Lantern Theater Company: Geneviêve Perrier and Charlie DelMarcelle in A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES (2014); Kittson O'Neill, Maxwell Eddy, and Alex Boyle in ARCADIA (2014); Damon Bonetti, Daniel Fredrick, and Dave Johnson in THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (2015); and Kirk Wendell Brown and Peter DeLaurier in THE TRAIN DRIVER (2014). Photos by Mark Garvin.
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2018/19 season: explore our 25th anniversary season!
Copenhagen (2018)
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Announcing the 2018/19 season: Great stories, great writers, great language. 'For our 25th Anniversary Season, we have selected plays that are artistically ambitious and characterized by the complex and satisfying storytelling that has become the Lantern's trademark. With works by Tom Stoppard, David Ives, Harold Pinter, and William Shakespeare, the Lantern will bring to life great stories by great writers, while also introducing an important new piece of musical theater by two highly talented Philadelphia-based theater artists. Join us.' -Charles McMahon, Artistic Director
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Welcome to our 25th Anniversary Season

Join us for a season of great theater, great seats, great savings, and great benefits.


Hapgood - a Philadelphia premiere by Tom Stoppard
By Tom Stoppard
Now - October 14, 2018
The Heir Apparent - a Philadelphia premiere by David Ives
By David Ives
November 8 - December 16, 2018
Betrayal by Harold Pinter
By Harold Pinter
January 10 - February 17, 2019
Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare
By William Shakespeare
March 14 - April 21, 2019
Minors: A New Musical by Kittson O'Neill and Robert Kaplowitz
A New Musical by Kittson O'Neill and Robert Kaplowitz
May 23 - June 30, 2019

Program, pricing, schedule, and artists are subject to change.

5-Play Series & Flex Packs – 2018/19 Season
Dates, Times, and Pricing

 Series Day & Time Adult Senior
Senior discount available for age 65+
  Preview Thursday 7PM 9/6 11/8 1/10 3/14 5/23 $105 $105
  Preview Friday 8PM 9/7 11/9 1/11 3/15 5/24 $105 $105
  Preview Saturday 8PM 9/8 11/10 1/12 3/16 5/25 SOLD OUT
  Preview Sunday 2PM 9/9 11/11 1/13 3/17 5/26 SOLD OUT
  Preview Tuesday 6:30PM 9/11 11/13 1/15 3/19 5/28 $105 $105
  Opening Wednesday 7PM 9/12 11/14 1/16 3/20 5/29 $200 $200
  Week 1 Thursday 7PM 9/13 11/15 1/17 3/21 5/30 SOLD OUT
  Week 1 Friday 8PM 9/14 11/16 1/18 3/22 5/31 $135 $120
  Week 1 Saturday 2PM 9/15 11/17 1/19 3/23 6/1 $150 $135
  Week 1 Saturday 8PM 10/6* 11/17 1/19 3/23 6/1 $150 $135
  Week 1 Sunday 2PM (AIC) 9/16 11/18 1/20 3/24 6/2 $150 $135
  Week 2 Tuesday 6:30PM 9/18 11/20 1/22 3/26 6/4 $135 $120
  Week 2 Wednesday 2PM (AIC) 9/19 11/21 1/23 3/27 6/5 SOLD OUT
  Week 2 Wednesday 7PM 9/19 11/21 1/23 3/27 6/5 $135 $120
  Week 2 Thursday 7PM 9/20 12/6** 1/24 3/28 6/6 $135 $120
  Week 2 Friday 8PM 9/21 11/23 1/25 3/29 6/7 $135 $120
  Week 2 Saturday 2PM 9/22 11/24 1/26 3/30 6/8 $150 $135
  Week 2 Saturday 8PM 9/22 11/24 1/26 3/30 6/8 $150 $135
  Week 2 Sunday 2PM (AIC) 9/23 11/25 1/27 3/31 6/9 SOLD OUT
  Week 3 Tuesday 6:30PM 9/25 11/27 1/29 4/2 6/11 $135 $120
  Week 3 Wednesday 2PM (AIC) 9/26 11/28 1/30 4/3 6/12 SOLD OUT
  Week 3 Wednesday 7PM 9/26 11/28 1/30 4/3 6/12 $135 $120
  Week 3 Thursday 7PM 9/27 12/6** 1/31 4/4 6/13 $135 $120
  Week 3 Friday 8PM 9/28 11/30 2/1 4/5 6/14 $135 $120
  Week 3 Saturday 2PM 9/29 12/1 2/2 4/6 6/15 $150 $135
  Week 3 Saturday 8PM 9/29 12/1 2/2 4/6 6/15 $150 $135
  Week 3 Sunday 2PM 9/30 12/2 2/3 4/7 6/16 $150 $135
  5-Pass Flex Pack Create your own season! You'll receive FIVE flex passes to use throughout the 2018/19 season. $200 $180
  4-Pass Flex Pack Create your own season! You'll receive FOUR flex passes to use throughout the 2018/19 season. $160 $144
* Moved to 10/6 due to 25th Anniversary Gala
**Moved to 12/6 due to Thanksgiving and improved ticket availability

(P) Previews – See theater at the lowest prices and experience the excitement of a show in process before it officially opens.

(O) Opening Nights – Mingle with the artists at post-show parties featuring complimentary wine, beer, and light fare, plus free and unlimited ticket exchanges with no upgrade fees.

(AIC) Artists in Conversation – This post-show discussion series offers an opportunity to talk with the creative artists involved with each production. Conversation immediately follows performance.
Why Subscribe? Lantern subscribers get the BEST seats at the BEST prices.

In addition to a great season of world-class theater created right here in Philadelphia, Lantern subscribers enjoy these exclusive benefits:

  • The BEST prices! Subscribers save up to 25% off regular prices and pay only a one-time handling fee.
  • The BEST seats! You'll get first pick of the best available seats in the house now, and first chance at seating upgrades when you renew in future seasons.
  • An invitation to our 2018/19 25th Anniversary Season Kickoff Event on Saturday, September 8 with Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon and other special guests.
  • Free and unlimited ticket exchanges within your same series. Pay only the price difference when you exchange into a more expensive series.
  • Parking discounts at two nearby garages, including an exclusive subscriber discount across the street at Autopark at Jefferson.
  • Dining discounts at select neighborhood restaurants.
  • Unlimited additional tickets at a $5 discount with no service charges, to share with friends, family, and colleagues.
  • FREE or reduced subscriber rates for classes at the Lantern Theater School and special events scheduled throughout the 2018/19 season.
  • Reminder emails before each scheduled performance.

Pictured: Paul L. Nolan, Sally Mercer, and Charles McMahon in Copenhagen (2018). Photo: Mark Garvin.
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Header Photo: Geneviêve Perrier and Charlie DelMarcelle in A Child's Christmas in Wales (2014); Kittson O'Neill, Maxwell Eddy, and Alex Boyle in Arcadia (2014); Damon Bonetti, Daniel Fredrick, and Dave Johnson in The Hound of the Baskervilles (2015); and Kirk Wendell Brown and Peter DeLaurier in The Train Driver (2014). Photos by Mark Garvin.

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