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Photo Flash: THE AGITATORS Comes To Theatre Horizon PhotosPhoto Flash: THE AGITATORS Comes To Theatre Horizon
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(3/2/2020) - Theatre Horizon, a professional theatre company located in Norristown, Pennsylvania, will bring two legendary activists to life in 2020.  Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass arrive in THE AGITATORS, a riveting new play by Mat Smart about two rebels who became American icons. Youthful hopes and dreams united Anthony and Douglass in their fight to end slavery, but over time, their disagreements about how to gain voting rights tested their alliance. The production, directed by Cheyenne Barboza, plays now through March 22, 2020.


Photo Flash: Steven Eng In Rehearsal For People's Light Production Of Jeanne Sak PhotosPhoto Flash: Steven Eng In Rehearsal For People's Light Production Of Jeanne Sakata's HOLD THESE TRUTHS
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(2/22/2020) - People's Light (Abbey Adams, Executive Artistic Director; Zak Berkman, Producing Director) is presenting Jeanne Sakata's Award winning solo play, Hold These Truths, based on the inspiring true story of Gordon Hirabayashi.


Photo Flash: EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL Opens Tonight at Philadelphia Theatre Compa PhotosPhoto Flash: EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL Opens Tonight at Philadelphia Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(2/19/2020) - Philadelphia Theatre Company continues its 45th Anniversary season with a powerful drama about forgiveness set in Amish Country in Pennsylvania.


Photo Flash: First Look at A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE At Arden Theatre Company PhotosPhoto Flash: First Look at A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE At Arden Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(2/12/2020) - This spring, Arden Theatre Company will transform the F. Otto Haas stage into the sweltering streets of the New Orleans French Quarter.  Tennessee Williams' masterpiece A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE depicts a story of love, lust, and the memories we leave behind. The production, directed by Arden Artistic Director Terry Nolen, plays March 12 through April 12, 2020.  Reviewing press are invited to the 7PM performance on March 18.


Photo Flash: First Look At BE HERE NOW At Everyman Theatre PhotosPhoto Flash: First Look At BE HERE NOW At Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(1/23/2020) - Everyman Theatre continues its 2019/2020 season with Deborah Zoe Laufer's intricately calibrated production Be Here Now. Laufer also directs the production, which runs January 21 through February 16, 2020.


Photo Flash: A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Opened at the Walnut Street Theatre PhotosPhoto Flash: A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Opened at the Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(1/23/2020) - The Walnut Street Theatre's Mainstage production of Oscar Wilde's classic comedy A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE opened last night at the Walnut Street Theatre. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Bernard Havard, A Woman of No Importance holds an unfiltered mirror up to the bourgeois life of Victorian England, while extolling the virtues of robust—and refreshing—American values.


Photo Flash: Quintessence Theatre Group Heads To Oz For The Holidays PhotosPhoto Flash: Quintessence Theatre Group Heads To Oz For The Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(12/6/2019) - Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, continues its tenth anniversary season of progressive classic theatre with a heartwarming classic tale for all ages.


Photo Flash: Take a Look at Opening Night Photos of THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI at the PhotosPhoto Flash: Take a Look at Opening Night Photos of THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI at the Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(11/22/2019) - The Walnut Street Theatre continues its 2019-20 Independence Studio on 3 season with O. Henry's classic tale, THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI. Directed by Jesse Bernstein, the production began previews on November 12, opened November 21, and continues through December 22.


Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With Quintessence Theatre Company's THE WIZARD OF OZ PhotosPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal With Quintessence Theatre Company's THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(11/18/2019) - Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, continues its tenth anniversary season of progressive classic theatre with a heartwarming classic tale for all ages. The company will bring audiences into the magical land of Oz for the holidays when it presents L. Frank Baum's The Wizard of Oz. This classic work will run November 27-December 29. Opening Night is Thursday, December 5th at 7:30 pm. Tickets range from $25-$65. All performances are at Quintessence's home at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave., Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119.a?? To purchase tickets, visit www.QTGrep.orga??or call 215.987.4450.


Photo Flash: The Media Theatre Presents ELF THE MUSICAL PhotosPhoto Flash: The Media Theatre Presents ELF THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(11/15/2019) - The Media Theatre has 'Elf: The Musical' this holiday season, through January 12.


Photo Flash: SHREK THE MUSICAL Opens at the Walnut Street Theatre PhotosPhoto Flash: SHREK THE MUSICAL Opens at the Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(11/13/2019) - Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with the hilarious Broadway hit, SHREK THE MUSICAL. Directed by Glenn Casale and choreographed by Robbie Roby, the production begins previews on November 5, opens November 13, and continues through January 5 on the Walnut's Mainstage. The greatest fairy tale never told comes to life as never before in SHREK THE MUSICAL, the award-winning Broadway musical based on the Oscar-winning movie.


Photo Flash: Nia Vardalos' TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Begins Performances At Arden Th PhotosPhoto Flash: Nia Vardalos' TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Begins Performances At Arden Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(10/28/2019) - Cheryl Strayed's TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, the best selling book that collects the highlights of The Rumpus's “Dear Sugar” advice columns, is loved for its insight, humor, and compassion. Nia Vardalos, the star of MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING, along with Marshall Heyman and Thomas Kail, co-conceived a stage version inspired by Strayed's beloved book.  TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, the play, makes its Philadelphia premiere at Arden Theatre Company this fall.  The production runs now through December 8 at the Arcadia Stage. 


Photo Flash: Quintessence Theatre Group Stages THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD PhotosPhoto Flash: Quintessence Theatre Group Stages THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(9/26/2019) - Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, launches its tenth anniversary season of progressive classic theatre with J. M. Synge's masterpiece THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD.


Photo Flash: RAGTIME Begins Performances At Arden Theatre Company PhotosPhoto Flash: RAGTIME Begins Performances At Arden Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(9/23/2019) - Old City, Philadelphia opens their 2019-20 season with the winner of the 1998 Tony Awards for Best Score, Book and Orchestrations, RAGTIME.  Written by the award-winning composer/lyricist team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Once on This Island, Seussical and Lucky Stiff), noted playwright Terrence McNally, and based on E.L. Doctorow's distinguished novel, RAGTIME plays the F. Otto Haas Stage from September 19 through October 20, 2019. Called “a triumph for the stage” by TIME Magazine and “the best musical in twenty years” by the International Herald Tribune, RAGTIME tells the story of three distinct Americans – an upper-class wife, a Jewish immigrant, and a daring Harlem musician – united by their courage, compassion and hope in the future. Together, they confront freedom, prejudice, despair, joy, and what it means to be American.


Photo Flash: Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER Opens At the Walnut Thursday PhotosPhoto Flash: Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER Opens At the Walnut Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(9/17/2019) - The Walnut Street Theatre opens its 2019-20 Independence Studio on 3 season with Steve Martin's new comedy, METEOR SHOWER. Directed by Debi Marcucci, the production begins previews on September 10, opens September 19, and has already been extended through October 27.


Photo Flash: Mimi Lien & Pig Iron's SUPERTERRANEAN At The Philly Fringe Festival PhotosPhoto Flash: Mimi Lien & Pig Iron's SUPERTERRANEAN At The Philly Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(9/11/2019) - Check out photos from the world premiere of SUPERTERRANEAN by Mimi Lien and Pig Iron Theatre Company, directed by Dan Rothenberg. The run continues through September 15, 2019 as part of the Philly Fringe Festival at 2300 Arena.


Photo Flash: Wilma Theater Kicks Off New Season With THERE PhotosPhoto Flash: Wilma Theater Kicks Off New Season With THERE
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(9/11/2019) - Who are we if not you and me? On which side of history are we going to be? Is place an illusion? Are we borrowing the here and now and if we are from whom? Is destruction an inseparable component of love? These are some of the questions posed by Lebanese poet and artist Etel Adnan in her introspective poem There: In the Light and the Darkness of the Self and of the Other. 


Photo Flash: Get a First Look at YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at the Walnut Street Theatre PhotosPhoto Flash: Get a First Look at YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at the Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

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Photo Flash: BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA Opens At Theater With A View PhotosPhoto Flash: BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA Opens At Theater With A View
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(9/6/2019) - Theater with a View, the highly-acclaimed professional theatre company located in the Valley Forge region of Pennsylvania, has returned with a production that is a perfect fit for the intimate outdoor home of the company. Anna Moench's BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA is currently playing at the Pottstown venue now through September 14, 2019. Directed by Jessica O'Hara-Baker, the production features Will W. Warren and Lena Hudson.


Photo Flash: Photos Of Mimi Lien & Pig Iron's SUPERTERRANEAN at The Philly Fring PhotosPhoto Flash: Photos Of Mimi Lien & Pig Iron's SUPERTERRANEAN at The Philly Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(8/29/2019) - Check out photos for the world premiere of SUPERTERRANEAN by Tony Award winner and MacArthur Fellow Mimi Lien, and acclaimed Fringe veterans Pig Iron Theatre Company, directed by Dan Rothenberg, running September 5 - 15, 2019 as part of the Philly Fringe Festival at 2300 Arena (2300 South Swanson Street).


Photo Flash: DAMN YANKEES At Newtown Arts Company Has Miles Of Heart PhotosPhoto Flash: DAMN YANKEES At Newtown Arts Company Has Miles Of Heart
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(8/8/2019) - DAMN YANKEES brought the joys of summer, love and baseball to Newtown Arts Company's main stage season at The Newtown Theatre.


Photo Flash: Cirque Du Soleil Arrives In Oaks With Big Top Production AMALUNA PhotosPhoto Flash: Cirque Du Soleil Arrives In Oaks With Big Top Production AMALUNA
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(7/12/2019) - The first visible sign of Cirque du Soleil and its new production Amaluna in Oaks, Philadelphia is the raising of the Blue and Yellow Big Top and the Cirque du Soleil village. The event took place this afternoon, at the greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks where a team of 60-plus men and women hoisted more than 1000 steel poles from the ground up. 


Photo Flash: Langhorne Players Present TRYING About Local Historical Figure Fran PhotosPhoto Flash: Langhorne Players Present TRYING About Local Historical Figure Francis Biddle
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(7/12/2019) - Based on the author's real life experience, Trying is the story of a young, naive Canadian girl and Francis Biddle, former Attorney General under Franklin Roosevelt and Chief Judge at Nuremburg. Plain-spoken Sarah has been hired by the Judge's wife to be his secretary in what he knows to be his final year of life, and the two immediately clash.


Photo Flash: MARJORIE PRIME Explores Memory, Aging, And Grief At Langhorne Playe PhotosPhoto Flash: MARJORIE PRIME Explores Memory, Aging, And Grief At Langhorne Players
by BWW News Desk - Philadelphia

(6/11/2019) - Langhorne Players at the Spring Garden Mill continue their 72nd season with the elegant, elegiac finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Marjorie Prime. Written by Jordan Harrison (Orange is the New Black), Marjorie Prime is set in the age of artificial intelligence, and 85 year-old Marjorie, a jumble of disparate, fading memories, has a handsome new companion: a 'Prime' who's programmed to feed the story of her life back to her.