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Philadelphia Theater Guide

September 2008

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It's much too easy to think that all of the great theater in the Philadelphia area takes place in Center City, but that's not the case, by far.

Here then is our guide to what's playing on stage at Philadelphia area theaters in August 2008.

Through August 31, 2008
There Goes The Bride by Ray Cooney & John Chapman
Hedgerow Theatre
64 Rose Valley Road
Media, PA 19063
610-565-4211

Through August 31, 2008
Cadillac Broadway Series - Monty Python's SPAMALOT
Academy of Music
Broad and Locust Streets
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 893-1999

Through September 13, 2008
Kid Simple by Jordan Harrison
directed by Kevin Glaccum
Azuka Theatre
525 S. 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA
215-733-0255

Through September 13, 2008
REP Live: Conversations from the Café by Darnelle Radford
directed by Darnelle Radford
Represented Theatre Company
T Bar Teahouse
117 S. 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA
215-215-8289

Through September 13, 2008
Sweet By-and-By by Daniel Rudholm & Dito van Reigersberg
directed by Dan Rothenberg
Pig Iron Theatre Company
Arts Bank
Broad & South Streets
Philadelphia, PA
215-413-1318

Through September 13, 2008
Waiting for the Show by Theresa Diamond
Tender Thread Productions
Walking Fish Theatre
2509 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
215-413-1318

August 15 - September 14, 2008
Parenting 101 The Musical
Kimmel Center
260 South Broad Street on the Avenue of the Arts
Philadelphia, PA
215-893-1999

September 2 - September 10, 2008
A Streetcar Named Durang: Two Burlesques and a Nightmare by Christopher Durang
directed by Tina Brock
The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium
L'Étage, Cabaret Français
6th & Bainbridge Streets, above Beau Monde Creperie
Philadelphia, PA
215-413-1318

September 25 - October 18, 2008
Lake Street Extension by Lee Blessing
directed by G DeCandia
BCKSEET Productions
Red Room of the Society Hill Playhouse
507 South 8th Street
Philadelphia, PA
215-923-0210

September 2 - October 19, 2008
State Fair by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Tom Briggs, Louis Mattioli & Phil Stong
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA
215-574-3550

September 4 - September 7, 2008
Demetria Joyce Bailey Returns to Hedgerow
Hedgerow Theatre
64 Rose Valley Road
Media, PA 19063
610-565-4211

September 5 - September 13, 2008
Entertaining Mr. Sloane by Joe Orton
Walking Fish Theatre
2509 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
215-413-1318

September 11 - October 4, 2008
Reefer Madness, the Musical by Kevin Murphy & Dan Studney
directed by Megan Nicole O'Brien
Montgomery Theater & 11th Hour Theatre Company
124 Main Street
Souderton, PA
215-723-9984

September 11 - October 19, 2008
Candide by Leonard Bernstein, Voltaire, Hugh Wheeler, John Caird, Richard Wilbur, Stephen Sonheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker
directed by Terrence J. Nolen
Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA
215-922-1122

September 12 - October 5, 2008
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry
directed by Peter Reynolds
Hedgerow Theatre
64 Rose Valley Road
Media, PA 19063
610-565-4211

September 12 - October 12, 2008
The Hothouse by Harold Pinter
directed by Kathryn MacMillan
Lantern Theater Company
St. Stephen's Theater
10th & Ludlow Sts.
Philadelphia, PA
215-829-9002

September 17 - October 26, 2008
Rock 'n' Roll by Tom Stoppard
directed by Blanka Zizka
The Wilma Theater
on the Avenue of the Arts at
Broad & Spruce Streets
Philadelphia, PA
215-546-7824

September 21 - October 11, 2008
Anna Bella Eema by Lisa D'Amour
directed by Lisa Jo Epstein
Gas & Electric Arts
Adrienne Theatre
2030 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA
215-407-0556

September 23 - October 12, 2008
The Spitfire Grill by James Valcq & Fred Alley
Bristol Riverside Theatre
120 Radcliffe Street
Bristol, PA
215-785-0100

September 24 - October 19, 2008
The Persians by Ellen McLaughlin
directed by Jade King Carroll
The People's Light & Theatre Company
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA
610-644-3500

September 24 - Open-ended
She Loves You
Society Hill Playhouse
507 South 8th Street
Philadelphia, PA
215-923-0210

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