Jun. 15, 2021 8:30 am
On June 17, First Person Arts and EMOC launch a virtual event they hope will shatter misperceptions of men of color
Just in time for Fathers Day, the two community-driven orgs present a film that explores honest relationships between fathers and sons of color.
May 28, 2020 9:13 am
5 fun ways Philly orgs have pivoted to virtual
Check out what the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania, Kimmel Center, Rock to the Future, StoryUP! and First Person Arts have been doing online.
Jan. 17, 2020 2:37 pm
This high school student wrote a play about the trauma of school shootings. You can see it tonight
Angelina DeMontes' play, Candles, premiered last night at the Arden Theatre’s Hamilton Family Arts Center at 62 N. 2nd Street. There are performances tonight and tomorrow (January 17 and 18) at 7 p.m.
Jan. 5, 2018 10:52 am
‘The Caregivers Project’ invites social workers, nannies and home aides to the stage
"I wanted to shine a light on this work, which often happens behind closed doors and in isolation," said Pig Iron Theatre Company's Nell Bang-Jensen.
Oct. 18, 2017 12:57 pm
The Barrymore Awards are funding 4 socially conscious artists and theatre companies
The "Tonys of Philadelphia" are coming up Oct. 30. Four winners will receive grant money for their work in highlighting the local arts community, theatre education and more.
Sep. 27, 2017 12:55 pm
A cop and a Black man walk onto a stage in Philadelphia …
Police officers and community members will come together to talk about their shared traumas in an upcoming Theater of Witness production, "Walk in my Shoes."
Sep. 25, 2017 11:31 am
This MontCo theatre program for students with autism is a Barrymore nominee
Theatre Horizon's Autism Drama Program is one of the four nominees for this year's Victory Foundation Award and the only one in its category focusing on education for those on the spectrum.
Jul. 25, 2017 10:34 am
Theatre in the X broke the fourth wall to discuss the realities of leading a Black theater company
"It is our responsibility to realize that we — us people of color, us poor, us displaced, us disenfranchised, us subjugated — are not the minority," said cofounder Carlo Campbell.
Feb. 7, 2017 9:54 am
Tomorrow: Join the #SistersSay Twitter chat about influential women
Philadelphia Theatre Company and Generocity are teaming up for a live discussion in tandem with PTC's show, "Having Our Say."
Feb. 3, 2017 12:58 pm
How this MontCo playhouse is addressing hunger in Pa.’s second-wealthiest county
Theatre Horizon's "Grand Concourse" opens tomorrow alongside a photo exhibit and a series of panels analyzing food insecurity in Montgomery County.