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Final Weeks! Annie Baker's world premiere John plays through September 6.

The world premiere of A.R. Gurney's 
Love & Money is extended through October 4.


By Annie Baker
Directed by Sam Gold

July 22 - September 6, 2015

Evening performance added on September 6!

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The week after Thanksgiving. A Bed & Breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. A cheerful innkeeper. A young couple struggling to stay together. Thousands of inanimate objects, watching. The first play of Pulitzer Prize-winner Annie Baker’s Signature residency, John is directed by Baker’s frequent collaborator, Tony Award-winner Sam Gold.

Love & Money

By A.R. Gurney
Directed by Mark Lamos

August 15 - October 4, 2015

Now Extended Through October 4!


Determined to donate almost everything she owns before her life of grace and privilege ends, wealthy widow Cornelia Cunningham’s plan hits a snag when an ambitious and ingratiating young man arrives to claim his alleged inheritance. Residency One playwright A.R. Gurney paints an incisive and hysterical portrait of the trials of class, family, legacy and race in this world premiere comedy. 

Coming Soon

Incident at Vichy

By Arthur Miller
Directed by Michael Wilson

October 27 - December 6, 2015

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Celebrating the Centennial of Arthur Miller’s birth, Incident at Vichy returns the work of the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright to Signature for the first time since his 1997-98 Residency. In Vichy, France at the height of World War II, nine men and a boy are rounded up under suspicious circumstances. As ominous reports of far-off camps and cattle cars packed with prisoners begin to circulate, the men battle over politics, philosophy and how to escape. Longtime Signature director Michael Wilson (Horton Foote’s The Old Friends and The Orphans’ Home Cycle) helms this haunting examination of the cold, bureaucratic efficiency of evil—and the shared humanity that might overcome it.


Night Is A Room

By Naomi Wallace
Directed by Bill Rauch

November 3 - December 13, 2015

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Liana and Marcus have a marriage others envy. Doré has grown accustomed to an isolated existence in her modest flat. After a surprise reunion on Marcus’s 40th birthday, their worlds are shattered by an unexpected turn of events. A world premiere production from Residency One playwright Naomi Wallace, Night is a Room is a searing exploration of love’s power to both ruin and remake our lives.

Future Productions

Angel Reapers

By Martha Clarke and Alfred Uhry
Directed and Choreographed by Martha Clarke

February 2 - March 13, 2016

Featuring traditional Shaker songs and a stunning mix of modern dance and actual Shaker movements, Angel Reapers captures the soul of the Shakers, an early American religious sect who sought to connect with God through ecstatic ritual and strict celibacy. While the congregants strive desperately to maintain divine purity, the needs of the flesh threaten to take hold. With text by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Alfred Uhry, this wildly theatrical collage about the glorious love of the divine and the overwhelming desire for human connection marks the return to Signature of Residency Five playwright and MacArthur “Genius” Award winner Martha Clarke.


Daphne's Dive

By Quiara Alegría Hudes
Directed by Thomas Kail

April 26 - June 5, 2016

Daphne’s Dive is a cheap corner bar in North Philly where Daphne and her eclectic group of friends and family meet, talk, bond and drink. As Daphne’s adopted daughter, very different from her quiet and pragmatic mother, grows up, this unconventional family is forced to confront ugly secrets and take a hard look at their lives. Brimming with adversity, love and hope, this world premiere, directed by Thomas Kail (Hamilton), kicks off Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Signature residency.

Signature One Acts

Edward Albee’s The Sandbox
María Irene Fornés’ Drowning
Adrienne Kennedy’s Funnyhouse of a Negro
Directed by Lila Neugebauer

May 3 - June 12, 2016

In honor of Signature’s 25th Anniversary, Signature One Acts revisits three one act plays produced in their playwrights’ original Playwright-in-Residence season: Edward Albee’s The Sandbox, María Irene Fornés’ Drowning and Adrienne Kennedy’s Funnyhouse of a Negro. Directed by Lila Neugebauer (A.R. Gurney’s The Wayside Motor Inn), this trio of one acts celebrates Signature’s rich and diverse body of work over the past quarter century.

Old Hats

Created and Performed by Bill Irwin and David Shiner

Music and lyrics by and featuring Shaina Taub
Directed by Tina Landau

January - April 2016

After an extended, sold out run in 2013, Signature welcomes back Bill Irwin and David Shiner in their award-winning, critically acclaimed production of Old Hats. Called "one of the funniest shows of the past few years" by the New York Post, this production reunites the clowns with original director Tina Landau and introduces their new songstress and comic foil Shaina Taub, hailed as “a young Judy Garland meets grown-up Lisa Simpson” by the San Francisco Chronicle. Using music, technology, and movement, Irwin and Shiner combine their inimitable magic and slapstick to create an unforgettable outing that's fun for the whole family.

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