Please visit the theater’s website or contact their box office for performance dates, times and to purchase tickets.
**Availability depends on each theater’s performance season. Seasons vary by location.
1812 Theater Company
1714 Delancy Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103
www.1812productions.org | (215) 592-9560
SEPTA: Bus 57 | Indego Bike Dock: S 18th St. & Fernon St.
1812 Productions is dedicated to creating theatrical works of comedy and comedic works of theater that explore and celebrate our sense of community, our history, and our humanity.
1812 Theater’s Schedule through June 2019
- Broads (Feb. 13 – Feb. 24)
From Mae West to Moms Mabley, Pearl Williams, and more, Broads features classic and original material and celebrates the bawdiest, brashest, and funniest ladies of the 40s, 50s, and 60s.
Click here for more information on Broads
- The God Project (Apr. 25 – May 19)
In an overstocked Swedish furniture store, two co-workers and their omnipresent manager unpack the cosmic mystery behind ‘Some Assembly Required’—with only their Sunday School memories and a totem allen wrench to guide them!
Click here for more information on The God Project
- An 1812 Comedy Conversation (May 13 – May 14)
After 13 years of making This Is The Week That Is, join the show’s creators to take a look behind the curtain and unpack the funny business of making comedy in an often unfunny world.
Click here for more information on An 1812 Comedy Conversation
**Showtimes may vary, Visit 1812’s website. **
11th Hour Theatre Company
302 S. Hicks Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
www.11thhourtheatrecompany.org | (267) 987-9865
Bus Routes Include: 7, G, 45, 47, 47M, 57, 68, 79 | Indego Bike Dock: 215 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
11th Hour’s mission is to have an enduring impact on our community by producing musical works of theatre. 11th Hour uses the expertise of industry leaders and up-and-coming artists to create an intimate and lasting experience with our audience. ACCESS Philly tickets can be purchased over the phone or in person at the box office.
11th Hour Theatre Company’s Schedule through June 2019
- Something Like a War (May 17 – May 19)
In this folk/bluegrass musical, a Tennessee town that was rocked by the Civil War pins its hopes on a friendly game of baseball played by recently-returned soldiers of both armies. But when ex-Confederate discover they’ll be playing on the same team as a newly-freed slave, the tensions that boil over threaten to make a new peace more dangerous than the war ever was.
Click here for more information on Something like a War
- City of Angels (Jun. 07 – Jun. 08)
A thrilling musical that weaves together two plots, the “real” world of Stine, a celebrated author writing his first screenplay, and his steamy, mysterious, fictional detective, Stone. With a dazzling jazz score and scintillating harmonies, this 1940’s, film noir musical depicts the allure of fame and fortune and cost it takes to get there.
Click here for more information on the City of Angels
**Showtimes may vary, Visit 11th Hour Theatre Company’s website. **
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
www.ardentheatre.org | (215) 922-1122
SEPTA: R1-R8 trains, Market-Frankford Line. Buses: #17, #33, #48, #76, #121, #44, #9, #21, and #42 | Indego Bike Dock: 215 Market St
Arden Theatre Company is dedicated to bringing to life great stories by great storytellers – on the stage, in the classroom and in the community.
Arden Theatre Company’s Schedule through June 2019
- Charlotte’s Web (Jan. 11 – Feb. 03)
Join us for the heart-warming story of a special friendship between a lovable pig and everyone’s favorite spider. Wilbur, Charlotte, and their barnyard friends have never been more delightful than in this wonderful tribute to one of the greatest stories for children ever written.
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- 74 Seconds… to Judgement (Jan. 24 – Mar. 03)
A jury of 6 has been deadlocked for over a week – struggling to decide what is ‘justifiable homicide’- in this powerful and provocative new play by Philadelphia playwright Kash Goins.
Click here for more information on 74 seconds… to Judgement
**Showtimes may vary, Visit Arden Theatre Company’s website. **
2030 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
www.comedysportzphilly.com | (484) 450-8089
SEPTA: 17, 27, 31, 33, 38, 44, 125, 48 | Indego Bike Dock: S Broad St and South St
ComedySportz is for everyone, it’s perfect for families, couples, bachelorette parties — you name it! Every ComedySportz match is a unique and unforgettable hilarious event. (Laughs are guaranteed!) Come see why so many fans come back to see ComedySportz again and again. ACCESS Philly tickets can be purchased in person, at the box office.
ComedySportz‘s Schedule through June 2019
- ComedySportz (Jan. 12 – Apr. 07)
ComedySportz is competitive improv comedy and Philadelphia’s longest-running show. Every Saturday at 7:30 pm and 10:00 pm AND Sundays at 2:00 pm, two teams of improvisers battle each other for points and laughs. In the end, YOU choose the winner!
Click here for more information on ComedySportz
- The Punch Up Podcast LIVE (Jan. 11 & Jan. 18)
Come see the live version of The Punch Up podcast, where some of the funniest writers and performers from the Philly comedy scene “help” our storyteller! Special guests join regulars Jessie Preisendorfer, Kevin Regan, Eoin O’Shea, and host Steve Roney.
Click here for more information on the Punch Up Podcast LIVE
- This Week Sucked (Last Friday of Every Month, Jan. 25 – Jun. 28)
This Week Sucked invites Philadelphia audience memberes to share stories of bad bosses, breakups, hookups, adulting challenges, and general woes. The diverse cast recreates those stories through a series of comedic improvised scenes
Click here for more information on This Week Sucked
- Adults Only Comedy – The Blue Show (Last Friday of Every Month, Jan. 25 – Jun. 28)
Sometimes bawdy, sometimes outrageous, always funny (but never creepy) THE BLUE SHOW features your favorite players doing stuff that no Brown Bag could ever rectify. Be part of the fun as we cross the line and totally go there. Seriously guys, ComedySportz this ain’t!
Click here for more information on The Blue Show
**Showtimes may vary, Visit ComedySportz’s website. **
EgoPo Classic Theatre
317 Dickinson St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
www.egopo.org | (267) 273 -1414
SEPTA: Bus Route 47 | Indego Bike Dock: 1154 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
EgoPo committed to revitalizing the great classics of theater and literature. EgoPo strives for virtuosity in vocal and physical performance in order to create innovative and provocative theatrical events. ACCESS Philly tickets can be purchased over the phone with the EgoPo box office.
EgoPo Classic Theater’s Schedule through June 2019
- Three Sisters Two (Feb. 02 – Feb. 17)
As war closes around them, and the threat of restitution hands in the air, a once-privileged family clings determinedly to their fading life
Click here for more information on Three Sisters Two
- “Master Harold”… and the Boys (Mar. 23 – Apr. 07)
Initially banned in South Africa. Master Harold plays a significant role in awakening global consciousness about apartheid and helped to lead to the system’s eventual downfall. This semi-autographical piece depicts how societal racism can pass down to the individual despite our best intentions, and presents the challenges and hopes for true change
Click here for more information on “Master Harold”… and the Boys
- Egoli (Mar. 24 – Apr. 07)
Egoli is a look into the world of miners in South Africa, depicting lives that are often overlooked, as they struggle with racial inequality, poverty, and systemic incarceration
Click here for more information on Egoli
**Showtimes may vary, Visit EgoPo Classic Theater’s website. **
140 N. Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia PA 19106
Fringearts.com | 215.413.1318 | 2nd & Market on Market Frankfort Line or Bus Lines: 21, 25, 5, 57, 48, 17
FringeArts presents world-class, contemporary performing arts that challenge convention and inspire new ways of thinking. ACCESS Philly tickets can be purchased at the FringeACCESS page.
FringeArts‘s Schedule through June 2019
- FringeArts Historic Building Tour (Every Monday, Jan. 07 – Jun. 10)
Curious about what goes on behind the scenes at FringeArts? Interested in learning more about the history of our converted theater and restaurant? Join us for our Historic Building Tours at FringeArts!
Click here for more information on FringeArts Historic Building Tour
- First Person Arts StorySlam (Jan. 14 & Feb. 14)
Gutsy audience members sign up at the door to tell true stories on the theme of the night. Ten storytellers are randomly selected to take to the stage with their most outrageous, heartfelt, and hilarious tales. Judges, also selected from the audience, determine the StorySlam winner, who is awarded a $100 prize, and a chance to compete in the season finale Grand Slam.
Click here for more information on First Person Arts StorySlam
- Get Pegged Cabaret (Jan. 18, Feb. 15, Mar. 22, & May 17)
Like a poison cookie—tempting and treacherous, pleasing and perilous— features uncensored and stimulating entertainment from the sexy, satirical, daring, delightful, queer, and most dangerous performers on the cabaret scene—a one night stand between a local Philadelphia artist and a visiting performer
Click here for more information on Get Pegged Cabaret
- Blue Heaven (Feb. 01 – Feb. 02)
The most exciting new voices in American comedy come to Philadelphia for two days of provocative performances, shrewd stand-up, live music, a podcast recording, and more. Offering over six hours of laughs and cringes each night, and blurring the lines between comedy and performance, this is not your average comedy festival.
Click here for more information on Blue Heaven
- Monthly Scratch Night (Feb. 04, Mar. 04, Apr. 01, May 06, Jun. 03)
Scratch Night is hosted and curated by a different artist each month, and features four to six short performances by local companies and artists, offering an inside look at the future of performance.
Click here for more information on Monthly Scratch Night
- A Fierce Kind of Love (Mar. 01 – Mar. 03)
Combines text, movement, and song to chart Pennsylvania’s Intellectual Disability Rights Movement’s remarkable history and celebrate the struggle, activism, and fierce love that fuels the desire for dignity.
Click here for more information on A Fierce Kind of Love
- The Appointment (Mar. 20 – Mar. 31)
Following women at a clinic seeking to terminate their pregnancies, this timely new work uses a pop-musical format to ask tough, important questions about bodily autonomy, race, and who gets to have access. As hilarious as it is incisive
Click here for more information on The Appointment
- Broccoli, Roosevelt, and Mr. House (Apr. 12 – Apr. 14)
Can broccoli make you giggle? How much dance is too much dance? And does your house have feelings? Three wacky title characters serve up unique impishness, snazzy games, silly sounds, physical flights of fancy that encourage interaction and elicit pure joy.
Click here for more information on Broccoli, Roosevelt, and Mr. House
- A Hard Time (May 01 – May 12)
Enter a boozy watering hole, where three dynamic performers blow farewell kisses to the patriarchy amid the absurdities and violence of gender expectations
Click here for more information on A Hard Time
- The Sincerity Project #3 (Jun. 04 – Jun. 08)
Explores the implications and challenges of aging, shifting expectations and identities, and how we all – as individuals and a culture – change, respond, evolve, and fail
Click here for more information on The Sincerity Project #3
- Circuit City (Jun. 20 – Jun. 22)
A futuristic exploration – part musical, part choreopoem, part play—of public/private ownership, housing, and technology set in a living room in a corporate-owned apartment complex
Click here for more information on Circuit City
**Showtimes may vary, Visit FringeArts’s website. **
Inis Nua Theatre
302 S Hicks St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
www.inisnuatheatre.org | (215) 454-9776
SEPTA: Broad Street Line, Market-Frankford Line. Buses: 4, 27, 32, 12, 9, 21, and 42 | Indego Bike Dock: Spruce & Pine Street.
Translated from the Irish language, Inis Nua means “New Island.” Inis Nua’s mission is to produce contemporary, provocative plays from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales which reflect those cultures’ new identities in today’s world. Inis Nua also seeks to cultivate contemporary, provocative work from American playwrights who deal with the Irish-American, Welsh-American, Scottish-American and Anglo-American experience. Reserve tickets by calling the Inis Nua box office, or purchase in-person at their box office. Tickets must be paid for in cash only.
Inis Nua Theatre’s Schedule through June 2019
- Box Clever (Feb. 09 – Feb. 24)
In a women’s shelter in London, Marnie is doing her best to care for her four-year-old daughter. But it would be a lot easier if she had the support of her caseworkers, or if she could finally ditch the three useless ex-boyfriends that keep hanging around her.
Click here for more information on Box Clever
- Untitled (Apr. 27 – May 12)
Two brothers are born on Nigerian Independence Day. But on the night of their naming, one brother cries out and refuses to be named. Untitled is his story and the story of his brother who names products in his London career. It is a world where myth intertwines with reality, where the past catches up to us, and where a name spells destiny
Click here for more information on Untitled
- Reading Series: Medicine in Modern Life (Jan. 14 & Jun. 10)
This year’s Reading Series takes a look at how medical and scientific advances have shaped our lives. Exploring how we are affected by the illnesses we suffer, the treatment we receive, and the motivations of those who treat us, three very different stories show the problems created by some of the solutions of science and medicine.
Click here for more information on Reading Series: Medicine in Modern Life
**Showtimes may vary, Visit Inis Nua Theatre’s website. **
InterAct Theatre Company
302 S Hicks St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
www.interacttheatre.org | (215) 568-8079
SEPTA: Broad Street Line, Market-Frankford Line. Buses: 4, 27, 32, 12, 9, 21, and 42 | Indego Bike Dock: Spruce & Pine Street.
InterAct is a theatre for today’s world, dedicated to commissioning, developing, and producing new and contemporary plays that explore the social, political, and cultural issues of our time. ACCESS Philly tickets can be purchased in person, at the box office.
InterAct Theatre Company’s Schedule through June 2019
- Hype Man: A Break Beat-Play (Jan. 25 – Feb. 17)
Hype man Verb has been backing up front-man rapper Pinnacle since they were kids. Adding beatmaker Peep One to their group sparked a flame and now the interracial trio is flexing serious Hip-Hop muscle. But when an unarmed black teenager is shot by police, it forces the group to navigate issues of friendship and race.
Click here for more information on Hype Man
- Heartland (Mar. 29 – Apr. 21)
Dr. Harold Banks, an aging professor of Afghan studies in Nebraska, is reeling after his adopted daughter Getee is killed by the Taliban while delivering foreign aid. When Afghan refugee Nazrullah arrives at his door with an incredible story and carrying Getee’s prized books, the two men form an unlikely bond.
Click here for more information on Heartland
- The Great Leap (May 31 – Jun. 23)
It’s 1989 and Manfred Lum, renowned for his basketball hustle in Chinatown, tries to talk his way on to a college team destined for a “friendship” game in China. Coach Saul blocks him hard, but Manfred rebounds and launches himself on a journey to a homeland he’s never known.
Click here for more information on The Great Leap
**Showtimes may vary, Visit InterAct Theatre Company’s website. **
Philadelphia Theatre Company
480 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19146
www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.org | (215) 985-0420
SEPTA: Route C bus, Broad Street Subway | PATCO Train | Indego Bike Dock: 18th & JFK
Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) is a leading regional theater company that produces, develops, and presents entertaining and imaginative contemporary theater focused on the American experience. ACCESS Philly tickets can be purchased over the phone with the Philadelphia Theatre Company box office.
Philadelphia Theatre Company’s Schedule through June 2019
- The Bridges of Madison County (Feb. 08 – Mar. 03)
A sweeping romance about the roads we travel, the doors we open and the bridges we dare to cross. Based on the best-selling novel that captures the lyrical expanse of America’s heartland along with the yearning entangled in the eternal question “What if…?”
Click here for more information on The Bridges of Madison County
- How to Catch Creation (Mar. 22 – Apr. 14)
Follows four artists and intellectuals in San Francisco who are struggling to nurture creative impulses and establish a legacy in both their professional and personal lives. When one discovers the works of a black queer feminist writer from a bygone era, their lives begin to intersect in unexpected ways
Click here for more information on How to Catch Creation
**Showtimes may vary, Visit Philadelphia Theatre Company’s website. **
Quintessence Theatre Group
7137 Germantown Ave (Mount Airy) Philadelphia, PA 19119
wwww.quintessencetheatre.org | (215) 985-0420
SEPTA: Bus 23 | Chestnuthill West Septa Regional Rail
Quintessence Theatre Group is dedicated to bringing epic works of classic drama and literature to the contemporary stage. As Philadelphia’s text-based actor-focused repertory theatre, Quintessence re-envisions the classics to inspire our community to consider what is essential in theatre and in human nature. ACCESS Philly tickets can be purchased in person, at the box office.
Quintessence Theatre’s Schedule through June 2019
- Awake and Sing! (Jan. 23 – Feb. 17)
A Jewish family struggling to survive the Great Depression. Gritty, heartbreaking and often hilarious, captures both the dreams and the struggles of an unforgettable American Family. Can hope survive or will reality tear the complex and loving family apart
Click here for more information on Awake and Sing!
- King Lear (Mar. 19 – Apr. 20)
An aging king creates a succession plan that divides Britain between his three daughters. Requiring each child to flatter him in order to receive her gift, Lear is publicly embarrassed when his youngest, most beloved child refuses. Which sets off a chain of events that lead Britain into a civil war.
Click here for more information on King Lear
- One Man, Two Survivors (Jun. 05 – Jun. 30)
This uproarious, fast-paced farce follows the mixed fortunes of failed musician Francis Henshall. Down on his luck and perpetually hungry, Francis suddenly finds himself employed by two bosses
Click here for more information on One Man, Two Survivors
**Showtimes may vary, Visit Quintessence Theatre’s website. **
1301 W. Norris St, Philadelphia, PA 19122
https://tfma.temple.edu/theater/productions | 215-204-1122
SEPTA: Broad Street Line to Cecil B, Moore
For more than 50 years, Temple Theaters has been a vital piece of the Philadelphia theater community, helping to shape and hone new talent, while producing elite level work that delights audiences. Our 2018-19 season promises to be a dynamic and intriguing one with bold modern productions, emotionally enriching classics, and gorgeous musicals. ACCESS Philly tickets can be reserved by emailing Theater@temple.edu or calling 215-204-1122.
Temple Theaters Schedule through June 2019
- Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine (Jan. 30 – Feb. 10)
A social satire with a comic twist. Undine Barnes Calles, an ambitious African American woman gets caught up when her husband disappears and takes all of her money with him. She is forced to retreat to her childhood home, to a family she has disavowed.
Click here for more information about FABULATION.
- Sunday in the Park with George (Feb. 21 – Feb. 28)
Inspired by French impressionist/pointillist painter Georges Seurat’s stunning piece, “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte”, Stephen Sondheim’s acclaimed, ambitious and multi award-winning musical is a masterpiece about love, art, and the price we pay for our passions.
Click here for more information about Sunday in the Park with George
401 DeKalb St, Norristown, PA 19401
www.theatrehorizon.org | (610) 283-2230
SEPTA: Manayunk/Norristown Line, Norristown High Speed Line, Buses: 90, 91, 93, 96, 97, 98, 99, and 131
As part of our mission, Theatre Horizon brings terrific, professional theatre to our suburban communities and provides excellent theatre education to over 750 children annually. ACCESS Philly tickets can be purchased online at the Theatre Horizon website.
Theater Horizon’s Schedule through June 2019
- Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale (Feb. 22 – Feb. 24)
Three women chronicle the gentrification of Harlem, journeying through the streets, history, landmarks, and evolving culture of their native neighborhood. Their daring wish: to establish nothing short of a new Harlem Renaissance!
Click here for more information on Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale
- The Few (Mar. 14 – Apr. 07)
It is 1999, and a newspaper editor in a remote Idaho town is toiling on a deadline. When her old flame resurfaces, long-simmering tensions expose carefully guarded secrets in a captivating drama that is by turns hilarious and thrilling.
Click here for more information on The Few
- An Evening with Rachel Camp (May 09 – May 12)
Spend an evening in the company of one of Philadelphia’s leading musical theatre performers. A night of Broadway, folk, pop, and rock music taking us on a sublime and autobiographical journey. An irresistible cabaret by an irrepressible Theatre Horizon favorite!
Click here for more information on An Evening with Rachel Camp
- Untitled: Project #213 *May 31 – Jun. 02)
A heartfelt story of learning how to carry on when true love goes missing told simply and sweetly through music, clowning, dance, and theatre magic.
Click here for more information on Untitled: Project #213
**Showtimes may vary, Visit Theater Horizon’s website. **
265 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
www.wilmatheater.org | (215) 893-9456
SEPTA: Market-Frankford Line, Broad Street Line, Buses: Route C, 41, 21, 90, Regional: R1, R2, R3, R5, R6 and R8, PATCO
Indego Bike Dock: S Broad St and South St (a 12 minute walk)
The Wilma Theater creates living, adventurous art. The Wilma seeks to engage artists and audiences in imaginative reflection on the complexities of contemporary life. The Wilma presents bold, original, well-crafted productions that represent a range of voices, viewpoints, and styles.
Wilma Theater’s Schedule through June 2019
- Romeo and Juliet (Jan. 15 – Feb. 03)
Blanka Zizka and the HotHouse Company bring their visceral and contemporary style to Shakespeare’s tragic love story, creating a timely exploration of unconditional love attempting to reconcile unforgivable violence.
Click here for more information on Romeo and Juliet
- Dionysus Was Such a Nice Man (Apr. 23 – May 12)
A comedy about your childhood being a Greek tragedy, examine the ways in which bad behavior is excused and concealed, using absurdism and traditions of clowning as a lens to tackle the timely subjects of sexual assault, incest, justice, and accountability
Click here for more information on Dionysus Was Such a Nice Man
**Showtimes may vary, Visit Wilma Theater’s website. **