The cast of Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Running Time
Approximately 110 minutes, with no intermission

Safety Plan and Entry Requirements

We join theaters nationwide in requiring audiences to be fully vaccinated and masked in order to attend Minor Character. Please visit wilmatheater.org/safety for all of the details and updates.

Minor Character

SIX TRANSLATIONS OF UNCLE VANYA AT THE SAME TIME

CREATED BY NEW SALOON
TEXT BY ANTON CHEKHOV
TRANSLATIONS BY MARIAN FELL, LAURENCE SENELICK, PAUL SCHMIDT, CAROL ROCAMORA, MILO CRAMER, AND GOOGLE TRANSLATE
DIRECTED BY YURY URNOV

October 5–24, 2021

 

A zany remix of Uncle Vanya!

We are pleased to welcome back audiences with Minor Character, a joyful and music-filled comedic kaleidoscope. A band of actors come together to perform a warm-hearted yet bittersweet look at love, longing, and the limitations of language.

WORTH THE WAIT…A COMIC GEMPhiladelphia Inquirer

Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.
Minor Character. Photo by Johanna Austin.

 

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STREAMING VERSION

A filmed version of Minor Character will be available to stream on demand from Oct. 25-Nov. 7. Get tickets by clicking here.

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CLICK HERE TO READ THE DIGITAL WILMABILL

HELP WITH PARKING

Through our partnership with SpotHero, you get easy, affordable access to parking lots throughout Center City, often blocks from the Wilma.

TICKET DELIVERY

Tickets will be delivered electronically by email. See your ticket receipt for more information. Please bring your electronic ticket – either on your phone or printed out – to the theater, along with your mask, ID, and proof of vaccination.

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE

PERFORMANCE NOTICE

HotHouse Company Member Taysha Marie Canales will perform the roles usually played by company member Justin Jain for two matinee performances of Minor Character: Oct. 16 at 2 pm and Oct. 23 at 2 pm.

OPEN CAPTIONED AND AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCE

The 2 pm performance on Saturday, Oct. 16 will have open captioning and an Audio Describer will also be available. Please contact the Box Office if you plan to use these services and/or need special accommodations.

Meet the Artists
Sponsors

Season Lead Honorary Producers
Linda and David Glickstein
Mari and Peter Shaw

Season Honorary Producers
Peggy and Richard Greenawalt
John and Theresa Rollins
Jeralyn Svanda

Honorary Producers Circle
Tobey and Mark Dichter
Helen and Herman Fala
Eva and Michael Leeds
Tom Mahoney
Barbara and Don Parman