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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.

The Rainmaker
Philadelphia native N. Richard Nash's breakthrough hit about the power of faith in hard times.
By N. Richard Nash Directed by Abigail Adams September 18 - October 13, 2013 Leonard C. Haas Stage
The Devil's Music
An intoxicating musical journey through Bessie Smith's rebellious, astonishing, and painful life.
By Angelo Parra Musical Direction & Arrangements by Miche Braden Concept, Musical Staging & Direction by Joe Brancato Steinbright Stage Oct 16-Nov 24
Cinderella: A Musical Panto
The award-winning, hilarious, and heartfelt version of this classic tale returns.
By Kathryn Petersen Music & Lyrics by Michael Ogborn Directed by Pete Pryor November 20, 2013 - January 12, 2014 Leonard C. Haas Stage
Ibsen's tale of moral hypocrisy and the danger of secrets remains as incendiary as ever.
By Henrik Ibsen Translation by Lanford Wilson Directed by Ken Marini January 15 - February 9, 2014 Steinbright Stage
Pride & Prejudice
A new, dance-filled adaptation of Austen's masterpiece battle of wits and will.
By Jane Austen Adapted by Joseph Hanreddy & J.R. Sullivan Directed by Samantha Bellomo February 26 - March 30, 2014 Leonard C. Haas Stage
Dear Elizabeth
A lyrical, whimsical, and cleverly intimate portrait of two acclaimed American poets.
By Sarah Ruhl Directed by Lisa Rothe April 2-27, 2014 Steinbright Stage
Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie
A celebration of Guthrie's beautiful and revolutionary life with 15 instruments and 25 songs.
Devised by David M. Lutken with Nick Corley, Darcie Deaville, Helen J. Russell & Andy Teirstein Directed by Nick Corley May 7-25 Leonard C. Haas Stage
Bach at Leipzig
Rival musicians in 1722 Germany engage in a hilarious battle of wit, bribery, and blackmail.
By Itamar Moses Directed by Pete Pryor July 9 - August 10, 2014 Steinbright Stage