Theatre Exile Presents Philadelphia Theater Premiere of The Whale By Samuel D. Hunter

Theatre Exile Presents Philadelphia Theater Premiere of The Whale By Samuel D. Hunter

Following a sold-out and critically acclaimed start to their 18th season, Theatre Exile returns to present the Philadelphia premiere of The Whale by Samuel D. Hunter from February 5 to March 1, 2015 at Theatre Exile’s Studio X, 1340 S. 13th Street (13th and Reed Street). This big-hearted and darkly comic story is about a 600-pound man’s last chance for acceptance and redemption as he struggles to connect in the 21st century. Previews begin on Thursday, February 5, and opening night is Wednesday, February 11 at 8:00pm. Tickets are on sale now for $10.00 to $40.00 at www.theatreexile.org or by phone (215) 218-4022.

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Taproom on 19th (South Philadelphia) Introduces New Executive Chef Christina DeSilva and New Must-try Menu

Taproom on 19th (South Philadelphia) Introduces New Executive Chef Christina DeSilva and New Must-try Menu

Recently appointed Executive Chef Christina DeSilva announces her first menu since taking leadership in the kitchen at Taproom on 19th. The new menu features upscale pub fare, bar snacks, must-try entrees and desserts, and includes several vegetarian options. Taproom on 19th is located at 2400 South 19th Street. For more information about Christina, the new menu or other exciting things to come, visit www.taproomon19th.com, call 267-687-7817, follow @TaproomOn19th or like Tap Room on 19th on Facebook.

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BRU Craft & Wurst in Midtown Village Philadelphia Unleashes 32 Rare and Fancy Beers, Sours, Ales and Ciders During Sour Bowl I on Pro Bowl Sunday

BRU Craft & Wurst in Midtown Village Philadelphia Unleashes 32 Rare and Fancy Beers, Sours, Ales and Ciders During Sour Bowl I on Pro Bowl Sunday

BRU Craft & Wurst (1318 Chestnut Street, Midtown Village Philadelphia) unleashes 32 rare, fancy and unique drafts on Pro Bowl Sunday, January 25, 2015, during Sour Bowl I. Since Philly Beer Week last June, BRU has been squirreling away hard-to-get kegs that include sours, wild ales, funky ciders and the tops in imperial IPAs and stouts. The taps open at Noon and are first come, first served until they kick. There is a limit of one of each draft per person at one time. Sour Bowl I will also pair one of Philadelphia’s best beer lists with specials from the kitchen by Chef Andrew Gaspar that will include house-made pickles, sandwiches, appetizers and desserts. All beers will be specially priced between $7.00 and $9.00.

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Inis Nua Theatre Company Presents American Premiere of Long Live the Little Knife by David Leddy at Off Broad Street Theater, Philadelphia

Inis Nua Theatre Company Presents American Premiere of Long Live the Little Knife by David Leddy at Off Broad Street Theater, Philadelphia

Hot on the heels of winning five Barrymore awards, Inis Nua Theatre Company in Philadelphia returns with the American premiere of Long Live the Little Knife by David Leddy at the Off-Broad Street Theater (First Baptist Church, 1636 Sansom Street). This fast-paced and hilarious romp features con artists turned art forgers as they tangle with Russian oligarchs, brothels, castrated labradoodles and spirit mediums. Tickets are on sale for $25 and $30 by calling (215) 454-9776 or visiting http://inisnuatheatre.org. Opening night is Friday, February 6 at 8:00pm, with previews on Wednesday, February 4 and Thursday, February 5 at 7:00pm. Knife runs for a total of 16 performances, through February 22, 2015. Leddy will also be in Philadelphia for a talk-back after the show on February 4, attend a post-show reception on February 5, and attend opening night reception on February 6. For shows on February 7, 12 and 13, patrons that try to sneak in with their best attempt at a forged ticket will get $3.00 off admission at the door and a chance to win a pair of tickets to the last show of the season, Penelope. 

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BRAT Productions Kicks Off 2015 Theatre with Always Coming Soon: The Future at Painted Bride from January 15-17th

BRAT Productions Kicks Off 2015 Theatre with Always Coming Soon: The Future at Painted Bride from January 15-17th

Feel more in The Future!  Dream better in The Future!  Live forever in The Future! BRAT Productions pairs together physical theater, rock and roll cabaret and a new photo exhibition in Always Coming Soon: The Future, from Thursday, January 15 through Saturday, January 17, 2015 at The Painted Bride Art Center (230 Vine Street). Follow the journey of a troupe of misfit vagabonds who find a 'machine' in a trash heap. As they struggle to decide whether or not to step inside, they reveal more questions than answers: what happens when the time passing is the only thing that is happening? Is the moment to come greater than the moments before? Are all of our best moments already behind us? Tickets are available now for $20 at https://paintedbride.org/events/thefuture/

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