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Philadelphia Theatre Company

Presenting premieres of major works by contemporary playwrights

Philadelphia Theatre Company

Philadelphia Theatre Company at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre. Credit: G. Widman for GPTMC


The Experience

Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) is a leading regional theater company focused on American plays and musicals.

Hosting imaginative and entertaining contemporary theater at Suzanne Roberts Theatre on the Avenue of the arts, PTC produces, develops and presents entertaining and imaginative contemporary theater.


Founded in 1974 as The Philadelphia Company, PTC was among the first in Philadelphia to focus on new work. Since 1982, it has produced more than a hundred world and Philadelphia premieres, including the premiere of Master Class by Terrence McNally starring Zoe Caldwell, which went on to New York and won a number of Tony’s. Philadelphia Theatre Company offers professional theater training, annual collaboration with the Philadelphia Young Playwrights Festival, play readings and pre-and post-play discussions.

The Suzanne Roberts Theatre

PTC’s state-of-the-art theatre offers a 365-seat traditional proscenium auditorium and mezzanine with plush seats, generous leg room, and an unobstructed view of the stage.


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