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December 27, 2012

Join Pig Iron Theatre Company For Their Annual Fundraiser Cabaret “Hogs And Kisses” At The Trocadero, Friday, February 1

The New York Times calls Pig Iron “One of the few groups successfully taking theatre in new directions,” and Hogs and Kisses, in all its debaucherous glory, most definitely remains right on par with that description. Where else can you see such a highly acclaimed rock ‘n roll cabaret — for a good cause? Featuring […]

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September 5, 2012

Pig Iron Theatre Company Presents The World Premiere Of Zero Cost House, With A Special 99-Cent Performance On Friday, September 14

For the 2012 Philadelphia Live Arts and Philly Fringe Festival, September 7-22, renowned local theater company Pig Iron is presenting an extraordinary piece in partnership with Japanese artist Toshiki Okada. Zero Cost House, which was developed in Japan this summer, is “a sly, elusive work of autobiography, a play about moving out of Tokyo and […]

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January 25, 2012

Pig Iron Theatre Company Presents The Aporkalypse, A Benefit Cabaret And Auction At The Trocadero, January 27

Philly-based Pig Iron Theatre Company, which tours both nationally and internationally with wildly entertaining clown-and-dance performances, is throwing their annual fundraiser, The Aporkalypse, at The Trocadero on Friday, January 27. Managing director John Frisbee says viewers can expect to experience “a hybrid of rock concert, cabaret and 19th century variety show” when the curtain rises […]

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August 29, 2011

Fringe Pick: Obie-Winning Pig Iron Theatre Company Presents Twelfth Night, Or What You Will, A Reimagination Of A Shakespeare Classic

Obie Award-winning Pig Iron Theatre Company is bringing its quintessential physical quirkiness to a Shakespearean classic with Twelfth Night, Or What You Will, on stage at the venerable Suzanne Roberts Theatre from September 1-17. The show welcomes you to an “uproarious world of drunkards and wine-drenched parties, depressive noblemen and dueling musicians, idiots and veteran […]

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June 2, 2010

Benefit Cabaret @ Triumph Brewing Company: Featuring Pig Iron, Nichole Canuso, & More

Ah, Triumph. A great place to grab a beer, enjoy some delicious food, and watch a carnival-themed cabaret showcase… wait, what? Come mid-June, on Thursday, June 17th, the Nichole Canuso Dance Company is hosting their Second Annual Benefit Cabaret at Triumph Brewing Company. Guests can look forward to cocktails with the artists, food, live music, […]

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January 22, 2010

For the Love of Pig Iron: Hams Across America

When you describe an event as a “magnificent performance burrito, wherein a real charity fundraising event is wrapped within the trappings of a fake 1980s-style celebrity charity concert” it’s hard not to pay attention to it. Especially when the fundraising concert is hosted by Philadelphia’s beloved Pig Iron Theatre Company. For the Love of Pig […]

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December 10, 2009

Pig Iron Theatre Co. Brings Chekhov Lizardbrain Back to Philly

Chekhov Lizardbrain first emerged from the brilliantly quirky minds of Pig Iron Theatre Company in 2007, presenting the story of an introverted botanist struggling to re-order his memories into a palliative fiction. The play explores the impossibility of telling a story straight, and the battle between art and eroding consciousness. The premise may sound heavy, […]

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August 24, 2009

Pig Iron Welcomes You to Yuba City

Pig Iron Theatre Company has been at the forefront of the Philadelphia theater scene since its inception in 1995, utilizing clowning and a brave physical vocabulary to tell stories both humorous and poignant. Regular contributors to the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival, the company returns to the festival this fall with the premiere of Welcome to […]

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April 15, 2009

Pig Iron’s Sarah Sanford Makes Directorial Debut with Appetite

Sarah Sanford, known around town as an actor, teacher, and member of the renowned Pig Iron Theatre Company, is making her US directorial debut with “Appetite,” a multi-disciplinary work examining our desires to both give in to and control our desires for love, sex, food, and (all-American) consumption. Sanford co-created the dance/theater feast with the […]

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