Up Next at APT:

The Island

by Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona

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It’s back!  Allentown Public Theatre once again presents its production of The Island, first performed in Allentown in April, 2016.

An award-winning play about two political prisoners in South Africa…whose story lives on in America’s prisons today.

The Island will appear as part of the Voices of Conscience: Toward Racial Understanding arts series.

In this production, Jamil Joseph and Ryan Fields play Robben Island inmates. Chiedu Mbonu and Theophilus Timothy represent modern American prisoners. Photo by KeneK.
From left to right: Jamil Joseph and Ryan Fields (Robben Island inmates), and Chiedu Mbonu and Theophilus Timothy (modern American prisoners.) Photo by KeneK.


  • Friday, January 13: 8:00pm
  • Saturday, January 14, 8:00pm
  • Sunday, January 15, 2:00pm



  • Pay-what-you-will*

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  • 80 minutes

Theatre Cafe

Back for the second year running, APT’s 2017 season of Theatre Cafe will run on the 3rd Thursday of every month, beginning in January, 2017, at the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley.

Audition information available HERE.

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by Willow Reichard-Flynn

Join us for our first Theatre Cafe of the 2017 season: Regret by APT’s own Willow Reichard-Flynn.  Surreal in style, Regret focusses on the story of a lesbian couple with a disturbing past they can’t escape.

The evening will include further performances by other local alumni from the Charter Arts High School for the Performing Arts.


  • January 19, 2017 – 6:30pm



  • By donation only*

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