Now is the perfect time to take advantage of Philadelphia's amazing theatre scene. With a variety of interesting shows currently running in the city this month, including a few premieres and new productions of classics, there is truly something for everyone. Did we mention that some of these are Funsavers?
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The Arden continues it's 2016/17 season by bringing back a familiar classic, the beloved Shakespeare masterpiece A Midsummer Night's Dream. Once used to open the Haas Stage in 1998, Midsummer Night's Dream returns to the Arden to delight audiences once again, this time directed by Barrymore award winner Matt Pfeiffer.
This one act play from beloved classic playwright Tennesse Williams (A Streetcar Named Desire, The Glass Menagerie) makes a splash at Old Academy Players this March. Williams' expertise in exploring the layers of both family and society comes to life in Suddenly Last Summer, guided by the direction of Philadelphia native Rob Rosiello.
Pulitzer Prize winning classic Our Town comes to the Tomlinson Theater at Temple University this season. A story revolving around two families in the fictional town of Grover's Corners at the head of the 20th century, Our Town is a "meditation on the eternal cycle of life, of love and of loss - and of the enduring hope of the human spirit."
Another Shakespeare classic, Love's Labor's Lost is a romantic comedy centering around King Navarre and his court of gentlemen. The guys are dead set on swearing off of women and devoting themselves to their study, until the arrival of the Princess of Aquitaine and her entourage of ladies. Can they handle this new charming, new temptation?
A groundbreaking rock opera far ahead of it's time, Jesus Christ Superstar, the story of the final week of Jesus's life told through the eyes of his betrayer Judas, returns to charm audiences once again at the Bristol Riverside Theater. And the best part? It's a Funsaver!
Funsavers subscribers: keep your eyes peeled for this hit musical, coming to an email near you very soon! That's right, this Rodgers and Hammerstein classic about a British schoolteacher tasked with travelling to Siam (now Thailand) to educate the King, his many wives and their many children, is available for 1/2 price tickets. Get yours, and head over to the Academy of Music to fall in love with this Broadway favorite.
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