Donation Keeps Curtains Open For Philadelphia Theatre Company Earlier this year, the Philadelphia Theatre Company was in a financial free fall. The bank foreclosed on its longtime home, The Suzanne Roberts Theater, putting the building up for sale. But now, thanks to a $2.5 million gift, curtains will open on the company's 40th season this fall.
Local Theaters Say Patrons Warming To Earlier Curtain TimesArea theaters have been tinkering with start times for a while now, and they say the more flexible curtain times are working out well.
Stagehands On Strike Against Philadelphia Theatre Company, Suzanne Roberts TheatreThe strike was called Wednesday evening because, the union claims, their jobs are being threatened.
Theatre Review: 'Reasons To Be Pretty,' at the Suzanne RobertsA popular play with lots of emotions is currently locked in an engagement of the Philadelphia Theatre Company.
Theatre Review: ''The Outgoing Tide,'' Drama by Bruce GrahamThe play has won honors as Chicago's "best new play," and there's no question it will now attract attention at Philadelphia's Suzanne Roberts Theatre.
Theatre Review: ''Scottsboro Boys,'' at Suzanne Roberts, Puts Tunes Over TragedyThe Philadelphia Theatre Company has raised the curtain on an award-winning production of "The Scottsboro Boys," loosely based on an ugly incident from the 1930s in which a group of African-American teenagers were falsly accused of terrible crimes.
Theatre Review: 'Red,' at the Suzanne RobertsThe Philadelphia Theatre Company has opened its new season with the premiere of John Logan's popular, multi-award-winning, two-character drama, "Red."
Theatre Review: 'Ruined,' at the Suzanne Roberts TheatreThe Philadelphia Theatre Company is concluding its current mainstage season with Lynn Nottage's energetically produced Pulitizer Prize-winning drama set against the ugly civil war in the Congo.
Theatre Review: 'Let Me Down Easy,' At The Suzanne RobertsThe Philadelphia Theatre Company is presenting a one-woman show conceived, written, and performed by playwright-actor-academician Anna Deavere Smith -- a show that started with considerable research and may leave its audience with a few surprises.
High Schoolers Receive Passport To PerformanceTheater is a special experience that many people never have. But the Philadelphia Theater Company is providing passports -- an entry to the world of theater.
<em>Theatre Review:</em> "Race," at The Suzanne RobertsWhile the directorial chores are now in the hands of Scott Zigler and there are some new cast members, the play has lost little of its nastiness.
Theatre Review: "Putnam County Spelling Bee" At Suzanne RobertsWhile music and lyrics offer little to write home about, the youngsters are so unique and the mechanics of the spell-down so bizarre as to create the craziest contest imaginable.