Shipley succeeds former executive director LaNeshe Miller-White.
All of this year’s festival shows will offer pay-what-you-can tickets.
The 5th annual festival will run April 1-10 and will feature a lineup of 85 shows and events from 64 organizations.
The local producer/performer will helm the city’s marketing and leadership organization.
Arden Theatre Company’s production of ‘Gem of the Ocean’ by August Wilson won the most awards, with 9.
The annual awards ceremony celebrating the Philadelphia theatre community was held on Monday.
The festival will highlight area theatres with performances, events, panel discussions, and more.
Top shows this year were the rock musical ‘Lizzie’ and the play ‘When the Rain Stops Falling.’
The annual awards ceremony for Philadelphia professional theatre was held on Monday.
Upheaval and protest around the historic black company raise the question: Who owns New Freedom Theatre?