Upcoming Shows


by Lynn Nottage
Apr 12, 13 @8pm, 14 @ 2pm
Apr 18,19,20 @8pm, 21 @2pm
Apr 25,26,27 @8pm, 28 @2pm
Directed by Suki

Reading PA: Lifelong friends from different backgrounds devolve into irreconcilable conflict when their factory jobs are threatened by corporate cost-cutting and non-union strikebreakers, in this alternately funny and tragic story.

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The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

by Stephen Adly Guirgis
June 14,15 @8pm, 16 @2pm
June 20,21,22 @ 8pm, 23 @2pm
June 27,28,29 @8pm, 30 @2pm
Directed by Cate Pappas

What could be more natural while biding their time in Purgatory, than for two lawyers to argue the case of God and the Kingdom of Heaven and Earth versus Judas Iscariot? Guirgis’ play is a thought-provoking and laugh-out-loud irreverent study of the “facts.” Witnesses include Satan, Mother Teresa, Sigmund Freud and a multitude of other saints and sinners.

“This isn’t your grandmother’s gospel” –The Village Voice

2024-25 Season Announced – Subscriptions Available

Five great plays! Subscriptions available now!

The Stagecrafters is excited to announce the 5 plays of our 2024-25 Season!

Lombardi, The Thanksgiving Play, Grand Horizons, Rabbit Hole, and Twelfth Night.
Individual tickets and full Season Subscriptions (offering a substantial discount over single-show prices) are now available!


by Eric Simonson
directed by Bridget Dougherty
Sept 13,14 8pm, Sep 15 2pm
Sept 19-21 8pm, Sep 22 2pm
Sept 26-28 8pm, Sept 29 2pm

“There is no room for second place. There is only one place in my game and that is first place”

So said Vince Lombardi, legendary coach of the Green Bay Packers from 1959 to 1967, the subject of Lombardi by Eric Simonson.
This play explores this national icon through the eyes of a reporter who tries to discover what makes the coach tick. 

The Thanksgiving Play

by Larissa FastHorse
directed by Mariangela Saavedra
Nov 22,23 8pm, Nov 24 2pm
Nov 29,30 8pm, Nov 25 2pm
Dec 5-7 8pm, Dec 7-8 2pm

How do you prepare a retelling of the Thanksgiving story to school age children with present day ethnic sensitivities and political correctness? Four characters, each with their own baggage, collaborate to devise the play, with unexpected and comic results.

Grand Horizons

by Beth Wohl
directed by Jane Toczek
Feb 7,8 8pm, Feb 9 2pm
Feb 13-15 8pm, Feb 16 2pm
Feb 20-22 8pm, Feb 23 2pm

A couple at the Grand Horizons retirement community decide to divorce, so their adult children convene to root out, “fix” the problem and preserve the marriage. Maybe the parents’ seemingly happy marriage was a lie … and on the other hand, how truly mature ARE the “adult” children? 

Rabbit Hole

by David Lindsay-Abaire
directed by Suki
Apr 11-12 8pm, Apr 13 2pm
Apr 17-19 8pm (No show Apr 20)
Apr 24-26 8pm, Apr 26,27 2pm

Is there a correct way to grieve? Five characters, each affected by a tragic accident, do their best to heal, each following their own path with humor, sensitivity and finally, grace.

Twelfth Night

by William Shakespeare
directed by Patrick Martin
June 13-14 8pm, June 15 2pm
June 29,30 8pm, June 22 2pm
June 26-28 8pm, June 29 2pm

William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy, Twelfth Night, plumbs the very up-to-date idea of gender fluidity, which is central to its tale of love and mistaken identity. 

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Stagecrafters currently stages five theatrical productions per season, which encompass a wide range of styles, from classics to edgy contemporary fare.

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8130 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia PA 19118
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