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"A Celebration of Theater" - A Q&A with 'Minor Character' Performer Justin Jain Minor Character is The Wilma’s first in-person performance in 20 months. The show is a modern, fun remix of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Six translations...
From 'Mare of Easttown' to 'Minor Character' Wilma HotHouse Company Member Suli Holum was recently seen on the hottest show of the summer, HBO’s Mare of Easttown, starring Kate Winslet. Now, she’s...
A Note from James Ijames about our 2021-22 Season Hello! You look great! We are so excited to see you! It is so wonderful to be welcoming you back to the Wilma’s stage, after...
"Rough Around the Edges" - An interview with "Hold Fast" creator Steven Rishard Hold Fast is a new digital video short from the Wilma HotHouse Acting Company, streaming beginning Thursday, June 25 on the Wilma’s web site, available for free...
A Q&A with Sarah Gliko about "The Rot" The Rot is a new digital video short from the Wilma HotHouse Acting Company, streaming beginning Thursday, June 17 on the Wilma’s web site, available for...
AN UPDATE ON OUR SEASON As you may remember, we had expected to finish our 2020-21 season (which ends July 31) with one final full production: the comedy Minor Character. However, due to...
A Q&A with "The Floor Wipers" creator Taysha Marie Canales The Floor Wipers is a new digital video short, streaming beginning Thursday, June 10 on the Wilma’s web site, available for free with registration. The short...
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Black and Global Majority Artists, Theatremakers, and Emotional Labor by Noelle Diane Johnson Noelle Diane Johnson is the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Officer for the Wilma’s digital production of ‘Fat Ham.’ This is the...
Inside "Fat Ham" To honor the original people on whose land Fat Ham is being captured, please click here to read this land acknowledgement. Associate Director Briana Gause...
Melanye's Family's Gumbo Recipe In the new documentary The Lagniappe Project, Wilma HotHouse Acting Company Member Melanye Finister shares her mother’s recipe for Creole gumbo with residents from Northern...
An interview with Ross Beschler about 'Expired' Expired is unlike anything the Wilma has created before. It’s an interactive web site, loosely inspired by certain Greek myths. As you click freely into...
A Q&A with Krista Apple about "Clay" Clay is a new digital audio production streaming Feb. 12-March 7 on the Wilma’s web site, available for free with registration. The short tells the surprisingly poignant story...
An interview about 'Code Black Planet' with Anthony Martinez-Briggs Code Black Planet is a new digital production on the Wilma’s web site, available for free with registration. The 23-minute movie is made up of...
Being Stuck and Perpetuating Whiteness in 'Heroes of the Fourth Turning' by Wilma HotHouse Company Member Justin Jain Let’s start with the basic assumption that I am not a monolith. What I will share here is...
Inside the Wilma Bubble HotHouse Company Member Sarah Gliko documented her experience living in the “Wilma bubble” as she rehearsed and captured Heroes of the Fourth Turning. ANTICIPATION Writing...
Community Connections in the Virtual World by Wilma Theater Portable Studio Program Coordinator Rachel O’Hanlon-Rodriguez When the pandemic became a reality only a few short months (but-it-feels-like-years) ago, I remember Portable...
Unexpected Hero Mary Elizabeth Scallen—who goes by MB—serves as both performer and researcher for the Wilma’s production of Heroes of the Fourth Turning. In the midst of rehearsal, she...
Our response to We See You White American Theatre To the We See You White American Theatre Coalition and all BIPOC theatermakers We, the Wilma Theater’s Cohort of Artistic Directors, Managing Director, and Board...
Meet our new Board leadership With our 2020-21 Season, the leadership of the Wilma has completely changed. We have a new cohort of Co-Artistic Directors, a new Managing Director, and...
A Bold Step... NEWS FROM THE HOTHOUSE If you’ve seen shows at the Wilma in the past decade, you have gotten to know the Wilma HotHouse Company, our incredibly...
See Lighting Foundation: Support for Immigrant Theater Artists On July 1, the See Lighting Foundation launched a drive for monthly contributions. They are committed to supporting immigrant theater artists during the global pandemic....
A conversation with 'Is God Is' Director James Ijames and Stage Manager Patreshettarlini Adams While awaiting the release of ‘Is God Is,’ the Wilma’s first radio play production, I had a Zoom conversation with director James Ijames and stage...
An Interview with 'Is God Is' designers The original design team for ‘Is God Is‘ was deep in the process of preparing for the stage production when the pandemic shut down theaters....
A conversation with 'Is God Is' performers Brett Ashley Robinson and Danielle Leneé ‘Is God Is’ performers Brett Ashley Robinson and Danielle Leneé spent the month of June preparing for their first experience with a radio play. Brett...
A Conversation with 'Is God Is' playwright Aleshea Harris When Covid-19 forced theaters to close, the Wilma committed to finding a way to produce the final show of their season, ‘Is God Is’ by Aleshea Harris. I spoke...
More on the Globe Dear Friends of the Wilma, As artistic leaders for the Wilma, we want to share more details on the Globe concept. Since March 13, we...
Sharing thoughts about the 2020-21 Season Design by Sara Brown, Misha Kachman, Matt Saunders READ ABOUT THE WILMA GLOBE IN THE NEW YORK TIMES Dear Friend of the Wilma, Like all...
Making 'Code Blue' Artistic Director Blanka Zizka shared this behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the short digital production, Code Blue. Code Blue is looking at our current... Pages
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Jarod Hanson is over the moon to be working with the incredible people at the Wilma Theater. He is a theatre artist and educator currently...
Aurora Circle As we celebrate the return to live theater in Philadelphia, be a part of the next generation of theatergoers! We are excited to announce...
Minor Character WilmaBill THE WILMA THEATER PRESENTS MINOR CHARACTER SIX TRANSLATIONS OF UNCLE VANYA AT THE SAME TIME CREATED BY NEW SALOONTEXT BY ANTON CHEKHOVTRANSLATIONS BY MARIAN FELL,...
New Saloon ON STAGE NOW: New Saloon is the Creator of our current production, Minor Character, on stage Oct. 5-Oct. 24, streaming Oct. 25-Nov. 7. New Saloon...
Ivania Stack is based in the Washington DC region, where she has been working as a professional theatrical Costume Designer for over 20 years. She has...
J. Dominic Chacon I am excited to be back designing shows again. Especially with the great people at The Wilma. Returning to work as a freelance Lighting Designer,...
Heroes Program Rus Театр Уилма, Филадельфия, Пенсильвания представляет ГЕРОИ ЧЕТВЁРТОГО ВИТКА Цифровая, сайт-специфик постановка Пьеса: Уилл АрбериПостановка: Бланка Зизка Сценография: Мэт СандерсКамера и монтаж: Йорг КосиноЗвук и перезапись: Кристофер...
Heroes program en The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia, PA presents Heroes of the Fourth Turning A digital, site specific production By Will ArberyDirected by Blanka Zizka Production Designer: Matt...
Announcing Our 2021-22 Season We are so excited to safely welcome you back to the Wilma Theater’s home in Philadelphia for another season of bold,...
Subscribe to our 2021-22 Season We are so excited to safely welcome you back to the Wilma Theater’s home on the Avenue of the Arts...
LATEST UPDATES ON OUR INCLUSION, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, ANTI-RACISM, AND ACCESS WORK July 21, 2021 New and Refined Policies, Practices, and Procedures – and Our Organizational...
Wilma Theater Seating Chart Here is the seating chart for our 2021-22 Season. (Yes, we have returned to assigned seating!) We have reduced capacity to...
Co-Founder Blanka Zizka to become Artistic Director Emeritus Wilma Theater’s Blanka Zizka to Step Back at the end of 2020-21 Season. The Wilma Theater’s Co-Artistic...
A Note from Blanka In 1978 in Philadelphia, together with my husband Jiri Zizka, I encountered the artists working in a small collaborative company called...
Safety Protocols for Minor Character We are committed to working together with you, our team, and health care officials to provide a safe environment for...
Hold Fast HOLD FAST Now Available! Find a cozy spot in the dark and watch this stunning short movie – full of gorgeous music and enchanting dance...
The Rot Watch this creatively fertile new music video that grapples with the mossy primordial and the dank political. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FREE...
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June 2021 Survey Thank you for filling out this survey, and helping us plan for the future of the Wilma. If you fill out this...
The Floor Wipers Enjoy this hilarious sketch about two women who are doing one of America’s dirtiest jobs. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FREE REVIEW...
Remaining WilmaPass Tickets Form to Redeem Remaining WilmaPass Tickets Thank you for being a WilmaPass holder during this challenging season! We hope you enjoyed our digital performances of...
Artist Submissions Actor Submissions Because of our commitment to working with our company of actors, the Wilma has limited casting opportunities that vary from season...
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Fat Ham WilmaBill THE WILMA THEATER PRESENTS Fat Ham by James Ijamesdirected by Morgan Green DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY Leslie Rivera PRODUCTION DESIGNER Sara Brown COSTUMES Maiko MatsushimaSOUND AND MUSIC Jordan McCreeLIGHTING Xavier...
Fat Ham Community Partnerships Through various community partnerships, the Wilma Theater is offering a limited number of free and discounted streams to our digital production...
Elle.Morris is a vocalist, vocal producer/arranger, and member of ILL DOOTS. Prior to joining this production, Elle. gave voice to the songs used in Theatre...
Wilma Theater Events FAT HAM Streaming on demand April 29-May 23 A witty take on Shakespeare where the only death is the patriarchy. A filmed production of a...
Virginia Land Acknowledgement by Fat Ham Equity Diversity and Inclusion Officer Noelle Diane Johnson We acknowledge that we are living and working on land that...
Low Cut Connie “Pandemic Person of the Year” – The New Yorker “Like Bruce Springsteen after he discovered literature, Weiner started bending classic rock to meet his ever more...
Mariah Ghant [she/hers] is thrilled to be serving as the Company Manager for Fat Ham. Originally from the suburbs of Chicago and an alumna of Vassar...
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Noelle Diane Johnson (she/her/hers) is a multi-disciplinary Artist, Stage Manager, and Artist Advocate based in Philadelphia, PA. She is thrilled to be returning to the...
Stacey McBride (She, Her) is a HMA, Special FX, Wardrobe/ Dresser and Stagehand based in Philadelphia, PA Acquiring the working knowledge of behind the scenes...
Benjamin Henry Benny has worked at the Wilma since 2011 when he was the Production Fellow. His favorite role was playing Ronald MacDonald in the Wilma’s production...
Wilma Theater Survey - WilmaPass Wilma Theater Survey This survey will take about 5 minutes to complete. Your participation in this survey will help us to plan for the future....
Wilma Theater Survey This survey will take about 5 minutes to complete. Your participation in this survey will help us to plan for the future....
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Audio Described Version "Code Black Planet" Request Request an Audio Described Version of “Code Black Planet” Please submit the form below to request a link to the audio described version of “Code...
Briana Gause (she/they/ze) is blessed to be a Philadelphia based Filmmaker, Theatre Maker, Painter, And Teaching Artist. Briana’s mission in life is to create opportunities...
Angela Bey (they/them) is a Black, Queer storyteller from Southwest Philadelphia. They are the co-creative director of Wings of Paper Theatre Co. and Shoe Box...
Malika Oyetimein is a disabled artist who received her MFA from The University of Washington’s School of Drama. She is also a member of the...
Expired Dive into a cyberspace underworld through this interactive website. Demons, both classical and contemporary, lurk among the virtual artifacts, waiting to be purged. CLICK...
The Lagniappe Project Pull up a seat at this documentary feast, where performer Melanye Finister shares her mother’s recipe for Creole gumbo with residents from...
Code Black Planet Explore secret transmissions from Black Planet, kaleidoscopic correspondences that cinematically mix spoken word, music, sketch comedy, and more. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER...
Twi McCallum (she/they/he) is a sound designer for the stage and screen living in NYC, by-way of Baltimore, MD. Her favorite theatrical credits include Kansas...
Xavier Pierce Professional credits include: Public Theatre (NYC), Steppenwolf Theatre (Chicago,IL) Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Ashland,OR), Guthrie Theatre (Minneapolis, MN), McCarter Theatre Center (Princeton, NJ), Long Wharf Theatre...
Sara Brown Sara Brown (she/her) is a set designer for theater, opera, and dance. Selected designs include The Day at Jacob’s Pillow; Hagoromo at the Brooklyn Academy of Music; Fellow Travelers and La Rondine at the Minnesota...
Rachael Blackwell Rachael N. Blackwell (she/her/hers) is a native of the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Rachael received her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts with an emphasis on...
Leslie Rivera Stories, entertainment, movie magic and the search for truth. Those are the things that drive Puerto Rico born writer/director Leslie Rivera to create uniquely entertaining narratives....
Brennen S. Malone is ecstatic to make his Wilma debut in Fat Ham. Regional: FOURTEEN (National Constitution Center); Gay Mis (Jaffe St. Queer Productions); Bessie...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Streaming Which devices can I use to stream Fat Ham?You should be able to stream on most devices you own. You...
Giving Tuesday 3 Ways You Can Help Support the Arts 1. Be An #ArtsHero We’re teaming up with Be An #ArtsHero to provide you with resources to...
Heroes of the Fourth Turning Wilmabill The Wilma Theater presents Heroes of the Fourth Turning by Will Arberydirected by Blanka Zizka Production Designer: Matt Saunders Director of Photography/Editor: Jorge CousineauSound Designer/Mix Engineer:...
Discount Request Wilma Theater Discount Subscription Request For our productions for our 2021-22 Season, the Wilma Theater is offering discounts for students, educators, those under 40-years-old, and...
Missy Furth Missy was very thankful to be a part of the experience of creating Heroes. She’s glad to be back working at the Wilma and looks...
How to Make a Vision Board with Elaina Di Monaco Imagine a production from a director’s point of view, and create this fun craft project!...
How to Break Down a Monologue with Danielle Leneé In this video, Wilma teaching artist and actor extraordinaire Danielle Leneé goes through the basics of...
Learn Juggling with Scott Sheppard Learn Juggling at home with Scott Sheppard Learn how to juggle with the Wilma Virtual Studio, our education department’s digital learning resources for actors, teachers, and...
Theater Mask Making Learn how to make theatrical masks with the Wilma Virtual Studio, our education department’s digital learning resources for actors, teachers, and students....
Kellie Mecleary is a producer, director, and dramaturg. She has been a proud member of the Wilma Artistic staff since January 2017. She holds a...
Joe Samala is a freelance Audio Engineer, currently based in New York City. His previous credits include A1+A2 for the National Tours of Jersey Boys...
WilmaPass Perks Hello! We’re pleased to announce WilmaPass Perks! These are exclusive offers for our Subscribers, as a special thank you to them for committing...
Fat Ham BY JAMES IJAMESDIRECTED BY MORGAN GREEN COMING IN EARLY 2021 The ghost of Juicy’s dad haunts him and asks for revenge – on...
Minor Character SIX TRANSLATIONS OF UNCLE VANYA AT THE SAME TIME CREATED BY NEW SALOONTEXT BY ANTON CHEKHOVTRANSLATIONS BY MARIAN FELL, LAURENCE SENELICK, PAUL SCHMIDT, CAROL ROCAMORA,...
Managing Director Leigh Goldenberg Meet the Managing Director Wilma Theater Managing Director Leigh Goldenberg leads mission-driven and creative organizations, with a commitment to Philadelphia. Since January 2017, she has...
Leigh Goldenberg Wilma Theater Managing Director Leigh Goldenberg leads mission-driven and creative organizations, with a commitment to Philadelphia. Before she joined the Wilma in March 2020, she...
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WilmaPass redemption If you have purchased WilmaPass tickets, please use this form to redeem your WilmaPass tickets to tickets to our 2021-21 productions. Please submit...
Heroes of the Fourth Turning BY WILL ARBERYDIRECTED BY BLANKA ZIZKA Four Catholic conservative friends gather at a backyard party in Wyoming. Their reunion sparks...
HotHouse Shorts The HotHouse Shorts, digital productions created by the Wilma’s acclaimed acting company, are free to the public, though donations are encouraged to support our company...
John Freedman John has written or edited and translated ten books about Russian drama and theater, including ‘Real and Phantom Pains: An Anthology of New Russian Drama,’ ‘Silence’s Roar: The Life and...
Anton Iakhontov Sound- / video- / visual artist, Patrick K.-H. (aka Anton Iakhontov) collages within the fields of sound installations, live and written acousmatic and animation (1,2),...
Darya Denisova received the 2020 Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Actress for Arlekin’s The Stone. She has performed as the lead actress in various Arlekin Players’...
Igor Golyak received the 2020 Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Director for Arlekin’s The Stone and was also nominated in the same year for his direction of...
Morgan Porter Morgan is thrilled to join the Wilma as Wardrobe Supervisor for Heroes of the Fourth Turning! She has been a freelance costume technician in Philadelphia...
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Will Arbery is a playwright, TV/film writer, and filmmaker from Texas + Wyoming + seven sisters. Plays: Heroes of the Fourth Turning (Playwrights Horizons) // Plano (Clubbed Thumb) // Evanston Salt...
2020-21 Season redirect
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Ryan Schwabe is a Professor of Recording Arts & Music Production at Drexel University’s Music Industry Program, owner of the Xcoustic and co-owner of the...
Adjua Lafleur Adjua is an educator and spoken word artist from NJ who has been teaching Biology for the past four years. As a sophomore at Lincoln University,...
Brenna Geffers is a co-founder of Die-Cast with Thom Weaver. Die-Cast’s 2X2L partnered with the Wilma to create the audio broadcast of Is God Is. She is a theater-maker and...
Taj Rauch is a recent graduate of the Directing, Playwriting and Production program at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, as well as the...
Alexandra Espinoza is a playwright, performer, director, dramaturg, and more. Recent Dramaturgy credits include The Bearded Ladies Cabaret’s Late Night Snacks for the 2019 Philadelphia...
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Code Blue registration ‘Code Blue’ registration Fill out this registration form to receive the link to view Code Blue. The link will be sent to the email you...
Code Blue JOIN THE WILMA THEATER MAILING LIST Two men, caught in the chaos of contemporary America. One man, working inside a hospital during the...
Is God Is form Thank you so much for donating your Is God Is tickets to the Wilma! Your donation is critical to supporting our...
1,000 Cranes for Philly Hooray! Our 1,000 Cranes for Philly project has reached its goal! Thank you to everyone who joined us in the Japanese tradition of folding paper...
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"I am so excited about 'Minor Character' because I feel like it's the perfect way to welcome back audiences into our theater," notes Co-Artistic Director James Ijames.
Wilma Theater Announces Return to Live Performances with Regional Premiere of MINOR CHARACTER
Tickets now on sale for "Minor Character"
"The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia perfected beautiful film-stage hybrids"
What Wilma has in store
After 40 Years, a Luminary of Theater’s Avant-Garde Departs
The Wilma Theater Announces Return To Live Performances With 2021-22 Season, Featuring Stories About Families & Communities
Wilma’s HotHouse Shorts: Short But Deep
Get them while they’re HotHouse
Wilma Co-Artistic Director Blanka Zizka to Step Back After 40 Years
Wilma Theater co-founder Blanka Zizka announces Emeritus status in 2021
Blanka Zizka, a giant of Philadelphia theater, will retire from the Wilma
Wilma Theater guiding spirit Blanka Zizka is stepping down
Co-Founder Blanka Zizka to become Artistic Director Emeritus
The New York Times reviews "The Floor Wipers"
Billie Awards: "Heroes of the Fourth Turning" nominated as best Socially Distant Showstopper
How Six Philly Artists and Organizations Pivoted and Thrived During the Pandemic
What a Piece of Work is FAT HAM at Wilma Theater
Fat Ham: To Be or Not to Be Tragic
In a Broadway Minute Reviews 'Fat Ham'
The New Yorker calls FAT HAM "UPROARIOUS"
A Story all its own
A New Hamlet Centers Black and Queer Characters
James Ijames on ‘Fat Ham,’ the South, and Embodying the Story
FAT HAM Playwright James Ijames interviewed on The Feed at Night
"Fat Ham" is a New York Times Critics' Pick
Brennen S. Malone: Hamming it up
HotHouse Acting Company member Lindsay Smiling interviewed about "Fat Ham" and Philly Theatre Week
How Philly playwright James Ijames envisioned ‘Fat Ham,’ a Black queer retelling of ‘Hamlet’
These are the shows that Philly theater insiders can’t wait to see this spring
Cooking Up a Gumbo
The 2021 Fête is "packing local star power"
Wilma Theater’s Fête Fundraiser to be headlined by Low Cut Connie
'Heroes of the Fourth Turning' nominated for a Drama League Award
'Fat Ham' puts a contemporary spin on Shakespeare's classic 'Hamlet'
Streaming Date Change for Wilma Theater's Fat Ham
Philly theater shows to check out this spring season
Putting a Black queer spin on Shakespeare
Philly actors, musicians, and artists wondered if they’d ever work again. Then life unfolded in surprising ways, some profound.
Sharing the Load: Adapting to the Pandemic in a Shared Leadership Role
Short innovations The Wilma presents the HotHouse Company’s ‘Expired’ and ‘Lagniappe Project’
Review: Series explores theater roads less traveled
Low Cut Connie Headlines Wilma Theater's Digital Fête
James Ijames' 'Fat Ham' Gets Digital Premiere
Wilma Theater Announces World Premiere Digital Production Of James Ijames' FAT HAM
"Perfect for a mid afternoon break" - CLAY review
A theatrical laboratory The Wilma presents the HotHouse Company’s ‘Code Black Planet’ and ‘Clay’
The Story Behind Wilma Theater's 'Code Black Planet' Short
HotHouse Shorts and Fat Ham listed in best of spring shows by Philadelphia Inquirer
Explore new theater every week in February with Wilma's HotHouse Shorts
The Wilma Theater Presents Four Original Hothouse Shorts This February
AMNY names "Heroes of the Fourth Turning" one of the best shows of the year
Token Theatre Friends review "Heroes of the Fourth Turning"
Wall Street Journal calls "Heroes of the Fourth Turning" one of the Best Theater of 2020
"A flawless, impressively well-cast production of a work of singular distinction, one for which the word 'remarkable' is, if anything, an understatement."
The New York Times calls HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING "unmissable" with an "excellent cast"
Truth outside the bubble: Review of 'Heroes of the Fourth Turning'
How ‘Wolves’ and ‘Heroes’ Are Saving Pandemic Theater
In a Broadway Minute Reviews Wilma Theater’s ‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning’
Wilma Theatre puts on bubble play with 'Heroes of the Fourth Turning' virtual show
Wilma Theater’s lacerating ‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning’ is a drama full of our moment
Recording HEROES: Wilma’s Kellie Mecleary talks about producing a digital, site-specific production
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Wilma Theater created the season’s hottest show in a quarantine bubble in the woods
Philadelphia's performing arts industry goes virtual to survive pandemic
Philadelphia’s Wilma Theater is putting on Will Arbery’s “Heroes of the Fourth Turning”
The Show Goes on for These Philly-Area Theater Companies
How to Have Difficult Conversations
Love and Grit podcast features Wilma Theater's Managing Director Leigh Goldenberg
Wilma Theater takes 'Heroes of the Fourth Turning' on the road and performs in artistic bubble
Inside the Wilma Bubble
The Wilma Theater is a recipient of a 2020 Pew Center for Arts and Heritage Grant
The Wilma Theater and Arlekin Players Theatre Presents Live Interactive Art Experiment STATE VS. NATASHA BENINA
The Wilma has been making creative adjustments for the 20/21 season
An Update to Our 2020-21 Season Dear Wilma Friends, Today we are sharing thoughts about our 2020-21 Season and have some important and exciting updates to share. Even while working remotely,...
'Heroes of the Fourth Turning' is one of Philly theater insiders’ top pick for the digital fall season
Wilma Hybrid Model Globe Design by Sara Brown, Misha Kachman, Matt Saunders We don’t yet know whether Fat Ham and Minor Character – the final shows in our...
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Play about Belarus uprising on stage in Philly, and around the world
The Wilma Theater Participates In Worldwide Reading Of Andrei Kureichik's INSULTED. BELARUS(SIA)
Philly officials say theaters can reopen, but many are unsure that will happen
Don’t expect theater to return to Philly Sept. 8 just because city says it can
Philly arts venues to go red for live events workers
Philadelphia Theater, Music Venues Will Glow Red To Raise Awareness Of Hardships Facing Entertainment Industry
Multi-talented artist shows off skills in the Wilma Theater's 'Code Blue'
Take the Stage
Theater at a social distance: But is it even theater if it’s Zoom (or Disney+) where it happens?
The Wilma Theater Seeking Paper Cranes For Special Installation At Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission
Here are some only-in-Philly ways to warm up kids’ brains for school (or whatever it’s called now)
The show must go on: how the Wilma Theater is coping with the fallout from the coronavirus
Review: 'Is God Is'
When Revenge Is Bitter : Wilma Theater’s IS GOD IS
Column: Theater box seats are poised to become fashionable again during the COVID-19 era
"Is God Is" Review: "Powerful and Impressive Theater"
Philly's Wilma Theater Makes a Historic Move with its First Aural Drama, “Is God Is”
Close your eyes and pretend you’re in the theater
"Is God Is" Review: Sounds of revenge
The best live theater to stream online
Wilma Theater is putting on the acclaimed ‘Is God Is’ as an audio play, recorded from quarantine
'Is God Is' is "highly" recommended
With the stage off limits, Wilma Theater tries something new: a radio play
The Wilma is bringing an early technique back for a new show
Wilma Theater Will Present Audio Version of Aleshea Harris' Is God Is
The Wilma Theater Presents Their First Ever Audio Drama, IS GOD IS
Announcing an Audio Production of "Is God Is"
Recipe for Recovery: Wilma Theater designs arena of the future, rooted in the past
Wilma Theater adapts for COVID performances with ideas from the past
Philadelphia's Wilma Theater Designs Socially Distanced Auditorium
Innovative Theater Combines Old Techniques With New to Design a Social Distancing Auditorium
Philadelphia's Wilma Theater Offers Social Distancing Solution
Stage Managers’ Association Announces 2020 Del Hughes Award Recipients, including Wilma Stage Manager Patreshettarlini Adams
How Do You Make a Theater Safe Again?
Wilma Theater draws up blueprint to keep audience socially distanced during Covid-19
Wilma Theater unveils plans for arena inspired by Shakespeare’s Globe
US theatre designs socially distanced auditorium inspired by Shakespeare's Globe
Philadelphia's Wilma Theater Re-Configures Space to Allow for Audience Distancing
Wild design at Wilma Theater borrows from Shakespeare’s Globe for COVID distancing
The Wilma and the Wilma Globe featured in the New York Times
Wilma Resident Stage Manager Patreshettarlini (Pat) Adams honored with Lifetime Achievement Award in the Art of Stage Management The Stage Managers’ Association (SMA) has announced its annual Del Hughes Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Art of Stage Management. The 2020 honourees include...
Wilma Theater puts itself out on the cutting edge of COVID-19 art with a 13-minute iPhone drama
A step forward in shutdown
Wilma Theater Launches New Digital Production, CODE BLUE, Recorded On iPhones
Making art in a time of crisis and protest An interview with Co-Artistic Director James Ijames
In Philly theater, union contracts and digital content are feeling out a way to coexist
12 Streamable Plays That Depict Black Lives Pierced by Racism
Stream of James Ijames’ Kill Move Paradise Released to Raise Money for Black Lives Matter Philly
The Wilma to stream ‘Kill Move Paradise,' about black men slain by police, to benefit Black Lives Matter Philly Employment
Assistant House Managers Supervisor: House ManagerStatus: Part time The Wilma Theater is seeking dedicated individuals with excellent customer service skills to work in our Front of House this fall. Reporting...
Box Office Staff Supervisor: Box Office Manager Status: Part time The Wilma Theater is seeking dedicated individuals with excellent customer service skills to work in our box office this...
Audience Services Manager Overview: The Audience Services Manager is responsible for providing excellent customer service to The Wilma Theater’s guests, creating a safe accessible space, and generating group sales. ... Events
Minor Character October 5–24, 2021
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW “HYSTERICAL, INVENTIVE, AND BRILLIANT” -New York Theatre Review We are pleased to welcome back audiences with Minor Character, a joyful and music-filled comedic...
The Cherry Orchard April 12 – May 1, 2022
SUBSCRIBE NOW A STUNNING NEW PRODUCTION FROM “ONE OF THE WORLD’S FINEST THEATREMAKERS” (New York Times) The New York Times recently called Dmitry Krymov “one of the...
Fairview May 31 – June 18, 2022
WINNER, PULITZER PRIZE FOR DRAMA The Frasier family is preparing to celebrate grandma’s birthday, cooking dinner, drinking wine, and hiding secrets. But what starts as... Uncategorized