Subscribe Now to our 2017-2018 Season!
This Off-Broadway smash makes its
Philadelphia debut at 1812 Productions.
Alex is an underemployed actor who has fallen into the oddest of odd jobs — running the make-believe shopping mall in Barbra Streisand’s basement!
This one man show is a riotous good time featuring Philadelphia sensation John Jarboe!
“Irresistible, delicious, and wickedly funny.”
-New York Times
1812’s annual political comedy is taking off the gloves and getting ready to hop in the ring with the most unpredictable administration in modern history.
Get ready to laugh. Bigly.
“Two-plus hours of laughter.
If you’re a political junkie, this is for you.”
When an elevator crashes in a major city, nine lives intersect in surprising ways — through love and sex, poetry and dentistry, in offices, homes, and hotel rooms. By turns comic and profound, Hope and Gravity traces the barely perceivable threads that connect us all.
“Brilliantly structured and
-Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Add these special events to your subscription!
The Carols: Live in Concert
Dec. 11 & 12, 2017
1812’s hit original musical about finding joy in the darkest of times returns to the stage to brighten your holidays! This special concert performance features members of the original cast and plays for two nights only!
A Few of Our Favorite Things
Feb. 14—18, 2018
A co-production with Act II Playhouse, we are pleased to present the latest original comedy cabaret from Jennifer Childs and
May 14 & 15, 2018
Over the past seven years, 1812 has celebrated classic humorists like Steve Martin, Phyllis Diller, Woody Allen, David Sedaris, and Tom Lehrer.
We’re curating a new piece for 2018 and will announce soon!
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2329 S. 3rd St. Philadelphia PA 19148
1812 Productions is dedicated to creating theatrical works of comedy and comedic works of theater that explore and celebrate our sense of community, our history, and our humanity.
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