“Theater Beat” rounds up news and notes from the theater scene in and around Philadelphia.
Making New Year’s resolutions? How about this one? See more plays in 2020, seated in a theater alongside your fellow human beings. It will add perspective to whatever this next year brings. And live theater is fun.
To help you make your choices, we asked Philly theater professionals to tell us what they’re excited to see in the year ahead. We’ll start with two prominent theater people this week and hear from more in next Tuesday’s column.
Price is the producing artistic director at Philadelphia Theatre Company, which will be staging two plays this winter and spring: Everything Is Wonderful by Chelsea Marcantel, (Feb. 14-March 8) and The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe. (April 10 – May 3). Beyond those, she’s keen to see these:
Weaver is a Barrymore Award-winning set and lighting designer who’ll be heading to London in January to design a new opera at the Barbican called Enemy of the State. Locally, he’s attached to both Is God Is and Describe the Night at the Wilma (Jan. 28-Feb. 16), Outside Mullingar at Delaware Theatre Company (Feb. 12-March 1), and a program of two world premieres by Deb Margolin called Two Blues at the Kimmel Center (April 2-5).