The cast, director, and artistic director of Mechanical’s upcoming production of Shakespeare’s classic give a sneak peek at their original site-specific adaptation.
A superb cast and creative artistic design bring the story of traumatic loss and joyful renewal to life in the haunting musical adaptation of a Victorian classic.
One actor plays dozens of roles in a hilarious parody of the mad scramble for reservations at a trendy restaurant in Manhattan.
Cirque du Soleil’s current touring show considers the world of insects in its signature combination of breathtaking acrobatics, original live music, and colorful design.
LITTLE WOMEN (Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion): A sincere and sentimental view of female life in Victorian times
An intimate site-specific adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved Victorian novel captures the humor and pathos of the book and the look and feel of the era.
THE RADICALISATION OF BRADLEY MANNING (Inis Nua): An unforgettable examination of a critical American subject
An intense and impactful bio-play on Bradley Manning makes its powerful American debut in a stellar production by Inis Nua.
The city’s largest block party returns to South Street on May 7, with a celebration of food, drink, music, and art.
Leonid Andreyev’s classic tale of love and death in the Big Top is given original interludes of circus acts and live music to set the stage and mood.
A new facility in Philadelphia offers theatrical designers affordable monthly memberships in an accessible co-workspace with state-of-the-arts equipment.
An outstanding ensemble recounts the backstory of Peter Pan in a madcap prequel with music.
A series of stand-up monologues culled from the satirical articles of The Onion delivered riotous socio-political commentary in a fast-paced 75 minutes.
A cross-temporal interpretation of Shakespeare’s Elizabethan classic injects passages of current expressions and gestures, slapstick, and original music into the well-known pastoral rom-com.
Award-winning actress Mary Martello and philanthropic businessman Richard Vague are the Luminary Award honorees at Lantern Theater Company’s 2016 spring fundraising gala.
Multi-talented theater artists Aaron Cromie and Emily Schuman formed Chickabiddy in 2015.
An egomaniacal actress disrupts the lives of her estranged dysfunctional family in Nicky Silver’s sardonic and disturbing absurdist tragicomedy.
The final installment of the SECRET SHOW SERIES at the Painted Bride is curated by Phoebe Schaub in collaboration with Joe Wozniak, but the audience won’t know what it is till they’re there—and I’m not telling!
A funny, touching, and uplifting 70-minute solo show considers the vital importance of books, libraries, and a supportive community on human happiness and development.
S&M, Sexual Politics, and SMOKE from a Female Perspective: An interview with Theatre Exile’s Deborah Block
Director Deborah Block discusses her approach to the socio-sexual themes in Theatre Exile’s Philadelphia premiere of Kim Davies’ SMOKE.
A brilliant new stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s romantic comedy of manners captures the satiric wit and sociological insight of the 19th-century classic.
A zany and relevant college production of Aristophanes’ rarely-produced ancient Greek comedy satirizes economic inequality and the random distribution of wealth.