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Detroit ’67

by Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Jane Toczek

Apr. 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23 2017

In 1967 Detroit, the year of the riots and violent racial confrontations, two African-American siblings are running an after-hours ‘nightclub’ spot in their basement. A haunting period piece. A compelling tale of people struggling to find their place in society. Winner 2014 Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History.

Stagecrafters gratefully acknowledges The Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples Inc., through their 2 Million & Change program that makes Live Theater in Philadelphia High School Classrooms possible!


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Shakespeare in Hollywood

by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Yaga Brady

Jun. 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25 2017

Shakespeare’s famed characters, Oberon and Puck, in their magical wanderings, by mistake find themselves on the movie set of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 1934 Hollywood. Taken by the novelty of the place, the two join the cast, playing… themselves! Hilarious, rapid-fire, wacky comedy with a touch of poetry and romance thrown in for good measure.


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2017-2018 Season Announcement

Subscriptions now available!  $70 through June 30.

On Golden Pond by Ernest Thompson
Sept 14-30,2017
Heartwarming story of love, and a lifetime spent together.

Norman and Ethel, visited by their daughter, pass another summer at their beloved Golden Pond, their retreat for forty-eight years.

The Miser by Molière
Nov 24-Dec 10,2017
Full of hilarious twists and turns, this immortal classic is brought to life in a new uproarious translation.

Brother and sister,  both ready to set out on their own with their true loves, conspire to find ways to get around their skin-flint father who tries to thwart them both.

Come Back, Little Sheba by William Inge
Feb 9-25,2018
Iconic 20th century play by the master of American realism.

Doc’s and Lola’s unfulfilled marriage faces another downturn when the couple take in a young woman boarder.

A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde
April 13-29, 2018
Grand,Victorian comedy/satire, one of Wilde’s wittiest and most penetrating.

At a house party, the fashionable upper-crust set amuse themselves with gossip and biting small talk. Their good time is disturbed by the sudden appearance of a woman who does not belong.

Race by David Mamet
June 15-30, 2018
Funny, fast, furious comedy/thriller by the contemporary master of dialog.

Two partners in a legal firm, known for getting clients ” off the hook”, have to defend a man whose sexual transgression overlaps with a violation of an unwritten racial code.

 


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The Stagecrafters Theater is centrally located in Chestnut Hill, in the heart of this historic section of northwest Philadelphia at 8130-34 Germantown Avenue (in the 8100 block between Hartwell Lane and Abington Avenue). The theater is toward the rear of the property up a short driveway. More

8130 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia PA 19118
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