"The Pillowman," January 18–February 8 with Option of "Brainpeople," May 3–24 at Luna Theater Company (Up to 51% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Luna stages two intense plays: a dark comedy from Martin McDonagh and magical realism from Jose Rivera

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Expiration varies. Limit 8 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem starting day of show for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Luna Theater Company. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Luna Theater Company's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. For ADA seating, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • One ticket to see The Pillowman, with option of also seeing Brainpeople
  • Luna Theater Company
  • Seating: general admission
  • Door time: 30 minutes before showtimes.
  • Ticket values include all fees.

Ticket Options

  • $14 for a Wednesday or Thursday performance of The Pillowman on January 22 or 29, or February 5 or 6 at 7 p.m. (up to a $28.50 value)
  • $15 for a weekend performance of The Pillowman (up to a $28.50 value). Weekend performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m. from January 18 to February 8. The February 2 performance is a matinee at 2 p.m.
  • $30 for one ticket to any performance of The Pillowman and any performance of Brainpeople, which runs May 3–24 (up to a $57 value). See the website for a complete listing of showtimes.

The Pillowman

The Pillowman is the kind of grim yet human work that could only come from the mind of Irish playwright and filmmaker Martin McDonagh, the man behind the darkly funny crime flicks In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths. In what’s arguably his most famous play, McDonagh introduces us to Katurian, an author of short horror stories who gets arrested for a string of child murders that mirror these grisly tales. As his interrogation grows more intense, the script explores the power of fiction and the moral responsibility of the storyteller, demonstrating a wit and depth that garnered the 2004 Olivier Award for Best New Play and the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Foreign Play.


Jose Rivera’s Brainpeople is a feat of magical realism that transports audiences past the apocalypse and into the minds of the mad. On the anniversary of her parents’ death, a disturbed heiress invites two strangers to her mansion for what could be a last supper, offering them a large sum of money if they can make it through dessert. The tale becomes surreal and macabre when we plunge into each character’s consciousness and discover how truly lonely they are.

Luna Theater Company

Barrymore Award nominated and twice honored with “Play of the Year” by Philadelphia Weekly, Luna Theater Company earns its acclaim with gutsy, provocative productions that stick with audiences long after they’ve left the aisles. With a penchant for the tragicomic, Luna’s works are often intense, always intelligent, and, like a never-ending game of pin the tail on the donkey, constantly exploring the darkness of the human psyche.

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