Temple Theaters

Image of Joy Abbott speaking with other people.
Temple honors the legacy of Joy Abbott with a special celebration
Type: News Story
Temple Theaters is hosting a concert celebrating alumna Joy Abbott and her husband George Abbott, “Mr. Broadway.”
February 16, 2022
The cast of "Head over Heels"
Temple Theaters’ ‘Head over Heels’ in pictures
Type: News Story
Partly planned and rehearsed virtually, the show will be performed live, in person.
February 15, 2022
Students sing on stage during a performance of 'Spring Awakening.'
Temple Theaters’ ‘Spring Awakening’ in pictures
Type: News Story
See photos from the first production performed in person since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
October 19, 2021
Kalen Allen hosts ‘The Ellen Show’
Type: News Story
The TFM alumnus was joined by Amina Robinson, his former acting professor.
April 1, 2021
Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon
Challenging systemic racism through theater
Type: News Story
Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon, an associate professor of theater studies and playwriting, explains how art can help audiences confront issues of race and racism.
December 3, 2020
A black and white image of a fan, part of the poster for "The Country Wife."
Temple Theaters launches fall digital season with “The Country Wife”
Type: News Story
The play is the first of several virtual productions Temple Theaters will stage this fall.
August 28, 2020
Three MFA students act out a scene from 'Somewhere,' a new play commissioned by Temple Theaters.
Finding 'Somewhere': the making of a Temple Theaters play
Type: News Story
A look behind the scenes at the play, receiving its world premiere at Temple.
February 4, 2020
Temple acting students rehearsing on stage before the opening of Reggie Hoops.
The anatomy of a play
Type: News Story
Temple students worked with a Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright to bring 'Reggie Hoops', an original play, to Randall Theater.
February 1, 2017
Actors in costume on the set of Temple Theaters's production of Hairspray.
Hairspray: behind the scenes
Type: News Story
From costume and set design to choosing the perfect wig, take a look at how Temple Theaters brought the musical "Hairspray" to the stage of Tomlinson Theater.
October 12, 2016
Dancers lifting each other up on stage with purple lighting.
Temple alumna designs for Fringe Festival
Type: News Story
Natalia de la Torre, TFM ’06, designed beautiful costumes—and clothing that can withstand being thrown across stage—for three different shows at this year’s Fringe Festival.
September 19, 2016
An actor on stage during a dress rehearsal of The Odyssey.
The road to opening night
Type: News Story
Take a behind-the-scenes look at the road to opening night for Temple Theaters’ production of a timeless Greek classic.
April 6, 2016
Theater season opens with historic drama ‘for colored girls...’
Type: News Story
Temple Theaters kicks off its 48th season this week with a 40th anniversary production of ‘for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf’ by poet and activist Ntozake Shange.
September 15, 2015
Temple tops list of regional theater programs
Type: News Story
Temple University's theater program tops Onstageblog.com's list of most-underrated theater schools in the Northeast.
May 21, 2015
Temple Theaters kicks off season with Fringe Festival performance in Center City Philadelphia
Type: News Story
Temple Theaters kicks off a new season with the Philadelphia premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo,' as a part of the 2014 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. The play will run through Sept. 27 at the Adrienne Theater in Center City Philadelphia.
September 19, 2014