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Theatre Philadelphia Launches $200,000 In Emergency Relief For Theatre Workers Photo Theatre Philadelphia Launches $200,000 In Emergency Relief For Theatre Workers
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 17, 2020

THE KARAMAZOVS To Premiere in March at New Ohio Theatre Photo THE KARAMAZOVS To Premiere in March at New Ohio Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2020

Writer and director Anna Brenner, along with her company Other Shore, are set to premiere The Karamazovs, a freewheeling distillation of Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov, at the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street, Manhattan).

IRC Announces 2020 Season Photo IRC Announces 2020 Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2019

Two seldom-performed plays: one by dazzling Irish storyteller Enda Walsh, one by Pulitzer-winning American playwright Tennessee Williams, plus a remounting of the IRC's 2017 Fringe success from the grandfather of Absurdism usher in the Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium's 2020 season, their 15th in the Philadelphia region.

Delaware Valley's Biggest Night In Theatre Returns With New Gender Inclusive Categori Photo Delaware Valley's Biggest Night In Theatre Returns With New Gender Inclusive Categories, $75,000 In Grants
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2018

Theatre Philadelphia proudly announces the 2018 nominees for the Barrymore Award for Excellence in Theatre. Celebrating the rich, diverse professional theatre scene in the Greater Philadelphia region, the Barrymore Ceremony will be held on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 7:00pm at the Bok Building at 1901 S. 9th Street in South Philadelphia. Guests will continue the festivities with an after-party Celebration at the same location. Tickets for artists, supporters, and the general public start at $50 and are now on sale at www.theatrephiladelphia.org.

Inis Nua Theatre Kicks Off 15th Anniversary Season With MONSTER IN THE HALL Photo Inis Nua Theatre Kicks Off 15th Anniversary Season With MONSTER IN THE HALL
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2018

Inis Nua Theatre Company will open its 15th anniversary season with the Philadelphia premiere of The Monster in the Hall, written by Scottish playwright David Greig. This funny musical play about family, love and really big motorcycles is the second production Inis Nua will stage by Grieg, following the company's 2014 breakout hit Midsummer [a play with songs]. Midsummer went on to earn four Barrymore Award nominations. Monster will be directed by Claire Moyer and stars Claris Park, Doug Durlacher, Eleni Delopoulos and Jamison Foreman. Previews run October 3 and 4, with Opening Night set for October 5, 2018. The show runs until October 21 for a total of 15 performances. All performances will take place at the Louis Bluver Theatre at the Drake, 302 S Hicks Street in Philadelphia. Tickets are on sale now for $15-$35 by calling (215) 454-9776 or visiting inisnuatheatre.org.

Inis Nua Theatre Celebrates 15th Anniversary With American Premieres Photo Inis Nua Theatre Celebrates 15th Anniversary With American Premieres
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2018

Inis Nua Theatre Company is proud to celebrate its 15th anniversary with the announcement of the 2018-2019 season. Music, laughter and mystery will fill the stage as Inis Nua presents the American Premieres of Inua Ellams' untitled and Monsay Whitney's Box Clever, plus the Philadelphia Premiere of David Greig's The Monster in the Hall. With the new season, Inis Nua will continue to be the only America theatre exploring exciting contemporary plays from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales. All three works from across the pond will continue to bring Philadelphia audiences provocative, shocking and jubilant work by some of the best playwrights of today. Performances will be held at Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 302 South Hicks Street. Subscriptions for the season are currently available and single tickets are on sale now. For tickets and more information, visit www.inisnuatheatre.org or call (215) 454-9776.

Tennessee Williams' THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE Comes to The Bethany Mission  Photo Tennessee Williams' THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE Comes to The Bethany Mission Gallery at Philadelphia Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Tennessee Williams' rewrite of his earlier study of a claustrophobic small town and its gossipy residents, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale comes alive amid a renowned collection of outsider art at The Bethany Mission Gallery in Spring Garden, September 4 - 23, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.

Tennessee Williams' THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE Comes to The Bethany Mission  Photo Tennessee Williams' THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE Comes to The Bethany Mission Gallery at Philadelphia Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Tennessee Williams' rewrite of his earlier study of a claustrophobic small town and its gossipy residents, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale comes alive amid a renowned collection of outsider art at The Bethany Mission Gallery in Spring Garden, September 4 - 23, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.

2018 Barrymore Award Nominations Announced For Excellence In Theatre Photo 2018 Barrymore Award Nominations Announced For Excellence In Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 21, 2018

Theatre Philadelphia, the region's marketing and leadership organization for theatre, proudly announces the 2018 nominees for the Barrymore Award for Excellence in Theatre. Celebrating the rich, diverse professional theatre scene in the Greater Philadelphia region, the Barrymore Ceremony will be held on Monday, November 5th at 7pm at the Bok Building at 1901 S. 9th Street in South Philadelphia. Guests will continue the festivities with an after-party Celebration at the same location. Tickets for artists, supporters, and the general public are now on sale at www.theatrephiladelphia.org.

Arden Theatre Company Receives Nineteen 2018 Barrymore Award Nominations Photo Arden Theatre Company Receives Nineteen 2018 Barrymore Award Nominations
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 20, 2018

Arden Theatre Company, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is proud to announce that they have received 18 2018 Barrymore Award Nominations for Excellence in Theatre.

Tennessee Williams' THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE Comes to The Bethany Mission  Photo Tennessee Williams' THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE Comes to The Bethany Mission Gallery at Philadelphia Fringe
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2018

Tennessee Williams' rewrite of his earlier study of a claustrophobic small town and its gossipy residents, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale comes alive amid a renowned collection of outsider art at The Bethany Mission Gallery in Spring Garden, September 4 - 23, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.

Inis Nua Presents Pop-Up Play In A Pub At Fergies With Free Pint Of Beer And Stargazy Photo Inis Nua Presents Pop-Up Play In A Pub At Fergies With Free Pint Of Beer And Stargazy Savory Pie
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2018

Inis Nua's Pop-Up Play in a Pub is our chance to give our audience one more taste of the terrific playwrighting of Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales. We gather upstairs at Fergie's Pub for the Pop-Up Play and also throw in the great taste of local East Passyunk pie shop Stargazy Pies and a Fergie's beverage. This year's offering is Charolais, a dark comedy by Noni Stapleton directed by Tom Reing.

The Onion, America's Finest News Source, Comes Alive For RAW ONION: COMFORT FOOD for  Photo The Onion, America's Finest News Source, Comes Alive For RAW ONION: COMFORT FOOD for One Night Only
by Stephi Wild - May 8, 2018

The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, whose mission is to produce the works of absurdist playwrights and authors from around the globe, once again turns to The Onion, America's Finest News Source for its annual fundraiser for the 9th year running. Intimate L'Etage Cabaret will host the event, celebrating the on-line weekly satirical news source known for its outrageous and absurd humor on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Raw Onion: Comfort Food will have two performances at 6 pm and 8 pm.

Orbiter 3 Announces Final Production, A PEOPLE Photo Orbiter 3 Announces Final Production, A PEOPLE
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2018

After producing six world premiere plays by Philadelphia playwrights, Orbiter 3 is presenting their seventh and final production this May: A People by L M Feldman. In just three years Orbiter 3 has brought new work by local playwrights to the stage (six of the seven plays directed by women) and leaves a legacy of creating sustainable and radical theatre.

LOVE, LIES, AND TAXIDERMY: Inis Nua Theatre presents American Premiere Of Offbeat Com Photo LOVE, LIES, AND TAXIDERMY: Inis Nua Theatre presents American Premiere Of Offbeat Comedy And Love Story
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 13, 2018

Love, Lies and Taxidermy by Alan Harris will warm up the winter months at the Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake (302 South Hicks Street). This offbeat comedy celebrates love, hope and lifting the ordinary into the magical. As The Guardian said, "…Harris spins a piece of very funny popular theatre about the need for dreams, seizing the initiative when all seems lost and bringing people together".

Theatre Horizon's THE REVOLUTIONISTS Features An All-Female Cast In A Tale Of Politic Photo Theatre Horizon's THE REVOLUTIONISTS Features An All-Female Cast In A Tale Of Political And Social Injustice
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2018

Four badass women--an assassin, a spy, a writer, and Marie Antoinette--hang out, plot murder, and try to beat back extremist insanity in Paris. In Lauren Gunderson's The Revolutionists, these women act in the face of injustice, give their lives to protect freedom and equality, and stand up for what they believe in...all while being hilarious in the face of challenging, fractured political times. Armed with sharp wit and even sharper knives, this comedy of libert , galit , and sororit considers how we actually go about changing the world.

Tiny Dynamite to Mount American Premiere of THE ART OF SWIMMING Photo Tiny Dynamite to Mount American Premiere of THE ART OF SWIMMING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Philadelphia's Tiny Dynamite will present the American premiere of Radley's imaginative work, part of their trademark A Play, A Pie, and A Pint series, from December 6-17, 2017 at Headhouse Cafe (122 Lombard Street, Philadelphia).

Tiny Dynamite to Mount American Premiere of THE ART OF SWIMMING Photo Tiny Dynamite to Mount American Premiere of THE ART OF SWIMMING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

Philadelphia's Tiny Dynamite will present the American premiere of Radley's imaginative work, part of their trademark A Play, A Pie, and A Pint series, from December 6-17, 2017 at Headhouse Cafe (122 Lombard Street, Philadelphia).

Inis Nua Presents American Premiere of THE SWALLOWING DARK by Lizzie Nunnery Photo Inis Nua Presents American Premiere of THE SWALLOWING DARK by Lizzie Nunnery
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 29, 2017

Myths and dreams will swirl through the Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake (302 South Hicks Street) in October as Inis Nua presents Lizzie Nunnery's The Swallowing Dark. From England, this drama deals with the bureaucratic fragility of asylum for one family, but the nature of truth itself commands center stage. As The Independent said, Can the truth ever be turned into a clear, consistent story? That's one of the troubling questions that underlie The Swallowing Dark, Lizzie Nunnery's powerfully suggestive new play.

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.

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