The Old Academy Players is a non-profit community theater established in 1923 and located in the East Falls section of Philadelphia. Our home is the charming, historic Old Academy building, where Grace Kelly and Robert Prosky began their acting careers!
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Our 534th Production
Sondheim on friends, relationships, marriage, and “Being Alive.”
Directed by Annie Hnatko
April 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th, 30th; May 5th, 6th, 7th, 2023
Friday and Saturday at 8:00 p.m., Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Upcoming Productions & Events
Children’s Arts Program
This summer, Old Academy Players’ Children’s Arts Program will introduce kids to the joys of theater with hands-on exploration while learning about acting, musical theater, and dance! Participants enjoy three days of discovery and rehearsal that culminate into a “Showcase Performance” presented on the Old Academy main stage for thrilled parents, family and friends.
Old Academy Players’ Children’s Arts Program runs from July 25–27, 2023. Registration is NOW OPEN. Learn More
Imagine giving the gift of live theater! Old Academy Players now offers gift certificates for any performance!
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Imagine scheduling a private performance just for your family, your friends or your group!
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Philadelphia, PA 19129
Box office: 215–843-1109