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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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BRUCE GRAHAM’S NEW PLAY THE OUTGOING TIDE RECEIVES EAST COAST PREMIERE AT PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY MARCH 23-APRIL 22

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the second production and East Coast premiere of Barrymore Award-winning playwright Bruce Graham’s newest play The Outgoing Tide, running March 23-April 22 at PTC’s home at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets).  Directed by longtime PTC and Bruce Graham collaborator James J. Christy, the three-person cast features Philadelphian Anthony […]

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PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS MULTIPLE TONY-NOMINATED MUSICAL THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS JANUARY 20- FEBRUARY 19

Original Broadway Direction and Choreography by Susan Stroman of the Final Musical Collaboration from Kander and Ebb   The landmark trial of the Scottsboro Boys is brought to life in Philadelphia Theatre Company’s production of the multiple Tony-nominated musical The Scottsboro Boys with music and lyrics by the legendary team of John Kander and Fred […]

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PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY PAINTS THE TOWN WITH RED, THE TONY AWARD-WINNING DRAMA OCTOBER 14-NOVEMBER 13

Stephen Rowe and Haley Joel Osment to Star Philadelphia Theatre Company opens its 2011-2012 season with the Philadelphia premiere of John Logan’s Tony Award-winning drama Red October 14-November 13 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets).  Directed by Anders Cato, the two-person cast features Broadway veteran Stephen Rowe and Oscar nominee Haley Joel […]

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AWARD-WINNING PLAYWRIGHTS, PLAYS AND MUSICAL HIGHLIGHT PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY’S 2011-2012 SEASON

Philadelphia Theatre Company announces its 2011-2012 season highlighted by a Tony Award winner, a new play by a prominent local playwright, a Tony and Drama Desk nominated comedy and a multiple Tony Award nominated new musical by an award-winning team.  The season features Red by John Logan, The Scottsboro Boys with music and lyrics by […]

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