Lantern Theater Company: In Conversation
Our audience engagement series offers an insider's look at each production with artists and guest scholars, plus other special events designed to enhance your Lantern experience.
An Evening with Warrior Writers: Discussion & Reception
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 7pm
On the Lantern Mainstage
Presented in honor of Memorial Day and in conjunction with Heroes, panelists M. Craig Getting (director, Heroes), Lovella Calica (executive director, Warrior Writers), and Kevin Basl (outreach coordinator, Warrior Writers) will explore how art can be used to better understand and transcend experiences of war trauma. A reception with the panelists immediately follows, with wine and hors d'oeuvres provided by Smokin' Betty's Restaurant.
Adventure in Aging: Discussion & Reception
Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 4pm
On the Lantern Mainstage
Presented in partnership with the Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE) and in conjunction with Heroes, this uplifting panel discussion will explore how we maintain our dignity as we face the challenges of aging, and find balance between safety and risk, self-reliance and community. Panelists include Michele Mathes (CARIE board member and adjunct faculty member at Drexel University and Bryn Mawr College), Charles McMahon (artistic director, Lantern Theater Company), and others to be announced shortly. A reception with the panelists immediately follows.
Artistic Directors: In Conversation
Join our artistic team and special guests for pre-show conversations on various artistic themes. Admission is FREE Downstairs in the Lantern Lab
Artists: In Conversation
This post-show discussion series offers an opportunity to talk with the creative artists involved with each production. Admission is FREE On the Lantern Mainstage
Directors: In Conversation
Get a first-hand look into the design and rehearsal process with pre-show Q&As with each play's director. Admission is FREE Downstairs in the Lantern Lab
Open Captioned Performances NEW!
Captions that translate dialogue and other sounds will be displayed on an LED screen located near the stage. Open Captioning is helpful to the deaf and hard-of-hearing as well as people whose second language is English. This service is included with your regular ticket purchase to indicated performances. When ordering tickets, please indicate that you or members of your party will be using this service so that we may ensure optimal seating locations for viewing of both the screen and the stage.
Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at St. Stephen's Theater, home of Lantern Theater Company, 10th & Ludlow Streets, Philadelphia, PA. Get directions»
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Header Photo: Geoff Sobelle in Hamlet (2009), David Ingram and Luigi Sottile in The Government Inspector (2008), Forrest McClendon and Lawrence Stallings in Sizwe Bansi Is Dead (2009), and Kristyn Chouiniere and Paul L. Nolan in The Hothouse (2008). Photos by Jeffrey Stockbridge.
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