A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT Makes Philadelphia PremiereA HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT Makes Philadelphia Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Psychologist Pumla confronts imprisoned ex-officer Eugene in this searing account of the atrocities committed by the South African police force under apartheid. On October 26, EgoPo Classic Theater presents Nicholas Wright's adaptation of Pumla Gobodo-Madikidela's award-winning book about her time serving on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Announces Extension Of COPENHAGEN and New EventsLantern Theater Company Announces Extension Of COPENHAGEN and New Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Lantern Theater Company announced today that its production of Copenhagen by Michael Frayn has been extended to meet extraordinary audience demand and will now close on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. The following extension week performances have been added: (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents COPENHAGEN By Michael FraynLantern Theater Company Presents COPENHAGEN By Michael Frayn
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2017

Lantern Theater Company continues its 24th season with Michael Frayn's award-winning play Copenhagen. Considered the greatest play ever written about science and winner of two Tony Awards including Best Play, Frayn's riveting drama puts us in the heart of the greatest moral dilemma of the 20th century. Kittson O'Neill will make her Lantern directorial debut, working with cast members Charles McMahon, Sally Mercer, and Paul L. Nolan. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, January 17 at 7 p.m. A full schedule is included in the fact sheet below. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents the World Premiere of The Craftsman by Bruce GrahamLantern Theater Company Presents the World Premiere of The Craftsman by Bruce Graham
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Lantern Theater Company continues its 24th season with a world premiere production of The Craftsman by celebrated Philadelphia playwright Bruce Graham. Commissioned and developed through the Lantern's New Works Initiative, Graham's new play spins a darkly ironic tale of ambition, genius, and deception. M. Craig Getting will direct a cast that includes Mary Lee Bednarek, Dan Hodge, Anthony Lawton, Brian McCann, Paul L. Nolan, and Ian Merrill Peakes. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, November 15 at 7 p.m. A full schedule is included in the fact sheet below. (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...)

BWW Review: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK at Candlelight Music Theatre
by Greer Firestone - Jul 22, 2017

Great actors immerse themselves in their character such that one cannot consider anyone else playing the role. They study the writer's words to develop a full sense of character; bringing to life every shade and every nuance. Could you conceive anyone else but Pacino playing Michael Corleone or anyone else but Streep in SOPHIE'S CHOICE? No, of course not. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company Announces Extension for RIZZO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

Philadelphia Theatre Company announces a one-week-only extension of Rizzo by Bruce Graham through Sunday, October 23.  Currently running at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets) and directed by Joe Canuso in a re-mounting of Theatre Exile's sold-out production last fall, the ensemble cast features Scott Greer as Frank Rizzo with Damon Bonetti, Paul L. Nolan, Robert DaPonte, William Rahill, Amanda Schoonover, and Steven Wright.  The extra week includes performances on Tuesday at 6:30 PM,Wednesday at 7:00 PM, Thursday through Today at 8:00 PM and matinees today at 2:00 PM and Sunday at 3:00 PM.  (more...)

Post-Play Discussions at Philadelphia Theatre Company Following RIZZO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Philadelphia Theatre Company will host several special post-play discussions in connection with its staging of the Theatre Exile production of Rizzo by Bruce Graham, currently running through October 23 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets) - an American Playwrights in Context (APIC) discussion on September 30; a panel of political experts on October 4, a pro-football night on October 6 and a panel on Frank Rizzo's legacy on October 14. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company Announces Extension for RIZZO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Philadelphia Theatre Company announces a one-week-only extension of Rizzo by Bruce Graham through Sunday, October 23.  Currently running at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets) and directed by Joe Canuso in a re-mounting of Theatre Exile's sold-out production last fall, the ensemble cast features Scott Greer as Frank Rizzo with Damon Bonetti, Paul L. Nolan, Robert DaPonte, William Rahill, Amanda Schoonover, and Steven Wright.  The extra week includes performances on Tuesday at 6:30 PM,Wednesday at 7:00 PM, Thursday through Saturday at 8:00 PM and matinees on Saturday at 2:00 PM and Sunday at 3:00 PM.  (more...)

RIZZO Returns in Time for Election Season at Philadelphia Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

As the election season swings into high gear Philadelphia Theatre Company revisits one of the city's most controversial politicians, Frank Rizzo, with a re-mounting of Theatre Exile's production of Rizzo by Bruce Graham on September 23-October 16. (more...)

RIZZO Returns in Time for Election Season at Philadelphia Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

As the election season swings into high gear Philadelphia Theatre Company revisits one of the city's most controversial politicians, Frank Rizzo, with a re-mounting of Theatre Exile's production of Rizzo by Bruce Graham on September 23-October 16. (more...)

BWW Review: THE EXPLORERS CLUB Discovers Laughs a Plenty
by Rosanne DellAversano - May 10, 2016

THE EXPLORERS CLUB: The place to discover eternal lettuce, the East pole and belly laughs. (more...)

BWW Review: Brilliant OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Fulton
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 23, 2016

The Jon Robin Baitz story of family dysfunction in the wealthy Republican enclaves of Palm Springs gets an intimate and brilliantly performed production at the Fulton's Studio Theatre. (more...)

The Fulton Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES Opens
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

The Fulton Theatre presents the explosive family drama Other Desert Cities as it closes out it's 2015/2016 Studio Series. A finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Other Desert Cities will play in the intimate 99-seat black box theatre through March 6th. (more...)

Theatre Exile Presents World Premiere of RIZZO by Bruce Graham
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

Ideologies clash. Boundaries are crossed. Exactly how far will we go in the struggle for the upper hand? Theatre Exile begins their 19th season by searching for the moral center with the world premiere of Rizzo, by award-winning playwright and South Philadelphia resident Bruce Graham. (more...)

BWW Review: Walnut Theater's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by Pati Buehler - Apr 2, 2015

A mishmash of stuffy characters debating over a 'Who done it' and by Act II you might wish There Were None left. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Director Charles Abbott Talks Walnut Street Theatre's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2015

It's Agatha Christie at her murderous best! AND THEN THERE WERE NONE runs at Walnut Street Theatre now through April 26, 2015. Go behind-the-scenes with award-winning director Charles Abbott below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Walnut Street's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by Stage Tube - Mar 18, 2015

It's Agatha Christie at her murderous best! AND THEN THERE WERE NONE runs at Walnut Street Theatre now through April 26, 2015. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Walnut Street's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

It's Agatha Christie at her murderous best! AND THEN THERE WERE NONE runs at Walnut Street Theatre now through April 26, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre to Present AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE is not only Dame Agatha Christie's best-selling novel, but the world's best-selling mystery. Over 100 million copies of the book have been sold to date in 50 different languages. The success of her novel, published in 1939, led to AND THEN THERE WERE NONE becoming her most adapted work. The stage adaptation came in 1943 with a world premiere at the Wimbledon Theatre in London. In November of that same year the production transferred to the West End. Its Broadway premiere came in June, 1944 under the title Ten Little Indians. (more...)

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