Subscribe to the remainder of our 2014-2015 season!

Tue, 12/30/2014

2-show Subscriptions are available for the remainder of our season! 

Friends of Exile Receive Recognition in American Theatre Magazine

Thu, 10/01/2015

Lucas Hnath (Red Speedo) and James Ijames receive recognition from American Theatre Magazine 

Comcast Interview with Director Joe Canuso

Thu, 10/01/2015

Rizzo: Philadelphia Magazine; Late Mayor Frank Rizzo Comes to Life in New Stage Play

Thu, 10/01/2015

How did the highly anticipated World Premiere of Rizzo by Bruce Graham come to be?

Frank Rizzo: The Last Big Man in Big City America by Sal Paolantonio

Thu, 09/10/2015

Sal Paolantonio's thoughts about having his book go from "shelf to stage."

Rizzo Workshop

Mon, 08/31/2015

Over the summer we hosted a workshop week in preparation for our first production of the season Rizzo.

2015 Barrymore Awards

Mon, 08/31/2015

14 Nominations for the 2015 Barrymore Awards

2014-2015 Critic's Awards

Tue, 08/18/2015

We are thrilled to announce that all three of our 2014-15 shows were recognized by the Phindie Critic's Awards

“Theatre Exile… is planning a production worthy of the character that was Frank.”
– The Inquirer

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Rizzo by Bruce Graham
based on the best selling book
Rizzo: The Last BIg Man in BIg City America by Sal Paolantonio
published by Camino Books, Inc.
directed by Joe Canuso
World Premiere 
October 15 - Nov 8
Christ Church Neighborhood House
20 N. American Street (near 2nd and Market)

From beat cop, to Police Commissioner to Mayor of Philadelphia, this anticipated production explores the life of Frank Rizzo as he prepares for his 1991 mayoral campaign. As we jump through time and place Rizzo’s Shakespearian complexity and unfiltered opinion brings to light what made this “larger than life” man both revered and reviled by so many.

Featuring Scott Greer*, Damon Bonetti*, Robert DaPonte, Akeem Davis, Paul L. Nolan*, William Rahill and Amanda Schoonover*

Rizzo is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Planning for  Rizzo was supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.


Tommy and Me Sneak Peek

Wed, 07/01/2015

What inspired Ray Didinger to write Tommy and Me?