Exit Strategy Special Topics Panelists

Special Topics Panel Discussion – “Schooled: Are We Learning Our Lesson About Education in Philadelphia?” Tuesday, February 9th - A post-show event following the 6:30pm performance of Exit Strategy Join us for this moderated panel discussion! Admission to this post-show PEP event is FREE! – Meet our Guest Moderator & Panelists Guest Moderator: Kevin McCorry, WHYY […]

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PTC’s Top Ten Special Moments of 2015

PTC Invites You to Join US as We Countdown towards the New Year! 2015 was a year of many successes for PTC. While we have too many to list here, we would like to close out the year by sharing what we consider to be our top 10 moments for the year that was 2015… […]

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How Curious!

How Curious! : Off-kilter Riffs on Arthur Conan Doyle’s Famous Sleuth Compiled by Carrie Chapter, PTC dramaturg Sherlock, Jr. (1924)                                   In a metatheatrical tribute to Sherlock Holmes, silent film comedian Buster Keaton plays a film projectionist who aspires […]

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Philadelphia Theatre Company Regains Control of Suzanne Roberts Theatre

PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY REGAINS CONTROL OF SUZANNE ROBERTS THEATRE Announces it has repurchased the Theatre from TD Bank The Philadelphia Theatre Company announced today that it has repurchased the iconic Suzanne Roberts Theatre from TD Bank, thanks in large part to a spirited community effort led by the Roberts family that raised over $3 million […]

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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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