2011-2012 Season

Join us in our 2011-2012 season for an exciting range of shows, including...

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

Oct 19 - Nov 6, 2011

Prince Music Theatre Cabaret
1412 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

In this new and powerful adaptation by Wendy Kesselman, this Pulitzer Prize winning drama comes to life like never before. Enter into the lives of two families hiding from the Nazis in a tiny attic that is both their sanctuary and their prison. This deeply personal account of the Holocaust will bring you a story you only thought you knew with EgoPo's intimate and highly realistic staging.

The Golem

The Golem

Mar 28 - Apr 15, 2012

Prince Music Theatre Cabaret
1412 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Run Time: 80 Min (No Intermission)

It is 1940 and a small group of Prague Jews and outsiders are forced onto train whose destination is unknown to them. Separated from their families and loved ones, they share ancient stories, folk lore and dark myths to forge a new community in spite of the world's uncertainty. This world premiere production will be created by the actors and artists to bring new life to an ancient myth for a modern, adult audience through live original music, Jewish-Czech puppetry and more.

A Dybbuk

A Dybbuk

May 30 - Jun 17, 2012

Prince Music Theatre Cabaret
1412 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

A Dybbuk: sponsored by The Jacob Burns Foundation is a story of love, ghosts, and faith. America's first son of playwrighting, Tony Kushner, brings his flare for poetry matched with humanity in his version of the greatest Jewish Play ever written.  This magical play is set 19th century Polish village where a wedding celebration is interrupted by a supernatural presence.  This Tony, Pulitzer and Academy Award winner's words matched with EgoPo's magical and physically powerful staging makes this a must see. 

Run Time: 2 hours & 15 minutes. 

2011-2012 Special Events

The Investigation

The Investigation

Dec 5, 2011 @ 7:00PM

National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Don't miss this once in a lifetime chance to experience the most important trial in history. Twenty-five actors bring to life the Auschwitz trials in this powerful staged reading. Hosted by Philadelphia's new National Museum of American Jewish History. Performed on the 46th anniversary of the trials, this is the most significant reading of the Philadelphia theater season.

An Evening on the Other Side

An Evening on the Other Side

Jan 7, 2012 @ 7:00PM

Blavatsky House
3422 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

An intimate fundraising party at the home of Madame Blavatsky and the historic Theosophical Society. Enjoy Eastern cuisine in West Philly, share mystical musings, as well as get a sneak-peek at the creation of The Golem.  Amazing food, amazing drink, and great company!

EgoPo Seders

EgoPo Seders

Apr 6 - 7, 2012

Prince Music Theatre Cabaret
1412 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

On the first and second nights of Passover, we invite our Jewish and non-Jewish friends to celebrate together.  Join us at the theater for a casual introduction to a traditional Jewish Seder, with food and drinks, before attending a performnce of The Golem.

EgoPo Gala: American Vaudeville

EgoPo Gala: American Vaudeville

Jun 24, 2012 @ 4:00PM

Latvian Society
531 N. 7th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Come celebrate next season with us at our Annual Gala on June 24th at the Latvian Society.  This year’s gala, An American Picnic, features live period music including a barbershop quartet, fun carnival games, a giant silent auction, and amazing turn-of-the-century American food!

Melody Catering is making a custom picnic feast for you, including: Signature Fried Chicken, Turn-of-the-Century Pot Pies, Lollipop Lamb Chops, Oysters Rockefeller, Caviar Beggar Purses, Sweet Potato Fries, Buttermilk Biscuits, Corn Pudding, Lobster Mac and Cheese, An Old-Fashioned Hot Dog Cart, and for dessert, Authentic Cobbler, Brownies and Ice Cream.  Our bar will be pouring period drinks including Old Fashions, Mint Juleps, and spiked Lemon-Aid. All for just $60!

Our 2012-13 season, The Festival of American Vaudeville is our most exciting yet including: The Death of Jesse James, a world premiere production of Harry Houdini, and a transformation of Uncle Tom’s Cabin: An Unfortunate Melodrama. So, come celebrate EgoPo’s past success and our bright future. Socialize, meet new friends, schmooze with our artists, eat, be merry and most importantly help EgoPo continue to grow.  All income from our gala goes directly to support our work.  


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Thanks to our Sponsors & Funders

The Jacob Burns Foundation
The Independence Foundation
Joel and Bobbie Porter
The Philadelphia Cultural Fund
The William Penn Foundation
The June and Steve Wolfson Family Foundation
The Wyncote Foundation