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Mothers and Sons Joins Philadelphia Theatre Company 40th Anniversary Season
By Hayley Levitt · Jun 19, 2014

Playwright Terrence McNally reunites with the theater that launched the world premieres of his most successful plays.

Christopher Durang Will Play Vanya in His Tony-Winning Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Bucks County Playhouse
By Hayley Levitt · Mar 31, 2014

Durang will star opposite Marilu Henner in his play this summer at the New Hope Theater.

A First Look at Walnut Street Theatre's World Premiere of Beautiful Boy by Eric Conger
By Bethany Rickwald · Feb 18, 2014

The production stars Jeffrey Coon, Alicia Roper, Carla Belver, and more.

A First Look at Greg Wood, Susan Wilder, and Krista Apple in Walnut Street Theatre's Other Desert Cities
By Bethany Rickwald · Jan 21, 2014

Jon Robin Baitz's Tony-nominated play will run on the mainstage through March 2.

Incorruptible
By Hayley Levitt · May 31, 2014

Michael Hollinger puts the absurdity of blind faith and crooked clerics back under the microscope at Philadelphia's Arden Theatre Company.

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
By Hayley Levitt · May 28, 2014

The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical closes out the 205th season of Philadelphia's historic Walnut Street Theatre.

Barefoot in the Park
By David Finkle · Aug 13, 2012
Neil Simon's 1963 comedy gets a charming revival at the recently reopened Bucks County Playhouse.
Leaving
By Gwen Orel · May 28, 2010
David Strathairn gives a memorable performance in Vaclav Havel's funny and touching satire about a politician forced to leave office.
Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins
By Cooper Robb · Mar 28, 2010
Kathleen Turner gives a remarkable performance as the late newspaper columnist in this involving solo play premiering at the Philadelphia Theatre Company.