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Founded in 1974, People’s Light presents stories drawn from ancient times through tomorrow that have direct relevance to our communities and their concerns. For program and production history pre-2000, visit this page.

A baseball player of mythic proportions is forced to wrestle with the reality of his life.
By August Wilson Directed by Kamilah Forbes
Row After Row
A dark comedy about friendship, bravery, and healing all kinds of battle scars.
By Jessica Dickey Directed by David Bradley
Arthur and the Tale of the Red Dragon: A Musical Panto
Our holiday tradition continues with young Arthur's quest to discover what it means to be a king.
By Samantha Reading & Pete Pryor Music & Lyrics by Michael Ogborn Directed by Pete Pryor
The Cherry Orchard
A bankrupt family schemes to save their estate in Chekhov's bittersweet comedy-drama.
By Anton Chekhov Adapted by Emily Mann Directed by Abigail Adams
Jason and the Argonauts
A "sly and sophisticated" take on Jason's mythical journey to claim his rightful throne.
By Robert Forrest Directed by Douglas Irvine
Biloxi Blues
A coming-of-age tale full of wit, heart, and humor - in a WWII boot camp.
By Neil Simon Directed by Samantha Reading
How to Write a New Book for the Bible
Playwright and priest Bill Cain's story of a man caring for his funny and maddening mother.
By Bill Cain Directed by Abigail Adams
My Mother Has 4 Noses
Jonatha Brooke recounts her final 2 years with her mother, weaving stories and song.
By Jonatha Brooke Directed by Jeremy B. Cohen Produced by Patrick Rains Associate Produced by Pam Carter
Stella and Lou
Two lonely spirits in a South Philly bar arrive at a shared crossroads.
By Bruce Graham Directed by Pete Pryor