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11th Hour Hosts PHILLY ROCKS HORSHAM to Raise Funds for Injured Soldier 11th Hour Hosts PHILLY ROCKS HORSHAM to Raise Funds for Injured Soldier
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Philadelphia

11th Hour Theatre Company is celebrating Veteran's Day with a rockin' fundraiser. The company, known for producing musicals, is holding Philly Rocks Horsham on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 8 p.m. Doors open at6:30 p.m. The fundraiser is designed to help raise money for Hatboro-Horsham Alumnus and Army Veteran Brian Finger and his family. (more...)
EgoPo Classic Theater Kicks Off Season with Cabaret Performance of TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA EgoPo Classic Theater Kicks Off Season with Cabaret Performance of TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Philadelphia

EgoPo Classic Theater kicks off its John Guare Festival and its 2017-2018 season with a cabaret production of the rarely seen TONY Award winning rock musical version of Two Gentleman of Verona, directed by Brenna Geffers. John Guare and Mel Shapiro did the musical adaptation from Shakespeare's comedy, with lyrics by Guare and music by Galt MacDermot. This cabaret will run November 9-12 at the Latvian Society Theater, 531 N. 7thStreet. (more...)
Royalty Collides in THE WINTER'S TALE at The Drama Group Royalty Collides in THE WINTER'S TALE at The Drama Group
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Philadelphia

The Drama Group's fall show is The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare, directed by Denise Brunker. Performances are Fridayand Saturday evenings, November 10 to 25, at 8:00, in Pilling Hall at The First United Methodist Church of Germantown, 6001 Germantown Avenue, between High Street and Walnut Lane. (more...)
Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood to Bring SCARED SCRIPTLESS Tour to The State Theatre Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood to Bring SCARED SCRIPTLESS Tour to The State Theatre
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Philadelphia

Armed with nothing but their sharp wit, 'Whose Line is it Anyway?' stars Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood take to the stage with their uproarious live improv show The popular duo brings their Scared Scriptless Tour to the State Theatre on Saturday, November 18. (more...)
PlayPenn Welcomes Erin Read as New General Manager PlayPenn Welcomes Erin Read as New General Manager
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Philadelphia

PlayPenn, Philadelphia's new play development organization, is proud to announce that arts administrator and theatre artist Erin Read will join PlayPenn as the team's new General Manager. (more...)
Philadelphia Natives Kerrigan & Lowdermilk to Preview THE MAD ONES in P.A. Philadelphia Natives Kerrigan & Lowdermilk to Preview THE MAD ONES in P.A.
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Philadelphia

Hometown musical theatre duo Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk are giving local audiences an exclusive treat - a preview of their musical The Mad Ones, about to debut Off-Broadway in New York. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 10/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW on October 20, 2017 in Philadelphia

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Philadelphia (more...)
Quintessence Theatre Group Extends LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Through 10/29 Quintessence Theatre Group Extends LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Through 10/29
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Philadelphia

Quintessence Theatre Group began this week with the announcement that they are extending Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece, Long Day's Journey into Night. They are adding four performances and will close Sunday, October 29. (more...)
Villanova Theatre Goes Under The Sheets With INTIMATE APPAREL Villanova Theatre Goes Under The Sheets With INTIMATE APPAREL
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Philadelphia

Villanova Theatre is proud to present Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, directed by Valerie Joyce and on stage November 7-19, 2017. (more...)
Arden Theatre Continues Anniversary Season with EVERY BRILLIANT THING Arden Theatre Continues Anniversary Season with EVERY BRILLIANT THING
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Philadelphia

Arden Theatre Company opens the Bob & Selma Horan Studio Theatre with the Philadelphia Premiere of EVERY BRILLIANT THING by Duncan Macmillan with Johnny Donahoe, as part of the celebration of their 30th Anniversary Season. Scott Greer stars in the one-man performance and Terrence J. Nolen directs. Honorary Producers are Monica and Philip Rosenthal and the Rosenthal Family Foundation. (more...)
Piffaro to Present WELCOME THE PEOPLE: the Musical Legacy of the Reformation in Philadelphia Piffaro to Present WELCOME THE PEOPLE: the Musical Legacy of the Reformation in Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Philadelphia

Piffaro, The Renaissance Band, will present Welcome the People: the Musical Legacy of the Reformation, marking the 500th anniversary of a religious and cultural revolution. Concerts take place October 20th through 22nd in Philadelphia and Wilmington. (more...)
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Season Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Philadelphia

Now in its 78th season, The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) has a full schedule of performances for its six program divisions. (more...)
Christmas Village in Philadelphia to Return to LOVE Park for 10th Anniversary Christmas Village in Philadelphia to Return to LOVE Park for 10th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Philadelphia

Christmas Village in Philadelphia announces its return to LOVE Park for its 10th anniversary. Philadelphia's largest holiday attraction will be the first event to be held in newly renovated LOVE Park (1500 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102). (more...)
John Augustine to Helm Next Installment of NEW FEATHERS in New Hope John Augustine to Helm Next Installment of NEW FEATHERS in New Hope
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Philadelphia

The ever-growing New Feathers, an independent, theatrical new works series that audiences have come to know and love, has announced the latest direction and casting additions for the November 5th Shorts production, featuring the literary, innovative works of Princeton's Witherspoon Circle. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more!
by BWW Special on October 20, 2017 in Philadelphia

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKT BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! (more...)
Walnut Street Theatre Continues 209th Season with ANNIE Next Month Walnut Street Theatre Continues 209th Season with ANNIE Next Month
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Philadelphia

Walnut Street Theatre continues its 209th Anniversary Season with ANNIE, (November 7 January 7). This Tony Award-winning Best Musical is a perfect family treat for the holiday season. (more...)
OACCE Launches Calls For Creative Spaces And Talent To Support The Arts In Action Initiative OACCE Launches Calls For Creative Spaces And Talent To Support The Arts In Action Initiative
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Philadelphia

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) is excited to begin planning for its 2018 season by launching a call for artists and performers and owners of creative spaces to participate in its Arts in Action Initiative, which connects arts programming with unique neighborhood spaces. (more...)
Lantern Theater Company Presents the World Premiere of The Craftsman by Bruce Graham Lantern Theater Company Presents the World Premiere of The Craftsman by Bruce Graham
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Philadelphia

Lantern Theater Company continues its 24th season with a world premiere production of The Craftsman by celebrated Philadelphia playwright Bruce Graham. Commissioned and developed through the Lantern's New Works Initiative, Graham's new play spins a darkly ironic tale of ambition, genius, and deception. M. Craig Getting will direct a cast that includes Mary Lee Bednarek, Dan Hodge, Anthony Lawton, Brian McCann, Paul L. Nolan, and Ian Merrill Peakes. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, November 15 at 7 p.m. A full schedule is included in the fact sheet below. (more...)
John Mulaney, THE COLOR PURPLE, STOMP and More Coming Up This December at the Kimmel Center John Mulaney, THE COLOR PURPLE, STOMP and More Coming Up This December at the Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Philadelphia

Kimmel Center has an exciting lineup slated for this December - scroll down for details! (more...)
Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica Announces 2017-18 Season Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Philadelphia

Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica announces an exciting new season presenting the best choral music from around the world in one of Philadelphia's most awe inspiring venues, the soaring Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, at 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Center City Philadelphia. (more...)
1812 Productions' BUYER & CELLAR to Benefit Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief 1812 Productions' BUYER & CELLAR to Benefit Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Philadelphia

1812 Productions is partnering with Congreso de Latinos Unidos for a benefit performance of 1812's current production Buyer & Cellar, written by Jonathan Tolins and performed by Dito van Reigersberg. On Today, October 18th at 6:30, 1812 Productions will present a pay-what-you-can, Spanish-captioned performance of Buyer & Cellar benefiting the Unidos PA'PR Initiative. T (more...)
Photo Flash: Do the Time Warp Again with Bucks County Playhouse's Annual ROCKY HORROR Photo Flash: Do the Time Warp Again with Bucks County Playhouse's Annual ROCKY HORROR
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Philadelphia

Continuing a Halloween-season tradition at the historic New Hope venue, Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) presents its popular production of Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show for an extended run through Sunday, October 29, 2017. Randy Harrison, best known for the iconic role of Justin on Showtime's Queer as Folk, joins the cast and makes his Playhouse debut in the role of as Dr. Frank-n-Furter. Bucks County Playhouse's The Rocky Horror Show (more...)
Lehigh Valley Gets the Chance to Spend A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Lehigh Valley Gets the Chance to Spend A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Philadelphia

Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of rock & roll. The unmistakable voice, filled with raw emotion and tinged with Southern Comfort, made her a must-see headliner from Monterey to Woodstock. Now, theLehigh Valley is invited to share an evening with the woman and her musical influences in the hit musical A Night With Janis Joplin. (more...)
Metropolitan Ballet Company Presents COPPELIA in Annual Family Concert Series Performances Metropolitan Ballet Company Presents COPPELIA in Annual Family Concert Series Performances
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Philadelphia

Metropolitan Ballet alumni guest artists Melissa Gelfin, soloist with Cincinnati Ballet, and Peter Weil, of Pennsylvania Ballet, both Jenkintown natives, will perform in leading roles. (more...)
Ripe Time to Premiere Haruki Murakami's SLEEP in Philadelphia & Brooklyn Ripe Time to Premiere Haruki Murakami's SLEEP in Philadelphia & Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Philadelphia

Sleep will make its world premiere, October 27-28, at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Pennsylvania and will have its New York premiere at BAM Fisher as part of the 2017 Next Wave Festival, November 29 - December 2. (more...)