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Lantern Theater Company
Welcome to our 2023/24 Season!
Welcome to our 30th anniversary season! RENEW or become a NEW subscriber now and save 20% off regular ticket prices, plus get VIP access to the best seats in the house and an array of money-saving subscriber perks.
CURRENT SUBSCRIBERS: The renewal deadline is 4/23/23. For more information, please see your inbox for our email from Emily Wilson, Patron Services Manager.
Welcome to our 2023/24 Season!
2023/24 SEASON: The Plays

TARTUFFE • by Molière • directed by Charles McMahon • Sept. 7 - Oct. 8, 2023
Prim and devout Orgon invites Tartuffe, a charlatan par excellence, into his bourgeois household, laying the scene for equal parts domestic disruption and social outrage. Banned for decades by civil and religious authorities who found the play too close for comfort, this masterpiece from perhaps the most beloved comic playwright of all time is a searing and hilarious study in how we collaborate in our own deception.

CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY • by Lynn Nottage • Nov. 9 - Dec. 10, 2023
Just landed in Brooklyn from the South, the Crump family is seeking their place in the Philadelphia-based Father Divine movement – but their two brilliant daughters on the cusp of adulthood are chafing at their father's religious strictures. Their big dreams for the future are encouraged by their lively, fearless, free-thinking, communist Aunt Lily. This dramatic gem from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage gently reveals the funny and touching struggles of a family trying to make a new start in a strange world full of temptations and surprises.

FAITH HEALER • by Brian Friel • directed by Peter DeLaurier • Feb. 1 - March 3, 2024
From the rich imagination of the great Irish playwright Brian Friel, Faith Healer is a deep dive into the psyche of an inspired performer – but is he really a shaman, an artist, or a con man? This story of a village set on edge by his machinations is at times comical and at times startling. Friel's masterpiece shines a light on the dark places of the human soul, but its mysteries endure.

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS • by William Shakespeare • directed by Charles McMahon • May 16 - June 16, 2024
Come see how the story of a bereaved merchant searching for his lost son in a hostile city turns into an unrivaled comedy of mistaken identities, twins separated at birth, and love lost and won. When all of Ephesus is thrown into chaos, only the genius of Shakespeare can put it right again.
RENEW or become a NEW subscriber by April 23 and pay NO FEES!
2023/24 SEASON: Subscription Options

4-PLAY FIXED SERIES Subscriber Discount Pricing
Renew your SAME SERIES for the full 2023/24 season before the April 23 renewal deadline to retain your same great seats for all four plays. (We sent your current series, current seats, and other important information by email on March 16; a letter will follow shortly by regular mail.)

Renew your subscription before the April 23 renewal deadline, and your request will be given priority in order of date received. Please specify any seating preferences in the COMMENTS field on your order. (We sent your current series, current seats, and other important information by email on March 16; a letter will follow shortly by regular mail.)

Welcome! Seating for new subscribers begins in May, after all renewing subscribers are seated. All seating requests will be fulfilled in order of date received, so order NOW for the best available seats in the house. Please specify any seating preferences in the COMMENTS field on your order.
Previews: $140 $112
Opening: $200 $160
Matinees: $180 $144
Wed/Fri eve: $160 $128
Thurs/Sat eve: $170 $136
FLEX PACKAGES Special Subscriber Pricing
Our most flexible subscription option is perfect for unpredictable schedules – or if you simply prefer to create your own theater experience! Pay one low price and get FOUR FlexPasses to use in any combination throughout the 2023/24 season, including Tartuffe, Crumbs from the Table of Joy, Faith Healer, The Comedy of Errors, and our holiday production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. 4-Pass Package: $200 $176
QUESTIONS? Please contact our Box Office Team at boxoffice@lanterntheater.org or 215.829.0395.
Lantern subscribers have exclusive access to money-saving perks throughout the 2023/24 season.

  • A full season of world-class theater, created for you here in Philadelphia.
  • The BEST prices. Subscribers save 20% off regular ticket prices.
  • The BEST seats for RENEWING subscribers. Renew by April 23, 2023, to keep your same great seats or get first priority on any seating requests – before new subscribers and single ticket buyers. (Renewing Fixed Series subscribers only.)
  • FREE and unlimited ticket exchanges within your same series. Pay only the price difference when you exchange into a more expensive performance.
  • Dining discounts at select neighborhood restaurants.
  • Unlimited additional tickets at a $5 discount plus NO fees.
  • Exclusive subscriber discounts for our annual holiday production of A Christmas Carol and other special events to be announced throughout our 30th anniversary season.
  • One FREE FriendPass for each subscription you order to share with family and friends, available for a limited time only.
  • Plus, NO FEES when you order by April 23, 2023!
Program, schedule, pricing, artists, and health and safety protocols are subject to change.
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Header Photo: Paul L. Nolan, Sally Mercer, and Charles McMahon in Copenhagen (2018); Charlie DelMarcelle, Anthony Lawton, Jered McLenigan, and Brian Anthony Wilson in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (2019); Anthony Lawton and Paul L. Nolan in The Craftsman (2017); and Bi Jean Ngo and Peter DeLaurier in The Tempest (2018). Photos by Mark Garvin.

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