. KING LEAR, a searing drama about the dangers of absolute power, comes to Quintessence from March 19, 2019 through April 20, 2019. Opening night is Saturday, March 23 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group's Production Of AWAKE AND SING ExtendsQuintessence Theatre Group's Production Of AWAKE AND SING Extends
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Quintessence Theatre Group, a professional theatre company located in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, is proud to announce that it has extended their critically acclaimed production of Clifford Odets' classic drama AWAKE AND SING! Performances will now play until February 24 at The Sedgwick Theatre (7137 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia). (more...)

Screen Stars Lawrence Pressman And Buzz Roddy Headline Philadelphia's AWAKE AND SING!Screen Stars Lawrence Pressman And Buzz Roddy Headline Philadelphia's AWAKE AND SING!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2018

Quintessence Theatre Group, a professional theatre company located in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, has comprised an ensemble of all-star performers to star in their upcoming production of Clifford Odets' classic drama AWAKE AND SING! (more...)

BWW Review: OLIVER! at QUINTESSENCE THEATRE GROUP Will Have You Saying 'Please Sir, I Want Some More'BWW Review: OLIVER! at QUINTESSENCE THEATRE GROUP Will Have You Saying 'Please Sir, I Want Some More'
by Amber Kusching - Dec 6, 2018

After a hard day's labor in a parish workhouse for children, a nine-year-old orphan named Oliver asks for a second serving of gruel. The workhouse master, annoyed by Oliver's impertinence, sells him into an apprenticeship with a drunken undertaker and his abusive wife. Fearing for his life, the boy escapes to London, where he falls in with the Artful Dodger and a band of juvenile pickpockets led by the criminal Fagin. Oliver discovers heroes and villains in all manner of strange places as he learns how to survive and thrive on the streets of the city. Including such favorite songs as "Food, Glorious Food," "Consider Yourself," and "You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two," Lionel Bart's adaptation of Charles Dickens' social satire of 19th-century London remains a cherished musical for all ages. (more...)

Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN Opens Next Month at The Sedgwick TheatreMary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN Opens Next Month at The Sedgwick Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's newest Equity theatre, launches its ninth season of progressive classic theatre with a world premiere adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Quintessence joins the 200th anniversary celebration of one of the world's greatest horror stories with an original adaptation of Shelley's timely tale of humanity's obsession with knowledge and of the unintended consequences of scientific innovation. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave., Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119.  To purchase tickets, visit www.QTGrep.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 6/20/2018Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Philadelphia (more...)

Quintessence Announces Second Extension For MY FAIR LADYQuintessence Announces Second Extension For MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2017

It's been a loverly winter at Quintessence Theatre Group. With excellent reviews, sold out houses, and standing ovations, the classic musical and holiday treat for the entire family -- My Fair Lady, will now close December 30. The two-piano version of this show is performed at the Sedgwick Theater located at 7137 Germantown Avenue in Mt. Airy. Tickets cost $18-$40 and are available online at www.quintessencetheatre.org or at the Box Office at time of performance. (more...)

MY FAIR LADY Extends by a Week at Quintessence Theatre GroupMY FAIR LADY Extends by a Week at Quintessence Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

For the second time this season, Quintessence Theatre Group is extending a mainstage production. With excellent reviews, sold out houses, and standing ovations, the classic musical - and holiday treat for the entire family - My Fair Lady, will now close December 23. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Groups Brings Two-Piano Version Of MY FAIR LADY To LifeQuintessence Theatre Groups Brings Two-Piano Version Of MY FAIR LADY To Life
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its season with a classic musical and a holiday treat for the entire family. This holiday season they are presenting the two-piano version of My Fair Lady in Mt. Airy. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Opens Season With a Family Series Performance of AESOP'S FABLESQuintessence Theatre Group Opens Season With a Family Series Performance of AESOP'S FABLES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group kicks off its 8th Season with a new family series. A World Premiere of a modern adaptation of, Aesop's Fables, by Lee Cortopassi. (more...)

LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, MY FAIR LADY, JULIUS CAESAR and More Set for Quintessence Theatre Group's Season VIII
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's classic repertory theatre, announces its eighth season of progressive classic productions. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE BROKEN HEART at Quintessence Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre with its spring 2017 repertory productions of William Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost and John Ford's The Broken Heart. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast of The Broken Heart in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST at Quintessence Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre with its spring 2017 repertory productions of William Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost and John Ford's The Broken Heart. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave., Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast of Love's Labor's Lost in action below! (more...)

Lee Cortopassi's THE BIG to Play The Sedgwick Theater This February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

New York actor and Quintessence Theatre Group ensemble member Lee Cortopassi has announced a limited three-show run of THE BIG, a satirical riff on film noir for the stage at The Sedgwick Theater, after a successful stand-alone production in New York City. (more...)

Lee Cortopassi's THE BIG to Play The Sedgwick Theater This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

New York actor and Quintessence Theatre Group ensemble member Lee Cortopassi has announced a limited three-show run of THE BIG, a satirical riff on film noir for the stage at The Sedgwick Theater, after a successful stand-alone production in New York City. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group to Stage LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST and THE BROKEN HEART in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre with its spring 2017 repertory productions of William Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost and John Ford's The Broken Heart. (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...)

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