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PTC and Stagehand’s Union Reach Resolution

Dear PTC Patron: We are pleased to have reached an agreement with IATSE Local 8, and the stagehand union strike is now over. We are extremely grateful to our loyal subscribers, patrons, and artists for their support and patience during this time. A settlement has been attained that is reasonable for PTC and appropriate for […]

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THE MOUNTAINTOP SOARS despite stagehands strike

Dear PTC Patrons, The power of The Mountaintop lies within the core of its story, and we have committed to bring you that story through the beautiful and masterful words of Katori Hall, performed with eloquence and passion by our two actors, Sekou Laidlow and Amirah Vann, and staged by the immensely talented director, Patricia McGregor. As […]

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THE AWARD-WINNING DRAMA THE MOUNTAINTOP BY KATORI HALL AT PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY

Philadelphia Premiere By One Of America’s Most Important New Playwrights Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the man and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the leader merge in Katori Hall’s award-winning drama The Mountaintop, receiving its Philadelphia premiere at Philadelphia Theatre Company on January 18-February 17 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets).  Directed by […]

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Season Launch Party

PTC Launched their 2012-13 season with a celebration on October 4, 2012 in their beautiful home the Suzanne Roberts Theatre.  Subscribers, Donors, Friends, and Family came together for the inside scoop on the upcoming season from special guest Stars of David Original Book Author, Abigail Pogrebin, Seminar Playwright, Teresa Rebeck, and theatre critic, Toby Zinman. […]

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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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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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