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Frequently Asked Questions: Theatre Exile’s 2021/22 Season

As we welcome audiences back for our 2021-22 season, Theatre Exile remains committed to providing our patrons with quality and provocative productions highlighting important themes and stories. Our hope is that we can bring our patrons back together in our theater as we celebrate Theatre Exile’s 25th anniversary season.

We hope this page can help answer some of the frequently asked questions we’ve received from patrons regarding our upcoming season.

Thank you for your continued support!

Q: I’m still concerned about gathering in public spaces. How will Theatre Exile address the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic?

A: Theatre Exile continues to prioritize the health and safety of our patrons, staff, cast, and crew. For the current season, we will be adopting the following protocols for all indoor productions:

  1. Masks will be mandatory for patrons, staff, and crew.
  2. Audience members will be required to present proof of vaccination.
  3. All staff, artists, and crew present will be vaccinated.
  4. Theatre Exile will limit our indoor capacity to provide distanced seating.
  5. Theatre Exile will conduct regular cleanings before every indoor performance.

These policies are subject to change based on the recommendations from the CDC and local restrictions. To keep up with the latest news regarding our COVID protocols, please visit theatreexile.org/safety or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Q: Will audiences be able to bring food or drink into the theater?

A: No, audiences are prohibited from bringing food and drink to Theatre Exile’s indoor performances. Additionally, we will not be selling concessions in our building throughout the 2021-22 season. 

Q: How can I purchase subscriptions or tickets to Theatre Exile’s upcoming productions?

A: Subscription and ticket purchases, gift certificates and tax-deductible donations may be made securely online or by calling 215-218-4022. Please reach out to the Theatre Exile box office (boxoffice@theatreexile.org) for group sales inquiries.

For more information about Theatre Exile’s ticketing procedures and policies, please click HERE

Q: Will Theatre Exile’s box office be available for in-person transactions?

A: No, the physical Theatre Exile box office is unavailable for in-person transactions, but our staff is standing by to assist you! You can email boxoffice@theatreexile.org or call 215-218-4022 with questions about subscriptions, tickets and events.

Q: What is Theatre Exile’s season subscription? 

A: A subscription to the 2021-22 season guarantees you have access to Exile’s productions for an affordable price. Experience three new plays that stimulate conversations, made with the bare-knuckled acting, imaginative designs, and bold direction you’ve come to expect from Theatre Exile. 

A reminder that subscribers will be able to select show dates prior to each show or once individual tickets go on sale for their subscriptions this season.  Patrons will be notified when they can select performances for each show, at which point subscribers can use their tickets in any way within their subscription plan. You could even use all three of your tickets provided by the subscription on one show.

Feel free to send an email to boxoffice@theatreexile.org or give us a call at (215) 218-4022 to inquire about selecting your subscription dates.

Q: What does a subscription guarantee me?

A: A Flex-Pass Subscription guarantees you:

  • 3 tickets to redeem throughout the 2021-22 season
  • Priority seating for shows presented in the theater
  • 20% off any additional tickets
  • Easy ticket exchanges
  • Flexibility: It’s your plan, it’s your choice

Purchase your 2021-22 season subscription by clicking HERE.

Q: How much are the 2021/22 subscription plan prices? What do they include?
A:
Here’s the 2021/22 subscription plans:

Preview Plan | $45
Tickets to any preview performances

Weekday Plan | $85
Tickets to any weekday performance (excluding Opening Nights)
No upgrade fee to attend preview performance

Weekend Plan | $95
Tickets to any weekend performance (excluding Opening Nights)
No upgrade fee to attend preview performance

Opening Night Plan | $125
Tickets to Opening Night of each production
No upgrade fee to attend any other performance
Invitation to special Opening Night events

Purchase your 2021-22 season subscription by clicking HERE.

Q: Will there be any additional ticketing fees?
A: No, Theatre Exile has eliminated any additional fees for this season’s ticketing and subscription sales.

Q: What shows are available through the 2021/22 subscription plans?
A: Here are the upcoming shows that Theatre Exile is presenting this year:

*World Premiere*
Extreme Home Makeover
By Makasha Copeland
October 28 – November 21, 2021 | Venue: Theatre Exile
Opening Night: November 3, 2021 at 8 p.m.

The Motherfucker with the Hat
By Stephen Adly Guirgis
February 3 – 27, 2021 | Venue: Theatre Exile
Opening Night: February 9, 2021 at 8 p.m.

Today is My Birthday
By Susan Soon He Stanton
Directed by Cat Ramirez
April 28 – May 22, 2021 | Venue: Theatre Exile
Opening Night: May 4, 2021 at 8 p.m.

Q: I’m interested in supporting Theatre Exile. What are some of the ways patrons can donate?

A: We appreciate our amazing community’s ongoing support over the past 25 years. We could not have accomplished so much – main stage performances, new play development, world premieres, free educational programs, free outdoor performances, and more – without the generosity of so many individuals, corporations and organizations. 

We offer a number of ways for our supporters to donate by mail, online, phone, and more! Visit our Donate page to find out how you can send a tax-deductible donation.

Q: I’m a professional actor interested in auditioning for Theatre Exile’s upcoming season. Will Theatre Exile be conducting auditions or accepting submissions?

A: Theatre Exile operates under a Small Professional Theatre agreement with Actors’ Equity Association, and in accordance with that agreement, we hold multiple open call auditions each season. We make a concerted effort to cast from a diverse pool of actors in the Philadelphia professional acting community. Most auditions are by appointment. Check back here for more information about upcoming open auditions.

If you are unable to attend auditions and wish to be kept on file, please fill out this form.

Questions can be sent to our Artistic Department at artistic@theatreexile.org.For more information regarding casting & submissions, please click HERE.