Category Archives: Philadelphia Theatre

Tony Award-Nominated Hand To God Comes To Philly

Philadelphia Theatre Company continues its 2016-2017 season with the Tony Award-nominated comedy “Hand to God“ by Robert Askins running March 31 through April 30, 2017. Previews begin March 31st before the production officially opens April 6th. An all-Philadelphia cast takes the stage for the Philly premiere of the stage which features Grace Gonglewski as Margery, Alex Keiper as Jessica, Aubie Merrylees (Pictured

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Last Emperor of Mexico Combines Theatre & Small Business In Philadelphia

 Chris Davis brings The Last Emperor of Mexico, written and performed by himself, to Philadelphia this weekend combining theatre and small business for a one of a kind experience at a Philadelphia icon. “…a strikingly original writer & performer.”  – The Scotsman The Last Emperor of Mexico is a historical journey exploring the rise and fall of Maximilian I (Pictured Right). Maximilian I has

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Remembering What Is Retro with BRT’s Brooklyn DooWop Explosion

** Seven Performances Only, February 15-19 ** Bristol Riverside Theatre presents an explosion of sound with Brooklyn DooWop Explosion running February 15-19. The seasoned professionalism of The Manhattan Skyline and The Casinos whisks audiences back to another time and place in a high-energy show that has been delighting audiences since 2008. The program features doo wop hits of the 50s

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Delany Sisters Recall A Century At Philadelphia Theatre Company

Philadelphia Theatre Company kicks off the new year with the inspiring and warm-hearted “Having Our Say, The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years” by Emily Mann. Adapted from the book by Miss Sarah (Sadie) L. Delany and Dr. A. Elizabeth (Bessie) Delany with Amy Hill Hearth, the show runs January 27 through February 19. Like molasses and vinegar, 103-year-old Sadie Delany

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Bryn Mawr College Presents Wintry Mix/Performance Festival

The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series presents two different lineups of innovative theater makers, choreographers and musicians for the second installment of its Wintry Mix/Performance Festival, a curated sampler of new works of performing arts. Emerging and established regional artists and performers known for their artistic daring will show their latest creations at the Hepburn Teaching Theater stage in

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Peter And The Starcatcher Soars Into Walnut Street Theatre

Philly’s Walnut Street Theatre, best known for producing large-scale Broadway musicals, is currently presenting a contemporary drama on it’s Main Stage just recently seen on Broadway about a character audiences already know so well. The boy who won’t grow up is back in Philadelphia and telling you a story in a way you’ve never heard before. Today, Luner on Theatre brings you the

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Walnut Street Theatre Season Continues With Harvey

We’re headed back to the City of Philadelphia today as the Walnut Street Theatre, the oldest operating theatre in the English-speaking world and oldest theatre in America, continue it’s season with its third Mainstage production hitting the stage tonight!  Following some serious Christmas cheer with A Christmas Story, Walnut looks to the laugh as a comedy hits the stage next! Today, Luner

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Philly’s Wilma Theater Getting Renamed And Major Upgrades

Philadelphia’s Avenue Of The Arts, located just south of City Hall, is home to many of the city’s best known arts organizations and many of Philadelphia’s premiere performance venues. One of those venues will be a new site to see come 2017 as a much-needed makeover turns an old theatre new and adds several upgrades during the process. Today, Luner on Theatre brings you

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Walnut Street Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season

Philadelphia’s largest producer of musicals for the city’s theatre scene is getting ready for its 208th season! While the Philly theatre scene as a whole is much smaller and could be compared to New York’s Off-Broadway and downtown theatre scene, one venue stands among the others as Philadelphia’s premiere musical producer in a city that loves the arts. Today, Luner on

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