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Getting to Know…The Subjects of SOD

Getting to Know…The Subjects of SOD by: Carrie Chapter | PTC Literary Manager & Dramaturg Rodgers & Hammerstein gave us a great tune from their 1956 musical, THE KING & I, which really exemplifies, for me, how theatres welcome a fresh crop of creative teams into a new season. If you recall, Anna sits amongst […]

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PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY PLANS REEL-LY HOT SUMMER FUN

Philadelphia Theatre Company hosts THE GREAT AMERICAN MUSICAL Summer Film Series on four, consecutive Wednesday nights beginning July 11.  Each screening, beginning at 7:00 PM, will be held at PTC’s home the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets).  General admission tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under and are […]

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PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS VENUS IN FUR BY DAVID IVES TO COMPLETE ITS 2012-2013 SEASON

Philadelphia Theatre Company announces Venus in Fur by David Ives will concludes its 2012-2013 season May 24-June 23, 2013.  Nominated this season for a Tony Award for Best Play, Venus in Fur follows Vanda, an unusually talented young actress determined to land the lead in Thomas’ new play based on the classic erotic novel, Venus […]

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PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY OPENS 2012-2013 SEASON WITH WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL Stars of David

Charles Busch, Gordon Greenberg and Top Broadway Composers and Lyricists Collaborate Philadelphia Theatre Company announces the world premiere of the new musical Stars of David to open its 2012-2013 season this fall. Stars of David is a musical stage adaptation conceived by Aaron Harnick of Abigail Pogrebin’s highly-acclaimed book of the same name.  It is […]

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PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY ACTOUT SUMMER CAMP REACHES FOR THE STARS CHILDS, BRAITHWAITE, AND MCCLENDON ARE GUEST “COUNSELORS”

Philadelphia Theatre Company announces its ActOut Summer Conservatory for teens.  The intensive four-week  Conservatory is designed for teens with some theatrical background who are interested in experiencing the fun of creating an original one-act play through an ensemble process. The program runs July 9 through August 12 and culminates in a “world-premiere” of the students’ […]

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PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES TWO PLAYS FOR 2012-2013 SEASON

Philadelphia Theatre Company announces two selections in their 2012-2013 mainstage season– Seminar by Theresa Rebeck and The Mountaintop by Katori Hall.  The remainder of the season will be announced shortly. The Mountaintop is a gripping reimagining of events taking place in Memphis the night before the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, […]

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WHAT YOU SAY AND WHAT YOU MEAN COLLIDE IN NEIL LABUTE’S CONTROVERSIAL REASONS TO BE PRETTY AT PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY MAY 25-JUNE 24

Smart, funny, edgy yet compassionate, Reasons to be Pretty by Neil LaBute concludes Philadelphia theatre Company’s 2011-2012 season on May 25-June 24 at PTC’s home at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets).  Directed by Maria Mileaf, the ensemble cast features Daniel Abeles, Paul Felder, Genevieve Perrier, and Elizabeth Stanley. Previews begin Friday, May […]

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Keep it Simple

From the desk of Sam Chattin, PTC Marketing Intern “Keep it simple,” are words of wisdom hammered into me time and time again by professor and renowned playwright Bruce Graham. Now I’m roughly paraphrasing the rest of his advice, working from memory, which coincides nicely with his newest play The Outgoing Tide, but much of […]

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Bringing In THE OUTGOING TIDE

From the desk of Carrie Chapter, PTC Literary Manager and Dramaturg In New London, CT, the Monte Cristo Cottage- the summer home of playwright Eugene O’Neill – provides the setting for two of his best known works, namely AH! WILDERNESS! and LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT. If you visit the cottage, you can actually position […]

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PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS THE SECOND ANNUAL [email protected] FESTIVAL OF STAGED READINGS ON FEBRUARY 29-MARCH 11

First Recipient of the Terrence McNally New Play Award Announced On First Night of Readings Philadelphia Theatre Company presents [email protected], a two-week festival of new work on February 29-March 11 at PTC’s home at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets).  The Festival will feature staged readings of four new plays from around the […]

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