The Porch Room is an award winning theater and film company. Plays developed by its members have won the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival and the NJACT Perry Award for Outstanding Original Play. Their works have been published by Samuel French and Vintage Press and have premiered at the Philly Fringe Festival, the New York Fringe Festival, Circle Players Theater, the Pittsburgh New Works Festival, The Puzzle Festival of New Works and Playwrights Horizon. Their short films and screenplays have won multiple awards from MoviePoet.com, Screenplay magazine, TriggerStreet.com and the National Film Challenge. In 2019, they broke into the audio fiction space with the wildly successful Mission: Rejected comedy podcast.
The Porch Room was founded by three alumni of Muhlenberg College: Pete Barry, John P. Dowgin, and Adam B. Kaufman. It’s current creative staff comprises: