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INIS NUA THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE OF CHAROLAIS BY NONI STAPLETON MAY 22-24, 29-30, 2018

Inis Nua’s Pop-Up Play in a Pub is our chance to give our audience one more taste of the terrific playwrighting of Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales. We gather upstairs at Fergie’s Pub for the Pop-Up Play and also throw in the great taste of local East Passyunk pie shop Stargazy Pies and a Fergie’s… Continue reading INIS NUA THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE OF CHAROLAIS BY NONI STAPLETON MAY 22-24, 29-30, 2018

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11th Hour Theatre Company Presents World Premiere of Big Red Sun May 31-June 17

11th Hour Theatre Company closes it’s 2017-2018 season with it’s MainStage production, Big Red Sun. This World Premiere musical, which the company helped develop is set to run May 31-June 17. Written by John Jiler & Georgia Stitt this emotional new musical will open Monday June 4 at 7 p.m. It is directed by 11th Hour co-founder and Resident… Continue reading 11th Hour Theatre Company Presents World Premiere of Big Red Sun May 31-June 17

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Theatre Review: Imagination in the truest form with Theatre Horizon’s Peter and the Starcatcher

After a season or two of this production cycling through the city and the burbs, I do think Peter and the Starcatcher is the new Godspell and I am more than okay with that! For decades, Godspell has been the go-to musical for theatre houses nation-wide to explore conceptual theatre and dialogue.  After seeing Peter… Continue reading Theatre Review: Imagination in the truest form with Theatre Horizon’s Peter and the Starcatcher

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Theatre Review: Lydie Breeze Trilogy Part III: Madaket Road Ends Ego Po’s Season with a Home Run

Ego Po Classic Theatre culminates its ambitious staging of John Guare’s epic Lydie Breeze Trilogy with the opening of Madaket Road.  It is a long and complicated walk through the past. Guare has written mind bending and heartbreaking twists and turns throughout. Leaving the audience to piece it together for some time after they leave… Continue reading Theatre Review: Lydie Breeze Trilogy Part III: Madaket Road Ends Ego Po’s Season with a Home Run

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11th Hour Theatre Company continues Spotlight Series with Backwards & in Heels: A Celebration of Women in Musical Theatre

11th Hour Theatre Company finishes its Spotlight Series with a celebration of women in musical theatre featuring some of the company’s celebrated female powerhouses. Backwards & in Heels: A Celebration of Women in Musical Theatre will be Sunday, April 22 at 6 p.m., Upstairs at World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St. The doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are General… Continue reading 11th Hour Theatre Company continues Spotlight Series with Backwards & in Heels: A Celebration of Women in Musical Theatre

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Villanova Theatre Presents New Work By Tony Award-Nominated Playwright

Villanova Theatre proudly presents a staged reading of The Behavior of Light, written and directed by Broadway playwright and Hollywood screenwriter, Douglas Carter Beane. Perhaps best known for his screenplay To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar as well as his award-winning work on musicals Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, Sister Act, Xanadu and Lysistrata Jones, Beane is playwright-in-residence at Villanova University this spring. The… Continue reading Villanova Theatre Presents New Work By Tony Award-Nominated Playwright

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People’s Light Excavates the Price of Passion in Romeo & Juliet: A Requiem

People’s Light proudly presents an inventive, intimate version of one of Shakespeare’s most timeless plays. In Romeo & Juliet: A Requiem, the parents, Friar, and Nurse recreate the passion and recklessness of their star-crossed children to face their culpability and seek redemption. Conceived for six veteran actors by Resident Director Samantha Reading (I and You, Richard… Continue reading People’s Light Excavates the Price of Passion in Romeo & Juliet: A Requiem