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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

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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April 20, 2012

1812 Productions Presents David Mamet’s Classic Comedy Boston Marriage, April 26-May 20

It’s tough to say what the main draw is for seeing Boston Marriage, presented by 1812 Productions. Is it the sharply written script by acclaimed playwright David Mamet, or the show’s three leading ladies, who are among Philadelphia’s most entertaining actresses: Grace Gonglewski, Suzanne O’Donnell and Caroline Dooner? Any way you look at it, the […]

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December 1, 2011

1812 Productions Presents Its Annual Holiday Favorite, The Political Comedy This Is The Week That Is, On Stage Through December 31

If you think the political theater in Washington is out of hand, then be sure to catch 1812 Productions’ This Is The Week That Is, where you can witness uproarious political theater of another kind: comedy. The show features both rehearsed segments and portions that are re-written on the fly to reflect the most current […]

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October 25, 2011

Roundup: Our Top Picks For How To Celebrate Halloween Weekend In Philadelphia, October 28-31

From the colonial streets still haunted by the ghosts of America’s Founding Fathers, to Eastern State Penitentiary’s award-winning fright fest Terror Behind The Walls, Philadelphia has more than its share of things that go bump in the night. So to celebrate the most bone-chilling weekend of the year, we’ve selected our top picks for activities […]

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October 14, 2011

1812 Productions Kicks Off Its 2011/12 Season With Mistakes Were Made, A Critically-Acclaimed Off-Broadway Comedy On Stage Through October 30

Craig Wright’s critically-acclaimed Off-Broadway play Mistakes Were Made has opened the 2011-2012 season for 1812 Productions. Mistakes Were Made stars Barrymore Award-winning actor Scott Greer, who plays the main and pretty much only character (save for a brief appearance by a secretary and an overfed fish), Felix Artifex. Felix is a self-described “imaginative, hopeful, and […]

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April 28, 2011

1812 Productions Presents Our Show Of Shows, A Sid Caesar Parody On Stage Through May 15

Playing in tandem with the classic Neil Simon comedy Laughter on the 23rd Floor, 1812 Productions’ Our Show Of Shows brings the exuberant comedy of the iconic Sid Caesar’s writer’s room center stage. À la the classic variety program Your Show of Shows, 1812’s Our Show of Shows features vintage and original material parodying everything […]

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April 15, 2011

1812 Productions Presents Laughter On The 23rd Floor, On Stage At Plays And Players Theatre Through May 8

1812 Productions continues its 2010-2011 season with Laughter on the 23rd Floor, a classic Neil Simon comedy that delves into the high — and hilarious — drama of professional joke making. In 1953, The Max Prince Show is a smash hit starring the variety show’s namesake, a popular comedian with convictions and flaws of mythical […]

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May 10, 2010

An Evening Without Woody Allen @ the Plays & Players Theatre

Converting short stories and essays originally written for the printed page into fodder for theater is not always an easy task, however 1812 Productions does a nice job of it with An Evening Without Woody Allen. As the show’s title playfully suggests, it presents pieces by Allen, who is best known as a prolific filmmaker, […]

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April 6, 2010

Theater Exile Presents: Shining City

Theatre Exile, one of the city’s most exciting theater companies, is wrapping up its 13th season with Conor McPherson’s Shining City. The company’s motto may be “dependably unpredictable,” but there’s no arguing that their work is dependably stellar as well. They’re dedicated to producing plays that engage the imagination while still being gritty and often […]

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March 12, 2010

Deals: Half Priced Tickets to Take Me Out @ the Plays & Players Theatre

Right now, Philaculturati is offering up half priced tickets to see Take Me Out at the Plays & Players Theatre, currently running now through March 27th. Head over to the home page of their blog for details. Take Me Out @ the P&PT Now through March 27th, 2010 Plays and Players Theater 1714 Delancy Place, […]

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