2015/16 season announcement

PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY ROLLS OUT 2015/16 SEASON WITH FIVE PRODUCTIONS Including Two East Coast Premieres Philadelphia Theatre Company announces its 2015-2016 season with five plays that showcase work by our nation’s most exciting and provocative playwrights.  The season features the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar; the East Coast premiere of Exit Strategy, a new […]

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Terrence McNally on the Primordial Power of Mothers and Sons

The following is a reprinted excerpt of an interview with playwright Terrence McNally conducted by Jerry Portwood for OUT Magazine. 3.25.2014 The message that remains at the core of most of playwright Terrence McNally’s work is that people must continue to change and evolve so that society may survive. McNally says he wanted to write about this […]

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OUTSIDE MULLINGAR : Ireland and The Mythology of the Honey Bee

“The bee inclos’d, and through the amber shewn,  Seems buried in the juice, which was his own.  So honour’d was a life in labor spent:  Such might he wish to have his monument.” ~ Marcus Valerius Martialis, the first century Latin poet From scholar Andrew Gough: “In Celtic myth, bees were regarded as beings of […]

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40th Anniversary Season Art

In celebration of our 40th anniversary season, Philadelphia Theatre Company worked with local artist, Emily Schnall, to create original ink and watercolor illustrations that speak to the heart of each play. We hope you enjoy this portfolio of Ms. Schnall’s work as we honor a talented young artist and the playwrights who inspired her. About the artist: […]

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PTC BARRYMORE NOMINATIONS

Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical -       Nerds (Philadelphia Theatre Company) Outstanding Leading Actress in a Play -        Beth Dixon (4000 Miles, Philadelphia Theatre Company) -       Deirdre Madigan (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Philadelphia Theatre Company) Outstanding Leading Actor in a Musical -       Stanley Bahorek (Nerds, Philadelphia Theatre Company) Outstanding Leading Actress in […]

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Letter to the Editor from Edward G. Rendell supports PTC

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Our 2014-2015 Season Brochure

   

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Statement Concerning the Suzanne Roberts Theatre

Philadelphia Theatre Company June 4, 2014 The Philadelphia Inquirer has reported that the Suzanne Roberts Theatre, PTC’s home, is being offered for sale. As a practical matter, this situation has little effect upon PTC’s operations. We continue to prepare for our exciting main stage presentation of Colin Quinn’s UNCONSTITUTIONAL which runs from June 13 to […]

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PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY PROUDLY ANNOUNCES 40th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

Award-Winning Hits and Celebrated New Works Highlight 2014/2015 Season Philadelphia Theatre Company announces four of its five plays for next year’s 40th Anniversary season including Lisa D’Amour’s disturbing yet bracingly funny drama  Detroit, the Tony Award nominated Outside Mullingar by Pulitzer, Oscar and Tony Award-winning writer John Patrick Shanley, the runaway hit of this year’s […]

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UNCONSTITUTIONAL STARRING COLIN QUINN REPLACES A BOY AND HIS SOUL IN PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY SCHEDULE

New Performance Schedule June 13 through July 6 Philadelphia Theatre Company has just learned that actor, writer Colman Domingo has accepted a lead role playing Reverend Ralph Abernathy in a major motion picture about Martin Luther King, Jr. which will begin filming in Atlanta this June.  This shooting schedule precludes him from appearing in PTC’s […]

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