The IRC developed its audience beginning in a small cabaret theater, performing with simple stage settings and technical support while building a seasoned ensemble of performers uniquely adept at presenting and interpreting these important works.
We are committed to creating theater that is intelligent and thought-provoking. Through performances that are ironic, buoyant, and infectious the work resonates and enlivens a broad audience in our modern world. We hope to displace and transform the audience’s perspective, using language in combination with an entire sensory experience to express ideas that words alone cannot convey.
We are a flexible and efficient consortium. The IRC's non-profit (501C3) status enables us to receive foundation and government support, which accounts for 25% of our annual budget. A robust 75% comes from YOU!, our audience, via individual donations and ticket sales. We have grown steadily over the past decade, receiving consistent praise from critics and audience alike. Approaching our 10 year anniversary, we are boldly forging ahead, building programs to engage Philadelphia’s vibrant university/educational community and invigorated efforts to build and expand our board of directors.
With your tax-deductible gift, the IRC continues to excavate and polish seldom-produced absurdist gems. Our promise and our mission is that we will be efficient and effective stewards of your hard-earned dollars. An efficient, audience-supported model has enabled the IRC to celebrate our 17th season this year.
For helping us to reach this milestone, and for your ongoing and abundant generosity, we thank you!
The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium
P. O. Box 63872
Philadelphia, PA 19147