The Wilma Theater is seeking paper cranes for special installation at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Photo by Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission The Wilma Theater’s Portable Studio is seeking the public’s assistance in creating a large-scale public art installation, “1,000 Cranes For Philly,” which will be safely installed using appropriate social distancing measures at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission. Community members are invited to submit their own paper cranes by August 17, 2020, which will … Continue reading The Wilma Theater is seeking paper cranes for special installation at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission

The Wilma Theater Presents Their First Ever Audio Drama, IS GOD IS

Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Feature photo: Danielle Leneé and Brett Ashley by Wide Eyed Studios The Wilma Theater is excited to announce their first ever full-length audio production, IS GOD IS, in collaboration with 2X2L Programme and Die Cast.  The thrilling revenge story, written by Aleshea Harris and directed by James Ijames, features members of the Wilma’s HotHouse and will be available … Continue reading The Wilma Theater Presents Their First Ever Audio Drama, IS GOD IS

Philadelphia’s Wilma Theater announces new globe arena with individual audience boxes

Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Like many theaters around the country and across the world, The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia has put considerable thought into how they can bring their next season (beginning in late 2020 or early 2021) to audience members, all while ensuring that the health and safety of both patrons and artists remain a top priority.  After consulting with a … Continue reading Philadelphia’s Wilma Theater announces new globe arena with individual audience boxes

Wilma Theater announces innovative WilmaPass Program for their 2020/21 season

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC The Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia is pleased to announce an innovative new program that provides audience members flexibility and peace of mind about when and how they return to their theatre after the COVID-19 health crisis.  The company is launching WilmaPass, a four-ticket package that can be used at any time during their upcoming 2020/21 season of groundbreaking … Continue reading Wilma Theater announces innovative WilmaPass Program for their 2020/21 season

The Wilma Theater Announces First Ever Online Fête Fundraiser, Featuring Martha Graham Cracker

  The Fête, a live streaming event, will benefit Wilma’s ongoing commitment to supporting HotHouse and Education artists. -Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations. Image by Plate 3 Photography The COVID-19 health pandemic has dramatically changed how arts organizations operate. The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia is no exception. Adapting to social distancing practices, the groundbreaking company is pleased to announce three innovative initiatives to connect … Continue reading The Wilma Theater Announces First Ever Online Fête Fundraiser, Featuring Martha Graham Cracker

Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale: A must-see at Wilma Theatre

-Brenda Hillegas Photo by Joanna Austin If the weather was a bit nicer today, I’d have my windows opened and I’d be able to hear the sounds of construction a few blocks behind my house. There are new condos coming and they’re about three times the price I paid for my own house just a few years ago. And just steps away from a nearly … Continue reading Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale: A must-see at Wilma Theatre

Actor Steven Rishard discusses Rajiv Joseph’s Obie-winning play, “Describe the Night”, at Wilma Theater 1/28 to 2/16.

-Brenda Hillegas Describe the Night is a thrilling, Obie award-winning play by Rajiv Joseph (his Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo was a 2010 Pulitzer Prize finalist for Drama). This not-to-be-missed show is set in Russia over the course of 90 years and follows eight characters who are connected by history and myth as the origins of Putin’s power unfold. This is not quite a … Continue reading Actor Steven Rishard discusses Rajiv Joseph’s Obie-winning play, “Describe the Night”, at Wilma Theater 1/28 to 2/16.