With over 50 years of production history, Temple Theaters has distinguished itself as a cornerstone of the Philadelphia arts community. As the Theater Department’s production program, Temple Theaters is the creative and collaborative hub of undergraduate and graduate Theater students, serving over 300 Theater majors and 20 MFA candidates a year. Productions range from classic dramas to musicals, new American plays to original works. Students construct and design all scenery for productions.
The faculty and staff of the department are highly trained scholars and working professionals, many with noteworthy theater credits in Philadelphia and New York City, nationally, and internationally.
The Theater program is based in the Annenberg Hall/Tomlinson Theater building complex, which includes rehearsal rooms and two theaters, the Randall (80 seats) and Tomlinson (425 seats) theaters.
The Annenberg Hall/Tomlinson Theater building complex includes a costume shop that encompasses over 30 years of productions, a light lab for lighting and special effects research, and a scene shop with carpentry, metalworking and painting facilities.