Philadelphia Theatre Company
Philadelphia Theatre Company, now in its 32nd season, is Philadelphia's only non-profit professional theater dedicated to producing regional and world premieres of works by contemporary American playwrights. The company is only one of a handful of theatres nationwide with this mission. Under the leadership of Sara Garonzik, PTC has had ever-increasing national impact with over 100 new American plays.
Recent world premiere productions include: Nerds://A Musical Software Satire by Hal Goldberg, Erik Weiner and Jordan Allen-Dutton, Adrift in Macao by Christopher Durang and Peter Melnick, Jeffrey Hatcher's A Picasso; Daniel Stern's comedy Barbra's Wedding; John Henry Redwood's No Niggers, No Jews, No Dogs; J.T. Roger's White People; David Ives' Lives of the Saints; three-time Tony Award-winning Master Class by Terrence McNally; Bunny Bunny by Alan Zweibel; and the American premiere of Birdy by Naomi Wallace. Philadelphia Theatre Company was chosen Best Theatre Company 2003 by Philadelphia Magazine. Since 1995, PTC has received 122 nominations and 36 awards from Philadelphia's Barrymore Awards, most recently for The Last Five Years (Overall Outstanding Production of a Musical, 2002-2003) and A Picasso (Outstanding New Play, 2002-2003). 2007/2008 marks Philadelphia Theatre Company's inaugural season on the Avenue of the Arts in our magnificent new state-of-the-art Suzanne Roberts Theatre.