Wilma Theater

(Zainab Jah poses alongside a billboard promoting her starring role in the Wilma Theater's production of "Hamlet."  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Who’s That Playing Hamlet at The Wilma?

A new production of “Hamlet” has opened at the Wilma Theater, in center city, and director Blanka Zizka’s casting of the title role may be a historical first.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/29/2015

Philly City-Wide Boston Support Run

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Nov. 21

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!


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Top Upcoming Local Actors In Philadelphia

Philadelphia may be a train ride away from Broadway and across the country from Hollywood, but the city still has more than its share of rising stars.


(Jiri Zizka, in a Youtube video.)

Philadelphia Mourning Untimely Death of Wilma Theater Co-founder Jiri Zizka

The Wilma Theater web site on Wednesday evening had a tribute to Zizka, surprising many. Less than 60 years old, Jiri Zizka had passed away.


(Grace Gonglewski, Mary Martello, and Dustin Ingram star in "Body Awareness."  Photo by by Alexander Iziliaev, provided by Wilma Theater)

Theatre Review: ”Body Awareness,” at The Wilma

“Body Awareness” centers on two female professors, close friends, one of whom has a young and not-too-brilliant son.


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New Ballet At The Wilma Theater Inspired By Musicians At South Philly School

The choreographer and the composer for Ballet X dance company visited the Andrew Jackson school looking for inspiration for the next production.


(James Braly stars in "Life in a Marital Institution," now at the Wilma Theater.  Photo provided)

Theatre Review: James Braly’s ‘Life In A Marital Institution,’ at The Wilma

What we have here is James Braly’s narrative of the rise and fall of his romance and marriage, along with stormy matters relating to family and friends.


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Theatre Review: ‘In The Next Room, or The Vibrator Play,’ At The Wilma

Fasten your seatbelts, theatregoers.


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Theatre Review: “The Understudy,” At The Wilma

The plot includes a female stage manager setting up for a recently discovered play by the legendary Franz Kafka.