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The Island

by Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona

The human spirit that conquered apartheid still lives.Island graphic 2

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 IceHouse Tonight series, and 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


More info HERE

Wendy, An Adventure in Neverland

July 21-30, 2017

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church: 417 N 7th St., Alle
ntown, PA 18102

Join us for an adventure with Peter and the Lost Boys, as we travel far into the realm of magic, fairytales and Puertorrican culture!


  • Pay-what-you-will
  • Free for children under 12

Free workshops

for children ages 6-12 accompany the production.  Workshops this year will be held from 10:00am-12:00pm at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church on the following Saturdays:

  • June 10, 2017
  • June 17, 2017
  • June 24, 2017
  • July 8, 2017
  • July 15, 2017

More info HERE.

Theatre Cafe

For the second year running, APT will host Theatre Cafe, our monthly play-readings of trailblazing playwrights past and present. This year’s series will occur on the 3rd Thursday of every month at the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley.

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  • 3rd Thursday of every month, from January to December, 2017


Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley (31 N 5th St., Allentown, PA 18101)


By donation only.

More info HERE