Past Reviews

Regional Reviews: Philadelphia

Theatre Schedule for Philadelphia PA




1812 Productions
2329 S. 3rd Street Philadelphia PA 19146
215-592-9560

Broken Biscuits
October 4, 2018 - October 28, 2018

This Is the Week That Is
November 23, 2018 - January 6, 2019

The Santaland Diaries
December 10, 2018 - December 11, 2018

Broads
February 13, 2019 - February 24, 2019

The God Project
April 25, 2019 - May 19, 2019

An 1812 Comedy Conversation
May 13, 2019 - May 14, 2019


Act II Playhouse
56 E. Butler Avenue, Ambler PA 19002
215-654-0200

Tuesdays With Morrie
July 10, 2018 - July 29, 2018

Biloxi Blues
August 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Collected Stories
October 23, 2018 - November 18, 2018

This Wonderful Life
December 4, 2018 - December 30, 2018

Becoming Dr. Ruth
January 22, 2019 - February 17, 2019

Same Time, Next Year
March 19, 2019 - April 14, 2019

Cafe Puttanesca
May 14, 2019 - June 9, 2019


Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia PA 19106
215-922-1122

Once
September 20, 2018 – October 21, 2018

A Doll'S House, Part 2
October 24, 2018 – December 9, 2018

Every Brilliant Thing
November 8, 2019 – December 16, 2019

74 Seconds…To Judgment
January 17, 2019 – March 3, 2019

Gem of the Ocean
February 27, 2019 – March 31, 2019

August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned
March 7, 2019 – April 14, 2019

Indecent
By Paula Vogel May 23, 2019 – June 23, 2019


Azuka Theatre
1700 Sansom Street, Suite 800, Philadelphia PA 19103
215-563-1100

Warplay
By JC Lee
October 31, 2018 - November 18, 2018

Bob: A Life in Five Acts
By Peter Sinn Nachtrieb
February 27, 2019 - March 17, 2019

Boycott Esther
By Emily Acker
May 1, 2019 - May 19, 2019


Bristol Riverside Theatre
120 Radcliffe Street, Bristol PA 19007
215-785-6664

Erma Bombeck: At Wit'S End
September 18, 2018 - October 7, 2018

The Rivals
October 30, 2018 - November 18, 2018

On Golden Pond
January 22, 2019 - February 10, 2019

The Sunshine Boys
March 12, 2019 - March 31, 2019

The Christians
April 30, 2019 - May 19, 2019


Bucks County Playhouse
70 S. Main Street, New Hope PA 18938
215-862-2121

Million Dollar Quartet
Through September 29, 2018

The Rocky Horror Show
October 12, 2018 – October 28, 2018

I Hate Hamlet
November 9, 2018 – December 1, 2018

Ebenezer Scrooge's Big Playhouse Christmas Show
December 7, 2018 – December 30, 2018

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]
Reduced Shakespeare Company
January 16, 2019 – January 20, 2019


EgoPo Classic Theatre
1219 Vine Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia PA
267-273-1414

Company
by Samuel Beckett
co-produced by Rowan University
September 20, 2018 - September 23, 2018
Philly Fringe

Desire Under the Elms
by Eugene O'Neill
With Drexel University
October 4, 2018 - October 7, 2018
Mandell Theater

A Human Being Died That Night
by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela
October 24, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Three Sisters Two
by Reza de Wet
January 30, 2019 - February 17, 2019

"Master Harold"...and the Boys
by Athol Fugard
In repertory with Egoli
March 20, 2019 - April 7, 2019

Egoli
by Matsemela Manaka
In repertory with "Master Harold"...and the Boys
Co-produced with Theatre in the X
March 20, 2019 - April 7, 2019


Inis Nua Theatre Company
1700 Sansom Street, Suite 800, Philadelphia PA 19103
215-545-9776

The Monster in the Hall
October 3, 2018 - October 21, 2018

Box Clever
February 6, 2019 – February 24, 2019

Fishskin Trousers
Pop-Up Play in a Pub
March 19, 2019 - March 27, 2019

untitled
April 24, 2019 – May 12, 2019


InterAct Theatre Company
302 S. Hicks Street, Philadelphia PA 19102
215-568-8079

Salt Pepper Ketchup
World premiere
by Josh Wilder
Co-Production With Passage Theatre
October 26, 2018 - November 18, 2018

Hype Man: A Break Beat Play
By Idris Goodwin
January 25, 2019 - February 17, 2019

Heartland
by Gabriel Jason Dean
March 29, 2019 - April 21, 2019

The Great Leap
By Lauren Yee
May 31, 2019 - June 23, 2019


Lantern Theater Company
10th and Ludlow Streets, Philadelphia PA 19107
215-829-0395

Hapgood
September 6, 2018 - October 14, 2018

The Heir Apparent
by David Ives
November 8, 2018 - December 16, 2018

Betrayal
by Harold Pinter
January 10, 2019 - February 17, 2019

Measure for Measure
March 14, 2019 - April 21, 2019

Minors
World premiere
by Kittson O'Neill and Robert Kaplowitz
May 23, 2019 - June 23, 2019


Media Theatre
104 E. State Street, Media PA 19063
610-891-0100

Five Little Pumpkins
September 30, 2018 - October 28, 2018

Sweeney Todd
October 3, 2018 - October 28, 2018

The Wizard Of Oz
November 14, 2018 – January 13, 2018

Jack Frost Saves Christmas
November 25, 2018 - December 30, 2018

Julius Caesar
January 30, 2019 - February 24, 2019

Beehive: The '60s Musical
March 13, 2019 - March 31, 2019

Saturday Night Fever
April 17, 2019 - June 9, 2019


People's Light and Theatre Company
39 Conestoga Road, Malvern PA 19355
610-644-3500

Such Things as Vampires
September 20, 2018 - October 31, 2018

Cinderella: A Musical Panto
November 14, 2018 - January 6, 2019

Sweat
January 16, 2019 - February 10, 2019

Nina Simone: Four Women
February 27, 2019 - March 31, 2019

For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday
April 10, 2019 - May 12, 2019

Endgame
May 15, 2019 - June 9, 2019

Mud Row
World premiere
June 26, 2019 - July 28, 2019

Our Town
July 31, 2019 - August 25, 2019


Philadelphia Artists' Collective
267-521-2210

Mary Rose
by J.M. Barrie
FringeArts Festival 2018
September 5, 2018 - September 22, 2018

'Tis Pity She's a Whore
by John Ford
Spring 2019
Location TBD


Philadelphia Theatre Company
480 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19146
215-985-0420

Sweat
October 12, 2018 – November 4, 2018

Bridges of Madison County
February 8, 2019 – March 3, 2019

How to Catch Creation
March 22, 2019 – April 14, 2019


Quintessence Theatre Group
7137 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19119
215-987-4450

Frankenstein
September 26, 2018 - October 21, 2018

Oliver!
November 14, 2018 - December 23, 2018

Awake and Sing!
January 23, 2019 - February 17, 2019

King Lear
March 20, 2019 - April 20, 2019

One Man, Two Guvnors
June 5, 2019 - June 30, 2019


Theatre Exile
2329 S. 3rd Street, Philadelphia PA 19148
215-218-4022

Completeness
by Itamar Moses
November 29, 2018 - December 23, 2018
The Drake Theater, 302 South Hicks Street

An Oak Tree
by Tim Crouch
February 14, 2019 - March 10, 2019
Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American Street

Among the Dead
by Hansol Jung
May 2, 2019 - May 26, 2019
Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American Street


Theatre Horizon
401 DeKalb Street, Norristown PA 19401 610-283-2230 x1

The Laramie Project
September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018

The Color Purple
November 8, 2018 - December 9, 2018

Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale
February 23, 2019 - February 24, 2109

The Few
March 14, 2019 - April 7, 2019

An Evening with Rachel Camp
May 9, 2019 - May 12, 2019

[Untitled] [Project] #213
May 31, 2019 - June 2, 2019


Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19107
215-574-3550

Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn
September 4, 2018 – October 21, 2018
Mainstage

Disney's Aladdin, Jr.
September 22, 2018 – September 30, 2018
Theatre for Kids

In Between
By Ibrahim Miari
September 25, 2018 – October 28, 2018
Independence Studio on 3

Matilda the Musical
November 6, 2018 – January 6, 2019
Mainstage

Winter Wonderettes
By Roger Bean
November 13, 2018 – December 30, 2018
Independence Studio on 3

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
December 1, 2018 – December 23, 2018

Oleanna
By David Mamet
January 15, 2019 – February 17, 2019
Independence Studio on 3

Ken Ludwig's A Comedy of Tenors
January 15, 2019 – March 3, 2019
Mainstage

R.L. Stine's Goosebumps: Phantom of the Auditorium
February 2, 2019 – Febuary 9, 2019
Theatre for Kids

Kate The Unexamined Life
By Rick Foster
March 5, 2019 – April 7, 2019
Independence Studio on 3

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
March 12, 2019 – April 28, 2019
Mainstage

Pinkalicious: The Musical
March 29, 2019 – April 13, 2019
Theatre for Kids

Civil War Voices
By James R. Harris
Original Music Arrangements by Mark Hayes
April 23, 2019 – May 26, 2019
Independence Studio on 3

Legally Blonde: The Musical
May 14, 2019 – July 14, 2019
Mainstage

Fly Guy: The Musical
May 31, 2019 – June 9, 2019
Theatre for Kids



Please note that dates may change unexpectedly - always check with the theater before making plans.


- Updated 9/18/18. Changes/Corrections can be emailed to the Editor



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