10 Excellent Theater Performances Coming To Philly This June

From a Broadway tour to a day of performances in the verdant Morris Arboretum...

The temperature outside may be getting hotter, but it’s always cool inside Philadelphia theaters.

From Broadway tours to living room pieces, election-themed plays to a day-long performance in Morris Arboretum, there’s something for everyone on stages in the city this June.

See below for a run-down of the hottest upcoming theater.

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Photo courtesy Lantern Theater Company

Japanese kabuki theater infuses this mystery from the world of fine art at Lantern Theater Company.

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When:Through June 26
Where:St. Stephen's Theater, 1000 Ludlow Street
Cost:$15-$39

www.lanterntheater.org

Hillary and Clinton

Lucas Hnath’s fictionalized look at a familiar presidential couple gets a timely production by Philadelphia Theatre Company.

Hillary and Clinton

When:Through June 26
Where:Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad Street
Cost:$15-$62

www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.org

Animal Farm to Table

Photo by J. Smith for Visit Philadelphia

Orwellian dystopia meets ethical food production in an inventive devised discourse with The Renegade Company, complete with a freshly sourced meal.

Animal Farm to Table

When:June 9-10
Where:Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine Street
Cost:$14 for members, $20 for general admission

www.paintedbride.org

Straight White Men

A world-premiere production by InterAct Theatre Company reminds audiences it’s easy to forget about privilege, until it isn’t.

Straight White Men

When:Through June 19
Where:The Drake Theater, 1512 Spruce Street
Cost:$15-$37

www.interacttheatre.org

Time is on My Side

Hidden history and pop culture collide when Simpatico Theater Project presents the latest work by a local playwright.

Time is on My Side

When:Through June 26
Where:The Louis Bluver Theatre at the Drake, 1512 Spruce Street
Cost:$10-$25

www.simpaticotheatre.org

Nice and Fresh Expo Edition

Morris ArboretumPhoto by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia

Newly re-named performing arts company Automatic Arts brings a curated line up of artists from Philadelphia, New York and Los Angeles to the beautiful Victorian gardens of Morris Arboretum as part of a day-long STEAMpunk Expo.

Nice and Fresh Expo Edition

When:Sunday, June 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where:Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, 100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Cost:Included in the price of admission

www.morrisarboretum.org

Spinning Immigrant

French-born performer Emmanuele Delpech deejays the stories of immigrants in Philadelphia on the FringeArts stage.

Spinning Immigrant

When:June 15-18
Where:FringeArts, 140 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia
Cost:$15-$20

www.fringearts.com

SoLow Fest 2016

Dozens of (mostly solo) performances take place in low-key venues across the city in this annual festival of new theater.

SoLow Fest 2016

When:June 16-26
Where:Various Locations
Cost:Pay what you can

www.solowfest.wordpress.com

Muddled

Playwright Josh Piven, author of the best-selling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook returns with another zany stage comedy.

Muddled

When:June 17-26
Where:Drexel URBN Annex, 3401 Filbert Street
Cost:$15-$30

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If/Then

If/ThenPhoto by Joan Marcus

A new Broadway musical about modern life — and lives which might have been — visits the Academy of Music on a national tour.

If/Then

When:June 21-26
Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street
Cost:$20-$85

www.kimmelcenter.org

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