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Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Heads Into 45th Anniversary With Summer & Fall Lineup 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2024


Woolly Mammoth Theatre announces its new season, adopting the London model of short-term programming. The season will run through the end of the year with diverse and dynamic productions.

Emmanuel Wilson, Co-Executive Director Of Dramatists Guild Of America Joins PlayPenn's Board Of Directors
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2024


Emmanuel Wilson, Co-Executive Director of Dramatists Guild of America, joins PlayPenn's Board of Directors, bringing his extensive experience in supporting playwrights to the Philadelphia-based organization.

Video: Cast Members Rachel Handler and Christian Prentice on Philadelphia Theatre Company's COST OF LIVING
by Joshua Wright - Feb 13, 2024


Watch as cast members Rachel Handler and Christian Prentice talk about bringing playwright Martyna Majok’s Pulitzer Prize-winning dual dialogue of human connection in Cost of Living to Philadelphia Theatre Company.

CSC and the Coolidge to Present SHAKESPEARE REIMAGINED: A MIDWINTER'S TALE This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 11, 2024


Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Coolidge Corner Theatre present Shakespeare Reimagined: A MIDWINTER’S TALE, a new production written and directed by Kenneth Branagh. This article provides details about the upcoming performance on Thursday, February 29 at 7 PM.

City Theatre To Present Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM By James Ijames
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 5, 2024


City Theatre has announced the fourth show of its 2023/2024 season, Fat Ham by James Ijames, a co-production with TheatreSquared in Fayetteville, AR.

VIDEO: Get A First Look at LADYSITTING at Arden Theatre Company; Now Extended
by Alan Henry - Jan 29, 2024


Get a first look at Philadelphia-based Arden Theatre Company's world premiere of Ladysitting. Ladysitting is written by Lorene Cary, acclaimed Philadelphia-based author and playwright, University of Pennsylvania senior lecturer, and advocate.

LADYSITTING Extends at Arden Theatre Company
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2024


 Philadelphia-based Arden Theatre Company announced the extension of its third production of the 2023/24 season, the world premiere of Ladysitting.

Philadelphia Theatre Company to Present Pulitzer Prize-Winning COST OF LIVING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2024


Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) will present playwright Martyna Majok’s Pulitzer Prize-winning dual dialogue of human connection in Cost of Living for its ongoing 2023-24 season.

Theatre Philadelphia Reveals 2022-2023 Barrymore Award Recipients
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2023


Theatre Philadelphia has revealed the 2022-2023 Barrymore Award recipients, honoring the local theater community in the Greater Philadelphia region.

 David Henry Hwang and James Ijames Join Dramatists Guild Foundation's Board of Directors
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2023


 Dramatists Guild Foundation has announced that acclaimed, Award-winning playwrights David Henry Hwang and James Ijames join the Board of Directors to help shape and guide the organization’s mission to support theater writers at all stages of their careers.

Coalition Of Immigrant Artists Launches Initiative To Combat Xenophobia In The Theater Industry
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2023


COALITION OF IMMIGRANT ARTISTS is launching an initiative to combat xenophobia in the theater industry. The Immigrant Theatermakers Advocacy initiative works with institutions to reverse xenophobic policies and support immigrant artists.

Cast and Creative Team Set for the World Premiere of THE SALVAGERS at Yale Repertory Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2023


Discover the cast and creative team behind the highly anticipated world premiere of THE SALVAGERS by Harrison David Rivers. Get all the details on this exciting new production.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is Coming to Palace Theater Waterbury in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2023


Get all the details on the complete casting for 'To Kill a Mockingbird' at Palace Theater Waterbury in November. Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas and original film 'Scout' Mary Badham headline this critically acclaimed production based on Harper Lee's classic novel. Don't miss out on this must-see show!

Review: Orth-Moscovitch Stunning MADHOUSE Tells of Women Past the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown at Opera Philadelphia Festival O23
by Richard Sasanow - Sep 27, 2023


When composer Rene Orth came across the story of investigative reporter Nellie Bly’s expose of the abuse of women at an asylum in New York at the end of the 19th century, she immediately knew that “this story needed to be told as an opera.” She was right. The result of her efforts, with the first-rate creative team including librettist Hannah Moscovitch, is 10 DAYS IN A MADHOUSE, a 90-minute work that opened Opera Philadelphia’s festival (this year, called O23) with its world premiere at the Wilma Theatre.

Review: MY MAMA AND THE FULL SCALE INVASION at Woolly Mammoth Theatre
by Jake Bridges - Sep 18, 2023


What did our critic think of MY MAMA AND THE FULL SCALE INVASION at Woolly Mammoth Theatre? How do you tell the story of a person who has lived 1,000 lives? How do you capture a life that includes being born into Nazi occupation, raising a child, surviving a massive nuclear accident, and a full-scale invasion of a homeland…all in a tight, 90-minute package?

Theatre Philadelphia Unveils First Full Slate Of Barrymore Nominees Since 2019
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2023


The Barrymore Awards return to honor the 2022-2023 theatre season in Philadelphia. With 66 productions recommended, this year's nominations celebrate the diversity of local artists and theatre companies. Stay tuned for the ceremony date and location announcement.

Cast Announced for Third Season of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Tour; First Look!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2023


The complete cast has been announced for the third touring season of the First National Tour of tTo Kill a Mockingbird. Learn more about the cast and check out all new photos here!

Inis Nua Theatre to Present Pop-Up Play in a Pub Series at Fergie's Pub
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2023


Join Inis Nua Theatre for a one-of-a-kind experience as they bring their pop-up play series to Fergie's Pub. Enjoy comedic theatre performances along with delicious handmade pies and cold pints. Don't miss this unique blend of entertainment and pub culture.

PHILADELPHIA FALL ARTS FEST to Return in September With 50+ Arts Organizations
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 29, 2023


Discover the highly anticipated return of the Philadelphia Fall Arts Fest this September! Over 50 arts organizations will come together to showcase their talent and creativity. Find out the dates and locations of this exciting event in our latest article.

FAT HAM is Coming to The Huntington in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2023


Get ready for an electrifying performance of FAT HAM at The Huntington. Find out everything you need to know about this highly acclaimed play, including show dates and ticket information.

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