Nine young women from a competitive high school soccer team. It’s a few weeks until Nationals. Known simply by their jersey numbers, they push and train for games while also navigating the trials and tribulations of their fast-changing lives. From Harry Potter to the Khmer Rouge, from ambition to abortion, The Wolves is about life, love, and loss on and off the Astroturf.
*Kilroys List 2015
WINNER 2017 Obie Award for Best Ensemble
FINALIST 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
WINNER 2015 Relentless Award for Playwriting
HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Best NY Theater of the Decade
Parental discretion is advised for strong language and themes. Recommended for 12+.
Past events at Philadelphia Theatre Company
EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL*
by Chelsea Marcantel
directed by Noah Himmelstein
February 14 – March 8, 2020
2 hrs, 20 minutes with an intermission
Philadelphia Premiere! Read the reviews HERE.
An Amish family must hold onto their faith after a stranger shatters their peaceful existence and their estranged daughter returns, cracking open the family’s secret history. Everything is Wonderful is a searing drama about healing and forgiveness.
“A perceptive, character-rich drama about forgiveness…” – The Washington Post
*Kilroys List Honorable Mention 2015 and 2016
Read the New York Times article about the show HERE.
This production of Everything is Wonderful contains a moment of physical aggression. For further context, visit our content advisory here.
PLEASE NOTE: contains plot spoilers.
Bebe Neuwirth in A SMALL FIRE
by Obie Award winner Adam Bock
directed by Joanie Schultz
Adam Bock’s meticulously crafted A Small Fire follows Emily Bridges, a woman used to running all the things – from her construction business to her family – until she suddenly and mysteriously starts losing her physical senses. As her world changes, her relationships shift in poignant and revelatory ways. A Small Fire was featured in PTC’s first See and Be Scene in 2017. Read the release about Bebe Neuwirth HERE.
“…unusually satisfying … raucous, funny and unexpectedly touching.” – The New York Times
Monday, December 2nd @ 7pm
See & Be Scene is a Subscriber & Donor Sneak Peek: an inside look into plays for the 2020-2021 season. The evening includes excerpts from 8 shows under consideration, in a staged reading format. Admission is free for Subscribers, Members and Donors and tickets are available to the general public for $15.