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Helium Comedy Club


2031 Sansom St.

Showtimes are every Wed-Sat at 8pm with additional shows at 10:30pm on Fri and Sat only. Tickets can be ordered by calling the club or online at
Need a laugh? Located just 2 blocks from Rittenhouse Square, see what Philadelphia Magazine calls “so impressive.” Enjoy one of our premier Scotch whiskies or perhaps a panini, as you watch the comedy of some of the nation’s hottest comics. Whether you are an individual, a couple, or a large group looking for something to do – Helium Comedy Club’s 250 seat theater and 2 lounges are awaiting you. Upcoming Shows

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Interact Theatre Company


The Adrienne. 2030 Sansom St.

Founded in 1988, InterAct Theatre Company produces new and contemporary plays that explore the social, political and cultural issues of our time. Subscribers receive discount offers to select restaurants, special ticket offers to other arts organizations, and free admission to Writing Aloud, a series of new short fiction read by professional actors.

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Mandell Theater


at Drexel University, 33rd & Chestnut Sts

Mandell Theater is the primary venue for the College of Media Arts and Design’s Department of Performing Arts. It is a proscenium theater with a maximum seating capacity of 424 people and is handicap accessible. Samuel and Ida Mandell initiated its development for the enjoyment of students and the community. Mandell Theater houses productions by Drexel’s Theater, Dance and Music programs as well as conferences, lectures, professional symposia, and open houses. Events

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Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival

215/ 569-9700

2111 Sansom St.

Two Shakespeare productions a year, every year. Additionally, the Classical Reading Series explores the works of some of those playwrights who were contemporaries of Shakespeare, and those whose works have been profoundly influenced by Shakespeare.
The Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival Youth Ensemble, a company of student actors, grades 9–12, meet Monday evenings from September to June for training and rehearsals with professional actors and artists. Rehearsals will culminate in a full performance of a play in June, cast exclusively with student actors. The program will be free of charge to students who can commit to the yearlong program.

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Pig Iron Theatre Company

Box Office: 215.627.1883 | Phone: 215.873.0883 | Fax: 215.873.0884

P.O. Box 17275, Philadelphia, PA 19105

From the Philadelphia Fringe to the Edinburgh Fringe, with stops in New York, Pig Iron drags theatre onto the stage kicking and screaming, and the audiences love it. Check their site for information on touring shows (New York, Massacusetts, etc.)

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The Philadelphia Theatre Company

Box Office: 215/985-0420 | Business: 215/985-1400 | Fax: 215/985-5800

Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad Street (Broad & Lombard Sts.)

Awards and more nominations just announced. Call for information about special events, such as Meet the Artists, Wine and Beer Tasting nights, and West End Friday nights. Check their website for details on plays, subscriptions, and events.

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Walnut Street Theater


825 Walnut St. (9th & Walnut Sts)

America’s oldest theater, founded in 1809. Today, with over 36,000 subscribers, it’s one of the largest resident theaters in the country. In addition to the main stage, there are independent productions in the smaller Independence Studio and Studio 5. Call about monthly Theatre for Kids shows.

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We The People

800/822-8487, ext.437

a musical at The National Liberty Museum 321 Chestnut St

A musical at The National Liberty Museum 321 Chestnut St. 800/822-8487, ext.437.

The Liberty Museum is open 10am-5pm daily. Adults: $18, Seniors: $15, $6 for children under 6. Group rates available.
Two Great Attractions, One Great Price! We The People is a rousing musical tribute to the spirit that has defined America. Exhilarating and inspiring, the award-wining production spotlights our nations heroes and heritage. Admission includes full access to the acclaimed National Liberty Museum.

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