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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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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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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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Our 2014-2015 Season Brochure

   

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Win a Retrospec Mantra Beta Series courtesy of Community Bikes and Boards!

Win a Retsrospec Mantra Beta Series courtesy of Community Bikes and Boards! To Enter Purchase a ticket any of our 4000 MILES performances (if you haven’t already). On the day of the performance, write your e-mail in the designated area on the back of your ticket stub and drop it into the raffle box in […]

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Gearing up for our 2013-2014 season

By Helen Schultz, Literary Intern The Suzanne Roberts Theater has been playing host to some younger actors this summer as PTC’s Summer Camp comes to a close this week, but the administrative offices of Philadelphia Theatre Company are already rocketing towards fall 2013. Here in the literary office, it’s no different. – We’re hard at […]

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The Showmance Must Go On: Writers and Directors Seduced by their Actresses

Compiled by PTC Dramaturg, Carrie Chapter Working in film and theatre creates a powerful closeness among its artists. Its insulated playspace, which calls for extreme vulnerability and intimacy, ripens the opportunity for romance. There is the sense of fearlessness associated with the “showmance.” It forever thrives in the present, forsaking any thought of a consequential […]

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Carrie’s Must-See Spring/Early Summer Theatre in NYC

OLD HATS at Signature Theatre: Conceived and performed by Bill Irwin and David Shiner, featuring music by Nellie McKay. The new zany performance piece from PTC fave, Bill Irwin, has been so popular it has been extended. But, I would recommend getting tickets soon since they have almost sold out the extension! (Running until June […]

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