Venue Details

2 Star Starred
Plays & Players Theatre
Between Spruce & Pine and between 17th and 18th Streets 1714 Delancey Place Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-592-9560
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Member Tips

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Casual
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Parking may be found on street but difficult
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Many places to eat within walking distance
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Used public transportation
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ProfKeesha
$16 is the norm at any of the local garages.
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Was able to find parking for $9 on the weekend at garage on 16th and pine
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Reviews & Ratings

12 ratings
4.8 average rating
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attended Feb 01 2012

I have read all of Wilson's plays and seen many of them performed. This performance was in the top 3 (even compared to Broadway productions!). The cast was superb. ... continued

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Jan 25 2012

The production is, for the most part, superb. Loved the sets and music; the actors were a bit unevenly matched, but every performance seemed heartfelt. Bravo to all concerned!

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 28 2012

Thought provoking, funny with historical references!

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Website

http://www.playsandplayers.org/performance/brain

About the Ticket Supplier: Plays & Players

Plays & Players began in 1911 as a social club devoted to expanding and developing new theater experiences for and by its membership. The first President, Maud Durbin Skinner, was the wife of the famed American actor Otis Skinner. The Plays & Players Theatre, then called the “Little Theatre of Philadelphia,” first opened its doors in 1913. The theatre wes founded by Beulah E. Jay and her husband Edward G. Jay, Jr. with acquaintance F.H. Shelton in an effort to produce “American plays of ideas,” an underrepresented genre at the time. During its 100 years of performing, Plays & Players theater company has produced innumerable notable performances — some of the most noteworthy being the world premiere of the acclaimed Broadway play Stalag 17 in 1949, and a childhood performance by actor Kevin Bacon in Member of the Wedding in 1974. The first season of Plays & Players included An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde and The Learned Ladies by Moliere, both still popular plays today.