Events

Beer Tasting pre-show reception
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 7:00pm

Join us for a pre-show beer tasting in our lobby from 7 to 8pm sponsored by Saint Benjamin Brewing Company—complimentary for ticket-holders to that evening's performance!

Directors Gathering Dialogue
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 9:00pm

Immediately following the performance, a member of the Directors Gathering will join When the Rain Stops Falling director Blanka Zizka for an audience-led conversation to discuss the behind-the-scenes process of directing When the Rain Stops Falling.

Opening Night
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 7:30pm
Post Show Discussion
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 9:00pm

Learn more about the production through discussions with artists and audience members following these evening performances.

Art in the Anthropocene, a discussion symposium
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 4:30pm

What are the challenges for artists trying to address the theme of climate change? A multi-disciplinary panel addresses the question. Panelists will include E. Ann Kaplan, author of Climate Trauma, Philadelphia poet and Pew Fellow Brian Teare, and playwright/translator Chantal Bilodeau, curator of HowlRound’s “Theatre in the Age of Climate Change” blog series.

Post Show Discussion
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 9:00pm

Learn more about the production through discussions with artists and audience members following these evening performances.

Young Friends pre-show reception
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 7:00pm

For audience members 40 and under, this performance includes a complimentary pre-show food and drink reception at the Wilma from 7 to 8pm!

What’s Next? A discussion symposium.
Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 4:30pm

A distinguished panel will discuss what we can do as individuals and as citizens to meet the challenges of a changing climate. Panelists will include Philadelphia entrepreneur and activist Judy Wicks (White Dog Cafe, Sustainable Business Network); Christine Knapp, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability; Ashley Dawson, author of the forthcoming Extreme Cities: Climate Change and the Urban Future, and Ron Whyte, grassroots environmental activist and founder of Deep Green Philly.

Coffee Chat
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 4:00pm

Chat with literary staff about When The Rain Stops Falling and enjoy complimentary coffee from Saxbys Coffee following Wednesday’s matinee performance

Post Show Discussion
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 9:30pm

Led by Wilma Dramaturg Walter Bilderback. Learn more about the production through discussions with artists and audience members following the evening's performance.

Open Captioning
Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 2:00pm