A refreshed rendition of Verdi’s tragic opera features the impressive house and role debut of Lisette Oropesa as the titular “fallen woman” and a stunning design that purposefully pairs the distant past with recent times.
British-born actor Harry Smith talks about his background in the UK, his life and career in Philadelphia, and his upcoming debut on Broadway.
The backstory of Rosalind Franklin’s seminal image that led to the discovery of the double-helix structure of the DNA molecule is examined in an engrossing Philadelphia premiere.
A clever new take on Shakespeare’s early romantic comedy imparts the flavor of 1960’s-70s Americana with live country-rock music and a multi-talented cast of actors/singers/musicians.
Modern dance meets contemporary ballet in an expressive collaboration by two of Philadelphia’s top-notch companies.
An experimental world-premiere opera gives voice to the unsung women heroes of astrophysics at Harvard in the 1890s, with a cutting-edge score, non-linear libretto, and expressionist movement.
Seven actors explain, enact, and parody a series of Shakespeare’s “bloody bits” in this fast, furious, and funny mash-up of The Bard’s iconic death and battle scenes.
Go back to school with The Berserker Residents in this highly interactive ensemble-devised piece, in which you are the student and your teachers are berserk!
A talented collective of students from Temple University present an original musical inspired by a maritime legend from historic Prince Edward Island.
Find out what really goes on in the barn in this exciting foray into the country, as Brian Sanders’ JUNK exposes the true “American standard!”
This hilarious musical workshop reading of an adapted 19th-century fairytale is a treat for all ages!
An exciting multi-media collaboration reflects the operatic life and times of Andy Warhol and the Pop Sixties.
Three progenitors of 20th-century Minimalism—Lucinda Childs, John Adams, and Frank Gehry–teamed up to create a stunning program of dance, sound, and space.
The mysterious world of film noir is given a new twist as an all-female cast reconfigures the traditionally male crime-detective genre.
Short skits on current topics and send-ups of people in the news guaranteed to amuse, and to offend!
The Zombie Apocalypse invades the Fringe with Tribe of Fools’ zany foray into the fright genre, with a serious socio-political message about gun violence.
Ombelico Mask Ensemble delights with its updated bi-lingual version of Euripides’ Alcestis, performed outdoors in a rollicking Commedia dell’Arte style.
This charming recollection of the funny, painful, and embarrassing moments in the romantic past of an adorable character is sure to steal your heart.