Azuka Theatre Presents the Philadelphia Premier and New Professional Production of BOB: A Life in Five Acts Feb 27 to March 17, 2019

Azuka Theatre Presents the Philadelphia Premier and New Professional Production of BOB: A Life in Five Acts Feb 27 to March 17, 2019

Azuka Theatre presents the return of the Virginia & Harvey Kimmel New Professionals Production with the Philadelphia Premiere of BOB: A Life in Five Acts by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb. BOB chronicles the highly unusual life of Bob and his lifelong quest to become a "Great Man." The play is a comedic exploration of American mythology and values, the treacherous pursuit of happiness, and discovering what it means to be truly "great." This everyman tale is directed by Michael Osinski, who previously directed Azuka’s Moth.  This new professional’s production features the rising talent of Paul Harrold, Sabriaya Shipley, Frank Jimenez, Claris Park and Dan D’Albis. BOB runs from February 27 to March 17, with opening night set for Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 7:00pm.

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Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2nd Annual Philly Theatre Week with 100 Events February 7 to 17, 2019

Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2nd Annual Philly Theatre Week with 100 Events February 7 to 17, 2019

Theatre Philadelphia proudly announces the return of Philly Theatre Week with 81 organizations, 100 events and 315+ performances between February 7 to 17, 2019. This new 10-day celebration will showcase the vibrant and diverse theatre scene in the tristate region, and help make theatre even more accessible to the community. Participating organizations range from professional regional theatres, to local community theaters, to self-producing artists, and everything in between.

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Inis Nua Theatre Presents American Premier of Box Clever by Monsay Whitney February 6 to 24, 2019

Inis Nua Theatre Presents American Premier of Box Clever by Monsay Whitney February 6 to 24, 2019

Inis Nua Theatre presents English playwright Monsay Whitney’s Box Clever for its American premiere, directed by Artistic Director Tom Reing. In a women’s shelter in London, headstrong, mouthy and maybe a little crazy Marnie struggles to take care of her four-year-old daughter in a moving and relevant dark comedy. This edgy two-hander stars Inis newcomer Ruby Wolf as Marnie, and Inis alum Rachel Brodeur playing all other roles. Previews begin Wednesday, February 6, with opening night on Friday, February 8.

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Azuka Theatre Continues to Champion Local Philadelphia Voices with New Playwrights' Group Featuring Production Commitment

Azuka Theatre Continues to Champion Local Philadelphia Voices with New Playwrights' Group Featuring Production Commitment

Hot on the heels of receiving the Independence Award for Outstanding Production of a New Play (The Gap by Emma Goidel) at The Barrymore Awards, Azuka Theatre announces a new writers’ program designed to develop new works by Philadelphia playwrights. Azuka has long been a champion for local voices and this new writer’s group represents the next level of support. New Pages gives local playwrights a unique writer-centric space to develop their work. Based on the needs and processes of the individuals in the group, New Pages seeks to support Philadelphia playwrights from the spark of an idea to a production-ready script. Azuka Theatre has committed to producing one play per season by a writer from this group for the next three years, beginning in its 2019-2020 season. This is the first writers group in Philadelphia to make a commitment for full productions, and Azuka hopes to not only foster playwrights as they build full bodies of work, but to help them deepen their roots in the Philadelphia theatre community.

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Philadelphia Artists' Collective Presents 'Tis Pity She's a Whore by John Ford March 28 - April 14, 2019 at Philadelphia Boy's Choir

Philadelphia Artists' Collective Presents 'Tis Pity She's a Whore by John Ford March 28 - April 14, 2019 at Philadelphia Boy's Choir

Philadelphia Artists’ Collective (PAC) continues its 2018-19 season with ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore by John Ford.  Jessica Bedford will direct a cast of thirteen actors – Monroe Barrick, Brandon Castillo, Trevor Fayle, Nathan Foley, Stephanie Hodge, Annette Kaplafka, John Lopes, Eric Mills, David Pica, Ebony Pullum, Amanda Jill Robinson, Abdul Sesay and Josh Totora.  Theatre critics and members of the press are invited to request tickets by contacting the PAC box office at (267) 521-2210. The show runs Thursday, March 28 through Sunday, April 14, 2019

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Philadelphia Theatre Company Welcomes Jason Robert Brown for One-Night Only Concert Performance January 26

Philadelphia Theatre Company Welcomes Jason Robert Brown for One-Night Only Concert Performance January 26

Philadelphia Theatre Company will kick off the new year welcoming one of the greatest living American musical theatre composers to the stage at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre. For one-night only, Jason Robert Brown will perform an intimate solo concert on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 7 p.m.

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Philadelphia Theatre Company Announces Cast for the Bridges of Madison County

Philadelphia Theatre Company Announces Cast for the Bridges of Madison County

Philadelphia Theatre Company announces the director and full cast for the Philadelphia premiere of Marsha Norman and Jason Robert Brown’s sweeping musical version of the best-selling novel, The Bridges of Madison County. The production is the second of the inaugural season under Producing Artistic Director Paige Price. For Bridges, Price has tapped Mark Martino to direct a cast rich with local theatre stars and Barrymore Award-winners, alongside actors with notable national and Broadway credits.

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Philadelphia Theatre Company Invites Audiences Behind the Scenes for See and Be Scene Staged Reading Preview

Philadelphia Theatre Company Invites Audiences Behind the Scenes for See and Be Scene Staged Reading Preview

Philadelphia Theatre Company invites theatre lovers to See and Be Scene, a one-night only staged-reading showcase on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 7:00pm. Producing Artistic Director Paige Price has assembled some of the hottest talent in local theatre for an up-close-and-personal preview of potential work for the company’s 2019-2020 season. In an informal reading setting, actors will present scenes from eight plays and musicals.

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Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Daughtry Brings Cage to Rattle Tour to Philadelphia Region at Parx Casino

Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Daughtry Brings Cage to Rattle Tour to Philadelphia Region at Parx Casino

Parx Casino®, Pennsylvania’s #1 casino, welcomes rock n' roll hitmakers Daughty to the Xcite Center on Saturday, November 17, 2018. Led by frontman Chris Daughtry, the band's lineup features Josh Steely on lead, Josh Paul on bass, Brian Craddock on rhythm, Elvio Fernandes on keyboards, and Brandon Maclin on drums.  Daughtry is currently on tour to support their fifth studio album, Cage to Rattle, which was released this past summer. Tickets are $40 to $80 each, and include a physical CD copy of Cage to Rattle. Customers will receive an email with instructions on how to redeem their album. Doors open at 7:00pm, with the show starting at 8:00pm. For more information and tickets, visit www.parxcasino.com/xcitecenter.

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Roy Orbison Returns to the Stage at Parx Casino with First-of-its-Kind Hologram Concert Tour - Featuring the Philly Pops and Julian Frampton

Roy Orbison Returns to the Stage at Parx Casino with First-of-its-Kind Hologram Concert Tour - Featuring the Philly Pops and Julian Frampton

Parx Casino®, Pennsylvania’s #1 casino, announces the on-stage return of Rock and Roll legend Roy Orbison.  Performing his greatest hits, accompanied on stage by The Philly Pops, the iconic hall of musician is set to return with In Dreams: Roy Orbison In Concert - The Hologram Tour.  Julian Frampton (son of rock and roll legend Peter Frampton) will open the show. Following record-breaking sales in the UK, tickets are now on sale and going fast for this special performance at Parx Casino's The Xcite Center on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 8:00pm.  Doors for the show open at 7:00pm. Tickets are $30.00 to $50.00, and are available now by visiting www.parxcasino.com/xcitecenter.

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