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November 24, 2014

1812 Productions Brings Good Cheer And Political Humor To The Holiday Season With This Is the Week That Is, Opening Friday, November 28

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1812 Productions, the Philadelphia theater company that believes the world could always use more comedy, creates much mirth and laughter from the world of politics with its annual hit show, This Is The Week That Is, beginning its yearly showing this Friday, November 28. A stylistic mash-up of variety shows like The Carol Burnett Show […]

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August 28, 2014

1812 Productions Lets The Audience In On The Outrageous Outcomes Of Intimate Exchanges At The Arden Theatre, Starting Today, August 28

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Put two of Philadelphia’s top comedic actors in an acclaimed play built on a spontaneous premise and you’re in for an adventurous event. Such is the case with 1812 Productions presentation of Intimate Exchanges, starting today at the Arden Theatre, Thursday, August 28. The play, written by Alan Ayckbourn, is designed with an essential twist […]

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April 21, 2014

1812 Productions Presents High-Spirited Political Comedy This Is The Week That Is, Starting Thursday, April 24

1812 Productions Presents High-Spirited Political Comedy This Is The Week That Is, Starting Thursday, April 24

Sure, it’s easy to poke fun at the absurdity of the political scene but 1812 Productions makes a real art of it with This is the Week That Is, launching at Plays & Players Theatre on Thursday, April 24. The annual showcase is always a highlight of 1812’s season, and the way things have been […]

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September 17, 2013

Roundup: A Preview Of Fall Performing Arts On Stages Across Philadelphia

Roundup: A Preview Of Fall Performing Arts On Stages Across Philadelphia

Fall in Philadelphia brings a fresh flurry of locally designed haute fashion, crunchy local apples and bright orange pumpkins, restaurant menu refreshes, fall street festivals and — last but not least — the kick-off of a new performing arts season. With the successful run of another Philadelphia Fringe Festival ushering local theatergoers out of summer […]

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May 7, 2013

Roundup: Celebrate Mother’s Day Across The City With Brunch, High Tea, Alfresco Fairs, Arts Events And More

Roundup: Celebrate Mother's Day Across The City With Brunch, High Tea, Alfresco Fairs, Arts Events And More

Little-known fact: Mother’s Day was founded by Anna Jarvis of Philadelphia and first officially observed in 1908 to honor motherhood and family life during the early days of feminism. Supported by John Wannamaker, Mother’s Day was given federal recognition in 1914. In 2013, take time to honor the woman who brought you into the world […]

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February 7, 2013

1812 Productions Kicks Off The Sweet Romantic Comedy To Fool The Eye, On Valentine’s Day, February 14

1812 Productions Kicks Off The Sweet Romantic Comedy To Fool The Eye, On Valentine's Day, February 14

Reality and fantasy collide in the most spectacular way in To Fool The Eye,, a lively farce written by Jeffrey Hatcher that’s presented by 1812 Productions, starting on February 14. Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to kick of this whimsical romantic comedy, which is a modern adaptation of the French classic Léocadia. The premise […]

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December 20, 2012

Tonight Picks: Rittenhouse Row Holiday Party, Zahav’s “Very Jewish (And Korean!) Christmas Party,” Philadelphia Orchestra Concert, South Street Santa Bar Crawl And More

South Street Christmas

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed, especially during the holiday season, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can’t-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • […]

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November 12, 2012

1812 Productions’ Dave And Aaron Go To Work Stars Two Masters Of Physical Comedy In A Wordless Vaudevillian Production, Opening November 29

1812 Productions' Dave And Aaron Go To Work Stars Two Masters Of Physical Comedy In A Wordless Vaudevillian Production, Opening November 29

The actors may be silent, but the audience won’t be able to keep quiet when 1812 Productions presents Dave and Aaron Go to Work, opening at Plays & Players Theatre on November 29. You just can’t help but laugh out loud at the antics that go on in this wordless comedy about two friends in […]

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October 10, 2012

Tonight Picks: Design Philadelphia Opening Night, Center City Restaurant Week, Secret Cinema Screening, Open Air, Theater And More

Tonight Picks: Design Philadelphia Opening Night, Center City Restaurant Week, Secret Cinema Screening, Open Air, Theater And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can’t-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • Outdoor Dining: We’ve got some […]

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September 28, 2012

Roundup: A Preview Of Fall Theater Season In Philadelphia

Roundup: A Preview Of Fall Theater Season In Philadelphia

Fall in Philadelphia means locally designed haute fashion, crunchy local apples and bright orange pumpkins, vivid foliage, crisp craft beer, the re-enlivening of the Linc, restaurant menu refreshes, fall street festivals and — last but not least — the kick-off of a brand new theater season. With the successful run of another Philadelphia Live Arts/Fringe […]

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