Announcing the Nominees for the 2022-23 Barrymore Awards!
Sep 15, 2023
After a nearly three year hiatus, and only announcing one cash award last year, the Barrymore Awards, run by Theatre Philadelphia are back to honor the 2022-2023 theatre season, the first full season back for many theatres after the pandemic. The Barrymore Awards recognize professional theatre
Theatre Philadelphia announces playwright, artist, educator, and community ethnographer Sabriaya Shipley as the new Executive Director
Aug 23, 2023
Philadelphia, PA - After an extensive search, the Board of Directors of Theatre Philadelphia is excited to announce that they have hired Sabriaya Shipley (she/they) as the organization’s new Executive Director. Shipley will immediately reenter the region’s theatre marketing and leadership orga
Godspell, 2012 Revised Version from New Light Theatre
Jun 14, 2023
New Light Theatre is officially in rehearsals for its summer musical, Godspell, 2012 Revised Version, by Stephen Schwartz, conceived by John-Michael Tebelak, in support of REACH Riverside, August 11th through 20th, at the E.O. Bull Center in West Ch
Applied Mechanics Shares What to Expect as an Audience Member
Jun 6, 2023
Photo: Tasha DoremusApplied Mechanics makes plays! The plays Applied Mechanics makes are also immersive installation experiences. There is no proscenium, no fourth wall. The audience seating and the set are not separate and distinct from one another. That said, each audience member's
Applied Mechanics gives a sneak peak into the world of Other Orbits!!!!
Apr 17, 2023
Lights up on a world 10,000 years in the future. A distant planet where colonization has tried and failed, once again. The humans have either moved on or merged with the creatures, tech and detritus of the planet, and things are changing fast. How do a walrus, a bacteria, a blackberry,
From the Content + Criticism Cohort: Philadelphia Theatre Reviews
Mar 28, 2023
This past fall, Theatre Philadelphia's Content + Criticism Cohort joined thINKingDANCE for a workshop on reviewing theatre with a dance and movement perspective. Afterwards, Content + Criticism Cohort members reviewed shows and crafted reviews utilizing this perspective through the lens of the a
We challenged Philly Theatre Week participating companies to send us some songs that best describe their event or themselves. The resulting curated playlist is an epic mix of everything (and we mean everything)!