Hedgerow Theatre | Penelope Reed

Penelope Reed is the Director Emeritus at Hedgerow Theatre.

Penelope has dedicated more than 25 years to theatre and in 2017 she was honored by Theatre Philadelphia’s Barrymore Award for A Lifetime of Achievement for her service to Hedgerow Theatre Company, “The Mother of All Philadelphia theatre companies.

Her roots with Hedgerow stretch back into her youth. Along with her mother Janet Kelsey, Ms. Reed studied under Jasper Deeter, the founder of Hedgerow Theatre, in 1962, at the age of 17.

Jared Reed, Penelope’s son has recently relocated to the area to make Hedgerow his home as an accomplished actor.

This video will walk you through some history on Hedgerow Theatre, arts and crafts in the community and how you can get involved.

If you haven’t already visited this theatre, we know you will after you watch this video.  

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