An original adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s beloved children’s stories is told through expressive movement, music, and voice-over narration, with colorful costumes, masks, and puppetry.
New York’s longest running play is a convoluted whodunit, filled with twists and turns that would confuse even the most seasoned detective.
The third in Anthony J. Wilkinson’s Off-Broadway trilogy takes a personal look at what it means to be middle-aged, gay, and Italian, with over-the-top humor and heartwarming sensitivity.
A world-premiere stage adaptation of Mary Mapes Dodge’s 19th-century children’s story delivers a clear message about the importance of kindness and understanding.
An updated musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic rom-com brings current import to the battle of the sexes and coming of age in post-modern times.
This year’s installment of the annual politically-incorrect political comedy skewers the presidential candidates and brings some welcome laughs to a troubled week
An entertaining spoof of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Victorian classic injects humor and surprises into the well-known mystery.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS (THE LATER YEARS): A MUSICAL PANTO (People’s Light): The triumphant return of a holiday favorite
The annual panto returns with a wacky take on Alexandre Dumas’ beloved adventure story of 17th-century France.
The Philadelphia debut of a popular musical is filled with humor, wonderment, and sentimental recollections of a child’s Christmas in 1940 Indiana.
Interviews with fifteen of Philadelphia’s noted contemporary playwrights give insights into the city’s flourishing theater community.
An intensely disturbing and impactful new play imagines the horrendous neglect and abuse suffered by two severely ill patients at Byberry Mental Hospital on the day of its closing in 1987.
A dramatic, funny, and sympathetic portrayal of the infamous lovers and their crime spree during the Great Depression is set to music with a southern twang.
[NYC] KING CHARLES III (Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman Productions, and Almeida Theatre): A savvy foray into future history
A future history play, evocative of Shakespeare, imagines political intrigue, public crises, and personal dilemmas within Britain and the royal family following Prince Charles’s ascension to the throne.
A collection of six short one-act comedies address the existentialist dilemma and pose the ubiquitous question, “What if?”
A new site-specific re-envisioning of Schnitzler’s 19th-century play brings post-modern import to his now-historic examination of socio-sexual mores.
An original and inventive adaptation of Poe interweaves stories by the Master of the Macabre within the period rooms of Historic Strawberry Mansion.
JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK (IHT): A tragi-comic call for personal responsibility and peace in troubled times
The second installment in playwright Sean O’Casey’s tragi-comic “Dublin Trilogy” traces the misfortunes of a struggling Irish family during the Irish Civil War.
A world-premiere production on former Mayor Frank Rizzo portrays the good and the bad of the controversial Philadelphia icon.
Opera Philadelphia announces its new cutting-edge direction with a twelve-day urban opera festival that will debut in September 2017.
AUCTIONING THE AINSLEYS (People’s Light): Familial dysfunction, memory, and the significance of objects
Laura Schellhardt’s foray into the Pop psychology of familial dysfunction and the significance of personal possessions is given its regional premiere.