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Lantern Theater Company Announces Filmed Version Of 2018's THE TEMPEST Photo Lantern Theater Company Announces Filmed Version Of 2018's THE TEMPEST
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 29, 2021

Lantern Theater Company continues its reimagined 2020/21 season with a filmed version of its 2018 mainstage production of The Tempest by William Shakespeare, directed by Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon, and streaming May 4 ‚Äď 30, 2021.

Lantern Theater Company Announces Two-Week Extension Of MOLLY SWEENEY Photo Lantern Theater Company Announces Two-Week Extension Of MOLLY SWEENEY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 10, 2021

Lantern Theater Company announced today that its newly filmed production of Molly Sweeney by legendary Irish playwright Brian Friel will extend its on-demand streaming run through Sunday, February 28, 2021 to meet audience demand.

Lantern Theater Company Presents MOLLY SWEENEY Photo Lantern Theater Company Presents MOLLY SWEENEY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 30, 2020

Lantern Theater Company continues its reimagined 2020/21 season with a newly filmed production of Molly Sweeney by legendary Irish playwright Brian Friel, directed by Peter DeLaurier and featuring Anthony Lawton, Ian Merrill Peakes, and Geneviève Perrier.

Lend Your Voice To Community Matters At People's Light Photo Lend Your Voice To Community Matters At People's Light
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 29, 2020

The popular Community Matters series at People's Light goes virtual on June 25 a?" with a fun, new twist! Community Matters is a series of free events presented in partnership between People's Light and local organizations to spark dialogue about vital issues in the community.

Lantern Theater Company Announces 2020/21 Season Photo Lantern Theater Company Announces 2020/21 Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2020

Lantern Theater Company has announced its upcoming 2020/21 season, which will include an ambitious and eclectic mix of classic and contemporary work for the stage. The five plays that comprise the company's mainstage season include Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning comic masterpiece Travesties; the Philadelphia premiere of two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage's satirical Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine; Philadelphia legend Frank X in Novecento by Italian writer Alessandro Baricco; Robert Bolt's award-winning classic A Man for All Seasons; and William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors. The Lantern will also present a remount of its original adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, a new holiday tradition co-created by Philadelphia theater artists Anthony Lawton, Christopher Colucci, and Thom Weaver.

Lorene Cary's MY GENERAL TUBMAN Has Been Extended For A Second Time At Arden Theatre  Photo Lorene Cary's MY GENERAL TUBMAN Has Been Extended For A Second Time At Arden Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 31, 2020

Noted author and scholar Lorene Cary, whose first novel, The Price of a Child, was selected in 2003 as the inaugural One Book, One Philadelphia, has received rave reviews for the world premiere of her play, MY GENERAL TUBMAN, at Philadelphia's Arden Theatre Company. Due to popular demand, the work will now run at the Arden's Arcadia Stage through March 15, 2020. This is the second extension of the production.

Lorene Cary's MY GENERAL TUBMAN Extends At Arden Theatre Company Photo Lorene Cary's MY GENERAL TUBMAN Extends At Arden Theatre Company
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2020

Noted author and scholar Lorene Cary, whose first novel, The Price of a Child, was selected in 2003 as the inaugural One Book, One Philadelphia, will be presenting the world premiere of her play, MY GENERAL TUBMAN, at Philadelphia's Arden Theatre Company. Due to popular demand, the work will now run at the Arden's Arcadia Stage through March 8,2020.

Lantern Theater Company Presents an Original Adaptation of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTM Photo Lantern Theater Company Presents an Original Adaptation of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2019

Lantern Theater Company continues the 2019/20 season with a remount of its original adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, commissioned and developed through the Lantern's New Play Program and co-created by Philadelphia-based artists Anthony Lawton, Christopher Colucci, and Thom Weaver.

MY GENERAL TUBMAN By Lorene Cary Comes To Philadelphia For World Premiere Photo MY GENERAL TUBMAN By Lorene Cary Comes To Philadelphia For World Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2019

Noted author and scholar Lorene Cary, whose first novel, The Price of a Child, was selected in 2003 as the inaugural One Book, One Philadelphia, will be presenting the world premiere of her play, MY GENERAL TUBMAN, at Philadelphia's Arden Theatre Company. The work, directed by award-winning theatre artist James Ijames, will run at the Arden's Arcadia Stage from January 16 to March 1, 2020. Reviewing press are invited to the 7PM performance on January 22, or any performance afterwards.

People's Light Presents Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN Beginning July 31 Photo People's Light Presents Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN Beginning July 31
by Julie Musbach - Jul 16, 2019

People's Light wraps up summer with a music-infused production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town. Long after it won the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Wilder's masterwork remains one of the most popular plays of all time, reminding audiences across the country that there is beauty in the ordinary.

Photo Flash: People's Light Presents FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Photo Photo Flash: People's Light Presents FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 10, 2019

People's Light presents For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday by two-time Pulitzer Prize Finalist Sarah Ruhl, featuring an all-star cast of Philadelphia favorites and directed by People's Light Executive Artistic Director Abigail Adams.

FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Announced At People's Light Photo FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Announced At People's Light
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 25, 2019

People's Light presents For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday by two-time Pulitzer Prize Finalist Sarah Ruhl, featuring an all-star cast of Philadelphia favorites and directed by People's Light Executive Artistic Director Abigail Adams. Family is at the heart of Sarah Ruhl's imaginative and lyrical comedy-drama. Five middle-aged siblings crack jokes, argue politics, and mourn the death of their father over a bottle of Jameson. Ann, the eldest, reminisces about her star turn as Peter Pan at the local children's theatre fifty years ago, and leads her siblings on one final journey to Neverland, as they confront growing old and growing up. Tickets range from $30-$50. To purchase, call 610.644.3500 or visit www.peopleslight.org. People's Light is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355.  

Lantern Theater Company Announces 2019/20 Season - OTHELLO, ARTURO UI, and More! Photo Lantern Theater Company Announces 2019/20 Season - OTHELLO, ARTURO UI, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2019

Lantern Theater Company announces its upcoming 2019/20 season, which will include an ambitious and eclectic mix of classic, contemporary, and new work for the stage. The five plays that comprise the company's mainstage season include Bertolt Brecht's The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, a brilliant drama about politics and fear that remains an instructive parable today; the Philadelphia premiere of Anna Zieger's The Last Match, a funny and moving drama from the author of the Lantern's smash hit Photograph 51; the Philadelphia premiere of The Vertical Hour by renowned British playwright David Hare, a sophisticated drama about the shifting alliances of family; William Shakespeare's tragedy Othello; and a world premiere adaptation of Moliere's The Misanthrope. This new adaptation by revered Philadelphia theater artist Peter DeLaurier will enthrall audiences as the action moves to modern-day Washington, D.C.

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.

Lantern Theater Company Presents THE TEMPEST By William Shakespeare Photo Lantern Theater Company Presents THE TEMPEST By William Shakespeare
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 1, 2018

Lantern Theater Company continues its record-smashing 24th season with The Tempest by William Shakespeare. Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon will direct a cast that includes some of Philadelphia's finest actors: Chris Anthony, Peter DeLaurier, J Hernandez, Dave Johnson, John Lopes, Bi Jean Ngo, Ruby Wolf, and Frank X. Performances run Thursday, March 15 through Sunday, April 29, 2018; a full schedule is included in the fact sheet below. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to request tickets for opening night on Wednesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. by contacting Anne Shuff at ashuff@lanterntheater.org.

Lantern Theater Company Announces 2018/19 Season Photo Lantern Theater Company Announces 2018/19 Season
by Julie Musbach - Feb 22, 2018

Lantern Theater Company announces its upcoming 2018/19 mainstage season, which will include an ambitious and eclectic mix of classical, contemporary, and new work for the stage. The five plays that comprise the company's 2018/19 season include the Philadelphia premiere of Hapgood, Tom Stoppard's fascinating and fast-paced tale of Russian spies and nuclear physics at the height of the Cold War; the Philadelphia premiere of David Ives' poetic farce, The Heir Apparent; Betrayal by Harold Pinter, a sophisticated drama about love, sex, marriage, and friendship; William Shakespeare's dark comedy Measure for Measure; and Minors, a world premiere musical by Philadelphia artists Kittson O'Neill and Tony Award-winner Robert Kaplowitz. This new Lantern-commissioned work represents the company's first foray into musical theater and is inspired by the notorious "kids for cash" scandal in which corrupt judges sentenced youths to for-profit juvenile detention centers in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

Longtime People's Light Company Members Reunite for MORNING'S AT SEVEN Photo Longtime People's Light Company Members Reunite for MORNING'S AT SEVEN
by Stephi Wild - Dec 19, 2017

A stellar ensemble of People's Light veterans, including some of the most celebrated actors in Philadelphia, brings to life Paul Osborn's classic American comedy, Morning's at Seven. In a small, Midwestern town, four close-knit sisters and their husbands confront long-held secrets and simmering tensions that threaten to upend the status quo. Artistic Director Abigail Adams directs this charming tribute to family dysfunction in which the relationships are ultimately as universal as the humor (Los Angeles Times). Morning's at Seven plays on the Steinbright Stage in Malvern from January 10 through February 4, 2018.

Norvell Box Office Opens For ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Photo Norvell Box Office Opens For ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) announces Youth Cast for Anne of Green Gables. From the novel by L.M Montgomery. Adapted by Peter DeLaurier.

Norvell Box Office Opens For ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Photo Norvell Box Office Opens For ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 30, 2017

Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) announces Youth Cast for Anne of Green Gables. From the novel by L.M Montgomery. Adapted by Peter DeLaurier.

DREAMING GLACIER BAY by Joel Bennett Opens October 27 Photo DREAMING GLACIER BAY by Joel Bennett Opens October 27
by Julie Musbach - Oct 12, 2017

What draws 1920s movie star John Barrymore to sail his ship into the wilderness of Glacier Bay? Who is the couple he keeps returning to visit, and how are their lives intertwined? Dreaming Glacier Bay is a new play based on true events by Juneau playwright Joel Bennett. -- See Dreaming Glacier Bay October 24 to November 18 at Perseverance Theatre.

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