A dilettante at large considers two exhibitions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
A whimsical and educational show combining images of the city by moonlight, gaslight, electric light, fire and lightning.
The thrill of a big show-biz production and the feeling of authenticity
What a complicated evening, filled with gorgeous singing and roiled emotions and puzzling theatrics
Hapgood is not just a spy story, it’s also a physics story
ECCENTRICITIES is lush, loquacious and very typical Tennessee Williams: lonely, sex-starved women, men struggling against overbearing mothers, desperation everywhere.
However crammed your Fringe calendar may be, don’t miss this one.
Toby Zinman considers “Rachel Rose: Wil-o-Wisp/The Future Fields Commission” and “Biting Wit and Brazen Folly: British Satirical Prints, 1780s–1830s”
All this dilettanting around town can make a critic hungry
This is difficult review to write since almost anything I’d say would be a spoiler. I can say this much: Go see it.
Lantern Theater’s production of THE TEMPEST, Shakespeare’s last play, is an enjoyable, modest show, full of comedy and romance and the gentle spirit of human forgiveness.
If you’re a Leonard Bernstein fan, don’t miss the terrific new exhibit at the National Museum of American Jewish History.
The Curtis Institute of Music and Opera Philadelphia’s stunning production Leonard Bernstein’s opera, A Quiet Place, is one of many worldwide celebrations of his centennial;
If you’re a fan of TV police procedurals this is the play for you.
Philadelphia’s premiere drama critic, Toby Zinman knows her theater. Opera, not so much. Here’s her dilettante review of Opera Philadelphia’s WRITTEN ON SKIN.
What’s being satirized in this social satire? Good question, with several answers.