Philadelphia Theater Calendar December 2019





Tiny Beautiful Things, based on the book by Cheryl Strayed, adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos. October 24–December 8, 2019. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street. ardentheatre.org

The Last Match by Anna Ziegler. November 7–December 15, 2019. Lantern Theater Company at St. Stephens Theater, 923 Ludlow Street. lanterntheater.org

The Gifts of the Magi by Mark St. Germain, Randy Courts. November 12–December 22, 2020. Independence Studio on 3, Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street. walnutstreettheatre.org

An Iliad by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare, based on Homer’s Iliad, translated by Robert Fagles. November 13–December 8, 2019. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street. ardentheatre.org

Mean Girls by Tina Fey, Jeff Richmond, and Nell Benjamin. November 19–December 1, 2019. Broadway Philadelphia at Academy Of Music, 240 S Broad Street. kimmelcenter.org

The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. November 27–December 29, 2019. Quintessence Theatre Company, 7137 Germantown Avenue. quintessencetheatre.org

The Snow Queen by Charles Way, from the story by Hans Christian Anderson. November 27, 2019–January 26, 2020. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street. ardentheatre.org

On the Exhale by Martín Zimmerman. November 29–December 22, 2019. Theatre Exile, 1340 S. 13th Street. theatreexile.org/shows/on-the-exhale

This Is The Week That Is by Justin Jain, Sean Close, Tanaquil Márquez, Dave Jadico, Pax Ressler, Brett Robinson, Thomas E. Shotkin, Jennifer Childs, and Don Montrey. November 29, 2019–January 5, 2020. 1812 Productions at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place. 1812productions.org

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. November 30–December 22, 2019. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street. walnutstreettheatre.org

December Scratch Night, hosted by Sam Tower and Nia Benjamin. December 2, 2019. FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard. fringearts.com

The Spongebob Musical. December 3–15, 2019. Broadway Philadelphia at Forrest Theatre, 1114 Walnut Street. kimmelcenter.org

Natural Shocks by Lauren Gunderson. December 4–22, 2019. Simpatico Theatre at the Drake, 302 S. Hicks Street. simpaticotheatre.org

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, adapted by Anthony Lawton with Christopher Colucci and Thom Weaver. December 6–29, 2019. Lantern Theater Company at St. Stephens Theater, 923 Ludlow Street. lanterntheater.org

The King Who Wanted to Clean the Moon by Ashley Kern. December 8, 2019. Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival at GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, 201 Washington Street Reading, PA 19601. artful.ly

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, adapted by Damon Bonetti. December 11, 2019. Philadelphia Artists’ Collective at Auburn Road Vineyards, 117 Sharptown-Auburn Road, Pilesgrove, NJ. philartistscollective.org

Gintry, a play with drinks by Davey Strattan White. December 11-16, 2019. Die-cast at Quig’s Pub at Plays & Players, 1714 Delancey Street. die-castphilly.org/gintry

The Eighth Fish of Christmas by Gianna Lozzi Wolf. December 12-21, 2019. Raw Street Productions at Connie’s Ric Rac, 1132 N. 9th Street. rawstreetproductions.com

French Pig by David Jacobi. December 13, 2019. InterAct Theatre Company at the Louis Bluver Theatre at the Drake, 302 S. Hicks Street. interattheatre.org.

Daniel & Paloma by L M Feldman. December 14, 2019. InterAct Theatre Company at the Louis Bluver Theatre at the Drake, 302 S. Hicks Street. interattheatre.org.

Apocalypse Dating Play by Jarrett McCreary. December 14, 2019. InterAct Theatre Company at the Louis Bluver Theatre at the Drake, 302 S. Hicks Street. interattheatre.org.

throuple, throuple, throuple; or the threesome play by Haygen-Brice Walker. December 15, 2019. InterAct Theatre Company at the Louis Bluver Theatre at the Drake, 302 S. Hicks Street. interattheatre.org.

The Onion: Holiday Fruitcakes. December 15, 2019. Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium at L’etage Cabaret, 624 S. 6th Street (at Bainbridge Street).fruitcakes.bpt.me IdiopathicRidiculopathyConsortium.org

Yerma by Federico García Lorca. December 16, 2019. Philadelphia Artists’ Collective and Teatro del Sol at The Proscenium Theatre at the Drake, 302 S. Hicks Street. philartistscollective.org

Joy to the World by Joilet Harris. December 16, 2019. 1812 Productions at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place. 1812productions.org

One-Man Nutcracker by Chris Davis after E.T.A. Hoffman. December 18-24, 2019. Skinner Studio, Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place. realchrisdavis.com; onemannutcracker.brownpapertickets.com

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