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When a tough-as-nails contractor finds her senses slipping on the brink of her daughter's wedding, the impact on her family is nothing less than seismic. A SMALL FIRE is a human parable in which unexpected loss leads to an unlikely love story.

News About A Small Fire at Philadelphia Theatre Company

People's Light Presents THE CHILDREN By Lucy Kirkwood in January
December 20, 2019

People's Light presents Lucy Kirkwood's The Children, 2018 Tony Award nominee for Best Play. Two retired nuclear physicists live a quiet life in a cottage by the sea. Outside, the world is plagued by earthquakes, tsunamis, and a nearby nuclear meltdown. When a former colleague turns up after forty years with a shocking request, three old friends must reckon with their shared culpability in this darkly funny disaster drama. Directed by Executive Artistic Director Abigail Adams, The Children stars People's Light veterans Janis Dardaris, Marcia Saunders, and Graham Smith; and runs in the 160-seat Steinbright Stage January 15 a?" February 9. Tickets start at $35, including fees. To purchase, call 610.644.3500 or visit People's Light is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355.

Lantern Theater Company Presents an Original Adaptation of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
December 06, 2019

Lantern Theater Company continues the 2019/20 season with a remount of its original adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, commissioned and developed through the Lantern's New Play Program and co-created by Philadelphia-based artists Anthony Lawton, Christopher Colucci, and Thom Weaver.

Philadelphia Theatre Company Opens Curtain To Season Selection Process With SEE & BE SCENE
November 25, 2019

Following the successful run of A Small Fire, with Bebe Neuwirth, Philadelphia Theatre Company next focuses on the season selection process. The company welcomes audiences to its annual See & Be Scene, a one-night only staged-reading showcase, on Monday, December 2 at 7:00 pm. Now in its third year, Producing Artistic Director Paige Price is looking to add a selection of comedies and musicals into the mix. Eight works will be showcased.

BWW Review: A SMALL FIRE at Philadelphia Theatre Co.
October 28, 2019

Sometimes you can't come to your senses until you lose them. This is the message that comes out of Philadelphia Theatre Company's A Small Fire. The play, written by Adam Bock and featuring veteran actress Bebe Neuwirth as construction company owner Emily Bridges, follows her as she goes from boss lady to a woman with no sight, sound, or smell.

Philadelphia Theatre Company Kicks Off 45th Anniversary Season With A SMALL FIRE, Starring Bebe Neuwirth
September 26, 2019

Philadelphia Theatre Company's 45th Anniversary Season kicks off with the Philadelphia premiere of Obie Award Recipient Adam Bock's meticulously crafted drama A Small Fire, starring two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth. The play will be directed by Joanie Schultz, former Artistic Director of the WaterTower Theatre in Texas, and also known for her work in Chicago at The Goodman, Victory Gardens and Steppenwolf Theatres. Producing Artistic Director Paige Price and Managing Director Emily Zeck are excited to welcome Neuwirth and a cast of nationally and locally renowned actors to star in the season opener. Previews begin October 18th, Opening Night is Wednesday, October 23rd, and the show runs through November 10th. Single tickets range from $25-$74 and 3-play subscriptions start as low as $48, available now at the box office, online at or by phone at 215-985-0420.

Philadelphia Theatre Company Frequently Asked Questions

What shows are coming up next at Philadelphia Theatre Company
The Wolves (11/27-12/20)
Master Class (2/19-3/14)
Choir Boy (4/2-4/25)
Choir Boy (3/3-3/13)

Where is Philadelphia Theatre Company located?
Philadelphia Theatre Company is at 480 S Broad St, Philadelphia.

What shows have played recently at Philadelphia Theatre Company
Choir Boy (3/3/22-3/13/22)
Master Class (2/19/21-3/14/21)
The Wolves (11/27/20-12/20/20)
A Small Fire (10/18/19-10/18/19)
How to Catch Creation (3/22/19-4/14/19)
VENUS IN FUR (5/24/13-6/23/13)
SEMINAR (3/15/13-4/14/13)
THE MOUNTAINTOP (1/18/13-2/17/13)

What is the history of Philadelphia Theatre Company ?
Founded in 1974, Philadelphia Theatre Company has presented 201 world and Philadelphia premieres. More than 50 percent of PTC’s world premieres have moved on to New York and other major cities, helping to earn Philadelphia a national reputation as a hub for new play development. In 2007, PTC was instrumental in expanding Philadelphia’s thriving cultural corridor by opening the Suzanne Roberts Theatre on the Avenue of the Arts. During the 2020-21 Season, Philadelphia Theatre Company commissioned its first show under Producing Artistic Director Paige Price’s leadership: a new musical from Max Vernon and Erin Courtney called The Tattooed Lady. Planned for its mainstage world premiere production in the fall of 2022, The Tattooed Lady was developed with and will be directed by Ellie Heyman.

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