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Bristol Riverside Theatre Announces 2017–2018 Season

Bristol Riverside Theatre moves into its third decade with a jam-packed season of three musicals, a heartwarming comedy and a contemporary drama. The 2017–2018 season features the Tony Award-winning musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee with music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin, and conceived by Rebecca Feldman; Quartet by Ronald Harwood; the Pulitzer Prize-winning

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Kimmel Center’s Broadway Philadelphia 2017–18 Season To Showcase 12 Blockbusters

2017–18 Season Highlights Include First National Tours of School of Rock, Finding Neverland, Waitress, Something Rotten!, Disney’s Aladdin, and On Your Feet! The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and The Shubert Organization recently announced today the 2017–18 Broadway Philadelphia season, featuring a dazzling lineup of Tony Award-winning productions and the most recent Broadway hits. The upcoming season features productions with

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Arden Theatre Co. Announces First Three Shows of 2017–18, 30th Anniversary Season

Arden Theatre Company announces the first three shows of their 2017–18, 30th Anniversary Season and continues their mission to present great stories by great storytellers. Producing Artistic Director Terrence J. Nolen says, “We are thrilled that our 30th Anniversary season includes some of our most treasured artists. We’ve premiered eight plays by Michael Hollinger throughout our history, and next season

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Philadelphia Theatre Co. Closes Season with The Absolute Brightness Of Leonard Pelkey

Philadelphia Theatre Company will close its season on May 17 — June 4 with The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, written and performed by James Lecesne and directed by Tony Speciale with original music by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening). This production replaces the world premiere of American Canvas by Bill Cain, the winner of PTC’s Terrence McNally New Play Award. The

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The Last Emperor of Mexico — Comical with a Modern Take on Spanish History

Earlier this week, we gave you a preview and inside look into Chris Davis’ The Last Emperor of Mexico. And after connecting via Twitter and seeing other publicity from sources such as WHYY’s NewsWorks… Luner on Theatre had to see if the hype lived up to the tale. Needless to say it did! Nestled into the Italian Market in South

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Upper Darby Summer Stage Announces 2017 Season

With 41 seasons of magic behind them, Upper Darby Summer Stage is gearing up for its 42nd come Summer 2017! The nationally recognized and award-winning theatre program, located in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, has officially announced it’s 2017 Summer season! Upper Darby Summer Stage is one of the nation’s oldest and most successful youth theatre programs. A staple of the Philadelphia region since 1976,

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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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