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2022-2023 Season

Join us for a season filled with hope, humor, and Theatre Exile's signature grit!

2 Show Subscriptions for the 2022-2023 Season now available!

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The Light

by Loy A. Webb

Directed by J. Paul Nicholas

February 2 – 26, 2023

Opening Night: February 8, 2023

Theatre Exile, 1340 S. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Not every marriage proposal goes as planned. What started as the happiest day of a loving couple’s lives quickly unravels when ground-shifting accusations from the past resurface. What The New York Times calls “compelling” and “visceral”, The Light by Loy A. Webb is a real-time rollercoaster ride of laughter, romance, and despair that uncovers how the power of love can be a healing beacon of light.



By James Ijames

Directed by Brett Ashley Robinson

Featuring Melanye Finister & Brenson Thomas

April 27 – May 21, 2023

Opening Night: May 3, 2023

Theatre Exile, 1340 S. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Luella is alone. She is haunted by the ghost of her son. Joshua is alone. He has been kicked out of his house by his brother. One winter night these two people collide into each other. Luella is looking for redemption; Joshua is looking for family. By the next morning, these two lonely souls are meshed together into an American Family in its truest sense. A world premiere by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright James Ijames, Abandon is sometimes violent, sometimes healing with a gossamer veil that separates the worlds of the living and the dead and shame and acceptance.