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November 25, 2014

Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents John Patrick Shanley’s Romantic Comedy Outside Mullingar, Starting Friday, November 28

Best known for his 2004 Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play Doubt: A Parable, playwright John Patrick Shanley debuted his latest work, Outside Mullingar, on Broadway last January to reviews that nearly equalled his much-lauded previous play. Now, Shanley’s most recent work can be seen right here in Philadelphia, presented by Philadelphia Theatre Company at […]

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June 9, 2014

Colin Quinn Wisecracks His Way Through The American Constitution In Unconstitutional At The Suzanne Roberts Theatre, Starting June 13

The U.S. Constitution may be the highest law of our land, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with it, as happens when Philadelphia Theatre Company presents Colin Quinn’s Unconstitutional at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre, June 13-July 6. In this one-man show, Quinn offers a satirical take on 226-year old document, riffing on assorted […]

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March 19, 2014

The Tony Award-Winning Vanya And Sonia And Masha And Spike Brings Zany Comedy To The Philadelphia Theatre Company, March 21-April 20

The Tony Award-winning Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike presents absurd comedy at the Philadelphia Theatre Company at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre from March 21 through April 20. Written by acclaimed playwright Christopher Durang, the show riffs on works of Anton Chekov, taking well-known scenes and characters from the work of the famous 19th […]

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January 27, 2014

The Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents Potent Family Drama In Tribes At The Suzanne Roberts Theatre, Through February 23

The concept of being seen but not heard takes on multiple meanings in Tribes, a compelling family drama at the Philadelphia Theatre Company, through February 23. The story centers around Billy, a deaf man who lives silently among his loud argumentative family. They’re good at talking and hurling insults at one another, but not much […]

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September 17, 2013

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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June 17, 2013

Philadelphia Theatre Company Brings Nora and Delia Ephron’s Love, Loss, And What I Wore To The Stage, Opening June 25

Love, Loss, and What I Wore presents a closetful of stories inspired by clothes and accessories at Philadelphia Theatre Company, opening June 25. Men are certainly welcome to attend, but really, this one’s for the all ladies out there. Written by sisters Nora and Delia Ephron and based on the best-selling book by Ilene Beckerman, […]

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May 23, 2013

Philadelphia Theatre Company Closes Its Season With David Ives’ Sizzling Venus In Fur, Opening This Friday, May 24

With the Philadelphia Theatre Company season closer Venus in Fur, you’ll finally have the chance to fulfill every first-date-meets-job-interview fantasy you’ve ever had, by turning those pre-jitters into post-jubilation. David Ives’ two-person comedy hit Broadway in 2011 and is set to draw you in here in Philadelphia with biting wit and provocative subject matters: masochism […]

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January 3, 2013

Martin Luther King, Jr. Springs To Life In The Mountaintop, Presented By Philadelphia Theatre Company Starting January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. may be immortalized as a large marble statue in our nation’s capital, but was very much a man of flesh and blood, and that’s how he’s portrayed in The Mountaintop, the award-winning play by Katori Hall, opening at Philadelphia Theatre Company’s Suzanne Roberts Theatre on January 18. The drama imagines the […]

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October 24, 2012

Tonight Picks: East Passyunk’s Witch Craft Beer Crawl, Night Of The Living Dead At The Penn Museum, Philadelphia Film Festival, Terror Behind The Walls 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!] As always, there’s a lot to […]

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October 15, 2012

Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents Stars Of David, A World Premiere Musical On Stage Starting October 17

Philadelphia Theatre Company kicks off its new season with Stars of David, a world premiere production presenting a series of musicalized portraits of famous people reflecting on how Judaism affects their lives. Based on interviews from Abigail Pogrebin’s book Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk about Being Jewish, and running from October 17 through November […]

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