Temple Theaters is thrilled to announce our 53rd Season for the 2020-2021 Academic Year! The season opens with Anton Chekhov’s classic, “Ivanov”, followed by “New Voices 2020” in continued collaboration with Philadelphia Young Playwrights. Our fall musical will be the smash-hit, “Urinetown” with Music by Mark Hollmann, Lyrics by Greg Kotis and Hollmann, and Book by Kotis. We will then present William Shakespeare’s comedy, “As You Like It”, and finish the fall semester with “The Laramie Project” by Moisés Kaufman.
The spring semester kicks off with one of The New York Times’ Best Plays of 2016, “The Wolves” by Sarah DeLappe. The spring continues with Euripides’ ancient Greek tragedy, “The Bacchae”. To close out the season, we will present two world premiere musicals written by students in our brand new George Abbott MFA in Musical Theater Collaboration: “Chance the Snapper”, Music & Lyrics by Spicer W. Carr, Book by Rose Freeman and Spicer W. Carr, and “Branded”, Music & Lyrics by Adam J. Rineer, Book by Rachel Graf Evans, Directed, Choreographed & Based on an Original Concept by Jason Aguirre. This thrilling season with beloved classics, exciting contemporary pieces, and new works, will certainly be one not to miss!
Temple Theaters’ 2020-2021 Season
Randall Theater, September 9 - September 20, 2020
Tomlinson Theater, October 8 - October 18, 2020
As You Like It
Tomlinson Theater, November 11 - November 20, 2020
The Laramie Project
Randall Theater, December 1 - December 6, 2020
Rehearsal Hall, January 27 - February 7, 2021
Tomlinson Theater, February 17 - February 25, 2021
Chance The Snapper
Randall Theater, March 16 - March 21, 2021
Randall Theater, March 30 - April 4, 2021