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HAMLET on the Road

THE PHILADELPHIA SHAKESPEARE THEATRE HITS THE ROAD WITH TOURING PRODUCTION OF HAMLET, APRIL 17 – MAY 10, 2017  Philadelphia, PA – This spring, “the play’s the thing” as The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre brings its professional touring production of Hamlet to life in schools, universities, and community centers across the Greater

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Our Next Chapter

October 2016 Dear Fellow Shakespeare Lover: Our metamorphosis is complete! At the beginning of the summer I wrote to you about my struggle with cancer, and our decision to move out of our beloved theatre on Sansom Street. I have good news. First, my encounter with the “Emperor of All Maladies”

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Think Like Shakespeare – Moving Forward

“Prove true, imagination, oh, prove true!” It was a busy summer at The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre as we moved out of our home at 2111 Sansom St, and set our eyes and vision ahead to the future. While our stage productions are taking a temporary hiatus as our Artistic /

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A Message From Our Artistic/Executive Director

June 2016 Dear Fellow Shakespeare Lover: The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre is entering a metamorphosis. Three forces have presented themselves in combination that we need to address. Due to rising overhead costs and rent, we need to leave our location at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion, which has been

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The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre Presents: MACBETH and TWELFTH NIGHT

Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre celebrates its 20th Anniversary Season this spring with two mainstage productions in repertory, directed by Artistic / Executive Director, Carmen Khan. Macbeth (April 1–May 21) is Shakespeare’s dark meditation about consequences in the aftermath of murder, ambition, tyranny, and revenge. Alternating on different

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A 20th Anniversary “Shakesperience”

EXCITING NEW YEAR COMMEMORATES THE PHILADELPHIA SHAKESPEARE THEATRE’S 2OTH ANNIVERSARY SEASON AND THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF SHAKESPEARE’S DEATH In a year filled with celebrations around the world commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre ushers in its 20th Anniversary Season with three mainstage productions, the Classical

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Kill Will: A FringeArts Battle of the Good, “the Bard,” and the Ugly

Tuesday, September 15 – Saturday, September 19, 2015 The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre presents William Shakespeare like you’ve never seen him before for a five-day battle bonanza! Kill Will features all of Shakespeare’s best “bloody bits” with a collection of killer fight scenes from many of your favorite Shakespeare plays including

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Mother’s Day at The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre

Shakespeare, Flowers, & Chocolate In celebration of Mother’s Day, Sunday May 10th, The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre will be offering all mothers flowers and chocolates at our matinee performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Celebrate your mothers, sisters, and wives with an afternoon at the theatre!   Sunday May 10th, 2:00pm Make

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Phindie Feature – Lecture, Talkback, Slam

Lecture, Talkback, Slam! Upcoming events at The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre April 16, 2015 - Debra Miller In conjunction with its magical, colorful, critically acclaimed production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre is offering audiences a mid-spring series of supplemental events on three Sundays in April and May:

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Three Falstaff Award Nominations for The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre garnered three Falstaff Award nominations in 2014, among such distinguished nominees as Jude Law, Annette Bening, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Dame Helen Mirren. PlayShakespeare.com is the producer of the Falstaff Awards®, honoring the best in Shakespeare performance, film, and publications worldwide. The Falstaff Awards, including the Lear

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