Photo Flash: People's Light Presents FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAYPhoto Flash: People's Light Presents FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Announced At People's LightFOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Announced At People's Light
by BWW News Desk - 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.   (more...)

A Reconstructed ROMEO AND JULIET Comes to People's LightA Reconstructed ROMEO AND JULIET Comes to People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

People's Light proudly presents an inventive, intimate version of one of Shakespeare's most timeless plays. In Romeo & Juliet: A Requiem, the parents, Friar, and Nurse recreate the passion and recklessness of their star-crossed children to face their culpability and seek redemption. (more...)

Longtime People's Light Company Members Reunite for MORNING'S AT SEVENLongtime People's Light Company Members Reunite for MORNING'S AT SEVEN
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

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. (more...)

BWW Review: Act II Playhouse Presents an Intense MAURITIUS
by Kelli Curtin - Nov 2, 2016

Passion, greed and danger play out in MAURITIUS, the current play onstage at Act II Playhouse. This intense show is about what one character calls "the crown jewel of philately," two rare stamps from the island of Mauritius that are worth many millions of dollars if sold. The play tells an action packed tale that will have audiences engaged throughout the show. Playwright Theresa Rebeck has created a suspenseful evening of entertainment that is full of twists and turns. This show, under the direction of David Bradley, is incredibly well done, and it is an intense story about what happens when a valuable stamp collection is at the center of a conflict between two family members. The production of MAURITIUS at Act II Playhouse is a fast-paced and intense production that pulls the audience into the action of the conflict between two sisters struggling over what to do with the rare stamps. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MAURITIUS at Act II Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the exciting crime drama, Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck, on stage for four weeks only, now through Nov. 20. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Act II Playhouse in Ambler to Stage MAURITIUS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the exciting crime drama, Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck, on stage for four weeks only, Oct. 25-Nov. 20. (more...)

Act II Playhouse in Ambler to Stage MAURITIUS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the exciting crime drama, Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck, on stage for four weeks only, Oct. 25-Nov. 20. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company to Present 36 VIEWS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Lantern Theater Company closes its 2015/16 season with the Philadelphia premiere of 36 Views by award-winning playwright Naomi Iizuka. Directed by longtime Lantern artistic collaborator Peter DeLaurier and featuring scenic, sound, and projection design by Jorge Cousineau, 36 Views runs May 26 - June 26, 2016. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m. [A full schedule of performances and related special events is included in the fact sheet below.] (more...)

People's Light to Stage RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Crack open the chronicle of Shakespeare's infamous Richard III in an intense, visceral production at People's Light from March 16-April 24, 2016. People's Light is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355. For tickets, call 610.644.3500 or visit peopleslight.org. People's Light's production of Richard III is part of Shakespeare in American Communities, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. (more...)

People's Light Presents HOW TO WRITE A NEW BOOK FOR THE BIBLE, Now thru 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

People's Light presents Bill Cain's How to Write a New Book for the Bible running tonight, June 3 through June 28, 2015. Artistic Director Abigail Adams directs. (more...)

People's Light to Present HOW TO WRITE A NEW BOOK FOR THE BIBLE, 6/3-28
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

People's Light presents Bill Cain's How to Write a New Book for the Bible running June 3 through June 28, 2015. Artistic Director Abigail Adams directs. People's Light is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355.  For tickets, call 610.644.3500 or visit peopleslight.org. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 3/01/2015
by BWW - Mar 1, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/01/2015 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 2/22/2015
by BWW - Feb 22, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/22/2015 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 2/15/2015
by BWW - Feb 15, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/15/2015 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 2/08/2015
by BWW - Feb 8, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/08/2015 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Oscar Nominees Mary McDonnell & David Strathairn Will Lead THE CHERRY ORCHARD at People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

People's Light continues its 40th Anniversary Season with The Cherry Orchard. Academy Award nominees Mary McDonnell and David Strathairn join People's Light company artists in Emily Mann's acclaimed adaptation of Chekhov's masterwork directed by Abigail Adams. People's Light is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355. For tickets, call 610.644.3500 or visit Peopleslight.org. (more...)

Quintessence Extends AS YOU LIKE IT & RICHARD II Through 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group has launched its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with an all-male Shakespeare repertory: AS YOU LIKE IT presented in rotating repertory with RICHARD II. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre's RICHARD II
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group launches its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with an all-male Shakespeare repertory: AS YOU LIKE IT presented in rotating repertory with RICHARD II. Bringing together the best professional actors and designers from Philadelphia and across the country, Artistic Director Alexander Burns leads this collective of artists on a mission to ignite the classics through visceral, actor-focused and text-driven productions. RICHARD II opened on Saturday, October 18. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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