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Bushfire Theatre of Performing Arts

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We are dedicated to advancing the work of African-American playwrights, professional/non-professional actors, directors, and other theatre personnel. In addition to our season of shows, we offer classes & workshops for youth and adults.

Join Us Today

Join Our Ensemble

Thank you for visiting us! We hope you enjoyed this season of plays.

Stay tuned for exciting updates on our upcoming 50th Season of Plays!

We look forward to seeing you again.

Membership

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Celebrate our 48th anniversary and 47th season of presenting plays by becoming a member today!

As we approach our 50th season of presenting plays that depict the African American experience, we invite you to become a member. Your membership support will enable us to continue presenting quality plays to our community.

Your membership will allow us to continue classes in acting, directing and playwriting for adults and children in the community. We mount plays on our main-stage with an auditorium that seats 433 and on our three adjoining stages in spaces that seat up to sixty where we develop new scripts and present our Puppet Theatre. Your membership represents an investment in Bushfire Theatre and the opportunity for us to continue for the next 50 years.
Become a Member for $65 a Year
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Free Tickets

One ticket to all four main-stage plays

Savings
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Additional tickets for family/friends at a reduced rate

Venue Space
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Rental space for parties at a reduced rate

Discover Playwriting with Us

Langston Hughes Playwright's Workshop

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Coming Soon
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Podcast

  • Explore the history of Bushfire Theatre of Performing Arts, one of America's oldest African-American theatre ensembles

  • Hear interviews with African-American playwrights and actors

  • Meet the people behind the Bushfire Ensemble

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Walk of Fame

Come visit the first-ever Walk of Fame dedicated to recognizing outstanding African-American artists of stage, screen & television, located just outside our theatre at 224 S 52nd St, Philadelphia, PA.

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Lloyd Richards

Broadway Director & Former Dean, Yale School of Drama

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