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Photos: Cast Of A SOLDIER'S PLAY Joins Charles Fuller's Family At Dedication Of PhotosPhotos: Cast Of A SOLDIER'S PLAY Joins Charles Fuller's Family At Dedication Of The Fuller Theater At Roman Catholic High School
by A.A. Cristi - Philadelphia

(1/26/2023) - Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic High School officially renamed its current Black Box Theatre in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts as the Fuller Theatre, in honor of the late Charles Fuller, a school alumnus and Philadelphia-born playwright of the Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award-winning Best Revival of a Play, A SOLDIER’S PLAY, playing at Philadelphia’s Forrest Theatre through January 29. See photos from the ceremony!


Photos: First Look at BROADS at 1812 Productions PhotosPhotos: First Look at BROADS at 1812 Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Philadelphia

(1/26/2023) - Get a first look at 1812 Productions' wildly popular celebration of women in comedy, BROADS.


Photos: Travis Moser Continues City Winery Tour In Philadelphia With Special Gue PhotosPhotos: Travis Moser Continues City Winery Tour In Philadelphia With Special Guests Ashley Arnold & John Jarboe
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Philadelphia

(1/23/2023) - See photos from Travis Moser's City Winery tour in Philadelphia, featuring special guests Ashley Arnold and John Jarboe.


Photos: First Look at the Cast of BROADS at 1812 Productions PhotosPhotos: First Look at the Cast of BROADS at 1812 Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Philadelphia

(1/12/2023) - Get a first look at photos of the cast of the comedy BROADS at 1812 Productions.


Exclusive: First Look at Justin Collette and the Cast of BEETLEJUICE on Tour PhotosExclusive: First Look at Justin Collette and the Cast of BEETLEJUICE on Tour
by Stephi Wild - Broadway

(12/15/2022) - The North American Tour of Beetlejuice the Musical kicked off this month in Paducah, KY, before its official launch at the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco, CA. The tour will haunt 27 cities across North America with more dates to be announced. BroadwayWorld has your exclusive first look at the production in all new photos!


Photos: First Look at THE NUTCRACKER at The Academy of Music PhotosPhotos: First Look at THE NUTCRACKER at The Academy of Music
by Scott Serio - Philadelphia

(12/10/2022) - Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker is an annual tradition for many and a rite of passage for countless others. The Philadelphia Ballet, under the artistic direction of Angel Corella, brings the mesmerizing George Balanchine choreography to life again this holiday season on the big stage at the Academy of Music in Center City Philadelphia. Take a look at our Broadway World exclsuive look at the final dress rehearsal!


Photos: First Look at 1812 Productions' THIS IS THE WEEK THAT IS at Plays & Play PhotosPhotos: First Look at 1812 Productions' THIS IS THE WEEK THAT IS at Plays & Players Theatre
by Blair Ingenthron - Philadelphia

(12/4/2022) - Philadelphia’s all comedy theatre company has kicked off their 2022-23 season with the return of their popular political satire, THIS IS THE WEEK THAT IS. This year’s production runs now through December 31 at Plays & Players Theatre. Check out photos here!


Photos: First Look at A HIT DOG WILL HOLLER Philadelphia Premiere at Azuka Theat PhotosPhotos: First Look at A HIT DOG WILL HOLLER Philadelphia Premiere at Azuka Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Philadelphia

(11/9/2022) - Azuka Theatre is kicking off the company's 2022/2023 season with the Philadelphia Premiere and New Professionals Production of a hit dog will holler by Inda Craig-Galván, and directed by Azuka's new Co-Artistic Director Reva Stover. Get a first look at photos here!


Photos: First Look at Nick Cartell, Preston Truman Boyd & More in LES MISERABLES PhotosPhotos: First Look at Nick Cartell, Preston Truman Boyd & More in LES MISERABLES North American Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Broadway

(11/3/2022) - Official production photographs have just been released of Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES, now on tour across North America. See the photos here!


Photo Exclusive: First Look at Jackie Hoffman & More in THE TATTOOED LADY World PhotosPhoto Exclusive: First Look at Jackie Hoffman & More in THE TATTOOED LADY World Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Broadway

(11/2/2022) - Philadelphia Theatre Company is presenting a world premiere rock musical about the radical history of the tattooed ladies. The musical stars Emmy-nominee and Obie Award-winner Jackie Hoffman (Hairspray, 'Feud,' 'Only Murders in the Building') as sideshow luminary Ida Gibson, and more. Get an exclusive first look at photos from the production here!


Photos: First Look at THE CHAIRS at Quintessence Theatre Group PhotosPhotos: First Look at THE CHAIRS at Quintessence Theatre Group
by Blair Ingenthron - Philadelphia

(10/16/2022) - Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, begins Season XIII: Celebrating the Extraordinary with Eugène Ionesco’s The Chairs. Directed by Quintessence’s Artistic Director Alexander Burns, The Chairs, full of absurdist philosophy, witty wordplay and slapstick comedy runs through October 23. Check out photos of the production here.


Photos: Philadelphia Ballet's CINDERELLA at The Academy Of Music PhotosPhotos: Philadelphia Ballet's CINDERELLA at The Academy Of Music
by Scott Serio - Philadelphia

(10/14/2022) - The Philadelphia Ballet opened its 2022-23 season with their staging of Cinderella Thursday night at the Academy of Music in Center City. The Ben Stevenson version of Sergei Profokiev's score will grace the stage for the next two weeks. See our exclusive look at the final dress rehearsal from this past week.


Photos: First Look at the World Premiere Of THE PIGEON. From The Strides Collect PhotosPhotos: First Look at the World Premiere Of THE PIGEON. From The Strides Collective
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Philadelphia

(10/13/2022) - The Strides Collective, a new non-profit queer theatre company serving the greater Philadelphia area, opened the World Premiere of the pigeon. on October 6, 2022. This new play is written by Founding Artistic Director Jonathan V. Edmonson, with direction by Kyle Metzger, and is the Collective's first in-person production. See photos here!


Photos: THE GLASS MENAGERIE Opens Arden Theatre Company Season PhotosPhotos: THE GLASS MENAGERIE Opens Arden Theatre Company Season
by A.A. Cristi - Philadelphia

(10/11/2022) - The Arden Theatre Company kicks off their 35th Anniversary season with a new staging of the beloved Tennessee Williams’ classic, The Glass Menagerie. 


Exclusive Photos: First Look at ROCKY THE MUSICAL at Walnut Street Theatre PhotosExclusive Photos: First Look at ROCKY THE MUSICAL at Walnut Street Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Philadelphia

(10/10/2022) - Walnut Street Theatre is presenting ROCKY, THE MUSICAL now through November 6. This new production of the classic story was updated specifically for Philadelphia. Rocky Balboa is a legend worldwide, but Philly is his home. Get an exclusive first look at photos here!


Photos: Meet the Company of the LES MISERABLES National Tour PhotosPhotos: Meet the Company of the LES MISERABLES National Tour
by Jennifer Broski - Broadway

(9/20/2022) - Cameron Mackintosh's production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES, is about to hit the road. The show will relaunch its tour of North America in October 2022 at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, OH and will play more than 60 week-long and multi-week engagements through the next two years and beyond.


Photos: Lesli Margherita, Julie Kavanaugh and More Star In DAMES AT SEA At Bucks PhotosPhotos: Lesli Margherita, Julie Kavanaugh and More Star In DAMES AT SEA At Bucks County Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Broadway

(8/15/2022) - A trio of Tony-nominated artists, Randy Skinner, Anna Louizos and David C. Woolard have recreated their work for the Broadway revival of “Dames at Sea,” for a production of the light-hearted, dance-centric musical at Bucks County Playhouse, running through September 11. See photos from the production.


Photos: Cirque Du Soleil's CRYSTAL Cast Members Meet Flyers Mascot, Gritty PhotosPhotos: Cirque Du Soleil's CRYSTAL Cast Members Meet Flyers Mascot, Gritty
by A.A. Cristi - Philadelphia

(6/14/2022) - Performers from Cirque du Soleil's CRYSTAL previewed acts from their upcoming show and had some on-ice fun with Flyers mascot Gritty.


Photos: First Look at Tiny Dynamite's THE COMPLETE WORKS OF JANE AUSTEN, ABRIDGE PhotosPhotos: First Look at Tiny Dynamite's THE COMPLETE WORKS OF JANE AUSTEN, ABRIDGED
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Philadelphia

(6/10/2022) - Tiny Dynamite is presenting a brand new staging of their wildly popular production, THE COMPLETE WORKS OF JANE AUSTEN, ABRIDGED Thursday, June 9 through Sunday, June 26, 2022 at the Louis Bluver Theatre at the Drake (302 S. Hicks St., Philadelphia). Get a first look at photos!


Photos: First Look At IN SEARCH OF THE KITCHEN GODS By Bi Jean Ngo At 1812 Produ PhotosPhotos: First Look At IN SEARCH OF THE KITCHEN GODS By Bi Jean Ngo At 1812 Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Philadelphia

(6/8/2022) - 1812 Productions is cooking up the world premiere of acclaimed actress and artist Bi Jean Ngo’s IN SEARCH OF THE KITCHEN GODS.  The original solo show, created by Ngo and directed by Makoto Hirano, takes audience members through a culinary journey through Ngo’s Vietnamese American identity, aided and abetted by the Kitchen Gods. Check out photos!


Photos: First Look at FAIRVIEW Directed by Pulitzer Prize Winner James Ijames - PhotosPhotos: First Look at FAIRVIEW Directed by Pulitzer Prize Winner James Ijames - Now Extended at The Wilma Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Philadelphia

(6/8/2022) - The Wilma Theater announced today a one-week extension for Fairview, the groundbreaking 2019 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Jackie Sibblies Drury, directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Ijames. Originally set to close on Saturday June 18, the production will now conclude its run on Sunday June 26. Take a look at photos of the production!


Photos: First Look at INTO THE WOODS at the Arden Theatre Company PhotosPhotos: First Look at INTO THE WOODS at the Arden Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Philadelphia

(6/2/2022) - Featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Lapine, the show - which explores the journey to the fairy tales' happy ending and the responsibilities that come with happily ever after-will play the F. Otto Haas Stage from tonight, June 2 through July 3, 2022.


Photos: First Look at Jodi Long's AMERICAN JADE at Bucks County Playhouse PhotosPhotos: First Look at Jodi Long's AMERICAN JADE at Bucks County Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Philadelphia

(5/26/2022) - Bucks County Playhouse’s 83rd Season opened May 21 with the new play “American Jade.” Written by and starring Emmy-Award-winning actress Jodi Long, the show runs through June 11.


Photos: First Look at The Arden Theatre Company's Production of INTO THE WOODS PhotosPhotos: First Look at The Arden Theatre Company's Production of INTO THE WOODS
by Marissa Tomeo - Philadelphia

(5/22/2022) - The Arden Theatre Company’s long-time affiliation with the works of Stephen Sondheim continues this summer as the company prepares a new production of his well-known musical INTO THE WOODS. Featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Lapine, the show – which explores the journey to the fairy tales’ happy ending and the responsibilities that come with happily ever after–will play the F. Otto Haas Stage from June 2 through July 3, 2022.


Photos: First Look at ATHENA At Theatre Horizon PhotosPhotos: First Look at ATHENA At Theatre Horizon
by A.A. Cristi - Philadelphia

(5/19/2022) - Theatre Horizon, an award-winning professional theater company located in Norristown, PA, is preparing for a comedy about the ruthless pursuit of glory…and friendship.  ATHENA, written by Gracie Gardner and directed by long-time Theatre Horizon favorite Kathryn MacMillan, plays from May 19 through June 5, 2022.  Media are invited to the 7:30PM performance on May 25, 2022.


Photos: Inside Look at The Arden Theatre's Regional Premiere Production of SCHOO PhotosPhotos: Inside Look at The Arden Theatre's Regional Premiere Production of SCHOOL GIRLS; OR THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY
by Marissa Tomeo - Philadelphia

(5/7/2022) - The Arden Theatre Company is preparing for the regional premiere of Jocelyn Bioh's School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play, a buoyant and biting comedy that explores the universal similarities (and glaring differences) facing teenage girls across the globe. Directed by Amina Robinson (the Arden's 74 Seconds...To Judgment.), the play will run at the Arden's Arcadia Stage now through June 5, 2022.


Photos: First Look at THIS IS THE WEEK THAT IS At 1812 Productions PhotosPhotos: First Look at THIS IS THE WEEK THAT IS At 1812 Productions
by A.A. Cristi - Philadelphia

(4/28/2022) - 1812 Productions, Philadelphia’s all comedy theatre company, is pleased to announce the return of live performances for their popular political satire, THIS IS THE WEEK THAT IS.   A celebrated part of the Philadelphia theatre season for the past 16 years, the show delivers sharp satire and content that changes with the headlines. This year’s production will run April 28 through May 22, 2022 at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place, Philadelphia.


Photos: First Look at the Regional Premiere Of SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEA PhotosPhotos: First Look at the Regional Premiere Of SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY At Arden Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Philadelphia

(4/22/2022) - The Arden Theatre Company is preparing for the regional premiere of Jocelyn Bioh’s School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play, a buoyant and biting comedy that explores the universal similarities (and glaring differences) facing teenage girls across the globe.


Photos: First Look at Courtney Reed, Conor Ryan, Austin Durant & More In MOULIN PhotosPhotos: First Look at Courtney Reed, Conor Ryan, Austin Durant & More In MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL on Tour
by Alan Henry - Broadway

(4/20/2022) - BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge, now playing at the James M. Nederlander Theatre in Chicago. The limited engagement runs through May 14.


Photos: First Look at BACKING TRACK at the Arden Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look at BACKING TRACK at the Arden Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Philadelphia

(3/3/2022) - Celebrated humorist, television writer, playwright, and national bestselling author R. Eric Thomas will celebrate the world premiere of his new play, Backing Track, at Philadelphia's Arden Theatre Company this winter. Thomas' humorous new work, commissioned by the Arden, will run from March 3 - April 10, 2022.


Photos: Get A First Look At TJ LOVES SALLY 4 EVER At Theatre Horizon PhotosPhotos: Get A First Look At TJ LOVES SALLY 4 EVER At Theatre Horizon
by A.A. Cristi - Philadelphia

(2/28/2022) - Theatre Horizon will present the regional premiere of James Ijames’ TJ LOVES SALLY 4 EVER, now playing through March 20, 2022. Directed by Lauren E. Turner, the production will run at 401 DeKalb Street, Norristown.


Photos: Sherlock Holmes, Comes To The Walnut In THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BA PhotosPhotos: Sherlock Holmes, Comes To The Walnut In THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
by A.A. Cristi - Philadelphia

(2/25/2022) - Walnut Street Theatre continues its 213th season with a world premiere adaptation of a classic mystery with Sherlock Holmes – The Adventure of The Speckled Band. Written and directed by Walnut favorite Bill Van Horn, the production begins previews February 22, opens March 2, and continues through March 27 on the Walnut’s Mainstage.


Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of BACKING TRACK at The Arden PhotosPhotos: First Look at the World Premiere of BACKING TRACK at The Arden
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Philadelphia

(2/17/2022) - Celebrated humorist, television writer, playwright, and national bestselling author R. Eric Thomas will celebrate the world premiere of his new play, Backing Track, at Philadelphia's Arden Theatre Company this winter. Thomas' humorous new work, commissioned by the Arden, will run from March 3 - April 10, 2022.


Photos: InterAct Theatre Company Presents THIS BITTER EARTH! PhotosPhotos: InterAct Theatre Company Presents THIS BITTER EARTH!
by A.A. Cristi - Philadelphia

(1/31/2022) - InterAct Theatre Company continues its 2021-2022 season with This  Bitter Earth, by Harrison David Rivers. This Bitter Earth marks  InterAct’s 2nd return to live, in-person theatre since closing critically acclaimed The Chinese Lady  in November 2021. 


Photos: Get A First Look At AIN'T TOO PROUD On Tour PhotosPhotos: Get A First Look At AIN'T TOO PROUD On Tour
by BWW Staff - Broadway

(1/26/2022) - BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at the cast of Ain't Too Proud in action! Leading the cast of Ain't Too Proud as The Temptations are Jalen Harris as 'Eddie Kendricks,' Harrell Holmes Jr. as 'Melvin Franklin,' James T. Lane as 'Paul Williams,' and joining directly from the Broadway company are Marcus Paul James as 'Otis Williams,' and Elijah Ahmad Lewis as 'David Ruffin.'


Photos: First Look at A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at The Arden PhotosPhotos: First Look at A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at The Arden
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Philadelphia

(1/19/2022) - This gorgeous production will return to open the Arden's 2022 Mainstage Season as the F. Otto Haas stage transforms into the sweltering streets of the New Orleans French Quarter. Directed by Arden Artistic Director Terry Nolen, A Streetcar Named Desire plays January 13 through February 13, 2022. 


Photos: First Look at LITTLE WOMEN From Quintessence Theatre Group PhotosPhotos: First Look at LITTLE WOMEN From Quintessence Theatre Group
by A.A. Cristi - Philadelphia

(12/22/2021) - Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia’s professional classic repertory theatre, announces Little Women: The Broadway Musical, running now through January 2, 2022.


Photos: Theatre Horizon Returns To Live Performances With Holiday Spectacular PhotosPhotos: Theatre Horizon Returns To Live Performances With Holiday Spectacular
by A.A. Cristi - Philadelphia

(12/10/2021) - Theatre Horizon, an award-winning professional theater company located in Norristown, PA, is thrilled to reopen the doors of their theater just in time for the holiday season with a curated evening of music, poetry, and much-needed laughter hosted by Philadelphia Theater icons, Brett Robinson and Alex Bechtel.


Photos: First Look at DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID at The Walnut PhotosPhotos: First Look at DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID at The Walnut
by Stephi Wild - Philadelphia

(11/19/2021) - Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 213th season with Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID. Directed by Glenn Casale and choreographed by John MacInnis, the production begins previews on November 16, 2021, opens November 24, and continues through January 2, 2022 on the Walnut’s Mainstage.