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History

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Production History 2005-present


Season 13

Red Bike || written by Caridad Svich || directed by Sam Tower || A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere


Season 12

HIR || written by Taylor Mac || directed by Jarrod Markman

Ironbound || written by Maryna Majok || directed by Harriet Power


Season 11

Time Is On Our Side || written by R. Eric Thomas || directed by Jarrod Markman || Virginia Brown Martin Philadelphia Award

The It Girl || created by Amanda Schoonover, Brenna Geffers, and Anthony Crosby

Richard Adams' Watership Down || adapted by John Hildreth || directed by Allen Radway


Season 10

Milk Like Sugar || written by Kirsten Greenidge || directed by Allen Radway

Adrienne Truscott's Asking For It: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy 


Season 9

In A Dark Dark House || written by Neil Labute || directed by Harriet Power

The Brothers Size || written by Tarrell Alvin McCraney || directed by James Ijames || Barrymore Award Outstanding Direction of A Play


Season 8

The Lysistrata Project || written by P. Seth Bauer || directed by Allison Garrett || WP

The Amish Project || written by Jessica Dickey || directed by James Stover || Co-Production with Renegade Theatre Company

A Bright New Boise || written by Samuel D. Hunter || directed by Jill Harrison


Season 7

The Black Monk || adapted by David Rabe from the novella by Anton Chekov || directed by Allen Radway

The mEEp pROjecT || written by Ed Swidey || directed by Allison Garrett || WP

Dead Man's Cell Phone || written by Sarah Ruhl || directed by Jill Harrison


Season 6

Evie's Waltz || written by Carter W. Lewis || directed by Allen Radway

The Cryptogram || written by David Mamet || directed by Allen Radway


Season 5

Pyretown || written by John Belluso || directed by C. Ryanne Domingues


Season 4

Long Day's Journey Into Night || written by Eugene O'Neill || directed by C. Ryanne Domingues

This Is Our Youth || written by Kenneth Lonergan || directed by Jennifer Pratt-Johnson


Season 3

Getting Out || written by Marsha Norman || directed by C. Ryanne Domingues

The Why || written by Victor Kaufold || directed by Jennifer Pratt-Johnson


Season 2

Angel's Fall || written by Lanford Wilson || directed by C. Ryanne Domingues

Patient A || written by Lee Blessing || directed by Angela S. Zuck


Season 1

Vietnam 101: The War on Campus || written by Rich Orloff || directed by Jennifer Pratt-Johnson

Stop Kiss || written by Diana Son || directed by C. Ryanne Domingues


Simpatico was conceived in Portland, Maine by five Portland Stage Company interns who shared a belief that theatre has the power and potential to be a force for direct social change. The founding members C. Ryanne Domingues, Jennifer Pratt-Johnson, Angela S. Zuck, Jacob Walton, and Katie Driscoll decided to establish the company in Philadelphia, which they regarded as a large city that still retained a strong sense of community.  Simpatico staged its inaugural production in August 2005, producing the Philadelphia premiere of Stop Kiss by Diana Son, which tells the story of two women who are the victims of a hate crime. Simpatico established its first community partnerships with the Equality Advocates of Pennsylvania and the Women’s Anti-Violence Education group.

Simpatico Theatre believes theatre to be a force for positive social change. Simpatico is Philadelphia’s only theatre company specifically dedicated to forming a partnership between its audience and other nonprofit organizations in order to fulfill its artistic objective.  By establishing educational partnerships with local organizations and advocacy groups we connect our audience to those individuals and groups that are also seeking solutions.