Special Programs

Cactus Flower photo 21/22 Season Film Series

Continuing our long history of offering cinematic presentations, our series of independent films complements and amplifies our season programming across all disciplines.

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Philadelphia Children's Festival

Our annual Philadelphia Children's Festival takes place in late spring and features family-friendly performances as well as hands-on activities and more fun in the outdoor PlazaMania.

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Student Discovery Series

Our weekday Student Discovery series allows students to see professional dance, theatre and music artists and make connections to lessons in the classroom.

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INSIGHTS events occur before and/or after many shows and explore the themes presented on stage. FREE for ticket holders, INSIGHTS can feature Penn faculty members or Penn student performing arts groups, and sometimes, the artists themselves!