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Wilma Theater Releases Pro-Basketball Inspired Comedy Short, THE FLOOR WIPERS Photo Wilma Theater Releases Pro-Basketball Inspired Comedy Short, THE FLOOR WIPERS
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021

THE FLOOR WIPERS, conceived by Wilma HotHouse member Taysha Marie Canales and featuring the HotHouse's Jaylene Clark Owens, is a hilarious sketch that tells the story of two women who clean the floors during basketball games.

BWW Review: What a Piece of Work is FAT HAM at Wilma Theater Photo BWW Review: What a Piece of Work is FAT HAM at Wilma Theater
by Amber Kusching - May 20, 2021

Wilma Theater’s Fat Ham is a witty take on Shakespeare’s Hamlet where the only death is the patriarchy.

Arden Theatre Company Presents Digital Production NO CHILD… By Nilaja Sun Photo Arden Theatre Company Presents Digital Production NO CHILD… By Nilaja Sun
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 6, 2021

The Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia will present Nilaja Sun’s Obie Award Winning play NO CHILD… This new digital production, a one-person exploration of the New York City public school system through the lens of a teaching artist, features Philadelphia performer Taysha Marie Canales.  Directed by Justin Jain, NO CHILD...will run April 27 through May 9, 2021 on the Arden’s digital stage.

Wilma Theater Announces World Premiere Digital Production Of James Ijames' FAT HAM Photo Wilma Theater Announces World Premiere Digital Production Of James Ijames' FAT HAM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2021

The ghost of Juicy's dad haunts him and asks for revenge - on Juicy's uncle, who has now married his widowed mom. Sound familiar? The Wilma Theater has announced the world premiere digital production of James Ijames' FAT HAM, a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's HAMLET, set in the American South.

The Wilma Theater Participates In Worldwide Reading Of Andrei Kureichik's INSULTED. B Photo The Wilma Theater Participates In Worldwide Reading Of Andrei Kureichik's INSULTED. BELARUS(SIA)
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2020

The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia will be one of dozens theaters from around the world that will present a reading of acclaimed playwright Andrei Kureichik's INSULTED. BELARUS(SIA).

The Wilma Theater Presents Their First Ever Audio Drama, IS GOD IS Photo The Wilma Theater Presents Their First Ever Audio Drama, IS GOD IS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2020

The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia  has announced their first ever full-length audio production, IS GOD IS, in collaboration with 2X2L Programme and Die Cast

The Wilma Theater Presents DANCE NATION October 22-November 10 Photo The Wilma Theater Presents DANCE NATION October 22-November 10
by Julie Musbach - Sep 27, 2019

Clare Barron's ferocious, tender, and raucous comedy Dance Nation takes the stage at the Wilma Theater, October 22 through November 10, 2019.

The Wilma Theater Closes Season With World Premiere Written For Hothouse Company Photo The Wilma Theater Closes Season With World Premiere Written For Hothouse Company
by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2019

When a family of shepherds in the suburbs of Corinth learns their adopted son Oedipus has ascended the throne of Thebes, they plan a bender to end all benders. But who's on cleanup after the party's over? Equal parts irreverent comedy and emotional journey into family dysfunction, Dionysus Was Such A Nice Man by Kate Tarker examines with horror and humor the lasting effects of personal trauma. The first ever World Premiere commissioned for Wilma's HotHouse, this searing new play directed by French physical theater master Dominique Serrand runs April 23 - May 12 at The Wilma Theater.

BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET at The Wilma Theater Photo BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET at The Wilma Theater
by Alyssa Biederman - Jan 19, 2019

Mercutio raps. Tybalt bumps coke. This is not your grandmother's Romeo and Juliet.

Music-Filled ROMEO AND JULIET Up Next At The Wilma Theater Photo Music-Filled ROMEO AND JULIET Up Next At The Wilma Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 19, 2018

Lean, vibrant, and rewired with a youthful jolt of energy and activism, this isn't the play your eighth grade teacher made you read. An age old feud, fueled by a cycle of violence and power, spiraling out of control. A generation seeking more meaning than their parents' world will allow. A burgeoning love that tries to defy it all. Artistic Director Blanka Zizka helms a refreshed re-telling of Shakespeare's famous love story, running at the Wilma from January 15 through February 9, 2019.

People's Light, Arden, and More Win Barrymore Awards - Full List Announced! Photo People's Light, Arden, and More Win Barrymore Awards - Full List Announced!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2018

Theatre Philadelphia's Barrymore Awards were announced yesterday. The awards recognized the best Philadelphia area theater from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018. Judges and recommenders saw 112 productions by 40 companies were eligible, of which 10 companies won awards, for 11 productions.

Wilma Theater Continues Season with World Premiere of PASSAGE Photo Wilma Theater Continues Season with World Premiere of PASSAGE
by Julie Musbach - Mar 20, 2018

Obie Award-winning playwright Christopher Chen brings the World Premiere of Passage to The Wilma Theater in collaboration with Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka and the Wilma HotHouse Company of actors. Praised by The New Yorker for his ability to find "ingenious ways to pull the rug out from under the audience's feet," Chen's new play uses the theater's primal evocative powers to examine the most essential questions of our time. Passage begins on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018, and opens on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018. 

Photo Flash: Tony-Winning Musical PASSING STRANGE Travels to The Wilma Theater Photo Photo Flash: Tony-Winning Musical PASSING STRANGE Travels to The Wilma Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 17, 2018

The Wilma Theater, in association with Evamere Entertainment, presents Stew and Heidi Rodewald's Tony Award-winning musical in this major Philadelphia revival.

Tony-Winning Musical PASSING STRANGE Begins This Winter at The Wilma Theater Photo Tony-Winning Musical PASSING STRANGE Begins This Winter at The Wilma Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

The Wilma Theater, in association with Evamere Entertainment, presents Stew and Heidi Rodewald's Tony Award-winning musical in this major Philadelphia revival.

Tony-Winning Musical PASSING STRANGE Begins This Winter at The Wilma Theater Photo Tony-Winning Musical PASSING STRANGE Begins This Winter at The Wilma Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

The Wilma Theater, in association with Evamere Entertainment, presents Stew and Heidi Rodewald's Tony Award-winning musical in this major Philadelphia revival.