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Old Academy Players Presents Sarah Ruhl’s MELANCHOLY PLAY

Press Releases January 6, 2017 at 8:21 am 0 comments

MELANCHOLY PLAY is directed by Jane Jennings and produced by Carla Childs, Randy Shupp and Dale Mezzacapa. The show runs January 13, 14, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, and 29, 2017. Sarah Ruhl has been bestowed many awards and honors, most recently the 2016 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. The Steinberg […]

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Old Academy Players proudly presents OUTSIDE MULLINGAR

Press Releases August 19, 2016 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

Old Academy Players proudly presents OUTSIDE MULLINGAR written by award winning American playwright, screenwriter, and theatre and film director John Patrick Shanley and directed and produced by Christopher Wunder. This 2014 Tony Award Nominated play runs September 16, 17, 23, 24, 25, 30, October 1, and 2, 2016 at the […]

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Old Academy Players proudly presents WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?

Press Releases May 30, 2016 at 8:06 am 0 comments

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? by Edward Albee is directed by Nancy Frick and stage managed by E. Ashley Izard and Pat Pelletreau. Show dates are June 10, 11, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, & 26, 2016. Please note that Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 pm. Truth or […]

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YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN: Light-Hearted Family Musical at Old Academy

Press Releases April 22, 2016 at 7:23 am 0 comments

Old Academy Players proudly presents YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, the 1967 Tony Award winning musical by Clark Gesner. This hilarious, fast-paced, light-hearted family musical filled with all the adorable characters created by Charles Schultz over sixty years ago, is directed by Annie Hnatko. Show dates are April 22, […]

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Hysterically Funny VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Old Academy Players

Press Releases December 15, 2015 at 8:59 am 0 comments

Old Academy Players proudly presents the hysterically funny VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, the 2013 Tony award-winning comedy by Christopher Durang. Directed by Jane Jennings, the show runs January 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, and 24, 2016. “The kind of full-on comedy that’s rare on Broadway. […]

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Old Academy Players Presents THE 2015 HOLIDAY SHOW!

Press Releases December 1, 2015 at 8:58 pm 0 comments

Kick start the Holidays with great singing and dancing at Old Academy Players’ amazing annual HOLIDAY SHOW — one weekend only December 4, 5, & 6, 2015! Director Annie Hnatko, Accompanist Mark Urmson, and Producer Stephen Hnatko have engaged an ensemble of accomplished performers, who will bring joy to your […]

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Old Academy Players presents the Award-winning Dramatic Comedy: 4,000 MILES

Press Releases October 17, 2015 at 2:15 pm 0 comments

Old Academy Players presents the award-winning dramatic comedy 4,000 MILES by Amy Herzog and directed by Charlotte Higgins November 6-22, 2015. The NY York Times affirmed, “Plays as truthful and touching and fine as Amy Herzog’s 4000 MILES come along once or maybe twice a season, if we’re lucky.” The […]

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Mirthful and Magical or Hilarious and Harrowing? Get Ready for Old Academy’s Upcoming Season!

Press Releases August 14, 2015 at 5:07 pm 0 comments

Mirthful and Magical or Hilarious and Harrowing, Old Academy Players Proudly Presents a Season that is Bound to Titillate and Delight You! PHILADELPHIA, PA – East Falls’ historic Old Academy Players celebrates its 93rd season by presenting a mix of revered classics, contemporary masterworks, and Tony Award-winning hits. From the […]

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Old Academy Players proudly presents Shakespeare’s immortal TWELFTH NIGHT, OR WHAT YOU WILL.

Press Releases August 14, 2015 at 5:06 pm 0 comments

Philadelphia, PA – Old Academy Players proudly presents Shakespeare’s immortal TWELFTH NIGHT, OR WHAT YOU WILL. Old Academy Players opens its 2015-16 season with TWELFTH NIGHT, one of William Shakespeare’s funniest and most musical of all his comedies. Directed by Old Academy veteran Carla Childs of Mt. Airy, the show […]

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Old Academy Presents TEN CHIMNEYS: Exciting, Intriguing Comedy-Drama

Press Releases April 7, 2015 at 6:36 am 0 comments

Philadelphia, PA – The exciting and intriguing comedy-drama TEN CHIMNEYS, by Jeffrey Hatcher, one of the most prolific and produced playwrights in the U.S., is the fifth play in Old Academy’s exciting season and its 496th production. It runs April 24, 25, May 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, and 10, […]

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Old Academy Players Proudly Presents William Inge’s BUS STOP

Press Releases February 14, 2015 at 10:21 am 0 comments

Old Academy Players proudly presents BUS STOP written by Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award Winning Playwright, William Inge. Philadelphia, PA – William Inge’s BUS STOP is the fourth play in the exciting Old Academy Players 2014-15 Season and its 495th production. It runs March 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, and […]

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Find Something Funny with LOOKING at Old Academy Players

Around the Region January 15, 2015 at 8:57 pm 0 comments

A gym, a bar, and four unattached adults who are perhaps just a bit lost and LOOKING, set the stage for the plotline of the show currently running at Old Academy Players. Humor looms large, as the four actors deliver a smart script that presents the foibles of finding friendship […]

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Old Academy Players proudly presents LOOKING: Delightful, Hilarious Comedy

Press Releases December 16, 2014 at 10:31 am 0 comments

The delightful, hilarious comedy Looking, written by Norm Foster, Canada’s most produced playwright, is the third show in Old Academy Players exciting 2014-15 season. It runs January 9 through 25, 2015. Directed by Christopher Wunder and produced by Nancy Frick and Ben Marshal, Looking stars Old Academy super stars Norman […]

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Shakers Quilting: (l. to r.:)  Sarah Labov, Freda Gowling, Norma Kider, & Jillian Bosmann; (Left Wall:)  Carla Childs, (Right Wall:) Austin Stanton, Jessica Hobbs-Pifer, Nicole Bishop, & Marcy Hoffman. (Photo credit: Jim Pifer)

Old Academy Players Counting Blessings with AS IT IS IN HEAVEN

Around the Region November 15, 2014 at 8:25 am 0 comments

AS IT IS IN HEAVEN is the 492nd full-length production at Old Academy Players. This play should not be confused with the Swedish film of the same title. Theater is at its best when the intention is to entertain, educate, enlighten, and/or inform. AS IT IS IN HEAVEN informs the […]

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THE LION IN WINTER Boldly Kicks Off the Season at Old Academy Players

Around the Region September 22, 2014 at 8:31 pm 0 comments

Old Academy Players, for their 491st show, takes on a play that is not for the faint of heart. THE LION IN WINTER by James Goldman is a play about family life, not every day family life, but a dysfunctional royal family. Chinon, France during the Christmas of 1183 is […]

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BOEING BOEING Lands the Laughs at Old Academy Players

Around the Region May 9, 2014 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

Ingredients: six doors, three international accents, six actors, three sets of wings, one bachelor, one bachelor flat in Paris. Recipe: place one American bachelor in his French flat with one sarcastic French housekeeper, stir in one clueless bachelor houseguest from America, dip into this one well-organized stay with one two-timed […]

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Characters Careen From Civility to CARNAGE at Old Academy Players

Around the Region December 10, 2013 at 9:40 pm 0 comments

A schoolyard fight, boys at play, parents balancing the misbehavior with civilized discussion. Or are they? Old Academy Players, for the 486th full-length production of its illustrious history, takes no prisoners when tackling grownups behaving badly in GOD OF CARNAGE by Yasmina Reza. As stories go, it is not unusual […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 20: September 20, 2013

Podcasts September 15, 2013 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Check out the latest episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast. Don’t forget you can subscribe to “Curtain Up!” podcast on Apple iTunes. Click here to subscribe. From other podcast programs you can follow it by subscribing to the feed, http://www.stagemagazine.org/feed/curtainuppodcast/.

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 9: July 5, 2013

Podcasts June 30, 2013 at 7:20 am 0 comments

Check out the latest episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast. Don’t forget you can subscribe to “Curtain Up!” podcast on Apple iTunes. Click here to subscribe. From other podcast programs you can follow it by subscribing to the feed, http://www.stagemagazine.org/feed/curtainuppodcast/.

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Old Academy Stays on Track with STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

Around the Region June 10, 2013 at 8:54 pm 0 comments

Marlon Brando, Jessica Tandy, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden starred in the original production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, now being presented as the final show of Old Academy Players 2012-2013 season. This is quite a group of actors to compete against and fortunately director J.P. Parrella doesn’t attempt to. […]

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