New Light Theatre is a Delaware based nonprofit theatre with a charitably focused mission: to partner each production with a thematically connected charitable cause, and to raise awareness and financial support for that organization throughout the course of the pr
The Philadelphia Award for Social Insight Announcement
Nov 8, 2022
The Philadelphia Award for Social Insight seeks to honor the spirit of Philadelphia by acknowledging a production from any period or genre that demonstrates the ability of theatre to illuminate the way we live and interact with others as we seek to build community. The award recogn
Lori Lucy Aghazarian of Philadelphia passed away at the age of 49 on July 5, 2022. She was the loving daughter of Lucy and Dr. Aram Aghazarian, sister to Aram Alan Aghazarian, and dear friend to many whom she considered her chosen family. She grew up in Elkins Park, PA, and was a graduate of Ch
FAT HAM BY JAMES IJAMES2022 Pultizer Prize for Drama
The ghost of Juicy’s dad haunts him and asks for revenge – on Juicy’s uncle, who has now married his widowed mom. Sound familiar? Yes, but …
This contemporary adaption of Shakes
Find Philly Theatre Week events that you can access each night of the festival! Some events take place at specific times, and others are on-demand. Read on to find out more, and don't miss your chance to see catch shows from April 1-10!
Virtual Event, On-Demand
Here are just a few of the many events taking place during Philly Theatre Week that highlight Black stories, history, and culture!
A Sure Thing, and Then Some...Stories of Encounters, Entanglements, and Love
Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Collective
Friday, April 1 - Saturday, April 2
Virtual theatre has become a valuable tool the past two years, and many artists and companies have taken advantage of it to bring musicals to the digital world! We asked some of the folks presenting virtual musicals during Philly Theatre Week about their process, and here’s what they had to say:
As we all learned the past two years, theatre is not just what's on a stage. Here’s just a few of the events happening during Philly Theatre Week that prove art can happen anywhere!
After The Before Times
Sunday, April 3, 11:00am; Wednesday, April 6, 11:00am; Thursday, Ap