10 Impressive Theater Shows Hitting Philly Stages This March

Broadway shows, Shakespearean drams and more...

March your way to one of Philadelphia’s many playhouses this month to sample a packed schedule of theatrical treats.

With Broadway tours, Shakespeare classics, world premieres and interactive comedies, there’s something for everyone this March.

If you like to be entertained, you’ll surely enjoy one of these shows this month in Philly.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time at the Academy of Music

A Broadway adaptation of the touching mystery novel chosen as 2017’s One Book, One Philadelphia comes to the Academy of Music for a week-long run.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time at the Academy of Music

When:February 28-March 5
Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street
Cost:$20-$110

www.kimmelcenter.org

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Arden Theatre Company

Shakespeare’s whimsical romantic comedy comes to Arden Theatre Company in an accessible production by one of the city’s best directors.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Arden Theatre Company

When:Through April 9
Where:Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street
Cost:$36-$52

www.ardentheatre.org

The Lyons at Walnut Street Theatre

A hospital room forms the backdrop for this Isis Productions staging of local writer Nicky Silver’s dark new comedy about a family awaiting a death.

The Lyons at Walnut Street Theatre

When:Through April 2
Where:Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street
Cost:$15-$25

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Coriolanus at The Drake

Masters of Shakespeare Lantern Theater Company have chosen a fitting time to stage the Bard’s most political drama, starring internationally renowned actor Tina Packer.

Coriolanus at The Drake

When:Through April 16
Where:Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 341 S. Hicks Street
Cost:$10-$45

www.lanterntheater.org

It’s So Learning at FringeArts

FringeArtsPhoto by J. Lawrence for Visit Philadelphia

Lord of the Flies meets classroom tomfoolery as the Berserker Residents revive an interactive favorite from the 2015 Fringe Festival.

It’s So Learning at FringeArts

When:March 10-17
Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard
Cost:$14-$20

www.fringearts.com

The Witnesses at L'Etage

Enter the absurd with Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium for a one-night performance of a Polish absurdist classic.

The Witnesses at L'Etage

When:Sunday, March 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where:L'Etage, 624 S. 6th Street
Cost:Free, donations welcome

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Ironbound at The Drake

A life story unfolds at a New Jersey bus stop when Simpatico Theatre brings this acclaimed new play to Philadelphia for the first time.

Ironbound at The Drake

When:March 15-April 2
Where:Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 341 South Hicks Street
Cost:$15-$30

www.simpaticotheatre.org

The King and I at The Academy of Music

The Academy of Music, Philadelphia’s elegant opera house,   hosts an exquisite Broadway production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

The King and I at The Academy of Music

When:March 22-April 2
Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street
Cost:$20-$110

www.kimmelcenter.org

Adapt at The Wilma Theater

Bianca Zizka, celebrated artistic director of the Wilma Theater, presents her original coming-of-age story of a young lady’s journey from authoritarian Czechoslovakia to artistic New York City.

Adapt at The Wilma Theater

When:March 22-April 22
Where:The Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad Street
Cost:$10-$45

www.wilmatheater.org

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