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Quintessence Theatre Group Presents Virtual Production Of THE LITTLE PRINCESS Photo Quintessence Theatre Group Presents Virtual Production Of THE LITTLE PRINCESS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, continues its celebrated seven-year tradition of presenting classics for the entire family during the holiday season with a full virtual production of Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Little Princess starting December 9.

STUDY HALL Comedy Show, Featuring Drexel University Professor Michael Yudell, Goes On Photo STUDY HALL Comedy Show, Featuring Drexel University Professor Michael Yudell, Goes Online
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020

Study Hall Comedy Inspired by Lectures, one of Philadelphia's longest-running improv comedy shows, combines lectures and laughs in one fantastic hour never seen before and never to be seen again.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Will Return to Delaware Theatre Company Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL Will Return to Delaware Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019

Delaware Theatre Company warmly invites you and yours to their holiday tradition A Christmas Carol. This family-friendly play is adapted by Patrick Barlow from the classic Charles Dickens novel and runs December 4 - 29, 2019. Tickets are on sale now starting at $29 for adults and $20 for students and can be purchased online at DelawareTheatre.org or by calling the Box Office at (302) 594-1100.

Take A Risk On New Works At PLAYFEST 2019 Photo Take A Risk On New Works At PLAYFEST 2019
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

The Basel-Kiene Family joins City Beverages in presenting PlayFest. Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's PlayFest 2019 is set for November 1 a?" 3 and 8 a?" 9, 2019 and features seven readings of new plays in development.

Theatre Horizon Celebrates 15 Years With The Return Of  INTO THE WOODS Photo Theatre Horizon Celebrates 15 Years With The Return Of INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019

Theatre Horizon, a professional theatre company located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, minutes from Center City Philadelphia, celebrates 15 years of serving the community in 2019.

Children's Programming Announced for Philadelphia Fringe Festival Photo Children's Programming Announced for Philadelphia Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

A young bully goat and a wise old goat with magic dust take to the stage in the children's show Billy the Baaadly Behaving Bully Goat: The Musical as part of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, September 7-22 at Nest (1301 Locust Street, Philadelphia). 

Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Ar Photo Photo Flash: The Kimmel Center Presents Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts' Street Fair
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

The Kimmel Center's 2018 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) was held all day today, June 9. Broad Street was transformed into Philadelphia's ultimate free block party with live performances, interactive activities, food vendors and more!

BWW Review: Folger's Beautifully Poignant THE WINTER'S TALE Photo BWW Review: Folger's Beautifully Poignant THE WINTER'S TALE
by Benjamin Tomchik - Mar 21, 2018

Rather than simply characterized as a comedy or tragedy, this Winter's Tale is a poignant tale about forgiveness, the passage of time and folly of old men.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WINTER'S TALE at the Folger Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE WINTER'S TALE at the Folger
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

The Winter's Tale-Shakespeare's late play filled with romance, jealousy, reconciliation-concocted landscapes and a bear in pursuit-is next on stage at Folger Theatre at the Folger Shakespeare Library on Capitol Hill. Directed by six-time Helen Hayes Award-winner Aaron Posner, the production is on stage from March 13 through April 22, 2018

Folger Theatre Brings Shakespeare's Astonishing Romance THE WINTER'S TALE to the Stag Photo Folger Theatre Brings Shakespeare's Astonishing Romance THE WINTER'S TALE to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

The Winter's Tale-Shakespeare's late play filled with romance, jealousy, reconciliation-concocted landscapes and a bear in pursuit-is next on stage at Folger Theatre at the Folger Shakespeare Library on Capitol Hill. Directed by six-time Helen Hayes Award-winner Aaron Posner, the production is on stage from March 13 through April 22, 2018.

Local Theatre Professionals Launch Pennsylvania Theatre Institute Photo Local Theatre Professionals Launch Pennsylvania Theatre Institute
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

A new summer theatre program on the campus of West Chester University gives students the opportunity to study acting, dance, singing, improv, and design with Philadelphia's most respected theatre artists and educators. Students with an interest in theatre arts will take classes, prepare an original showcase project, perform for friends, family, and loved ones, and make lasting memories and new friendships in a supportive learning environment.

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.

Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2017 Barrymore Award Nominees Photo Theatre 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.

Lantern Theater Company presents Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVET Photo Lantern 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.

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.

BWW Review: HETTY FEATHER at Delaware Theatre Company
by Greer Firestone - Apr 26, 2017

The performing arts has many siblings, many guises, many mutations on a theme. Is HETTY FEATHER a drama, is it a musical? Or is it a creative hybrid with no discernible niche?

People's Light Presents THE MATCHMAKER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

People's Light invites you to delight in "one of the sweetest and smartest romantic farces ever written" (The Wall Street Journal). Crafted with satirical wit and whimsy by beloved American author Thornton Wilder, and directed by Abigail Adams, The Matchmaker pits wealthy widower Horace Vandergelder against the vivacious and sly matchmaker Dolly Levi in a search for the perfect wife.

Lantern Theater Company Presents the Philadelphia Premiere of Obie and Lucille Lortel Award-Winning AN ILIAD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Lantern Theater Company continues its 2016/17 season with the Philadelphia premiere of An Iliad, written by Lisa Peterson and Tony Award-winning actor Denis O'Hare and based on Robert Fagles' acclaimed translation of Homer's Iliad. M. Craig Getting directs a cast that includes Barrymore Award-winners Peter DeLaurier and Liz Filios; Filios also serves as co-composer, working with sound designer Michael Hahn to create the evocative original music that scores the production. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, November 16 at 7 p.m. A full schedule is included in the fact sheet below.

Arden Theatre Company to Present CABARET OF DUETS, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Arden Theatre Company announces Cabaret of Duets, a performance for Arden Drama School teens and local professional actors, on Monday, December 14 at 8pm. The performance takes place at the Arden's Hamilton Family Art Center at 62 N. 2nd Street in Old City, Philadelphia.

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